Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1/2 cup green onions, thinly sliced 1 medium red bell pepper, diced 1 1/2 cups (1 can) pinto beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced 1/4 cup fresh parsley finely, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt, […]
4 servings (10 cups) Ingredients 2 cups artisan loaf bread, cubed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup green peas 1 cup tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup asparagus, bias-cut into thin slices 1 15-ounce can cannellini or northern white beans, drained and rinsed 5 ounces arugula, spinach or romaine 1 teaspoon shallots, minced 2 tablespoons white wine […]
Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 lb chicken, boneless, skinless, cut into strips 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced 1/2 cup red pepper, chopped small 1 1/2 cups pinto beans, rinsed and thoroughly drained 1/4 cup tomato, chopped 1/4 cup parsley, fresh, chopped 1/4 teaspoon Salt, or to taste […]
Enjoy this zesty dip as is, or add additional spices like cumin, chili powder, and more jalapenos. Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 cups Black Beans, canned, rinsed, drained 1 Tablespoon Jalapenos, pickled, chopped 3 Tablespoons Cilantro, fresh, trimmed, washed, dried, chopped 2 fl. oz. Lime juice 2 Tablespoons Olive oil 1 teaspoon garlic, fresh, chopped Directions: Combine […]
Serves 10-15 Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups vegetable or chicken broth, low sodium 1 3/4 cups dry green lentils, rinsed 1 cup yellow onion, chopped small 1 1/2 cups carrots, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 – 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes, drained 1/2 […]
Chicken, pork, or just more beans, this is a very simple yet very delicious chili to toss together in no time. White Chicken Chili Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil 1 cup onions, diced small 1/2 cup (4 ounce can) medium hot green chilis, finely chopped 3/4 pound cooked chicken, diced 1 […]
I had the fantastic pleasure today of cooking with the nutrition staff at Waconia Public Schools. We served up a delicious, nutritious school lunch that we all enjoyed! While it’s not realistic to think this entire meal will be on the menu when school starts next week, Waconia and other districts we’re working with will be slowly introducing new entrees and side dishes in keeping with the new USDA regulations for school lunch programs.
Here’s the entire menu, with recipes, so you can try them at home. Enjoy!
Here's a delicious and nutritous vegetarian chili, with whole grains and kale too! Serves 12+ Ingredients 2 T or 2 “glugs” of olive oil 2 yellow onions, small/medium, diced 3 cloves large garlic, smashed and small chop 2 T Cumin or to taste 2 T Chili powder ½ tsp paprika 2 -15oz cans […]