Archive for March, 2019

Easy Marinara Sauce

BONUS RECIPE (to be served with Chicken Meatballs): Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 (28-ounce) cans whole tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped* 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 bay leaf 6 basil leaves, coarsely chopped or torn Salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions In a large saucepan, […]

Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients 1 pound extra lean ground chicken 1 egg ½ cup panko breadcrumbs ½ cup grated parmesan cheese 2 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp salt Black pepper to taste Directions Bake and freeze: Preheat oven to 400 oF. Line baking sheet with foil and a small amount […]

Pistachio Mint Pesto (to be served with Moroccan Meatloaf Cups)

Ingredients 1 cup pistachios, shelled ½ cups parmesan cheese, shredded 2 cloves garlic 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 cup fresh mint, lightly packed 1 cup fresh parsley, lightly packed Directions Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth. This may take several minutes of blending and […]

Moroccan Meatloaf Cups

Ingredients 1 lb 93/7 ground beef 1 egg ¾ cup skim milk ½ cup bread crumbs ½ tsp salt ½ tsp Worcestershire Sauce 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp coriander seed 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper ¼ tsp ground cinnamon Directions Pre-heat oven to 350oF and spray a 12-count muffin tray generously with olive oil spray. Mix […]

Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 cup chopped white/yellow onion 2 tbsp garam masala 1.5 tbsp honey 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp cumin 1 tsp salt 2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp fresh grated ginger ¼ tsp cayenne pepper (more or less to taste) 1 14 oz can light […]