Flash-Roasted Vegetables and Pasta

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS ROAST: 35 MINS 425°F         Ingredients 2 pounds assorted mushrooms, such as chanterelles, cremini, and/or oyster, cut into chunks 2 medium fennel bulbs, trimmed and cut into wedges (about 1 lb. trimmed) 1 large red onion, cut into 6 or 8 wedges 8 ounces baby carrots… Read More

Chicken Tagine

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS SLOW COOK: 8 HRS (LOW) OR 5 HOURS (HIGH)         Ingredients 2 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces 5 large carrots, thinly sliced 2 large onions, halved and thinly sliced 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup dried apricots, coarsely snipped 2 cups reduced-sodium… Read More

Shrimp Pasta Diavolo

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 CUPS START TO FINISH: 20 MINS         Ingredients 1 9 ounce package refrigerated linguine 12 ounces medium fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 14 1/2 ounce… Read More

Stuffed Turkey Tenderloins with Cherries and Pancetta

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 30 MINS FREEZE: UP TO 1 MONTH STAND: THAW OVERNIGHT + 5 MINUTES         Ingredients 2 turkey breast tenderloins (about 2 pounds total) Salt Ground black pepper 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 3/4 cup couscous 1/3 cup dried cherries, coarsely snipped 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot (1 medium)… Read More

Chipotle Shrimp, Mango, and Pasta Salad

MAKES: 2 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 1/4 CUPS EACH MAKES: 4 1/2 CUPS START TO FINISH: 30 MINS         Ingredients 6 ounces fresh or frozen peeled and deveined medium shrimp 3 ounces whole grain bow tie pasta* 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/3 cup light mayonnaise 1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro 1/4 teaspoon onion… Read More

Fusilli with Beef and Beans

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 1/3 CUPS EACH MAKES: 8 CUPS PREP: 15 MINS COOK: 20 MINS       Ingredients 1 cup chopped onion (1 large) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/4 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, trimmed and cut into bite-size strips 2 – 3 teaspoons chili powder… Read More

Gluten Free Baked Ziti with Three Cheeses

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 30 MINS BAKE: 35 MINS 425°F         Ingredients 12 ounces dried gluten-free ziti or penne pasta 1 14 1/2 ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup chopped onion (1 large) 12 cloves garlic, minced (2 tablespoons) 1/2 cup dry white wine 2 cups… Read More

Chicken Stew with Potato Dumplings

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS SLOW COOK: 6 HRS (LOW) OR 4 HOURS (HIGH) + 20 MINUTES (HIGH)         Ingredients 3 pounds bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed 1 large sweet potato (about 1 pound), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 3 medium parsnips, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 large… Read More

Shrimp and Winter Greens with Pasta

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS MAKES: ABOUT 1 3/4 CUPS SHRIMP MIXTURE AND 1 TABLESPOON CHEESE EACH START TO FINISH: 25 MINS         Ingredients 6 ounces dried multigrain or whole grain rotini or penne pasta 12 ounces fresh or frozen peeled and deveined shrimp, with tails intact if desired 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced… Read More

Lamb Fatteh with Asparagus

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 1/2 CUPS EACH MAKES: 6 CUPS PREP: 10 MINS COOK: 15 MINS TO 20 MINS STAND: 5 MINS       1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, halved and sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 12 ounces boneless lamb leg or beef sirloin steak, trimmed and cut into 2×1/2-inch… Read More

Chinese Hot Pot (Julie Chen)

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 1 HR 15 MINS           Ingredients Dipping Sauce (see recipe below) 8 ounces fresh or frozen, peeled, deveined shrimp 8 ounces fresh or frozen sole, cut into 2-inch pieces 8 ounces boneless beef top loin steak 3 cups shredded Napa cabbage 1 cup sliced fresh… Read More

Whole Grain Farfalle with Walnuts and Arugula

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS MAKES: ABOUT 1 CUP EACH START TO FINISH: 25 MINS         Ingredients 6 ounces dried whole grain farfalle (bow-tie) pasta 1 tablespoon walnut oil or olive oil 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1… Read More

Good-for-You Macaroni and Cheese

MAKES: 5 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP START TO FINISH: 30 MINS         Ingredients 8 ounces dried multigrain elbow or penne pasta 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen mixed vegetables 1 12 ounce can evaporated fat-free milk 2 tablespoons flour 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/4 cups shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese (5… Read More

Oven-Baked Sicilian Meatballs

MAKES: 24 SERVINGS MAKES: 24 MEATBALLS PREP: 25 MINS BAKE: 25 MINS 350°F         Ingredients 2/3 cup soft bread crumbs 3 tablespoons milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 cup snipped fresh basil 3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted 3 tablespoons dried currants 1/2… Read More

Pasta a la Siciliana

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS COOK: 15 MINS         Ingredients 1 medium eggplant (about 1 1/4 pounds), cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 large onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes 1/4 cup dry red wine 2 teaspoons snipped fresh oregano or 1/2… Read More

Asian Ramen Omelet

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1/2 OF AN OMELET EACH MAKES: 2 OMELETS START TO FINISH: 30 MINS         Ingredients 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 4 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce Chopped peanuts (optional) 1 3 ounce package Oriental-flavor ramen noodles, broken into large pieces 1 cup matchstick-cut or coarsely shredded carrots 1… Read More