Dinner Recipes

May 6, 2022

Mushroom and Barley Soup

Mushroom and Barley Soup 8 Servings Ingredients 12 ounces portobello mushrooms, diced 3 medium carrots, chopped 3 stalks of celery, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 cup medium pearl barley 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp pepper 2 tsp salt 4 cups low sodium beef broth 4 cups low sodium chicken broth Directions 1. […]
April 18, 2022

Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Apricot Glazed Pork Tenderloin 4 Servings Ingredients 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed of excess fatVegetable cooking spray1 teaspoon salt-free lemon pepper½ cup apricot fruit spread (like Smucker’s Apricot Simply Fruit)1 tablespoon mirin (sweet rice wine) Directions 1. Slice the pork into 4 slices. Season with lemon pepper on both sides.2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray […]
March 30, 2022

Chickpea and Red Lentil Pasta Salad

Chickpea and Red Lentil Pasta Salad 10 Servings Ingredients Pasta Salad 4 oz chickpea rotini pasta (I used Banza brand) 4 oz red lentil rotini pasta (I used Barilla brand) 2 cups diced English cucumber 2 cups halved grape tomatoes 1⁄2 cup thin red onion slices a small red onion 2 oz crumbled feta cheese handful fresh basil, […]
March 15, 2022

Thai Peanut and Quinoa Salad

Thai Peanut and Quinoa Salad 4 Servings Ingredients Salad2.25 cup cooked and cooled quinoa (3/4 cup uncooked quinoa cooked with 1.5 cups water or low sodium broth)2 cups shredded purple cabbage 1 cup grated carrot1 cup thinly sliced snow peas or sugar snap peas1/2 cup chopped cilantro1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions1/4 cup chopped dry-roasted and lightly salted […]
February 20, 2022

Quinoa and Lentil Tacos

Quinoa and Lentil Tacos 8 Servings Ingredients 6 mushrooms, diced3 cloves garlic, minced2 Tbsp canola oil1 Tbsp cumin2 tsp chili powder1/2 tsp onion powder1/2 tsp smoked paprika1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp ground black pepper2 cups cooked lentils2 cups cooked quinoa16 corn tortillas (4.5 inch) Directions 1. Add oil to a large skillet and heat over medium heat. Add mushrooms […]
February 6, 2022

Lentil and Chickpea Stew

Lentil and Chickpea Stew 8 Servings Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 cans (15 ounces each) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed 3 teaspoons smoked paprika 4 cups vegetable broth 38 ounces no-salt-added tomato sauce (2-15 oz […]
January 12, 2022

Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers

Quinoa Stuffed Red Peppers 5 Servings Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 cups reduced sodium vegetable broth 5 large red bell peppers (or yellow or orange), cut in half and remove seeds and membranes 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 20 ounces fresh spinach leaves 4 cloves minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon […]
January 11, 2022

Cheesy Chickpea Pasta and Vegetable Casserole

Cheesy Chickpea Pasta and Vegetable Casserole 10 Servings Ingredients 1 pound penne (or rigatoni, ziti) chickpea pasta (like Banza brand)1 Tbsp olive oil1 onion, chopped2 green bell peppers, chopped8 oz mushrooms, sliced5 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp Italian seasoning5 oz baby spinach3 cups chopped broccoliHandful of fresh basil leaves, chopped28 oz jar of red pasta sauce (lower sodium)14.5 oz […]
December 6, 2021

Quinoa Lentil Salad

Quinoa Lentil Salad 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa1 1/4 cups water, plus 2 cups1/2 cup lentils2 teaspoons Dijon mustard3 tablespoons red wine vinegar1 Tbsp olive oil1 teaspoon garlic powder1 lime, zestedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 green onions, choppedChopped fresh cilantro leaves Directions 1. Place quinoa and 1 1/4 cups water in a microwave safe […]