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3 EASY Pantry Meals | Dinner Made Easy

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Tuna Fusilli
1lb fusilli pasta, cooked
½ tsp chili flakes
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 cup frozen green peas
2 tbsp capers
1 cup tomato sauce
2 can tuna in water
Oil

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add oil. Add garlic and cook until fragrant.  Add pasta, tuna, peas, tomato sauce and capers. Season with chili flakes. Toss well and cook until heated through.
Enjoy!

Easy Rice Skillet
½ cup onion, finely diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup rice
1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 cup diced tomatoes
2 cups chicken broth
½ tsp smoked paprika
2 cups frozen green beans
Salt and pepper to taste
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a medium size pot or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, add oil. Add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until softened. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add rice and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Add chickpeas, diced tomatoes, chicken broth and smoked paprika. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring mixture to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 15 minutes, or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Add green beans and cook until beans have heated through and all the liquid has absorbed.
Enjoy!

Hearty Black Bean Soup
1 cup red onion, finely diced
1 green pepper, finely diced
2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce,
2 cans black beans, not drained
1 can diced tomatoes
3 cups vegetable broth
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Cilantro for garnish
Lime wedges for garnish

In a dutch oven over medium-high heat, add oil. Add onions and green pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until softened. Add remaining ingredients and cook for 25-30 minutes. Use an immersion blender to puree soup and season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh cilantro and lime wedges.
Enjoy!

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EASY 15 Minute Meals | Dinner Made Easy

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Angel Hair Shrimp Scampi
3 cups angel hair pasta, cooked and drained
2 tbsp butter
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp chili flakes
1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
½ cup white wine
1 bunch asparagus, chopped into 2” pieces
Salt and pepper to taste

Cook your pasta according to the instructions on the box. While it’s cooking, in a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add garlic, shrimp, asparagus, wine and chili flakes. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through. Add parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss well.
Enjoy!

Cashew Chicken
Sauce:
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tbsp brown sugar
¾ cup chicken broth
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp ginger, freshly grated
1 tbsp cornstarch

Stir Fry:
2 chicken breasts, diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 cup unsalted cashews
¼ cup green onion
¼ tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a small bowl, whisk together sauce ingredients and set aside. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add oil. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook until no longer pink and add green pepper and cook for another minute. Add sauce and cashews and cook for another 1-2 minutes, or until peppers have softened and sauce has thickened. Add green onions and mix well.
Enjoy!

Halibut Packets
3 halibut fillets
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 cup sugar snap peas
½ cup red onion, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tbsp dill, chopped (or tarragon)
1 lemon, sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
Oil

Cut out 3 large parchment paper squares. Into the centre of each square, add snap peas, red pepper and red onion. Top with lemon slices and halibut. Season with salt and pepper to taste, garlic and dill. Top with another slice of lemon. Fold packets to seal edges, leaving an air pocket inside to help steam fish. Bake at 400ºF for 13-14 minutes, or until vegetables and fish are cooked through.
Enjoy!
*Be careful when opening packets! They are extremely hot and filled with steam!

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3 Sheet Pan Suppers | Dinner Made Easy

Chicken Parmesan with Roasted Zucchini
For the chicken:
3 chicken breasts, boneless skinless
Salt and pepper to taste
oil

Chicken Topping:
1 cup tomato sauce
½ cup mozzarella, shredded
¼ cup parmesan, grated
Basil for garnish

Zucchini:
3 zucchini, sliced
1 tbsp Italian seasoning
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a large bowl drizzle zucchini with oil and season with salt & pepper and Italian seasoning to taste.
Transfer zucchini to a nonstick or parchment lined baking sheet, leaving space for the chicken.
Season chicken with oil, salt & pepper and Italian seasoning to taste.
Bake at 400ºF for 15 minutes or until chicken is almost cooked through.
Top with tomato sauce and cheese and return to oven for another 5-10 minutes or until cheese has melted and chicken is cooked through.
Garnish with freshly chopped basil.
Enjoy!

Maple Glazed Pork Chops with Apples, Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts

4 pork chops, centre loin cut
1 apple, diced
2 cups butternut squash, diced
1 cup Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Glaze:
½ cup maple syrup
3 tbsp grainy or Dijon mustard
1 tbsp thyme
1 tsp garlic, minced
1 tbsp oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a small bowl, whisk together glaze ingredients and set aside.
Place pork into a large zipper bag and pour over glaze.
Evenly spread glaze over pork and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes.
In a large bowl, toss together apple, Brussels sprouts and squash.
Season with salt & pepper and drizzle with oil.
Spread squash mixture on a nonstick or parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake at 400ºF for 10-15 minutes.
Push vegetables to the side and add pork chops.
Pour remaining glaze over vegetables and toss to evenly coat.
Return to oven and bake for another 10-15 minutes or until pork is cooked through.
Enjoy!

Oven Seared Steak & Asparagus

1 large bunch asparagus, ends trimmed
2 8oz ribeye steaks
1 tsp garlic powder
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

On a large nonstick or parchment lined baking sheet, spread out asparagus.
Sprinkle over garlic powder, oil and season with salt and pepper to taste. Toss well.
For steaks, season on both sides with salt and pepper and a drizzle of oil.
Place steak on an oven safe baking rack over the asparagus.
Bake at 450ºF for 10 minutes, flipping the steak once halfway through.
Continue baking until steak is cooked to your liking.
Enjoy!

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Homemade Chicken and Corn Soup

 

Chicken & Corn Soup

4 cups chicken broth
2 cup cooked chicken, shredded
1 cup creamed corn
1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
1 tbsp cornstarch, mixed with 1 tbsp water
2 eggs, beaten
3 green onion, finely chopped

In a large saucepan combine chicken broth, cooked chicken, creamed corn, corn kernels, soy sauce and grated ginger.  Bring mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Cook for 10 minutes.  Stir in cornstarch mixture until soup begins to thicken.  Pour in beaten eggs swirling the soup with chopstick to create ribbons.  Stir in green onion.

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Thai Shrimp Soup Recipe

Thai Shrimp Soup

1 tbsp coconut oil
1 onion, finely sliced
1 red bell pepper, finely sliced
1 carrot, julienned
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp ginger, grated
1 red chili, finely sliced (optional)
1 tbsp Thai green curry paste
4 cup vegetable broth
1 cup coconut milk
1 tbsp fish sauce
1lb shrimp, peeled
1 package rice noodles
3 green onion, finely sliced
2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
lime wedges

In a large soup pot or Dutch oven heat coconut oil over medium-high heat.  Add onion, red bell pepper and carrot.  Cook for 4 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften. Add garlic, ginger, chili and green curry paste and cook for another minute. Add broth, coconut milk and fish sauce. Simmer mixture for 5-10 minutes.  Add shrimp and noodles. Cook for 3-4 minutes until shrimp become pink and opaque.  Add green onion and coriander.  Serve with fresh lime wedges.

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