Category Archive: Main Dish

Fish & Vegetables in Foil Packets

Fish & Vegetables in foil packs Nutmeg Notebook

The frozen Kirkland Tilapia loins from Costco come individually wrapped and thaw out in about 20 minutes making them perfect for last minute dinners. Fresh asparagus and already shredded carrots from the produce department made this foil packet even easier to assemble. You can add a splash of white wine, capers, fresh dill or thin …

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Italian Stuffed Portabellas

Italian Stuffed Portabellas Nutmeg Notebook

Hubby Tom didn’t love this recipe as much as I did. I think part of it was the fact that there was no meat. Never mind that I pointed out to him this recipe contained plenty of protein – 16.5 grams of protein and I served it with a soup and a salad. As soon …

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Roasted Garlic Chicken & Potato Foil Packs

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Everything is cooked to perfection. The aroma of the roasted garlic was intoxicating! Tons of flavor and so tender and moist.  I should have doubled the recipe as we would have loved leftovers. It’s going on the menu again real soon. Roasted Garlic Chicken & Potato Foil Packs 2 teaspoons Olive Oil 2 boneless, skinless …

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Chili Lentils for Tacos

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What you really want to know is how does it taste? Incredible! Oh my gosh – these chili lentils are amazing. They have a “meaty” texture to them and the seasonings were perfect. I made them to take to a friend’s house for a taco bar and everyone loved them. Even the meat lovers! The …

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Cheesy Italian Pasta Bake

Cheesy Italian Pasta Bake

You can adapt this recipe to your liking, use low fat turkey Italian sausage in place of ground beef, provolone cheese instead of mozzarella, homemade marinara sauce instead of store bought, add some mushrooms and top with a little fresh basil if you have it. It’s cheesy deliciousness!I have also made a successful lower-fat version …

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