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Showing posts with label Seafood. Show all posts

STUFFED SHELLS FLORENTINE RECIPE

February 03, 2020
Delicious and cheesy Pasta Shells full of a spinach, mushrooms and tomatoes filling. Stuffed Shells Florentine are vegetarian, freezer-friendly, and therefore the perfect easy, weeknight dinner!

Pasta shells full of a cheesy spinach and mushroom mixture is that the ultimate comfort dinner, and it’s very easy to form .

STUFFED SHELLS FLORENTINE RECIPE

Stuffed shells are a fun and attractive option for pasta night, but also an ingenious thanks to sneak in some good-for-you veggies. Covered and masked in cheese, of course. 

Baked on a bed of flavorful marinara until cheesy and bubbly, these simple stuffed shells are great for a family dinner or maybe a pot luck. It makes tons of filling that holds up well, and you’ll be ready to stuff around 20 shells. 

STUFFED SHELLS FLORENTINE RECIPE

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 box (12 ounces) Jumbo Pasta Shells
  • 1 tablespoon butter, divided
  • 10 to 12 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • chopped fresh parsley

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Cook Pasta Shells in boiling water for 8 minutes, or until al dente. DO NOT overcook because they will tear and fall apart.
  3. In a large skillet, melt 1/2 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat.
  4. Add sliced mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in garlic; add remaining butter, and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add in drained tomatoes.
  7. Season with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and basil; bring to a simmer.
  8. Stir in the spinach. Since we're using a lot of spinach, you will want to cook it in batches. As soon as one batch is cooked down, add the next - I break it up into 3 batches.
  9. Remove from heat. Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  10. Drain shells and rinse with cold water; pat dry with paper towel.
  11. Spread 1-cup marinara sauce on the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.
  12. Stuff each shell with the spinach mixture and arrange over the marinara sauce in the baking dish.
  13. Sprinkle the stuffed shells with shredded mozzarella cheese.
  14. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until bubbly.
  15. Remove from oven.
  16. Garnish with parsley and serve.


CRISPY BAKED SHRIMP SCAMPI RECIPE

January 20, 2020
This Crispy Baked Shrimp Scampi Recipe is a simple seafood dinner to form at home! Butter, garlic and a crispy topping make this shrimp recipe a favorite!

The nice thing about this shrimp scampi is that it’s rich and garlicky, so even two pounds of shrimp goes to serve a crowd. Just add a crisp salad and a rice dish on the side and dinner is served.

CRISPY BAKED SHRIMP SCAMPI RECIPE
CRISPY BAKED SHRIMP SCAMPI RECIPE

You can also make this shrimp recipe before time, which may be a bonus for entertaining or simply family dinners. All you would like to try to to right before dinner is pop this shrimp within the oven for about 12-15 minutes. I prefer turning the broiler on, too for just a moment or two to urge the breadcrumb topping really crispy, but that’s totally optional!

Crispy Baked Shrimp Scampi goes to be an enormous hit for dinner on any night and it’s also a powerful dinner recipe to serve to guests! 

CRISPY BAKED SHRIMP SCAMPI RECIPE

INGREDIENTS :
  • 2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
For The Marinade:
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • Fresh black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
For The Breadcrumb Topping:
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons garlic
  • 1 stick butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
INSTRUCTIONS :
  1. Add the shrimp, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper, parsley and lemon juice to a bowl. Mix together and let the shrimp marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. While the shrimp is marinating, make the breadcrumb topping by mixing together the breadcrumbs, melted butter, salt, red pepper, garlic, parsley and parmesan cheese.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Pour the shrimp and the marinade into a 9″ x 13″ baking dish and then cover with the breadcrumb topping.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes until the shrimp are pink then place under the broiler for 2 minutes.
  5. Garnish with more chopped parsley and crushed red pepper if desired and serve
  6. broil 2-3 minutes

GREEK BAKED COD RECIPE WITH LEMON AND GARLIC

January 03, 2020
Best baked cod recipe out there! Prepared Greek style with a couple of spices and a mix of juice , vegetable oil and much of garlic. Baked in 15 mins!

This easy Greek-style baked cod recipe has quickly become a daily on my dinner rotation! A couple of Mediterranean spices, plus a mix of juice , olive oil, and garlic, provides it glorious flavors! make certain to observe the video below and grab my tips for what to serve along and the way to store leftovers.

GREEK BAKED COD RECIPE WITH LEMON AND GARLIC
GREEK BAKED COD RECIPE WITH LEMON AND GARLIC

Following the Mediterranean diet, fish is kinda essential for my family. It’s about the one food that shows abreast of the menu twice hebdomadally .

Sometimes, our fish dinners go far–as far as a stew from Sicily or an Egyptian-inspired fish Shakshuka cooked during a tasty spaghetti sauce . But more often than not, I choose something simple like steamed salmon or today’s baked cod recipe with lemon and garlic.

GREEK BAKED COD RECIPE WITH LEMON AND GARLIC

INGREDIENTS :

  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1.5 lb Cod fillet pieces (4–6 pieces)

Lemon Juice Mixture :

  • 5 tbsp Private Reserve extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp melted butter

For Coating :

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground coriander 
  • 3/4 tsp sweet Spanish paprika
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix lemon juice, olive oil, and melted butter in a shallow bowl. Set aside
  3. In another shallow bowl, mix all-purpose flour, spices, salt and pepper. Set next to the lemon juice mixture.
  4. Pat fish fillet dry. Dip fish in the lemon juice mixture then dip in the flour mixture. Shake off excess flour.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat (watch the oil to be sure it is sizzling but not smoking). Add fish and sear on each side to give it some color, but do not fully cook (about a couple minutes on each side) Remove from heat.
  6. To the remaining lemon juice mixture, add the minced garlic and mix. Drizzle all over the fish fillets.
  7. Bake in the heated oven for until it begins to flake easily with a fork (10 minutes should do it, but begin checking earlier). Remove from heat and sprinkle chopped parsley.
  8. Serving suggestions: Serve immediately with Lebanese rice and this Mediterranean chickpea salad or this traditional Greek salad.

EASY BAKED HALIBUT RECIPE

December 25, 2019
Succulent baked halibut with slightly of lemon, Dijon mustard and dill is a perfect meal when something light and healthy is what you’re hungry for, and it’s able to serve in around twenty minutes!

Halibut was one among favorite sorts of fish to organize and serve to my clients during my personal chef days.

EASY BAKED HALIBUT RECIPE
EASY BAKED HALIBUT RECIPE

The light and succulent fillets were the right canvas to require on the marginally bright and tangy flavors of lemon, garlic, perhaps slightly of mustard, and a sprinkling of herbs and seasoning. And therefore the incontrovertible fact that they baked off so quickly made it an incredibly quick and convenient meal to prepare!

Because halibut takes on added flavors so well, it only needs a couple of minutes of quick marination before simply being placed onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and baked for roughly 12 minutes.

EASY BAKED HALIBUT RECIPE

INGREDIENTS :
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Pinch paprika (about 1/8 – 1/4 teaspoon)
  • 2 large garlic cloves, pressed through garlic press
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 (6 ounce) skinless halibut fillets (you can ask you seafood department to cut it for you)
  • Fresh dill, chopped for garnish
  • Lemon slices or wedges, on the side
INSTRUCTIONS :
  1. Preheat your oven to 450°, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  2. In a small ramekin, prepare the marinade/seasoning by combining the pressed garlic cloves, Dijon, lemon juice and zest, the paprika, and a couple of good pinches of salt and pepper with a fork; add in the olive oil, 1 tablespoon at a time, and blend that in until combined.
  3. Place the halibut fillets onto the prepared baking sheet, and brush each fillet with the seasoning mixture (or pour it directly over), and if you have a few minutes, allow it the fillets to marinate for 10-20 minutes.
  4. Place the seasoned fillets into the oven and bake for 10 minutes; then, turn the broiler on, and allow the fish to broil for 2-3 minutes until it has a bit of color, and is tender, flaky and cooked through
  5. To finish, sprinkle over some fresh dill, add lemon slices or wedges, and serve with your choice of side.

HONEY GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMP & BROCCOLI

December 11, 2019
Honey paste shrimp is fast and simple and a bonded hit! A delicious sticky sauce that coats the shrimp fantastically. Comes along in twenty minutes, that makes it the right dark meal, however however delicious enough for company.

HONEY GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMP & BROCCOLI
HONEY GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMP & BROCCOLI

You only want a couple of ingredients for this instruction that you just most likely have already got in your buttery. Honestly, this is often one simple instruction.

I like to cook shrimp with the tail on, particularly the massive or elephantine shrimp. Not solely will it add a lot of flavor, however the shrimp doesn’t flex the maximum amount which provides it a prettier finished look.

HONEY GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMP & BROCCOLI

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed if desired
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt pepper

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. In a small bowl add the honey, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, red pepper and mix until combined.
  2. Place the peeled and deveined shrimp into a bowl and add 1/3 of the sauce. Toss and marinade 30 minutes.
  3. Whisk in the cornstarch to the reserved marinade and set aside.
  4. Heat a cast iron skillet or wok on high heat, add olive oil and broccoli, salt and pepper and cook 5-6 minutes just until soft. Remove from pan and set aside.
  5. Add the butter to the skillet and add shrimp discarding and marinade. Cook until the shrimp turns pink about 2 minutes each side.
  6. Add in the reserved sauce and bring to a simmer. Add in the broccoli and toss until heated through.
  7. Serve with white rice or pasta.

CHICKEN PARMESAN STUFFED SHELLS

December 10, 2019
Chicken cheese Stuffed Shells - Delicious stuffed shell food crammed with cheese and tender chicken, flat-topped with spaghetti sauce sauce and a lot of cheese! 

Chicken cheese stuffed shells area unit a simple and delicious dark meal that's bound to be a brand new family favorite!

CHICKEN PARMESAN STUFFED SHELLS

Stuffed shell food has invariably been a favourite meal of mine. Creating them on Dec 24 was a practice at my house that I completely fair-haired each year! These chicken cheese stuffed shells area unit my spin on a mixture of 2 of my absolute favorite meals – those superb stuffed shells I had growing up and in fact, chicken parmesan! Currently these stuffed shells area unit most easier to create than they give the impression of being. It’s a simple meal that feeds a crowd and takes but forty minutes. Crazy, right?

I extremely recommend serving these stuffed shells with some breadstuff. For me, food simply isn’t complete unless I will be dipping some crisp bread within the sauce. The mixture of flavors is thus excellent along too!

CHICKEN PARMESAN STUFFED SHELLS

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 package jumbo shell pasta
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 5-6 chicken tenders
  • 2 cups marinara
  • 16 ounces ricotta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Cook chicken tenders and jumbo shell pasta according to instructions on the packaging.  Make sure to drain pasta and well and let cool a bit before proceeding.  Cut chicken tenders into chunks that are about 1/2 inch cubes.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In a medium mixing bowl, combine ricotta, half of the mozzarella, parmesan, garlic powder,  italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.  Stir until well combined.
  3. Cover the bottom of a large baking dish with half of the marinara sauce.  Spread it evenly around.  Spoon about 1 1/2 tablespoon of ricotta filling into each of the shells before placing 2 chunks of chicken on top of the filling.  Place face up in the baking dish.  Repeat with remaining shells.
  4. Cover the shells with the remaining marinara and sprinkle remaining mozzarella cheese and bread crumbs on top.  Place in oven and bake 20-22 minutes.

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