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Minted Tangerine Sorbet

Minted Tangerine Sorbet

Minted Tangerine Sorbet Ingredients 2¾ cups water ¼ cup sugar 1½ cups lightly packed fresh mint leaves ½ (12 ounce) can frozen tangerine juice-blend concentrate, thawed ( ¾ cup) 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel Mint leaves (optional)  Directions In a small saucepan, combine water and sugar. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove…

Chicken Soup with Passatelli

Chicken Soup with Passatelli

Chicken Soup with Passatelli Ingredients 8 cups Homemade Chicken Broth or reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 large carrots, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1 teaspoon salt 1½ cups fresh breadcrumbs ⅔ cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra for sprinkling 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 2 large eggs 1 cup chopped…

Roasted Tomato & Vegetable Soup

Roasted Tomato & Vegetable Soup

Roasted Tomato & Vegetable Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic (2 cloves) 3 (14.5 ounce) cans reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash 1 (14.5 ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes or one 14- ½-ounce can diced…

Smokey Steak Salad with Arugula & Oranges

Smokey Steak Salad with Arugula & Oranges

Smokey Steak Salad with Arugula and Oranges Ingredients 8 ounces flank steak ½ teaspoon kosher salt, divided ½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 navel oranges 1½ tablespoons white-wine vinegar 1½ teaspoons honey 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary…

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra, if needed 1½ pounds (680 g) large shrimp, peeled, deveined and patted dry Salt and pepper to taste ( ⅛ tsp. each) 3 garlic cloves, minced Large pinch of crushed red pepper flakes ½ cup (120 ml) dry white wine 4 tablespoons (55 g) unsalted butter, cut…

Berry-Banana Cauliflower Smoothie

Berry-Banana Cauliflower Smoothie

Berry-Banana Cauliflower Smoothie Ingredients 1 cup frozen riced cauliflower ½ cup frozen mixed berries 1 cup sliced frozen banana 2 cups unsweetened plain almond milk 2 teaspoons maple syrup Directions Place cauliflower, berries, banana, almond milk and maple syrup in a blender; blend until smooth, 3 to 4 minutes.

Tomato Dolma with Roasted Eggplant

Tomato Dolma with Roasted Eggplant

Tomato Dolma with Roasted Eggplant Ingredients 1 large eggplant 12 medium tomatoes (4-5 pounds) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1¼ teaspoons salt, divided ½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided 1 pound lean ground beef 1 medium onion, grated 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 tablespoons bulgur, preferably fine  1 teaspoon ground cumin ¼ cup chopped fresh…

Salmon & Sweet Potato Bowl

Salmon & Sweet Potato Bowl

Salmon & Sweet Potato Bowl Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon harissa ¼ teaspoon salt 1 large sweet potato, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 pound) 1 8-ounce salmon fillet (preferably wild), skin removed and cut in half 2 cups baby spinach 1 cup warm cooked farro Directions Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat…

Sweet Potato Pad Thai

Sweet Potato Pad Thai

Sweet Potato Pad Thai Ingredients 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1½ tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons chile-garlic sauce 1 teaspoon peanut oil plus ¼ cup, divided 4 large eggs, beaten 2 12-ounce packages sweet potato “noodles” (11 cups), long strands cut into 2 or 3 pieces 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced…

Miso Apple Bars

Miso Apple Bars

Miso Apple Bars Ingredients 12 tablespoons (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature, divided 1 cup light brown sugar, divided 4 tablespoons white miso, divided 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups white whole-wheat flour 1 teaspoon ground cardamom ¼ teaspoon salt 8 tart apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled and chopped 2½…

Cinnamon-Sugar Roasted Chickpeas

Cinnamon-Sugar Roasted Chickpeas

Cinnamon-Sugar Roasted Chickpeas Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper 1 tablespoon avocado oil Directions Position rack in the upper third of oven; preheat to 450°F. Blot chickpeas dry. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Meanwhile mix sugar, cinnamon and…

Grilled Liver Kebabs

Grilled Liver Kebabs

Grilled Liver Kebabs Ingredients 4 teaspoons cumin seeds 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground pepper 1 pound lamb livers or chicken livers, cut into 1-inch pieces 24 fresh basil leaves 4 whole-wheat lavash, halved 2 tablespoons lemon juice Directions Toast cumin seeds…

Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich

Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich

Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3 lengthwise slices eggplant (about ½-inch thick) Pinch of coarse kosher salt 1 14-ounce loaf ciabatta bread, preferably whole-wheat ½ cup prepared or homemade drained giardiniera relish 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar 1 small clove garlic, minced 3 ounces sliced provolone cheese ½ cup drained…

Peach Caprese Skewers

Peach Caprese Skewers

Peach Caprese Skewers Ingredients 1 medium peach, sliced ½ cup cherry tomatoes ¼ cup baby mozzarella balls 4 fresh basil leaves Directions Thread peach slices, tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil alternately onto skewers.

Salmon with Fennel & Couscous

Salmon with Fennel & Couscous

Salmon with Fennel & Couscous Ingredients 1 lemon 1¼ pounds salmon, skinned and cut into 4 portions ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 4 tablespoons sun-dried tomato pesto, divided 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 medium fennel bulbs, cut into ½-inch wedges; fronds reserved 1 cup Israeli couscous, preferably whole-wheat 3 scallions, sliced…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Ingredients 1 medium frozen banana ½ cup unsweetened almond milk or other nut milk ⅓ cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt ⅓ cup canned pumpkin puree ⅛ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1-2 teaspoons pure maple syrup Directions Place banana, almond milk (or other nut milk), yogurt, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and maple…

Goulash Soup

Goulash Soup

Goulash Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 medium green bell pepper, diced 1 medium red bell pepper, diced 12 ounces beef sirloin, trimmed and cut into ½-inch pieces 1 tablespoon Hungarian paprika 1 teaspoon dried marjoram 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, lightly crushed ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper…

Juniper Marinated Bison Steak

Juniper Marinated Bison Steak

Juniper Marinated Bison Steak Ingredients ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon juniper berries, crushed 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 pounds bison or beef flank steak,…

French Beef Stew

French Beef Stew

French Beef Stew Ingredients 2 cups fresh basil leaves ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons bottled minced garlic 1 pound lean beef stew meat, trimmed of fat, cut into ½-inch pieces 2 cups chopped onions 1 pound roma tomatoes, chopped 2 cups diced red potatoes 1 cup diced carrot…

Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese Flagel

Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese Flagel

Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese Flagel Ingredients ½ sesame flagel or bagel, toasted, if desired 2 tablespoons soft goat cheese 1½ ounces sliced smoked salmon 2 tablespoons microgreens 2 tablespoons thinly sliced red onion 1 teaspoon fresh dill Directions Spread flagel (or bagel) with goat cheese. Top with smoked salmon, microgreens, onion and dill.