Showing posts with label Dinner Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dinner Recipes. Show all posts

OVEN BAKED CHICKEN PARMESAN

January 26, 2020
This delicious Oven Baked Chicken Parmesan recipe is straightforward and doesn't require any frying. Because this chicken Parmesan is baked, it's healthy, quick and easy! Make this crispy baked Parmesan crusted chicken for dinner tonight in about thirty minutes!

I always consider Chicken Parmesan as being a sophisticated and labor intensive recipe – but I recently discovered that Oven Baked Chicken Parmesan isn't only easy, but quick enough for a weeknight dinner!

OVEN BAKED CHICKEN PARMESAN
OVEN BAKED CHICKEN PARMESAN

This is an excellent pigeon breast recipe – cutting the chicken breasts in half lengthwise then pounding them slightly to form them even thickness will help them cook quickly and really helps you achieve more of a restaurant quality taste.

Baked Chicken Parmesan is healthy because it's baked and not fried, which suggests it uses less oil. Using chicken breasts means it's many protein but less fat. 

OVEN BAKED CHICKEN PARMESAN

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese fresh grated
  • 2 chicken breasts About 1 pound of chicken total
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella
  • 2 tablespoon minced parsley optional, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Line a baking sheet with foil, brush foil with olive oil.  Adjust oven rack so that is in the second from the top space. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts in half and pound to even thickness: Cut through the middle of the chicken breast as if you are going to butterfly it (cutting it open like a book), but cut all the way through to make two equal sized pieces.
  3. After cutting the chicken breasts in half, place them in a gallon sized zip top bag in an even layer, seal it, then pound them to an even thickness using a  meat pounder or a rolling pin. You can also place the chicken breasts between two layers of cling wrap instead of a zip top bag if you prefer.
  4. Pat the chicken breasts dry with a paper towel, then season with salt and pepper.
  5. In one shallow dish, mix together panko bread crumbs, grated parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, garlic powder, oregano, and black pepper.
  6. In another shallow dish, whisk one egg.
  7. Dip one chicken breast into the egg, then into the bread crumb mixture.  Ensure chicken breast is fully coated in the crumb mixture, and gently press with your hand do help the crumbs stick to the chicken.  Place chicken breast on prepared baking sheet, repeat with remaining pieces of chicken.
  8. Place baking sheet in oven on the second from the top rack.  Bake for 15 minutes, or until cooked through.  
  9. Flip chicken, pour 1/4 cup of marinara sauce over each piece of chicken, then top with cheese. Place back in the oven. Turn on the broiler. Broil for 2-4 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly and edges of chicken are browning.

FILET MIGNON WITH GARLIC HERB BUTTER

January 20, 2020
This fillet with Garlic Herb Butter is straightforward and taste absolutely phenomenal!

This fillet with Garlic Herb Butter absolutely melts in your mouth. CookiMng it during a hot pan and finishing it within the oven will offer you the simplest filet you ever had. Very easy to try to to , super tender, flavorful and delicious!

FILET MIGNON WITH GARLIC HERB BUTTER
FILET MIGNON WITH GARLIC HERB BUTTER

Cast iron skillets are the simplest for this steak, because it get so hot and provides them such an excellent sear. They're fairly cheap and can last forever this is often the one I even have . The garlic herb butter is such an ideal combo to top this filet off with.

This Garlic Herb Butter is astounding on anything really, just keep it in your fridge and provides it a try beef, chicken or veggies.

FILET MIGNON WITH GARLIC HERB BUTTER

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • fresh chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 2-4 8- ounce Filet Mignon steaks, about 1 1/2 inch thick

FOR THE GARLIC HERB BUTTER:

  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves minced

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Remove steaks from refrigerator and let come to room temperature for about 30 minutes. Season both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  3. Heat a cast iron or oven safe skillet on high heat add olive oil and butter, once butter is melted and done foaming add steaks. Cook for 2 minutes them flip and cook another 2 minutes, this gives the Filets a nice brown sear. Place pan in oven and cook 7-8 minutes or until desired doneness. Rare - 120-125F, medium rare - 130-135F, medium - 140-145F, medium well - 150-155F and well done - 160-165F.
  4. Remove the skillet add the garlic herb butter and let rest 3 minutes. Serve garnish with fresh parsley and pan juices
  5. For the butter
  6. In a small bowl add butter, herbs and garlic and mix until combined. Place mixed butter on a piece of plastic wrap roll and twist the ends. Store in refrigerator until ready to use.

GRILLED MARGARITA SHRIMP

January 15, 2020
Jumbo shrimp are marinated within the flavors found in many Mexican dishes. A splash of tequila is included for the margarita effect, but you'll certainly leave it out if you favor - the dish is great either way!

Grilled Margarita Shrimp Kebabs are loaded with flavor and charred to a. These grilled shrimp promise to be the star of your summertime grilling!

GRILLED MARGARITA SHRIMP
GRILLED MARGARITA SHRIMP

Blake and that i have gotten the grilled shrimp method right down to perfection, a project we started experimenting with a couple of years ago. and may I just say I can never get enough!

These grilled margarita shrimp kebabs are marinated during a simple-to-make sauce with flavors you’d find in most any Mexican dish.

GRILLED MARGARITA SHRIMP

INGREDIENTS :

  •  1 tsp. minced jalapeno
  •  1 T. brown sugar
  •  1 tsp. smoked paprika
  •  1 tsp. chili powder
  •  1 tsp. garlic powder
  •  1 tsp. onion powder
  •  1/3 c. olive oil
  •  2 large garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  •  1 lb. raw jumbo shrimp (16 to 20 per pound), peeled and deveined
  •  1 tsp. cumin
  •  1 tsp. kosher salt
  •  1/2 tsp. black pepper
  •  2 tsp. tequila, optional
  •  thin slices of fresh lime
  •  chopped cilantro
  •  wedges of fresh lime

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. If using wood skewers (small or large), start soaking them in water.
  2. Place shrimp in a wide shallow bowl and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl with high sides, combine all ingredients from olive oil through black pepper. Use an immersion blender to completely process until there are no sizable pieces. Or use a food processor or blender. Pour marinade over shrimp and gently stir to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
  4. When ready to thread shrimp onto skewers, drizzle tequila over the shrimp and gently fold to combine. Then thread two shrimp onto each small skewer, with a folded slice of lime in between each shrimp.
  5. Heat grill to medium-high. Make sure grates are clean, and then oil them well. Set shrimp kebabs on grates and grill for 3 to 4 minutes per side, or just until shrimp are no longer opaque and have some nice char. Smaller shrimp will take less time. Place kebabs on a platter and sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with fresh lime wedges to squeeze over the top.

BBQ CHICKEN PIZZA RECIPE

January 14, 2020
Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza - Crispy and delicious pizza topped with BBQ sauce, shredded chicken, mozzarella, purple onion and cilantro. Plenty of flavor and prepared in only 30 minutes!

Are you a pizza lover like me? We make homemade pizza almost every weekend and like to make different variations. This BBQ chicken pizza may be a favorite, along side garlic ranch chicken pizza, French bread pizza and garlic white pizza.

BBQ CHICKEN PIZZA RECIPE
BBQ CHICKEN PIZZA RECIPE

My family may be a HUGE fan of BBQ chicken pizza. My mom got us all hooked she’s the one responsible;) And who knew how easy BBQ chicken pizza was to make?! It only takes 5 ingredients and comes together in only half-hour .

I love to use homemade pizza dough and BBQ sauce when making BBQ pizza. Both are so simple and taste such a lot more fresh than store-bought. I also often shred up a rotisserie chicken for convenience.

The crust of the BBQ pizza gets super crispy and therefore the flavors are incredible. It’s such a simple recipe and tastes amazing. My whole family loved it! This BBQ pizza recipe is certainly a keeper!

BBQ CHICKEN PIZZA RECIPE

NGREDIENTS :

  • 1-2 cups shredded or sliced chicken
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup red onion slices
  • 1 pizza dough , or flat bread
  • 1/3 cup BBQ sauce , more if needed

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. 
  2. Roll out the pizza dough if needed. Lightly brush oil on a pizza stone or large baking sheet, then place dough onto stone or pan. 
  3. Place 1/4 cup BBQ sauce on the pizza dough with a spoon. Mix the remaining BBQ sauce together with the chicken. 
  4. Sprinkle cheese over the dough and then add the chicken and onions.
  5. Bake for 18-22 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven and top with fresh cilantro. Enjoy!

CAJUN SWEET POTATO RICE BOWL

January 07, 2020
This Cajun Sweet Potato Rice Bowl is of course vegan, gluten free and super easy to form . It’s filled with fantastic flavors and delicious whenever with add ons to your own liking.

For more tasty bowl recipes, be happy to browse around. I really like them because they're great for meal prep, work lunches, make ahead, or quick weeknight dinners.

CAJUN SWEET POTATO RICE BOWL
CAJUN SWEET POTATO RICE BOWL

Be even more excited and prepared for this Cajun Sweet Potato Rice Bowl which is:

Flexible, easy because it gets, flavorful and attractive within the best way, hearty, filling, healthy, perfectly seasoned from the highest to rock bottom .

Addictive, feeding your eyes – check out the sweetness . It’s bowl food all around and seriously for everybody who gets into good and just mouthwatering food.

CAJUN SWEET POTATO RICE BOWL

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 batch black beans from my Mexican Fiesta Cauliflower Rice
  • 1 1/2 cups rice, uncooked
  • 2 Tbs Cajun seasoning
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • salt, pepper to taste

Optional add ons:

  • 2 bell peppers chopped
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • Tahini Sauce for serving: 1/3 cup tahini, 1 tbs garlic powder, 1 lemon juiced, 1/8 cup or more water to thin.

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Cook the rice according the directions.
  2. On a baking sheet prepared with parchment paper, mix the sweet potato cubes with olive oil, cajun seasoning. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for around 20 minutes at 415°F.
  3. Preparing the black beans from the Mexican Fiesta Cauliflower Rice. In a small skillet, heat oil, minced garlic, add optional onions and bell pepper. Finally, add drained canned black beans, set aside, and keep warm.
  4. Assemble the bowl. Start with rice, followed by sweet potatoes, beans, and optional avocado cubes, and a good amount of tahini and hot or BBQ sauce.

SUMMER CORN ZUCCHINI WHITE BEAN SOUP

December 25, 2019
I don’t mind eating warm food when it’s hot and soup is legit one of the easiest things to make. It needs so little hands on time I can run back the living room while it simmers and hang out in the blast of cold air!Without further ado, the first of the warm weather recipes is here! Say hey to summer corn zucchini white bean soup.

My hands down favorite part about this soup? The fresh kernels right off the cob. Nothing says warm summer days and lazy summer nights like corn on the cob. A must at every BBQ right?

SUMMER CORN ZUCCHINI WHITE BEAN SOUP
SUMMER CORN ZUCCHINI WHITE BEAN SOUP

Slicing the kernels fresh off the cob makes SUCH a difference. So much flavor and wonderful texture! However, if the ears of corn aren’t looking good at the store or you just can’t find them, you can absolutely substitute about 2 cans of sweet corn kernels.

By the by, this recipe makes up a nice, big batch of soup that’s perfect to save for a “rainy” day. Or more like a day when it’s so hot there’s no way you’re going to cook! I love when you come home from work and you know you already have dinner ready to go, don’t you.

SUMMER CORN ZUCCHINI WHITE BEAN SOUP

INGREDIENTS :

  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 medium zucchini, halved and diced
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled, quartered and diced
  • 2 celery ribs, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canned diced green chilies, drained
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 28 ounces white beans (cannellini beans), drained
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 ears of corn, kernels sliced off
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup wild rice
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch of cayenne powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until somewhat softened.
  2. Stir in the garlic and cook 1 minute, until fragrant.
  3. Pour in the white wine and scrape up any browned bits on the bottom of the pot.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients, except for the corn and zucchini. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is softened.
  5. Stir in fresh corn and zucchini. Simmer another 5-7 minutes until corn and zucchini are softened.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley.

CAULIFLOWER CASHEW MANGO CURRY

December 23, 2019
Use the fresh sweet mangoes in season to form this Cauliflower Cashew Mango Curry! It’s also vegan and gluten-free and may be made in your Instant Pot or stove-top.

For this mango curry recipe, I tossed the cauliflower with smoked paprika and tiny bit garam masala, sautéed a touch then pressure cooked.

CAULIFLOWER CASHEW MANGO CURRY
CAULIFLOWER CASHEW MANGO CURRY

That’s why I'm sharing this recipe now because mangoes are in season and you don’t need to resort to the canned version.

I made this Cauliflower Cashew Mango Curry in my Instant Pot. I really like using my IP wherever possible and this curry was no exception.

If you've tried this Instant Pot Cauliflower Cashew Mango Curry Recipe then don’t forget to rate the recipe!

CAULIFLOWER CASHEW MANGO CURRY

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 tablespoons whole raw cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 cups (heaping) cauliflower florets , 1-inch each, from around 1/2 head of a medium size cauliflower
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 + 1/8 teaspoon garam masala, divided
  • 1 cup mango puree, use fresh, from 2 large sweet mangoes
  • 1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons oil, divided, I used avocado oil
  • 1 whole dried red chili, broken
  • 1 green chili, sliced, or add more to taste
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2-3/4 teaspoon salt, adjust to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar, optional, use only if mangoes aren't very sweet
  • pinch cinnamon powder
  • 1 cup coconut milk, I used full fat from can
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 3-4 teaspoons lemon juice

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Toss the cauliflower florets in 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika and 1/8 teaspoon garam masala. Set aside.
  2. Press the saute button on IP. Once it displays hot, add 1 tablespoon oil and then add the cashews. Roast the cashews for 1-2 minutes until golden brown from both sides. Remove on a plate.
  3. To the same pot now add the cauliflower. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring often until brown from both sides. Remove on a plate.
  4. To the same pot now add the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let the mustard seeds pop and cumin seeds sizzle.
  5. Make sure there's nothing stuck at the bottom of the pot after sauteing the cauliflower. If there is, first add 1-2 teaspoon water and deglaze the pot. Wipe clean and then add the oil.
  6. Then add the chopped ginger, dried red chili and sliced green chili. Saute for a minute until ginger starts changing color.
  7. Then add the curry leaves and stir. Remember it will splutter a lot when you add the curry leaves so move aside after adding them.
  8. Then add the mango puree. Also add 1/2 cup water along with the mango puree.
  9. Add the garam masala, red chili powder, turmeric, salt, sugar (if using) and cinnamon powder. Stir.
  10. Stir in the coconut milk and mix. Add sauteed cauliflower on top. Don't stir and close the pot with its lid.
  11. Press the manual or pressure cook button. Use the adjust or pressure level button to set pressure to "low". Cook on low pressure for 3 minutes, with the pressure valve in the sealing position. Let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes and then do a quick release.
  12. Open the pot and add the cilantro and the lemon juice and mix.
  13. Transfer cauliflower mango curry into serving bowl, garnish with the roasted cashews and more cilantro. Serve warm with rice, quinoa, couscous. 

ORANGE GLAZED SALMON

December 17, 2019
Orange glazed salmon may be a citrusy sweet salmon instruction that I guarantee you’ll wear repeat. With simply some of ingredients together with salmon, fruit crush, garlic, honey, tamari and thyme, it’s additionally improbably simple to form (takes but thirty minutes!).

I’m such an admirer of salmon and that I try and eat it many times every week (to take in all the health advantages listed below). However I additionally like selection. Therefore to stay things attention-grabbing, I’m continually experimenting with new marinades and sauces.

ORANGE GLAZED SALMON
ORANGE GLAZED SALMON

My Scallops with Citrus Ginger Sauce has been a reader favorite. Thus, I made a decision to form a sweet orange glaze to drizzle on high of this pan cooked salmon. The outcome? American state my word. Surprisingly delicious! And you’ll need to drizzle the sauce on all of your aspect dishes too.

From begin to complete this instruction are often on your plate in but half-hour (though it’ll seem like you slaved over it).

ORANGE GLAZED SALMON

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 4 6oz salmon filets, (Alaskan Sockeye or Coho)
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp thyme, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp arrowroot flour
  • 1 tsp water

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Pat salmon dry with a paper towel, then season with salt and pepper.  
  2. Heat the avocado oil in a pan on medium high heat. Add salmon and cook for 3-4 minutes each side.
  3. While the salmon is cooking, make an arrowroot slurry by stirring together the arrowroot powder and water. Set aside. 
  4. Once the salmon is cooked, transfer to a plate.
  5. Turn the heat down to medium-low and sauté the minced garlic in the pan for 30 seconds. Add the orange juice, honey, tamari, thyme and arrowroot slurry. Whisk the ingredients together for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Add the salmon back to pan and spoon glaze over salmon before serving. 

EASY CAULIFLOWER TIKKA MASALA CURRY

December 16, 2019
vegetable curry. Eater curries ar continually a success as a result of they provide all a similar flavor and punch as a meat curry whereas being even easier to cook and my family fully LOVE once I say we’re having Cauliflower tikka masala for dinner. Win!

I use a sauce impressed by my butter chicken for this cauliflower curry. I favor to spice and roast the cauliflower before adding to the sauce. The roast cauliflower adds such a lot flavor to the finished curry and it additionally makes prepping this formula earlier such a lot easier. Merely roast the cauliflower off and detain the electric refrigerator till you’re able to add it to the sauce. Delicious eater dinners have not been this easy!

EASY CAULIFLOWER TIKKA MASALA CURRY
EASY CAULIFLOWER TIKKA MASALA CURRY

I create my tikka masala sauce within the same means I create butter chicken. Onion, garlic, ginger and much of aromatic spices ar saute before adding tomatoes, cream and butter. This ends up in an expensive, odoriferous and smooth sauce good for preparation cauliflower or chicken in.

By boiling the sauce for long enough it'll thicken naturally however if you wish to thicken it additional, you'll be able to combine one tablespoon amylum with one tablespoon water and add it to the sauce. Permit to cook till the sauce has thickened.

EASY CAULIFLOWER TIKKA MASALA CURRY

INGREDIENTS :
For the roasted cauliflower:

  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 large head of cauliflower (you need approximately 1kg of cauliflower)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp garam masala

For the tikka masala curry:

  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tsp ginger grated/crushed
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • ½-1 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • 2 400g/14oz cans crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200ºc/390ºF.
  2. Slice the cauliflower floret off the head of cauliflower. Chop the remaining stalk into bite size pieces. Place the cauliflower into a large roasting tray and drizzle over the oil and season with the spices then place into the oven and roast for 30 minutes until golden brown and cooked. 
  3. In the meanwhile start making the sauce. Fry the onions in the oil until soft and translucent then add the garlic and ginger and fry for another 30 seconds. 
  4. Add all the spices and fry for a minute before adding the tomatoes and tomato paste. Simmer for 5 minutes then add the cream and sugar then simmer for 10 minutes
  5. Add the roasted cauliflower and butter and stir together then allow to simmer for 5-10 minutes. Season to taste and serve. 

WILD RICE HAM SOUP RECIPE

December 11, 2019
This Wild Rice Ham Soup is very easy to create, and then yummy! Serve it with rolls or breadsticks for a comforting dinner everybody can love. 

I love creating soup. I feel it's the right dinner at the top of a cold day, don’t you? I even have many soup recipes that we tend to rotate through on a daily basis, however I'm invariably on the lookout for a brand new soup to do out.

WILD RICE HAM SOUP RECIPE
WILD RICE HAM SOUP RECIPE

It tastes wonderful, and my whole family wanted it. I ne'er would have thought to garnish soup with almonds, however i like the crunch they add.

I served it with Garlic Knots, and it absolutely was a delicious meal. The sole unhealthy half is that we tend to Greek deity each drop, therefore we tend to had no leftovers for lunch consequent day.

WILD RICE HAM SOUP RECIPE

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 4oz box of wild rice (I used Rice-a-Roni long grain & wild rice)
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups diced ham
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sliced almonds

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Saute onion in butter in a large pot till tender. Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add chicken broth and rice mix, including seasoning packet. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, till rice is tender.
  3. Add carrots, ham, milk, and cream. Heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Garnish with sliced almonds.

EASY SPINACH AND RICOTTA PASTA WITH PEPPERS

December 09, 2019
A quick and simple food formula with Italian sausage and spinach tossed with a fast ricotta-Parmesan white sauce and peppers. Nice and spicy!

Pasta food! I don’t suppose I do know anyone UN agency doesn’t love food. And I’ve looked. I’ve polled random individuals and no a negative response. Once Patty and that I visited Italy, we tend to skilled food in several forms, with such associate degree awing sort of sauces and accompaniments that we’re still to the current day talking regarding going back.

EASY SPINACH AND RICOTTA PASTA WITH PEPPERS
EASY SPINACH AND RICOTTA PASTA WITH PEPPERS

I’m forever on the lookout for super fast sauce recipes. As I’ve mentioned (complained) before, Patty and that I each work full time with our net business, and that I am a author – to not mention our outstanding Chili Pepper Madness site! – however once it involves lunches or dinners, generally we'd like food during a hurry. 

The ingredients alone area unit straightforward. The longest issue to cook is that the sausage, which is barbecued by the time your food is completed boiling. append some spinach, swirl in cheese and Parmesan cheese with a touch of the food water and boom! Done! Fast! Delicious! Easy! I really like those words.

EASY SPINACH AND RICOTTA PASTA WITH PEPPERS

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 cups rotini noodles
  • 8 ounces spicy Italian sausage
  • 2 serrano peppers chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 medium red bell pepper chopped (I cut some in long strips because that's how I roll!)
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 6 ounces spinach chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Heat a pan to medium heat and add Italian sausage. Cook about 5 minutes, breaking it up as you cook.
  2. Add peppers and cook about 5 minutes to soften.
  3. Add garlic and spinach and stir. Cook about 1 minute.
  4. While sausage is cooking, get your salted water boiling and prepare your noodles to your preference. Drain and reserve about a cup of the pasta water.
  5. Add noodles back to the pot and stir in ricotta cheese and half of the Parmesan. Stir. Add in the pasta water a bit at a time and stir until it becomes creamy to your preference. You probably won’t use the whole reserved cup.
  6. Add the noodles to the sausage-pepper mixture and stir.
  7. Add cracked black pepper and salt to taste.
  8. Sprinkle on some chopped parsley and serve with extra Parmesan cheese.


CHEESY GROUND BEEF EMPANADAS

December 08, 2019
These cheap hamburger empanadas area unit jam-packed with deliciously seasoned hamburger, loaded with 2 forms of cheese and so baked to a T. The flaky pie shell that surrounds the meat and cheese is thus flaky and golden brown.

This delicious cheap hamburger empanada formula is one I’ve been desiring to share with you all. It wasn’t till my man rang a bell in my memory yesterday that he’s been “begging and begging” on behalf of me to form him his empanadas.

CHEESY GROUND BEEF EMPANADAS
CHEESY GROUND BEEF EMPANADAS

Start out by adding hamburger, onions and garlic to a forged iron pan or an oversized cooking pan. Cook till meat isn't longer pink and onions area unit clear, then drain grease. Come to pan and sprinkle with seasonings. Stir and so add pasta sauce and jalapeños. Simmer for quarter-hour whereas making ready the pie shell.

On a gently flour surface, unroll temperature pie shell and roll a time or 2 with a kitchen utensil to enlarge simply a small amount. Employing a four in. Bowl, flip the other way up and displace on pie shell. You ought to be ready to get four items from every pie shell. Take one piece of pre-cut crust and gently add a bit water round the edge. Add cheese and regarding 1/4 cup of meat mixture. Fold over and seal with a fork crimping the perimeters. Place on a baking sheet, baste with associate degree egg wash and bake for quarter-hour or till crust could be a flaky, golden brown. take away and luxuriate in. Easy, peasy!

CHEESY GROUND BEEF EMPANADAS

INGREDENTS :

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp Slap Ya Mama seasoning
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp diced jalapeños
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red peppers
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  • 2 boxes Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crust
  • 1 egg

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. In a cast iron pan or large frying pan, add ground beef, chopped onions, minced garlic and cook over medium heat until ground beef is no longer pink. Drain grease and return to pan.
  3. Sprinkle with seasonings, stir. 
  4. Add tomato sauce and jalapeños, stir and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Unroll pie crust on a lightly flour surface. Using a 4 inch bowl, turn bowl upside down and press down to cut dough. Should be able to get 4 pieces per pie crust.
  6. Add a little water to the edges of the dough before filling to help seal.
  7. Add a small amount of shredded cheese and about a 1/4 cup of meat mixture.
  8. Fold dough over and using a fork, close up the edges by pressing to seal and place on a baking sheet.
  9. In a small bowl, whisk egg and one tablespoon of water together. Using a basting brush, brush egg wash over the top of each empanada. 
  10. Bake for 15 minutes or until empanada crust is golden brown.
  11. Carefully remove from oven and enjoy.

CRISPY HONEY ORANGE GLAZED SALMON

December 05, 2019
crispy honey orange glazed salmon fillets area unit pan-fried within the most stunning honey-orange-garlic sauce, with a splash of soy for more flavour!

Where do I begin with these Honey Orange Glazed Salmon fillets? I believe I simply same it all! I don’t understand that was the simplest part: the juicy salmon with crisp and burn edges; or the flavour of this sauce. World Health Organization would’ve thought salmon and honey with orange may go along therefore improbably well?

CRISPY HONEY ORANGE GLAZED SALMON
CRISPY HONEY ORANGE GLAZED SALMON

How did this one come back regarding? one in all my readers wrote in and asked about work out juice for fruit juice during this Honey spread Salmon direction, and what flavours would work well. Directly my brain went into crisp over drive. No foil or baking. Simply smart quaint searing in an exceedingly cooking pan, with burn edges and a soft and juicy centre.

The salmon direction of our dreams. Forget honey orange chicken once salmon takes over! And as per usual, drizzle those fillets in those saucy pan juices.

CRISPY HONEY ORANGE GLAZED SALMON

INGREDIENTS :

  • 4 x 6-ounce salmon fillets (or 170 grams each), with or without skin
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic , crushed
  • 2 tablespoons butter (or use olive oil if you wish)
  • Juice from half an orange (about 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice)
  • Kosher salt and ground pepper , to taste
  • Half an orange , sliced to serve

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Heat butter (or oil) in a pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Sear salmon skin-side up for 3-4 minutes. Flip and sear for 2 minutes. 
  2. Pour in the orange juice and allow to reduce to half the quantity (it takes about 1 minute to reduce down if your pan is hot enough). Add the garlic and cook until fragrant (30 seconds). Move the salmon to the sides of the pan and add in the honey and soy sauce, stirring well to combine all of the flavours together. 
  3. Bring to a simmer until reduced to a nice syrup (this takes about another 30 seconds to 1 minute), and move the salmon around in the sauce to evenly coat. Remove from heat once the salmon is cooked to your liking.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to your tastes. Drizzle with the sauce to serve. Best served over rice, noodles, steamed vegetables or with a salad.

HONEY SESAME CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI

December 04, 2019
Honey herbaceous plant Chicken and Broccoli is created in one pan and prepared to eat twenty minutes! You'll love the mouthwatering sauce choked with herbaceous plant, garlic, and honey!

HONEY SESAME CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI
HONEY SESAME CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI

I continuously have the ingredients to form the sauce accessible, and after all, we’re continuously trying to find fun new ways that to dissipate chicken. This is often nice for a fast night one-pan dinner, or it may be created ahead for meal preparation for the week. It's nice by itself with white, brown, or maybe cauliflower rice!

While I'm not a specialist, this dish is taken into account healthy to my family and that I . It's choked with lean chicken, and vivacious healthy broccoli.  The sauce contains honey, however, it isn’t a lot of per serving.  This dish may be a nice low-calorie choice generally.

HONEY SESAME CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1.5 Pounds Chicken Breasts, Cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 3 Cups Chopped Broccoli
  • 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil, Divided
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey
  • Salt & Pepper, To Taste
  • 1/3 Cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha, Optional, See Note
  • 1/4 Cup Cold Water
  • 2 teaspoons Corn Starch

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat with the olive oil and HALF of the sesame oil.
  2. Add the chicken cubes and salt and pepper to taste.  Sear the chicken, stirring and moving around for 5 minutes until chicken is light golden in color.
  3. Add the broccoli to the skillet and cook, stirring occasionally for about 3 minutes until the broccoli is bright green.
  4. While the broccoli is cooking, whisk together the remaining sesame oil, soy sauce, honey, sriracha, water, and corn starch in a small bowl.
  5. Reduce the stove heat to medium-low and pour the sauce over the chicken and broccoli.  Simmer for 3 minutes, until sauce has thickened.
  6. Serve immediately with rice, or cauliflower rice.  

PERSIAN SAFFRON CHICKEN RECIPES

December 03, 2019
Back after we lived in Berlin, you will recall, we have a tendency to had a lot of Persian friends. They we have a tendency tore all Christian refugees from Islamic Republic of Iran and Islamic State of Afghanistan that we met at our church there, that was packed to the brim each Sunday. 

Usually when church, there would be Brobdingnagian meal that a number of the Persians would build, and that we would squeeze through the door with the gang, mouths watering and fingers crossed that it'd be "the chicken with the red sauce". 

PERSIAN SAFFRON CHICKEN RECIPES
PERSIAN SAFFRON CHICKEN RECIPES

Basically it's chicken simmered in an exceedingly sauce of saffron and a novel mix of spices, cumulous on an enormous plate of saffron rice that is specked with little, tart dried "barberries" (which you'll get on Amazon). I really like serving "shirazi salad" on the facet (which is simply sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, onion, fresh mint, and lemon juice) and, if he has time, Samuel invariably makes some bread to suck that last little bit of sauce from his plate.

The basamati rice is therefore aromatic and marvelous and also the saffron and barberries extremely build it superb. The meat is tender and on the point of fall off the bone. The sauce is made and flavourous. The shirazi dish is crisp and recent. This can be the proper meal. 

PERSIAN SAFFRON CHICKEN RECIPES

INGREDIENTS :
Chicken Ingredients:
  • A few tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • 6 pieces of bone in chicken (I use drumsticks or thighs)
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom 
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 3/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock (water will work too if you are using bone-in chicken)
  • 1/2 of the saffron water (see below)
  • salt and pepper to taste
Saffron Water:
  • 1/4 teaspoon of saffron (you can buy it here), ground with a pestle and mortar 
  • 1 ice cube
  • Sprinkle the saffron in a small dish over the ice cube and allow the ice cube to melt. Set aside.
Rice Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups basamati rice (dry)
  • Half of the reserved saffron water
  • 1/3 cup dried barberries (you can buy them here)
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
Shirazi Salad Ingredients:
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1/2 of a red onion
  • The juice of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried
  • Salt and pepper to taste
INSTRUCTIONS :
Chicken Directions:
  1. Heat the oil over medium high in a large pot. Combine the spices and sprinkle a little on the chicken. Saute the chicken and onion in the oil until browned.  Add the garlic and continue cooking for about 30 seconds. Add the remaining spices, tomato paste, half of the saffron water (reserve half for the rice!) and chicken stock or water. Simmer until chicken becomes very tender and sauce thickens and reduces. If the chicken gets done before the sauce is thick and reduced, then remove the chicken from the pot and continue simmering until the sauce is done. 
Rice Directions:
  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions. 
  2. In a small pan, heat the butter over medium and add the barberries and sugar. Cook and stir for about 30 seconds. 
  3. Pour the rice into a serving bowl. In a separate bowl, combine 1/2 cup of the cooked rice with the barberries and reserved saffron water. Spread the saffron rice over the top of the rest of the rice. 
Shirazi Salad Directions:
  1. Dice the vegetables and toss with the mint and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper and chill until ready to serve. 

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