SALSA VERDE TACO SOUP

  Salsa verde taco soup made with fresh tomatillos, peppers, green chile, brown rice, and ground beef. This is a fabulous way to enjoy those abundant tomatillos from my summer garden. Prep Time: 15 minutes        Yield: 2 Servings Cook Time: 45 minutes        Total Time: 1 hour INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons olive oil 8 ounces groundContinue reading “SALSA VERDE TACO SOUP”

Herb-Crusted Flank Steak with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives

This is a classic and flavorful dish accompanied with green beans. Ingredients: (2 servings) Steak 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried rosemary ½ teaspoon dried tarragon 1 garlic clove, minced ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ ground black pepper 8 – 10 once flank steak 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil Tomatoes 2/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halvedContinue reading “Herb-Crusted Flank Steak with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives”

Greek Lemon Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

A healthy recipe to enjoy flavors of Greece. Ingredients: (2 servings) 1 large, sweet potato 1 chicken breast boneless, skinless (8 – 10 oz.) 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon turmeric ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoonContinue reading “Greek Lemon Chicken and Sweet Potatoes”

Tuscan Garlic Salmon Skillet With Greens And Tomato

INGREDIENTS YOU NEED FOR THE TUSCAN GARLIC SALMON SKILLET WITH GREENS AND TOMATO 1lb. (450g) salmon fillets 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil or unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon smoked paprika or more, to taste Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped 6 oz fresh spinach orContinue reading “Tuscan Garlic Salmon Skillet With Greens And Tomato”

Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish Chorizo over Tarragon Mashed

Tonight’s special was a Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish chorizo over a bed of tarragon mashed potato blend. So good! Even considering the price of wild caught scallops and Argentine Pink wild caught shrimp, this is such an affordable meal. It is absolutely one of our favorites as the seafood takes on the spice ofContinue reading “Seafood Medley with Spicy Spanish Chorizo over Tarragon Mashed”

Cherry Tomato Casserole with White Beans and Basil

This Italian inspired recipe packs a wonderful amount of flavor and protein. It can be used as a main dish or as a side dish. Roasting those tomatoes brought out such a sweetness. The crushed chili 🌶 peppers and garlic added some nice spice. Ingredients: (2 servings) 1 cup cubed (1″ pieces) hearty wheat breadContinue reading “Cherry Tomato Casserole with White Beans and Basil”

Shrimp and Arugula Plate

INGREDIENTS 3/4 pound shrimp 1 teaspoon olive oil 5 ounces arugula Fresh basil torn, to taste Shrimp basting oil: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2–3 cloves garlic minced 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin Sprinkle of cayenne pepper Dressing: 2 tablespoons olive oil Juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon honey Salt & pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Prepare the shrimp basting oil by adding olive oil, garlic, smoked paprika, and cumin to a smallContinue reading “Shrimp and Arugula Plate”

Lemon Herb Marinated Grilled Salmon

Quick and easy Lemon & Herb Marinated Grilled Salmon (serves  4) Ingredients 4 salmon fillets, skin-on  3 lemons, divided zest of 1 lemon juice of 1 lemon ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, chopped Instructions Pat the salmon fillets dry with paper towels. Combine the lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil,Continue reading “Lemon Herb Marinated Grilled Salmon”

Grilled Fish Tacos with Plum Salsa

Ingredients:  (Serves 2) 8-10 ounce fish fillets skin on or off 1 Tbls. olive oil kosher salt and pepper   Plum Salsa: 3 medium ripe plums seeded and chopped 1/4 cup red onion finely diced 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and minced 1/4 cup red bell pepper finely diced 1/2 tsp fresh minced ginger. 1/4 tsp sesame oil 2 Tbls rice vinegar 1 tsp lime juice 2 Tbls cilantro chopped   Instructions:  Continue reading “Grilled Fish Tacos with Plum Salsa”

Pan Seared Cod with Capers, Lemon and Parsley

Prep Time15 mins Cook Time15 mins Total Time30 mins Servings: 4 servings Calories: 275 cal Ingredients 1 1/2 lb thick cut cod fillet, cut into 4-5 pieces 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice, divided, one tbsp for the fish and 3 tbsp for the sauce 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp unsalted butter 5 medium cloves garlic, chopped 2 tbsp capers 1/2 cup dry vermouth, or dry white wine 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley Seasoned Flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp paprikaContinue reading “Pan Seared Cod with Capers, Lemon and Parsley”