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Gazpacho

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Gazpacho
Instructions
  1. Put 2 cups of tomato juice and all other ingredients except diced tomato, chives, and lemon wedges in a blender.
  2. Puree.
  3. Slowly add the remaining 2 cups of tomato juice to pureed mixture. Add diced tomato. Chill.
  4. Serve icy cold in individual bowls garnished with chives and lemon wedges.
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Minestrone Soup

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Minestrone Soup
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a 4-quart saucepan.
  2. Add garlic, onion, and celery and sauté about 5 minutes.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients except spaghetti, and stir until ingredients are well mixed.
  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer about 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add uncooked spaghetti and simmer 2-3 minutes only. Serve warm.
  5. Add uncooked spaghetti and simmer 2-3 minutes only. Serve warm.
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Bean and Macaroni Soup

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Bean and Macaroni Soup
Instructions
  1. Drain beans and reserve liquid. Rinse beans.
  2. Heat oil in a 6-quart kettle; add mushrooms, onion, carrots, celery, and garlic and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, sage, thyme, oregano, pepper, and bay leaf.
  4. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook macaroni according to package directions, using unsalted water. Drain when cooked. Do not overcook.
  5. Combine reserved bean liquid with water to make 4 cups.
  6. Add liquid, beans, and cooked macaroni to vegetable mixture.
  7. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer until soup is thoroughly heated. Stir occasionally. Serve warm.
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Veggie Spaghetti Sauce

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Veggie Spaghetti Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
Instructions
  1. In a medium skillet, heat the olive oil. Sauté onions, garlic, and zucchini in oil for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes. Serve over spaghetti.
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Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Place the garlic cloves into a small saucepan and add enough water (about ½ cup) to cover them.
  2. Bring water to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until garlic is tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Reduce the liquid to 2 tablespoons and increase the heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Pour the contents into a small sieve over a glass or stainless steel bowl, and with a wooden spoon, mash the garlic through the sieve into the bowl.
  5. Whisk the vinegar into the garlic mixture; then incorporate the oil and seasonings, and mix thoroughly.
  6. Let stand for 30 minutes to let the flavors meld. Give the dressing a good whisk immediately before serving.
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Veggies With a Touch of Lemon

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Veggies With a Touch of Lemon
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. Steam broccoli and cauliflower until tender (about 10 minutes).
  2. In a small saucepan, mix the lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic, and cook over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Put the vegetables in a serving dish. Pour the lemon sauce over the vegetables. Garnish with parsley, and serve.
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New Potato Salad

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New Potato Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Thoroughly clean potatoes with a vegetable brush and water.
  2. Boil potatoes for 20 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain, and cool potatoes for 20 minutes.
  4. Cut potatoes into quarters and mix with olive oil, onions, and spices.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Red Hot Fusilli

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Red Hot Fusilli
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan. Sauté garlic until golden.
  2. Add tomatoes and spices (except parsley). Cook, uncovered, over low heat for 15 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently.
  3. Add chicken, and continue cooking for 15 minutes, until chicken is heated through and sauce is thick.
  4. Meanwhile, in a separate pot, cook pasta in unsalted water just until firm.
  5. To serve, spoon sauce over pasta, and sprinkle with coarsely chopped parsley. Serve hot as a main dish and cold for the next days lunch.
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Chicken Marsala

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Chicken Marsala
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. Mix together black pepper, salt, and flour. Coat chicken breasts with seasoned flour.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Place chicken breasts in the skillet and brown on both sides. Then remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  3. To the skillet, add wine and stir until the wine is heated. Add lemon juice, chicken stock, and mushrooms. Stir to toss, reduce heat, and cook for about 10 minutes, until the sauce is partially reduced.
  4. Return the browned chicken breasts to the skillet. Spoon the sauce over the chicken, then cover and cook for about 5-10 minutes or until chicken is done.
  5. Serve sauce over chicken. Garnish with chopped parsley.
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Peanut Butter Hummus

Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners

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Peanut Butter Hummus
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 ºF.
  2. To prepare the hummus, combine all ingredients for the dip and mix them in a food processor or blender. Puree until smooth.
  3. prepare the chips, toss the pita triangles with the olive oil, garlic, and pepper.
  4. Bake chips on a baking sheet in a 400 ºF oven for 10 minutes, or until crispy. 5 Arrange pita chips on a platter, and serve with the hummus.
  5. Arrange pita chips on a platter, and serve with the hummus.
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