Posts Tagged "sauce"

Salsa Verde Black Bean & Sweet Potato Enchiladas with Cashew Sour Cream

Posted by on Apr 22, 2012 in Entrées, Recipes | 0 comments

Salsa Verde Black Bean & Sweet Potato Enchiladas with Cashew Sour Cream

You can use store bought tortillas and jarred salsa verde but I promise if you use homemade these will be out-of-this world! Cowgirlbeans Salsa Verde & Corn Tortillas Salsa Verde Black Bean & Sweet Potato Enchiladas with Cashew Sour Cream #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Entree Author: Cowgirl Beans Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 30 mins Serves: 4-8 Ingredient Notes: Salsa verde is usually made with green chilies and or tomatillos. Chipotle in Adobo sauce are delicious red jalapenos that have been smoked, dried and canned in a light tomato sauce. They are smokey, sweet and hot. Start with one chopped in recipes and then add...

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Seitan Stir-fry

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Entrées, Food, Recipes, Reviews | 0 comments

Seitan Stir-fry

Although AJ and I don’t miss meat, a friend suggested we try Seitan for something different as  our protein. Seitan is an ancient Chinese food made from wheat gluten with all of the starch removed, leaving a slightly chewy “meaty” food. It is very common in Asia especially in Buddhist communities. It is very popular as a vegetarian, vegan and Macrobiotic food with 21g of protein, about 120 calories, B vitamins, iron and contains no saturated fat or cholesterol per serving. It was actually VERY tasty and it may be a nice occasional add-in to our stir-frys, for grilled satays etc. The texture and taste are very similar to a tender piece of beef; a...

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Pasta of Ill Repute

Posted by on Jun 24, 2011 in Entrées, Recipes | 1 comment

Pasta of Ill Repute

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca is a quick, spicy pasta made with things from your pantry and is named for Italy’s “Ladies of the Night”; hence the name. Olive oil 3 large garlic cloves, minced 3-4 anchovy fillets chopped (these add a subtle, salty flavor, it’s not fishy) omit for vegan 21/2 cups chopped Roma tomatoes (or 1 can crushed tomatoes) 1/4 cup pitted olives, chopped (black or mixed) 1/4 cup capers 1 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. thyme 1/2 tsp-1 tsp. red pepper flakes 1 lb. spaghetti fresh herbs & Parmesan to garnish (optional) Bring a pot of water to boil for the pasta. In a large frying pan over low heat, warm some olive oil and garlic...

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Balsamic-Soy Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Carrots & Parsnips

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Recipes | 1 comment

Balsamic-Soy Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Carrots & Parsnips

This turned into a phenomenal side dish. AJ and I had a free coupon to try Wegman’s Prepared Foods “Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Carrots & Parsnips with Savory Finishing Sauce” and it was pretty good, so I looked up the sauce ingredients and decided to recreate a healthier version. Wegman’s Finishing Sauce:Unsalted Butter, Balsamic Vinegar, Soy Sauce (Water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Sodium Benzoate [Preservative]), Tomato Paste, Water, Sugar, Ginger, Salt, Modified Corn Starch, Dried Onion, Citric Acid. Balsamic-Soy Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Carrots & Parsnips #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type:...

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Chicken Tender Parmesan with Arrabbiata Sauce (Nugglets & Sp’ghetti)

Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in Entrées, Recipes | 1 comment

Chicken Tender Parmesan with Arrabbiata Sauce (Nugglets & Sp’ghetti)

This is a quick and healthy weeknight meal. (About 30 minutes start to finish). Big kids like to help make it too- notice AJ-Beans hands in the photos…         1 package whole-grain pasta 1 jar pasta sauce (homemade or store-bought) 1 package chicken tenders (or chicken breasts sliced into strips) 1/4-1/3 cup Flour, seasoned with salt & pepper 1/4 cup Egg whites 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Panko (Ian’s brand is really tasty) Fresh Parmesan cheese Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Put a pot of water on to boil for your pasta. Whip together a quick tomato sauce: 1 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes Spices (Sprinkle of Garlic Salt, 2 Pinchs Red Pepper...

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