Course: Main Dish

Lemony White Beans & Bok Choy

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Lemony White Beans & Bok Choy
Inspired by a tasteofhome.com recipe, modified to make it vegetarian friendly.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Passive Time 2 1/2 hours
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  • 1 cup dried white beans
  • 5 medium carrots scrubbed and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 4 cloves garlic 2 coarsely chopped and 2 minced
  • 3 sprigs fresh oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 oz vegan ground meat
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bunches baby bok choy
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (juice of 1/2 medium lemon)
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese optional
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Passive Time 2 1/2 hours
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried white beans
  • 5 medium carrots scrubbed and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 4 cloves garlic 2 coarsely chopped and 2 minced
  • 3 sprigs fresh oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 oz vegan ground meat
  • 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bunches baby bok choy
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (juice of 1/2 medium lemon)
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese optional
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  1. Rinse beans and add to pot with 3 cups water and salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Add 1 chopped carrot, chopped garlic cloves and 2 sprigs of oregano. Cook for 1-2 hours until beans reach desired tenderness. Drain beans, saving 1/4 cup broth.
  2. Trim off root end of bok choy. Coarsely chop leaves and cut stalks into 1/4 inch pieces.
  3. In large skillet, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium high temperature. Stir fry crumbled vegan meat for 3-5 minutes until browned and set aside.
  4. Add remaining oil and stir fry carrots and bok choy stalks for 5-7 minutes until tender but crisp. Add bok choy leaves, garlic and 1/4 cup wine. Cook for 2-5 minutes.
  5. Stir in vegan meat, beans, chopped oregano, remaining wine and bean broth. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice.
  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and garnish with lemon and oregano sprig.

Caribbean Black Beans

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Caribbean Black Beans
For the quick recipe version, use canned black beans and add the the ginger with the sauteed onions, etc...
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
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  • 1 cup dried black beans (or 1 15 oz can, rinsed beans)
  • 1 small onion chopped and divided in half
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp minced or grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced or grated turmeric
  • 3/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 medium orange juiced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup green pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup red, yellow and/or orange peppers chopped
  • 1 tbsp cooking sherry, dry
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried black beans (or 1 15 oz can, rinsed beans)
  • 1 small onion chopped and divided in half
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp minced or grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced or grated turmeric
  • 3/4 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 medium orange juiced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/4 cup green pepper chopped
  • 1/4 cup red, yellow and/or orange peppers chopped
  • 1 tbsp cooking sherry, dry
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  1. Rinse dried beans and place in pot. Add water, allowing enough to cover beans with 2 inches. Add garlic, ginger, onions and salt.
  2. Bring to boil over high heat. Boil for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook for about 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Cook till desired tenderness is reached. Older beans will take longer.
  3. Once beans are cooked, remove from heat.
  4. Sautee remaining onions, peppers, turmeric, black pepper, and allspice in olive oil over medium high heat for about 2 minutes until onions are translucent.
  5. Strain beans and add to sautee along with orange juice and sherry. Stir to heat evenly.

Coconut Red Bean Soup

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Coconut Red Bean Soup
A delicious simple soup inspired by a national dish of Tanzania in Africa. This dish is traditionally served with Ugali, a corn flour porridge and also delicious served with bread and salad!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
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  • 1 15 1/2 oz can red beans, drained and rinsed or 3/4 c. dry beans, cooked
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes canned if not in season
  • 1/2 tsp salt optional
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweeetened coconut milk
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 15 1/2 oz can red beans, drained and rinsed or 3/4 c. dry beans, cooked
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes canned if not in season
  • 1/2 tsp salt optional
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweeetened coconut milk
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  1. If using dried beans, soak in large bowl, covered with 2-3 inches of water overnight. Drain, place in pot, cover with fresh water and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer, stirring occasionally until desired tenderness is reached, for 1-2 hours.
  2. In a pot or large skillet, heat oil on medium high and sautee onions and peppers for 2 minutes until soft.
  3. Stir in spices and tomatoes, cooking for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add beans and coconut milk. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

Ginger Stir Fry Sauce

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Ginger Stir Fry Sauce
This recipe makes enough for 6 cups of chopped fresh vegetables and 8 oz of a protein food like chicken, shrimp or tofu.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
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  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp minced fresh turmeric optional
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar can substitute white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth can substitute vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp Siracha spice blend
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp minced fresh turmeric optional
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar can substitute white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth can substitute vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp Siracha spice blend
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
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Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients and whisk until cornstarch is completely mixed into sauce.
  2. Two or three minutes before your stir fried ingredients are done, gradually add desired amount of mixed sauce, and continuously stir until sauce is heated through and looks shiny.

Turkey Stuffed Peppers with Veggies

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Turkey Stuffed Peppers with Veggies
Be creative! Add other veggies, use different types of green leafies and different types of mushrooms.
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Prep Time 15
Cook Time 45
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  • 4 medium sweet or bell peppers
  • 1 lb ground turkey 93% lean
  • 1 cup cooked brown or wild rice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cups tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup spinach chopped
  • 1 cup Mushrooms chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano leaves
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • salt to taste (optional)
  • 1 1/8 cup shredded lowfat cheese
Prep Time 15
Cook Time 45
Servings
Ingredients
  • 4 medium sweet or bell peppers
  • 1 lb ground turkey 93% lean
  • 1 cup cooked brown or wild rice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cups tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup spinach chopped
  • 1 cup Mushrooms chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano leaves
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • salt to taste (optional)
  • 1 1/8 cup shredded lowfat cheese
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Slice the tops of the peppers off and hollow out, removing the seeds. Chop the tops.
  3. Heat large skillet to medium high heat, add oil and once hot, add turkey. Cook for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add onions, chopped pepper, mushrooms, garlic, herbs and spices. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add spinach and tomatoes and reduce heat to simmer. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Spoon mixture in a bowl and mix with 1 cup cheese.
  7. Stuff the peppers with the mixture. Place the peppers in a baking dish or smaller oven safe skillet and add 1/4 inch water to the bottom of the pan.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheese on the tops and bake for another 15 minutes.
  9. Garnish with fresh herbs.

Spinach (or any other) Pizza

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Spinach (or any other) Pizza
You can use whatever you have on hand to make a pizza. Easy and delicious
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12-15 minutes
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  • 12 inch Premade pizza crust preferably whole grain
  • 1/2 cup Premade pizza sauce
  • 2 cups baby spinach fresh
  • 5 medium Mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded (or any Italian cheese)
  • 1 tsp red pepper crushed
  • 1 tsp Oregano or Italian spice mixture
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12-15 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 12 inch Premade pizza crust preferably whole grain
  • 1/2 cup Premade pizza sauce
  • 2 cups baby spinach fresh
  • 5 medium Mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded (or any Italian cheese)
  • 1 tsp red pepper crushed
  • 1 tsp Oregano or Italian spice mixture
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Sautee onions in 2 tsp olive oil, over medium high heat, till translucent. Add sliced mushrooms and sauté another 2 minutes. Add spinach and sauté till limp.
  3. Brush 1 tsp oil on pizza crust. Spread pizza sauce over crust, then vegetable mixture, spices and top with cheese. Bake for 1—12 minutes, until edges of crust are browned and cheese is melted.

Gingered Shrimp Cucumber Stir-Fry

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Gingered Shrimp Cucumber Stir-Fry
Great summer-time recipe when you are looking for creative ways to use all those cucumbers from your garden or CSA. Serve over rice.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
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  • 12 oz shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 medium cucumbers
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup green onions or chives thinly sliced
Sauce
  • 2 tbsp sherry
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
  • 12 oz shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 medium cucumbers
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup green onions or chives thinly sliced
Sauce
  • 2 tbsp sherry
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
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  1. Cut ends from cucumbers, slice in half vertically and scoop out seeds. Cut into 2 inch sections lengthwise and then into 1/4 inch sticks. Set aside. Prepare sauce and set aside. Heat wok or pan over medium high heat. Add oil. When hot, add garlic and ginger and stir-fry 20 seconds. Add shrimp and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Remove from pan and add cucumbers and onions. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add shrimp and sauce to pan. Bring to a boil, increasing heat if necessary. Stir until sauce thickens and you're done!
Sauce
  1. Whisk sauce ingredients together.

Irish Lamb Stew

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Irish Lamb Stew
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Course Main Dish
Keyword Irish Lamb Stew
Servings
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  • 1 lb lamb boneless, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 medium onions cut into wedges
  • 4 medium carrots cut into 3 inch lengths
  • 1 1/3 cup meat broth
  • 1 tsp thyme dried
  • 1 lb potatoes peeled and halved, 4 small
  • 1/3 cup Parsley chopped
Course Main Dish
Keyword Irish Lamb Stew
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 lb lamb boneless, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 medium onions cut into wedges
  • 4 medium carrots cut into 3 inch lengths
  • 1 1/3 cup meat broth
  • 1 tsp thyme dried
  • 1 lb potatoes peeled and halved, 4 small
  • 1/3 cup Parsley chopped
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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pat lamb dry and roll pieces in salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in heavy bottom pot over medium high heat. Add meat, stirring to brown all sides.
  4. Set meat aside and add onions and carrots. Cook about 5 minutes until lightly browned.
  5. Add meat and broth, reducing heat to simmer. Add thyme and potatoes.
  6. Cover the pot and cook in the oven for an hour. Remove, skimming fat from stew. Garnish with parsley.

Turkey Wings

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Turkey Wings
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  • 6 Turkey drumsticks and/ or wings
  • BBQ Sauce:
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brewed coffee
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp hot sauce like Tobasco
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp Oregano fresh or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 tsp Bragg's Amino's
  • 1/8 tsp dried mustard
Servings
Ingredients
  • 6 Turkey drumsticks and/ or wings
  • BBQ Sauce:
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brewed coffee
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp hot sauce like Tobasco
  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp Oregano fresh or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 tsp Bragg's Amino's
  • 1/8 tsp dried mustard
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  1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Whisk BBQ ingredients together in a saucepan over medium heat until well blended. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Grease large oven safe pan or casserole dish. Place turkey pieces in pan or dish. Add sauce over meat and cover. Place in oven and bake for 1 hour. Reduce heat to 250 degrees and bake for 2 hours or until desired tenderness is reached.
  4. Serve with brown and seasonal vegetable.

Veggie Kabobs

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Veggie Kabobs
This recipe can easily be modified to include meat by adding marinated beef or chicken cubes.
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  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped into chunks
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into chunks
  • 1 red onion cut into chunks
  • 2 squashes sliced into thick rounds
  • For the Marinade
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 juiced lemon
  • 1 tbsp Oregano chopped
  • 1 tbsp basil chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped into chunks
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into chunks
  • 1 red onion cut into chunks
  • 2 squashes sliced into thick rounds
  • For the Marinade
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 juiced lemon
  • 1 tbsp Oregano chopped
  • 1 tbsp basil chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, oregano and basil; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Thread tomatoes, bell peppers, onion and squash onto skewers. Place skewers onto a baking sheet. Brush olive oil mixture onto the skewers and let sit for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Place into oven and roast until tender, about 10-12 minutes.*
  5. Serve immediately.
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