Best New Recipes to Try
Great food is a must. Everyone needs to eat and eat really well. If you are thinking about eating well you'll want to keep a nice array of recipes on hand. Now is the time to think about starting new recipes that you can enjoy again and again. You want to think about switching it up and finding new ways to explore foods you've never tried before. These recipes are not only full of nutrition and a worthy addition to your table any time of the year. They're also a new way to sample new foods and think about new cooking techniques. It's time to look closely at the many ways you bring items like tofu into your life and learn to love the wonders of vegetables like cauliflower and the excellent taste of grilled salmon. You can serve these marvelous recipes on your own for a fast and pleasant night's dinner. Or you can opt to serve them to a large group and watch them dig in with great happiness.
Asian Grilled Salmon
Salmon is a terrific protein that is full of nutrients. This easy recipe starts with a marinade of a tablespoon of mustard, a tablespoon of soy sauce and a clove of chopped garlic. Take three salmon fillets. You can leave the skin on but make sure you get all the bones out if your local grocer's hasn't done this for your first. Marinate them for at least an hour in this mixture. In the meantime, heat up the grill. You'll want to bring in a few vegetables such as leeks, onions and peppers to place on the grill along with the fish. Then grill them all for about four minutes on each side. Turn and grill on the other side for another four minutes. Let cool and serve.
French Style Sauteed Cauliflower
Bring out the flavor of cauliflower with this easy recipe. Polyphenol recipes like this one are easy and delicious. Take a roasted red pepper, a head of chopped cauliflower, three chopped cloves of garlic, a tablespoon of soft tofu, a tablespoon of sesame seeds and your favorite breadcrumbs. Heat oil in a pan and add the cauliflower until softened. In another pan, heat garlic and red pepper. Remove and add to the food processor along with the tofu. Top the sauteed mixture on the cauliflower and bring to the table. Serve as a main dish that's perfect for those nights when you want to go meatless or a welcome side dish that shows off any protein well.
Shrimp and Penne
Shrimp is an easy thing to prepare and adds lots of punch to any table. Bring it home with this simple preparation that you can serve cold on a summer day. It also works well when served heated. Start with a pound of penne cooked according to package directions. You'll want four teaspoons of butter, two minced garlic cloves, two chopped shallots, a cup of your favorite dry white wine, the juice of a single lemon, a quarter cup of chopped parsley leaves and olive oil. You'll also want to have a pound of shrimp that have been carefully deveined and gently peeled. Cook the pasta if you haven't and leave it to drain. Use the butter to cook the shallots and garlic. After about three minutes, add the shrimp and cook until pink for about another three minutes. Set this mixture aside. Now you want to make the dressing. Mix the wine and lemon juice until boiling. Add the shrimp mixture to the entire dish. Serve it over your pasta in a large dish family style for everyone to appreciate.
These are easy, fun dishes you can make any time of the year for meals that satisfy deeply. Keep these ingredients on hand and you'll always have a few great meals you can bring out for a fabulous lunch.