Recipes with Tag
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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 »

Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Simply delicious! Add some heat along with the sweet raisins by adding pepper flakes. Serves: 2 Serving size: 1 cup Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 10 – 15 minutes Total time: 15 minutes Ingredients 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) 1 pound spinach 2 Tablespoons raisins 2… 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: 3/4 cups Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 10 – 15 minutes Total time: 25 – 30 minutes Ingredients 1 Tablespoon olive oil… Read more »

Rice with Lima Beans and Cumin

This is really an amazing rice dish. It is so creamy and has an exotic flavor thanks to the tang of the yogurt and cumin. You can use any whole grain in the place of the brown rice. Recipe adapted from Culinary Institutes of America. Serves: 6 Serving size: 3/4 cups Prep time: 15 minutes… Read more »

Cucumber Caper Salad

This dish takes cucumber salad to a new level by bursting with flavor from the addition of capers and lemons! Serves: 6 Serving size: ½ cup Prep time: 15 – 20 minutes Cook time: 0 minutes Total time: 15 – 20 minutes Ingredients 1 English cucumber (remove seeds if not using English cucumber) 1 Tablespoon… Read more »

Easy Olive Spread

This easy olive spread, also known as tapenade, is so simple and versatile. Have it on pita bread, as a condiment, or in a tuna fish sandwich! Serves: 12 Serving size: 2 Tablespoons Prep time: 15 – 20 minutes Cook time: 0 minutes Total time: 15 – 20 minutes Ingredients ¾ cups olives, drained ¼… 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 »

Lime-Ginger Sauce

This is a great sauce to keep on hand to top grilled vegetables, as a dressing for butter lettuce, or a sauce for grain bowls. It is especially great on grilled eggplant. You can add finely chopped Thai or other hot chili if you want some added heat. Serves: 10 servings Serving size: 2 Tablespoons… Read more »

Yogurt Cucumber Sauce

This is a versatile sauce that can be a dip for vegetables or a topping for grain bowls. It can be thinned with milk or water for a great dressing for salad. Serves: 16 Serving size: 2 Tablespoons Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 0 minutes Total time: 5 minutes  Ingredients 1 cucumber or ½… Read more »

Sesame-Soy Vinaigrette

This is a great dressing for salad, noodle bowl, poke bowl, or as a marinade for tofu, chicken, pork, or beef. Serves: 4 Serving size: 2 Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 0 minutes Total time: 5 minutes  Ingredients ¼ cup fresh squeezed lime juice 2 Tablespoons olive oil or canola oil 2 Tablespoons low-sodium… Read more »

Peanut Sauce

This versatile sauce is great on noodles, rice, as a sandwich spread in place of mayo, or as a dip for vegetables (grilled or raw). If you want a smoother sauce, blend for a few seconds in a blender or food processor. For a thinner dressing, add more warm water. Serves: 5 Serving size: 2… 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 »

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. Add parsley (dried or fresh) right before you serve for a pop of extra… Read more »