Grilled Shrimp over Zucchini Noodles

Grilled Shrimp over Zucchini Noodles Recipe By:Jenna Robinette “A great alternative to pasta!” Ingredients Lemon Basil Dressing: 2 cups thinly sliced fresh basil 9 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds, divided 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 shallot, coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1 lemon, zested 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined 5 zucchini kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste Directions Blend basil, 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup almonds, vinegar, shallot, garlic, lemon zest, and red pepper flakes in a blender until lemon basil dressing is … Continue reading Grilled Shrimp over Zucchini Noodles

Chicken Milano

Chicken Milano Recipe By:MARBALET “A delicious pasta and chicken dish with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil. Use the dry packaged sun-dried tomatoes instead of the tomatoes packed in olive oil. The sauce can be kept, covered, for one day in the refrigerator; heat again over low heat. Try it with some crusty bread if desired.” Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped 1 cup chicken broth, divided 1 cup heavy cream 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 8 … Continue reading Chicken Milano

A Minnesotan’s Beef and Macaroni Hotdish

A Minnesotan’s Beef and Macaroni Hotdish Recipe By:JDawg “My grandpa’s recipe. Old-school and traditional Minnesota staple.” Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 2 cups elbow macaroni 1/2 large green bell pepper, coarsely chopped 1/2 large onion, chopped 1 (16 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 pound tomatoes, coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon dried basil 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco(R)) 1 cup beef broth Directions Cook beef in large skillet over medium heat, … Continue reading A Minnesotan’s Beef and Macaroni Hotdish

Shrimp Macaroni Salad

Shrimp Macaroni Salad Ingredients 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni 1 tablespoon finely diced onion 1 tablespoon chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup diced celery 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish 2 tablespoons ketchup 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/8 teaspoon chili powder ground black pepper to taste 2 ounces cooked salad shrimp Directions Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, add the macaroni and let it cook until al dente; drain well. In a medium-size mixing bowl, … Continue reading Shrimp Macaroni Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Spinach Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Spinach Salad Recipe By:JULIEP “A bright, flavorful array of Mediterranean ingredients!” Ingredients 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 pound ground lamb 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon ground coriander salt and pepper to taste 4 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped 3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 lemon, zested and juiced 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 5 green onions, chopped 1 cup crumbled feta cheese Directions Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orzo pasta, cook for 5 minutes, or until al … Continue reading Mediterranean Orzo Spinach Salad