Posts Tagged ‘spinach’

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Scallops With Lemon Grass Broth & Spinach (Thai)

This recipe takes about 10 minutes to prep and 5 minutes to cook.

2 cups of chicken broth

2 tbsp of Lemon Grass sliced

One bunch green onions sliced

1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper

1/2 of orange bell pepper chopped fine

One 7 oz package of Enoki mushrooms

One teaspoon of sugar

One tbsp of fish sauce

Juice of one lime

8 oz of spinach

1. Place all of the ingredients in the pot except scallops and spinach and simmer for five minutes.

2. Add spinach and scallops and cook for two minutes more.

3. Divide the meal up into bowls and enjoy. It should serve at least four people.

What can I say? I have had spinach on the brain lately.

Spinach

Leafy green power

Super antioxidants

Versatile veggie

2013 Albert Moyer, Jr

Image from Google Images

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I love cooking flat-iron steaks because they are much cheaper than filet mignon, but they are almost as tender. It is the most tender steak outside of filet. Tonight, I decided against grilling do to the Texas heat, and cubed the flat-iron steak sauteing it in about 15 cloves of garlic, one onion, and some Cajun seasoning. I then sautéed the spinach with garlic, and cooked the angel hair pasta, and mixed it all together with alfredo sauce in my big pasta bowl.

It would have made the greatest Italian happy! Hey, it will make anyone happy.

Here is the LOVELY dish.

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When eating salad, I am always amazed by the colors of vegetables available. You can truly create a rainbow of colors. This salad has spinach, romaine lettuce, mushrooms, red onion, tomato, red, yellow, and orange bell pepper. For the centerpiece, I have 16/20 size shrimp sauteed in garlic, olive oil, and lemon pepper. For the vegetarians out there, just drop the shrimp and come up with your own protein alternative.

You can use the dressing of your choosing. I prefer a combination of olive oil and lemon.

Remember to gather your ingredients.

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Chop your vegetables to the size and shape of your liking.

Saute your Shrimp about six minutes. Cook until a light pink.

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Arrange your vegetables. Place your shrimp in the center. Enjoy!

Rainbow Shrimp Salad

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Tonight I cooked some lemon pepper steelhead trout. Steelhead trout has a flavor that is a bit milder than salmon but similar. I rub my fillets in olive oil and sprinkle lightly with sea salt and liberally with lemon pepper. I bake them at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.

For couscous I chopped one onion, crushed six cloves of garlic, and melted 1/2 stick of butter to saute. After the onion and garlic  softened a bit, I added one pound of mushrooms and a 1/4 teaspoon of  Slap Ya Mama season.  http://www.slapyamama.com  Cook until mushrooms are softened a bit.

Once the mushrooms are softened, add 10 ounces of fresh bagged spinach, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.  Cook to slightly wilted, and set sautéed vegetables aside.

For couscous use two boxes of NearEast original flavor couscous. http://www.neareast.com Follow package instructions for cooking.

Once couscous is ready, blend with sautéed vegetables and enjoy!

For the couscous, cut recipe in half for two people or less, or you will be eating leftovers for days.

Lemon Pepper Steelhead Trout with Spinach, Mushroom, CousCous

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