Honey Roasted Chickpeas
Enjoy these sweet and savory chickpeas as a snack or use as a topping on a soup or salad (such as our Winter Citrus Salad). Sure to bring a burst of sweetness, this flavorful recipe was shared with us by Chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley.
Red Lentil Soup with Lemon
This delightfully simple lentil soup is light and spicy with a bold red color. Best of all it is ready to enjoy in about an hour, with very little hands-on time. The lemon adds a delicious balance to the hearty cumin.
Cooking fish at home may seem like a daunting task. But in truth, cooking with seafood can be a quick and enjoyable way to break the monotony of weeknight dinners. Searing is an easy and delicious way to cook fresh or frozen fish filets. Follow this simple recipe to cook salmon or another one of your favorite fish filets.
Egg in a Hole
A classic favorite that is easy to make and delicious. These one-eyed jacks are cooked in olive oil, giving them a savory taste that is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Serve with your favorite fruits for a delectable meal you and your family will love.
Eggs with Vegetable Hash
Eggs are a great protein source and easy to keep on hand. This recipe really punches up the vegetables and is a great breakfast or brunch dish.
Salmon patties made with canned salmon have been a staple on many dinner tables for decades. This Med way recipe is that same old standby with a modern twist.
Olive Oil Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are a popular staple on the Southern dinner table. I have made literally hundreds of dozens over my life. They are delicious. However, can we achieve a great deviled egg using more Med-friendly ingredients, namely olive oil.
Lentils with Cumin Vinaigrette
Lentils are a quick alternative to dried beans. No soaking required and cook in a very short time.
Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice
This one-pot meal is a great way to use leftover rice and/or chicken. You can use egg or shrimp instead of the chicken.
Whole Wheat Pasta with Beans and Greens
This is a great way to serve pasta with lots of vegetables and beans. The whole-wheat pasta is a nice taste compliment to the beans.
White Bean Hummus
Traditional hummus is made with chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans). This recipe uses white beans. It gives it a great mild flavor that lets the blast of lemon come through.
Warm Citrus Spinach Salad with Scallops
Scallops are delicious, but can be quite expensive. Consider this a special-occasion salad if you stick with the scallops. For an everyday salad, consider replacing the scallops with shrimp or fish.
Tuna makes a surprisingly delicious burger option. This recipe is a quick and easy crowd pleaser that makes dinner or lunch a breeze. Leftover patties refrigerate well and can be eaten the next day (cold or reheated) for a convenient and satisfying meal at work or home.
These burgers are super easy and can be made in just a few minutes. Have your fishmonger remove the skin from the salmon to make this even easier. You can serve this as a burger on a bun with Sriracha mayonnaise (½ Sriracha and ½ mayo), or you can serve it on a bed of kale slaw.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
This is an amazing vegetarian side dish. Roasting the Brussels sprouts gives them a great smoky flavor.
Lentil and Beet Salad
This is an interesting main-dish salad that, thanks to canned beets, is really quick. It is a great use for leftover lentils, you could even use other beans. You can use any salad green, however, arugula, gives a nice spice to the salad. The cumin vinaigrette is great with other salads as well or just as a dressing for lentils.
Quinoa Pinto Bean Burger
No need to buy veggie burgers when you can make these at home with great ingredients.
Peanut Butter and Apple Slices Sandwich
Is peanut butter and jelly a staple at your house? Try this simple twist on an old favorite to ditch the extra sugar, boost the crunch factor, and amp up the nutritional benefits.
Mushroom Beef Tacos
This taco filling is flat out delicious. You will love it. It may sound difficult but it is really not that time consuming.
Mushroom Beef Burgers
The Mediterranean way of eating contains very limited amounts of red meat. One way to decrease consumption of red meat is to add vegetables so that you are consuming less.
Mushroom Almond Burger
These are some of the best veggie burgers ever! The small amount of sharp cheese and the umami from the mushrooms give them a great flavor.
Mediterranean Tuna Salad
Amp up your traditional tuna salad with this delicious recipe. Full of vegetables and flavor, it makes a delectable meal any time of day that the whole family will love.
Mango, Black Bean, and Quinoa Salad
This is a perfect dish for a summer picnic or potluck. Super easy, quick, and delicious.