Lamb Meatball Stew

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 1/2 CUPS MAKES: 12 CUPS PREP: 40 MINS SLOW COOK: 7 HRS TO 8 HRS (LOW) OR 3 1/2 TO 4 HOURS (HIGH) STAND: 20 MINS       Ingredients 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup fine dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup snipped fresh mint 3 cloves garlic, minced… Read More

Spinach Salad with Indian-Spiced Chickpeas, Apricots, and Onion

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 CUPS MAKES: ABOUT 12 CUPS START TO FINISH: 20 MINS         Ingredients 1/4 extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 ounce cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 1/2 teaspoons… Read More

Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS ROAST: 40 MINS TO 45 MINS 400°F STAND: 15 MINS PREP: 25 MINS         Ingredients SALAD 6 small beets 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lime juice 1/4 cup plain Greek-style yogurt 3 tablespoons finely chopped shallot 3 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel 6… Read More

Crunchy Chicken and Fruit Salad

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS           Ingredients 1 2 1/2 pound deli-roasted whole chicken 3 oranges 1/3 cup light mayonnaise 2 small red and/or green apples, cored and coarsely chopped 1 5 ounce bag sweet baby lettuces 1/4 cup pecan halves Directions Remove chicken from bones. Tear chicken in bite-size chunks. Set aside.… Read More

Easy Herbed Salad

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 15 MINS           Ingredients 6 – 8 cups mixed baby salad greens 1 1/2 cups assorted fresh herbs, such as chives, basil, parley, and/or mint, torn 12 – 16 radishes, thinly sliced 1 cup bottled Parmesan salad dressing Directions In a large serving bowl toss… Read More

Confetti Corn Salad

MAKES: 10 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1/2 TO 2/3 CUP MAKES: 6 1/2 CUPS START TO FINISH: 30 MINS         Ingredients 6 ears fresh corn 1 cup canned unsweetened light coconut milk 1 green onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup lime juice 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 red sweet peppers,… Read More

Greek Pork and Farro Salad

MAKES: 5 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP SPINACH, ABOUT 1 1/4 CUPS SALAD MIXTURE, AND ABOUT 2 TABLESPOONS DRESSING EACH PREP: 20 MINS COOK: 25 MINS       Ingredients 3/4 cup farro* 3 cups water 12 ounces pork tenderloin 1 teaspoon Greek seasoning Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup chopped tomato (2 medium) 1 cup… Read More

Greens and Berries Salad

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 CUPS START TO FINISH: 15 MINS         Ingredients 1 8 ounce package (about 8 cups) torn mixed greens 1 cup fresh raspberries or sliced fresh strawberries 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese (2 ounces) (optional) 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted 2 1/4-inch slices red onion, separated into… Read More

Arugula Salad with Berry Dressing

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS           Ingredients 1 cup strawberries, hulled and halved 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 teaspoon honey Dash of salt 2 tablespoons chopped pistachio nuts 1 4 ounce log goat cheese (chevre) 4 cups arugula leaves 3/4 cup blackberries, blueberries, and/or raspberries 1/4… Read More

Gluten Free Cabbage and Carrot Salad with Peanut Sauce

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 25 MINS           Ingredients 1 3 3/4 ounce package bean threads (cellophane noodles) 1/4 cup gluten-free chicken broth 3 tablespoons creamy gluten-free peanut butter 2 tablespoons tamari or liquid aminos 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1 clove garlic,… Read More

Layered Asian Salad

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP START TO FINISH: 40 MINS         Ingredients 4 cups fresh baby spinach 2 cups shredded napa cabbage 1 cup coarsely shredded carrots 1 cup fresh pea pods, trimmed, strings removed, and halved 1 large red or yellow sweet pepper, cut into thin strips 1/3 cup… Read More

Strawberry-Beef Summer Salad

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP FRUIT, 1 CUP ARUGULA, 2 OUNCES BEEF, AND 2 TABLESPOONS DRESSING EACH PREP: 20 MINS MARINATE: 4 HRS TO 24 HRS GRILL: 17 MINS       Ingredients 12 ounces beef flank steak 1 recipe Orange-Balsamic Vinaigrette 12 cremini mushrooms 4 cups arugula and/or baby spinach leaves 2… Read More

Shrimp on Greens with Garlic Vinaigrette

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 20 MINS           Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds fresh or frozen large shrimp Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or… Read More

Sauteed Spinach with Bacon & Mustard

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 15 MINS           Ingredients 4 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 9 ounce package (about 14 cups) fresh spinach 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper Directions In a very large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp.… Read More

Herbed Vinaigrette

MAKES: 10 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 TABLESPOON MAKES: ABOUT 2/3 CUP START TO FINISH: 10 MINS         Ingredients 1/4 cup vinegar (sherry, red or white wine, or balsamic) 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley 1 – 2 teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or basil 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard… Read More