Are you ready for this?! Picture beef tenderloin marinated in a sweet sauce of ginger and hoisen sauce, then baked in a blanket of crispy panko and crushed almonds, drizzled with a sauce combining fresh lemon juice, rice vinegar, soy and hoisen sauce, honey and red pepper flakes....yep, it's pretty delicious.
In under an hour, this Sausage & Tortellini Soup delivers flavor rich enough you'd think it cooked all day. It's also a weight watchers friendly recipe that clocks in at only about 250 calories a serving, so if you like dipping french bread in your soup, go ahead! Everything cooks in one pot so there is little clean up and easy enough to throw it all in and let it cook while you relax and kick your feet up after a long day.
After whipping up a perfect batch of Fresh Basil Pesto, I thought what better way to enjoy it than my favorite way - using shredded chicken and sundried and fresh tomatoes. It's a delicious way to add fresh flavors without overpowering the pesto.
From beginning to end, this took 30 minutes to make and is full of good-for-you ingredients like asparagus, chicken, tomatoes and beans, served over a bed of brown rice and garnished with parmesan cheese. This easy weeknight chicken will be sure to satisfy and is perfect for lunch the next day too!
During the summer I spend mostly every weekend on Cape Cod, relaxing on the beach and enjoying some of the freshest seafood around. This kind of meal makes me think of those warm nights by the water with a glass of wine and great friends to be around.