This oven-baked risotto is baked instead of cooked on the stove. It’s much easier than the traditional method of stirring the rice on your stovetop.
A perfect comfort dish for dreary winter days, Swedish Meatballs are traditionally made with ground pork and smothered in rich cream-laden gravy. This low-fat version reduces the calories but not the flavor. Turkey plays a starring role in the meatballs and a small amount of half-and-half and plain yogurt replace heavy cream in the sauce. Choose dark meat ground turkey for the most flavor.
Spiralized zucchini replaces carb-laden gluten-free noodles and fresh grape tomatoes replace marinara sauce for a healthy meal that’s lower in carbs and higher in fiber and nutrients. Make Classic Italian Meatballs using ground turkey for less fat and fewer calories. To save time, buy zucchini noodles in the produce section of your supermarket. Use thicker-cut noodles to help prevent them from overcooking.
Baking gluten free meatballs in a hot oven saves lots of time and mess. It also makes them crispy on the outside. To keep them moist, add chicken or beef broth to the pan before baking; remove them from the liquid after baking so they don’t get soggy. For a leaner version, replace the ground beef with ground dark meat turkey. This recipe can be made egg-free; see instructions.
The secret to moist Vietnamese meatballs is to brown them on both sides, cover them and then steam them about 5 minutes on low heat. This intensifies the flavor and delivers great texture. This dish can be doubled or tripled for entertaining.
Cooked in a flash, grated sweet potatoes anchor this colorful bowlful of nutrition. In a bowl, the veggies, chickpeas and creamy dressing are deliciously mixed together. Serve this recipe for lunch or as a lighter dinner. Both the sweet potato and tahini dressing can be prepared up to 4 days in advance.
For hash browns that are crisp on the outside yet silky smooth on the inside, look no further than your waffle iron. And then turn your hash brown waffle into a main-dish-worthy salad by pairing it with tender kale greens, meaty sausage and an herby-sweet apple topping. If you prepare the waffles in batches, keep the cooked waffles warm in a 200°F oven.
These stuffed potatoes add a delicious twist to taco night. Roasted sweet potatoes bring spicy pork, buttery avocado and earthy beans into a warm embrace. Perfect for taming even the biggest appetite.
This flavorful pulled pork recipe is easy to put together. You’ll have extra, enough for a second meal. Hint: It makes a delicious taco filling.
Some corn cakes (arepas) are simply corn meal and water. This recipe calls for eggs, cheese and milk, making for interesting eating. It can be made dairy-free and egg-free (see instructions). You can make these arepas as an appetizer, too; spoon tablespoons of batter onto a hot griddle to make them bite-size.