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Lemon Dill Rice

Print Lemon Dill Rice Yield: Serves 2 Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 tsp. unsalted margerine 1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine 1/4 cup long grain rice 1-1/4 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 Tbsp. Dill Blend 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/8 tsp. black pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium-size heavy saucepan with […]

Lemony Herbed Pesto Rice

Print Lemony Herbed Pesto Rice Yield: Serves 7 Serves 7 Ingredients 3 cup reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1-1/3 cup uncooked long grain rice 3/4 tsp salt 4 oz Parsley & Lemon Thyme Pesto w/Walnuts 1/2 tsp grated lemon peel 1/4 tsp pepper Instructions In a large saucepan, combine the broth, rice and salt; bring […]

Pasta Mesclun with Pesto Dressing

Print Pasta Mesclun with Pesto Dressing Yield: Serves 4 Serves 4 Ingredients 8 cup mixed lettuces and mild greens 1 cup each mustard greens and flowers 1 cup Italian kale 3/4 lb cooked (6 cups uncooked) tri-color shell pasta 6 oz feta cheese, crumbled 6 oz can pitted black olives Salt and freshly cracked pepper […]

Spinach, Pesto & Fontina Lasagna

Print Spinach, Pesto & Fontina Lasagna Yield: Serves 8 Serves 8 Ingredients Sauce 2 Tbsp (1/4 stick) unsalted butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2-1/2 cup reduced-fat (2%) milk 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp salt Spinach Mixture 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup shallots, finely chopped 4 large […]

Herbed Ricotta Gnocchi with Spinach-Arugula Pesto

Print Herbed Ricotta Gnocchi with Spinach-Arugula Pesto Yield: Serves 4-6 Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped 1 Tbsp fresh sage, finely chopped 1 Tbsp fresh chervil, finely chopped (or 1-1/2 tsp. fresh tarragon) 1/2 tsp ground fennel seeds 1/2 tsp Basil & Garlic Herbal Salt 1/4 tsp […]

Sweet Potato Ravioli with Basil Brown Butter

Print Sweet Potato Ravioli with Basil Brown Butter Yield: Serves 6 as an appetizer, 4 as an entree (makes about 20 ravioli) Serves 6 as an appetizer, 4 as an entree (makes about 20 ravioli) Ingredients Filling 2 large sweet potatoes, wrapped in foil and baked through in oven, scooped out, hot 1 tsp five-spice […]

Spinach Pesto Pasta with Fresh Peas and Mushrooms

Print Spinach Pesto Pasta with Fresh Peas and Mushrooms Yield: Serves 6-8 Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 lb campanelle pasta (or your pasta shape of choice!) 1/2 cup pasta water 1/2 Tbsp 10 oz baby bella mushrooms, quartered 1 cup hulled English peas or sugar snap peas (or frozen peas) 1/2 cup Spinach-Arugula Pesto w/Walnuts Grated […]

Linguine and Chicken in Lemon Parsley Sauce

Print Linguine and Chicken in Lemon Parsley Sauce Yield: Serves 2-4 Serves 2-4 Ingredients 8 oz linguine 3 Tbsp Zest of 1 lemon, finely chopped 1 tsp sugar 1 cup chicken broth 2 chicken breasts (skinned, boned and cut into cubes) 2 green onions, finely chopped 2 cup stemmed parsley, finely minced Instructions Cook linguine […]