Recipes with Tag
grain

Green Olive Sauce with Chicken

A versatile sauce that can be paired with not only chicken but salmon, snapper, or other white fish! Make it vegetarian by pairing the sauce with a grain. Serves: 8 Serving size: ½ cup rice, 4 oz chicken, sauce Prep time: 40 minutes Cook time: 5 – 10 minutes Total time: 45 – 50 minutes… Read more »

Spaghetti Puttanesca

Enjoy this classic dish from Naples, Italy that is simple and delicious with the perfect amount of spice for you! Serves: 6 Serving size: 1 cup Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 20 – 25 minutes Total time: 40 – 45 minutes Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 3 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes (you can… Read more »

Pasta with Spinach and Beans

This easy and delicious recipe utilizes unique cannellini beans! Have fun with this dish by using a variety of small pastas such as penne, fusilli, farfalle, or orecchiette. Serves: 8 Serving size: 0.75 cups Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 10 – 15 minutes Total time: 25 – 30 minutes Ingredients 1 Tablespoon olive oil… Read more »

Moroccan Rice with Lima Beans

Take your taste buds on a journey with the exotic flavor provided by the tang of yogurt and cumin in this dish! Serves: 6 Serving size: 0.75 cups Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time:  45 minutes Total time: 1 hour Ingredients 2 cups brown rice, cooked 2 Tablespoons olive oil ½ cup green onions, sliced… Read more »

Bulgar Wheat Salad

This authentic Middle Eastern dish is simple and lasts for several days refrigerated. Traditionally called Tabbouleh, this dish has a unique ingredient that won’t disappoint – bulgar wheat! Serves: 6 Serving size: ¾ cup Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Total time: 45 – 55 minutes Ingredients ½ cup bulgar wheat 1 cup… Read more »

Whole Grain, Chickpea, and Black Bean Salad

This salad is actually a main dish with whole grain, vegetables, beans, and nuts. It keeps for several days and actually is better after a day or so. Exact proportions are not critical so don’t worry if you have more tomatoes or less cucumber. You can even add other vegetables such as peas, carrots, or… Read more »

Quick Burrito Bowl

Burrito bowls have become a staple for many people – they are quick, tasty, and versatile. Use whatever leftovers, frozen, or fresh ingredients you have laying around. For this Quick Burrito Bowl, use the following formula. Base (brown rice or other whole grain) Vegetables (cooked or raw) Protein (beans, lean meat, or seafood) Toppings (salsa,… Read more »

Mediterranean Bowl

This Mediterranean Bowl is perfect for meal prep. Utilize already cooked brown rice to throw this lunch or dinner together quickly. Make extra dressing and store in the fridge for next time. Serves: 1 Serving size: 1 bowl Prep time: 5 minute Cook time: 0 minutes if utilizing already cooked rice Total time: 5 minutes… Read more »

Sweet Potato Casserole

This take on a traditional Sweet Potato Casserole offers a healthy way to enjoy this holiday classic any time of the year! Using fresh sweet potatoes is best, but draining and rinsing canned sweet potatoes would also work. Serves: 9 Serving size: 1/9 of pan Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 20-25 minutes Total time:… Read more »

Whole Wheat Pasta with Pesto and Vegetables

This pasta is a great way to incorporate a variety of vegetables into one quick and simple meal that your friends and family will love. You can substitute any of the vegetables listed for ones that are in season and readily available. Serves 8 Serving Size: 2½ cups Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15… Read more »

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. Using a prepared sauce makes this recipe quick – if you prefer to make your own, that is fine too. The red pasta sauces that you can find in the… Read more »

Whole Wheat Couscous Salad

This dish is a real crowd pleaser. The nutty couscous pairs well with the sweet dried fruits. It makes a great side dish. You can also add chicken or garbanzo beans to up the protein and make it a main dish. Serves 8 Serving Size: ½ cup as side dish, ¾ cup as main dish… Read more »

Spicy Garlic Rice

This recipe is a great way to use leftover rice. The long-grain brown basmati rice can be substituted with regular brown rice. Garnish with cilantro or scallions for extra flavor. Serves 2 Serving Size: ½ cup Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5-7 minutes Total Time: 10-12 minutes Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 3 garlic… Read more »