This easy-to-prepare meal is a valuable addition to any busy cook’s culinary repertoire. The added bonus—it’s chock full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidant-rich veggies!
Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C).
Lightly butter a medium-sized 13 x 9 in (33 x 23 cm) baking dish. Discard stems and any bruised or yellowed leaves from spinach. Wash spinach thoroughly in several changes of cold water to remove grit. Pat dry and chop well.
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and sauteu0301 until soft. Add celery, carrots, and green onions, and sauteu0301 until glazed. Add spinach, parsley, tomato sauce, garlic, and seasonings. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Spoon half the mixture into prepared baking dish. Arrange halibut over vegetables and top with remaining half of mixture. Cover and bake for 45 minutes or until halibut flakes with a fork. Serve immediately with lemon wedges.
This simple dessert celebrates the glory that is the summer strawberry. Don’t feel you have to stick to strawberries here; swapping them for ripe peaches would also make for a stunning ending to any meal. What to gild the lily with? Add a dollop of whipped coconut cream or a small scoop of vanilla ice cream. Flower power Orange blossom water (also known as orange flower water) is produced by water distillation of the blossoms of a bitter orange tree. Just like rose water, a little goes a long way. So, take care and use just a drop or two, tasting as you go so as not to overwhelm but rather to complement the other flavours in a dish.
Ever thought about making burgers as an appetizer or as a potluck meal for friends and family? Try making your favourite burger into bite-sized portions. They might be small in size, but they won’t be small in flavour. These burgers also pair well with a Greek salad for a delicious mid-week lunch or dinner. Fresh is best Squeeze fresh lemon on patties while cooking to give them the fresh zing of citrus.
What worldwide vacation is complete without a stop in Italy? Dad won’t miss the meat in this flavourful mushroom alternative complete with Italian spices and a zesty vegetable tapenade. Portobellos have a uniquely “meaty” texture and act as a sponge to lock in loads of flavour. This meaty plant-based burger is sure to become a favourite—even with any meat-lovers in your life. Custom-made! Don’t be afraid to customize your burger buns to fit your patties. If your bun’s too big, trim off excess and save the trimmed bits of bread, but don’t discard. Instead, cut into small cubes; drizzle with some olive oil, sea salt, and seasonings of choice; bake at 350 F (180 C) for 10 to 15 minutes, and you’ll have delicious homemade croutons for use in soups and salads throughout the week.
Next stop, Asia! This shrimp burger combines classic Asian flavours with unique toppings for rich umami flavour with the saltiness of the ocean. Whether served on a bun or over rice in a more traditional Asian-style meal, try some unique miso yogurt or wasabi mayo dressing for a fabulous flavour bomb. Keep those burgers juicy Place raw patties on a plate or tray, and cover and freeze or refrigerate for 15 to 30 minutes to keep them together and to lock in moisture.