Baby Spinach and Garlic Bread Pudding This bread pudding is almost like a tart, with the croutons acting as a crunchy crust. Tender baby spinach in the filling turns incredibly silky when cooked. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 15 ounces baby spinach, stems removed 2 tablespoons water 1 small garlic clove, minced Kosher salt andContinue reading
Herbed Tuna Steaks INGREDIENTS: 4-6 servings 3 sprigs rosemary, leaves stripped 6 sprigs thyme, leaves stripped 3 scallions 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 1 -pound center-cut tuna steaks (about 1 inch thick) Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper PREPARATION: Coarsely chop the rosemary, thyme and scallions. Transfer to a small bowl and mix withContinue reading
Beef and Black Bean Sliders INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup cooked black beans 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic powder Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 pound ground beef 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 8 mini-hamburger buns PREPARATION: Preheat the grill. In a medium bowl, mash the black beans, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and garlicContinue reading
Cod with Lemony Braised Fennel INGREDIENTS: 2 large bulbs fennel 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Four 6-ounce cod fillets, each 1 to 1 1/2 inches thick 1 lemon 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives PREPARATION: Trim the tops and bottoms from the fennelContinue reading
Halloween Stuffed Peppers INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ cups cooked brown rice 4 medium bell peppers ¾ pound ground sirloin 1 cup chopped onion ½ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon ground allspice 1 cup bottled tomato-and-basil pasta sauce, divided ½ cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese ½ cup chickenContinue reading
Roasted Chicken and Cauliflower You won’t want to miss this delish one-pot dinner. Make this dish for weeknights, Sunday suppers or any time you’re craving comfort food. INGREDIENTS: 4 whole chicken legs 3 tablespoons EVOO 4 cups cauliflower florets 12 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 400 degrees . Pat chicken dry; season. In large skillet, heatContinue reading
Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts INGREDIENTS: Yield: Serves 4 1 tablespoon snipped dried tomatoes (not oil-packed) 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1 to 1-1/2 pounds total) 1/4cup crumbled feta cheese (1 ounce) 2 tablespoons softened fat-free cream cheese (1 ounce) 2 teaspoons snipped fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, crushed 1/8teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon olive oil or cooking oil Fresh basil sprigs (optional)Continue reading
Shrimp with Scallions and Crispy Potatoes This slightly spicy shrimp skillet toss is ready in just 30 minutes. INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tsp. olive oil 2 baking potatoes 2 scallions 1 lb. frozen large shrimp 2 tsp. curry powder Coarse salt ground pepper PREPARATION: In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oilContinue reading
Salmon & Apple Slaw The no-cook slaw is what speeds up this dish: Combine sliced bok choy with apples, scallions, and plain yogurt to add creaminess. INGREDIENTS Serves 4 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 1/4 pounds skinless salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces kosher salt and black pepper 1 /2 head bok choy, thinly sliced (about 6Continue reading
Smoky Siracha Chicken Kabobs INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp Sriracha 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp paprika 1 tsp cumin 2 tbsp sesame seeds (after cooking) PREPARATION Cut your chicken breast into pieces. Season the pieces of chicken breast. Assemble the kabobs. Bake in the oven for about 16 – 20 minutes at 405F, or cook on aContinue reading
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