Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad

Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad

Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound dry pasta (I used farfalle)
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1 ball fresh mozzarella, diced
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed torn fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic glaze (I used DeLallo, but see instructions below for a homemade alternative)

See full instructions on: www.gimmesomeoven.com

 

Bulgur Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber and Spinach

BULGUR SALAD WITH CHERRY TOMATOES, CUCUMBER AND SPINACH

Bulgur Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber and Spinach

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of dry bulgur – cooked as per package instructions.
  • 1 bouillon cube
  • 4 cups baby spinach – about half a 6 oz bag – roughly chopped
  • 1½ cups cherry tomates – sliced in half or quarters depending on size
  • 1 cucumber – peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 tbs red onion – minced
  • 2 oz feta – diced
  • ½ cups or 1 large handful of walnut pieces
  • 4 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic put through a press
  • 8 twists of black pepper from a pepper mill

See full instructions on: greenvalleykitchen.com

Crispy Fish Tacos with Creamy Creole Sauce

Crispy Fish Tacos with Creamy Creole Sauce

Crispy Fish Tacos with Creamy Creole Sauce

Ingredients:
  • 2 lbs white fish (Rock-fish or Orange Roughy preferred), cut into strips
  • 12-15 small flour or corn tortillas
  • 1 quart oil for frying

Batter

  • 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups Bisquick
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon of creole seasoning
  • about 1/2 can of Sprite

Creamy Creole Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • juice of 1-2 limes
  • 1-2 tablespoons creole seasoning

Garnish

  • shredded cabbage
  • diced tomatoes
  • salsa
  • cheese
  • limes

See full instructions on: www.carlsbadcravings.com

Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

Ingredients:
  • 1 pound flank steak, cut across the grain into 1/8″ thin slices, then cut into 2” length pieces*
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch

Stir Fry****

  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced then cut in half
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup Asian sweet chili sauce (like Mae Ploy)
  • 2 tablespoons mirin/sweet Japanese rice wine (looks likeTHIS) or dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon quality hoisin sauce like Lee Kum Kee or Kikkoman
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1-2 teaspoons sriracha/Asian hot chili sauce

Garnish

  • Green onons, chopped

See full instructions on: www.carlsbadcravings.com

Aloha Meatball Subs Sandwiches

ALOHA MEATBALL SUB SANDWICHES

Aloha Meatball Subs Sandwiches

Ingredients:
  • 4-6 hoagie/sub rolls (depends on size/how many meatballs will fit on roll)
  • 4 pineapple rings, cut in half
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

Meatballs

  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup dry minced onion
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Aloha Pineapple Sauce

  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha/Asian hot chlii sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Easy Sweet Chili Aioli

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Asian/Thai Sweet Chili Sauce (like Mae Ploy)
  • A few dashes Sriracha/Asian hot chili sauce

Snow Pea Slaw

  • 12 snow peas, ends trimmed, thinly sliced and cut in half
  • 1 1/2 cups cabbage, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced and cut in half
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

See full instructions on: www.carlsbadcravings.com

Saag Paneer (Curried Spinach with Cheese)

Saag Paneer (Curried Spinach with Cheese)

Saag Paneer (Curried Spinach with Cheese)

Ingredients
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 red hot chili pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 cup fresh paneer, cut into ½” cubes
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp cumin seed
  • 1 lb fresh spinach, finely chopped
  • ½ cup plain full-fat Greek-style yogurt
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

See full instructions on: www.crumbblog.com