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Fresh Corn Risotto with Wild Rice and Pancetta

Fresh Corn Risotto with Wild Rice and Pancetta 2 14 - ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces’ pancetta, chopped 1 large onion, finely chopped (1 cup) 1 1/4 cups uncooked…

Peach and Sweet Onion Salad over Summer Lettuce

Peach and Sweet Onion Salad over Summer Lettuce 6 large ripe peaches, peeled and thinly sliced 1 medium sweet onion, sliced thinly in crescents Juice of 1 large lemon (1/4 cup) 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon coarse salt …

Spinach and Quinoa Pilaf

Spinach and Quinoa Pilaf 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup rinsed quinoa 1 1/4 cups water 5 cups spinach (5 ounces) 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest In a large…

Roasted Apple and Winter Squash Soup

    3 pounds winter squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces (butternut, acorn, pumpkin…) 2 medium sweet-tart apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and quartered 2…

Escarole Soup with Rice

Escarole Soup with Rice ¼ cup (4 tablespoons) extra virgin olive oil 3 or 4 cloves garlic, finely minced, plus 4 or 5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced ½ cup chopped onions 4 cups coarsely chopped escarole (about one head) 6 cups…

Beef Stew wit Red Wine, Herbs, Garlic and Root Vegetables

Beef Stew with Red Wine, Herbs, Garlic and Root Vegetables 2 lbs. stew meat cut into large cubes (top round, bottom round, arm roast, chuck roast, etc.) 3/4 bottle dry red wine 1 cup chicken or beef stock 4 cups roughly chopped root…

Turkey Chili with Kale

Turkey Chili with Kale 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 pounds 93% lean ground turkey 5 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoons brown sugar, plus…

Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder 2 ounces of bacon (1 thick strip), cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 large yellow onion, chopped (about 3/4 cup) 1/2 cup small diced red bell pepper 1/2 cup small diced celery 4-5 ears of sweet corn, kernels removed from…

Pasta with Escarole, White Beans and Chicken Sausage

Pasta with Escarole, White Beans and Chicken Sausage INGREDIENTS 3/4 pound whole-wheat bowtie (or other shape) pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped, about 1 cup 3 cloves garlic, minced 6 ounces low-fat Italian-style…

Kale, Spinach and Goat Cheese Pasta

Kale, Spinach and Goat Cheese Pasta 1/2 lb. dry pasta 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. unsalted butter 1-2 cloves fresh garlic, finely sliced 1 medium yellow or sweet onion, minced 3 cups each (packed) kale leaves and (packed)…

Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pasta

Fresh Tomato and Arugula Pasta 2 2/3 cups dried ziti (8 ounces) 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 - 6 medium tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped (3 cups) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon…

Sauteed Green Cabbage and Creamy Cabbage and Potatoes

Sautéed Green Cabbage INGREDIENTS 1 small head cabbage, including outer green leaves (2 1/2 pounds) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt and ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Cut the cabbage…