Easy and rich meals to prepare in spring and surprise the whole family

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Today we show you some recipes for easy and delicious meals to prepare in spring .

Easy and rich meals - Grilled salmon with Greek salad

Ingredients
1 container of low-fat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
Skinless salmon fillet
2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
Tomatoes cut into small cubes
1 cucumber without seeds, cut into pieces
1/4 red onion, finely cut

Grilled salmon with greek salad

He Salmon Grilled is perfectly combined with a salad and tzatziki with lemon.

In a small bowl, mix yogurt, lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon pepper with a little mint and dill. Heat the grill over medium-high heat. Season the salmon with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Broil on both sides for 3 to 5 minutes per side. In a large bowl, mix the vinegar, oil, oregano and 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Mix with tomatoes, cucumber and onion. Serve with salmon and tzatziki.

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Easy and rich meals - Pasta with beans

Ingredients

Penne pasta

Green beans, split in half

4 slices of bacon

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 large egg yolk

Baby spinach

Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1/2 cup)

2 scallions, thinly sliced

Cook the pasta according to package instructions, adding green beans to the pot during the last minute. Reserve 1/2 cup of cooking water; drain, then return the pasta and green beans to the pot. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until crisp, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a dish lined with paper towels and break into pieces when cold. Cook the chicken until it is golden brown and cooked, remove it from the heat for 6 to 8 minutes and mix with lemon juice. In a small bowl, beat the egg yolk. Place the egg mixture with pasta and green beans, then add the chicken, spinach, parmesan and 1/4 cup of pasta water, stirring to coat and add more water to the pasta if necessary. Cut the onions and cover with bacon.

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Easy and rich meals - Fried cauliflower

Say goodbye to the takeaway: this simple vegetarian fried rice recipe overflows with flavor thanks to ginger, honey and edamame.

Cauliflower head

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil

1 orange pepper

1 scallion, thinly sliced

Ginger

2 tablespoons of low sodium soy sauce

2 teaspoons of garlic and chili paste

2 teaspoons of honey

4 large eggs

1 package of frozen peas

Frozen edamame

lime, to serve

Cut the cauliflower into florets, removing the hard inner part and the leaves. Put the cauliflower in the container of a food processor. Press until the cauliflower resembles rice, approximately 15 seconds (be careful not to over-process or the cauliflower will become soft). Repeat with the remaining cauliflower (you should have about 4 cups of cauliflower).

Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pepper, the white parts of the scallion and the ginger. Cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add the cauliflower, stir to mix and cook, for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, the garlic paste, the chili and the honey. In a separate small bowl, beat the eggs lightly. Leave the cauliflower mixture on the side of the pan, add 1 tablespoon of oil, then the eggs, stirring until cooked, 2 minutes.Remove the pan from the heat and put, the sauce, the peas and the edamame combine well all . Serve with thinly sliced ​​scallions and slices of lime.

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Easy and rich meals - Fried rice Mediterranean style

With this recipe we are transported to Greece with this turn of the basic Asian rice.

Ingredients

1 lemon

2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

500 grams of minced beef or lamb

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

300 grams of cooked long grain rice

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon ground cilantro

Cherry tomatoes, cut in half

1/2 cucumber, cut into pieces

2 scallions, sliced

Fresh mint, minced

Feta cheese, to serve

Finely grate the lemon peel and then cut the lemon in half. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, squeeze the juice of the remaining half of lemon in a medium bowl. Mix with tomatoes, cucumber, chives and 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Garnish with mint and serve over rice. Top with feta cheese, if desired. Add the chopped meat and cook it, separating it with a spoon, until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper and cook, stirring, for 1 minute; Mix with the grated lemon peel. Transfer the meat to a bowl and squeeze the juice of half a lemon on it. In a pan, heat the remaining tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Add the rice and season with the cumin, coriander and 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the rice begins to crack at the edges, about 5 minutes. When the rice is browned, add the meat and remove from the heat.

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Easy and rich meals - Salmon with spices, honey and quinoa salad

This simple salmon is the perfect healthy food for dinner.

Ingredients

Quinoa

2 scallions

2 files

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

4 tablespoons of honey

Kosher salt and pepper

Cabbage, without heart and finely crushed

1 1/4 lb. of salmon without skin, cut into 4 pieces

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Heat a medium saucepan over medium heat, add the quinoa and cook, shake the pan occasionally, until lightly toasted, 5 minutes. Add 2 cups of water and immediately cover (sizzle). Combine the cooked quinoa with the cabbage mixture, then sprinkle with the reserved scallions. Serve with salmon, along with slices of lime, if desired. Cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, remove lid, cover with a towel wipe and let stand for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, finely chop the chives. Finely grate the 1-lime peel in a large bowl, then squeeze the juice (you will need 3 tablespoons in total). Add oil, ginger, 2 teaspoons of honey and 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Add the white and light green parts of the scallion, then mix with the cabbage. Place the salmon in the prepared pan and season with the cayenne and 1/2 teaspoon of salt, sprinkle with the remaining 2 spoons of honey. Broil until golden and opaque on top, 5 to 7 minutes.

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Easy and rich meals - sautéed shrimp, with creamy rice

Seafood and simple vegetables are the perfect components for easy and rich meals

Ingredients

1 C. long grain white rice

1/2 c. sour cream

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

2 scallions, thinly sliced

1/2 c. fresh cilantro, chopped

2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

2 poblanos peppers

Kosher salt and pepper

Peeled shrimp

2 large cloves of garlic, finely chopped

Frozen corn

Cook the rice in a pan the way you always do. Combine the sour cream and 2 tablespoons of lime juice, then toss the mixture in the rice along with the green onions and cilantro. While the rice is cooking, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the poblanos, season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until it begins to soften, 5 to 6 minutes. Season the shrimp with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper, add to the pan along with the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the corn and cook, stirring twice, until the shrimp are opaque, about 2 minutes more mix with the remaining tablespoon of lime juice. Serve on rice.

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Easy and rich meals - Sauteed vegetables

Ingredients

2 tablespoons of canola oil

A package of frozen vegetables (choose the mixture that you like)

2 tablespoons of low sodium soy sauce

1 teaspoon honey

2 scallions, thinly sliced

1 red chile, thinly sliced

1 clove of garlic, very finely chopped

1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger

Green peas

1 large carrot cut into sticks

1 yellow pepper, cut into slices

Lima, to serve

Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the frozen vegetables and cook until lightly browned on all sides, 4 to 6 minutes. Serve with slices of lime, if desired. Add 2 tablespoons of water to the pan, cover and cook until the water has evaporated and the vegetables are cooked, 1 to 2 minutes and transfer to a plate. In a bowl, mix the soy sauce and honey. Heat the rest of the tablespoon of oil and add the chives, chili, garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the peas, carrot and pepper, and mix to combine. Cover and cook, stirring the pan occasionally, for 2 minutes. Uncover and continue cooking, stirring the skillet from time to time, until the vegetables are tender. Add the soy sauce mixture and mix to combine. Return the already cooked vegetables and add them to the pan with the other vegetables.

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Easy and rich meals - Grilled potato salad

Ingredients

Potatoes:

1 kilo of potatoes, cut into slices

1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper

Sauce:

2 tablespoons of lemon juice, of a medium lemon

1 teaspoon lemon peel

3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons fine grated Parmesan

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

For legs: preheat a skillet over medium-high heat. Place the potato slices in a large bowl and mix with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast the potatoes until they are cooked and browned, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a large plate and let them cool while preparing the dressing.

For the dressing: In a small bowl, mix the lemon juice, the grated lemon peel, the olive oil and the parmesan. Pour the dressing over the potatoes, then add the basil and parsley, and mix gently to cover. Garnish with grated parmesan and serve.

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Easy and delicious meals - Chicken and vegetable salad

For this recipe we advise you not to follow the recipe better visit your local market and buy all the seasonal ingredients for this perfect fresh and tasty salad recipe if you are looking for easy and delicious recipes. We always recommend that you go for the organic for your products. This particular recipe is perfect for spring.

Chicken

Chicken breast
1 tablespoon of grape seed oil
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon of maple syrup
1 tablespoon yogurt
Pinch of dry cilantro

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces. Combine all other ingredients and marinade the chicken for 1 hour or more. Then you can sauté the chicken or put it on the grill.

Salad

cauliflower

celery - cut into cubes

red onion - finely chopped

radishes in cubes

Dried cranberries

red pepper - cubed

cucumber - cubed

Cherry tomatoes

a mix of green salads

Combine everything and then gently add the cooked chicken.

Dressing
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon mayonnaise of your choice
1 tablespoon of agave syrup
½ teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon coriander

Combine the previous ingredients and pour over the salad.

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Easy and rich meals - Spring vegetable and cauliflower tabouleh

Ingredients

1 whole cauliflower (around 500 g)

2 tablespoons of olive oil

5 tablespoons hot vegetable broth

125g of fine asparagus with the stems cut into small pieces and the tips left whole

1 zucchini cut into small cubes

2 lemons

2 teaspoons of powdered sugar

2 tablespoons capers

3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

50g of parsley

Mint

Fresh spring onions

Grate the cauliflower. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet, add the cauliflower with a little dressing and fry over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring regularly. Chop the herbs very finely, then toss them in a large bowl with the cauliflower, the vegetables and the scallions. When you are ready to eat, add the dressing and mix well. Pour into the broth, stir, then cover the pan and cook for 3-4 more minutes. Stir once or twice during cooking until the cauliflower is tender and the broth is absorbed. Spread on a plate and let cool. Clean the pan. Heat the remaining oil in the pan and add the asparagus stalks, zucchini and seasoning. Fry on high heat until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add the asparagus tips, to fry for 2 more minutes, then let cool. Mix the grated peel and the lemon juice, and the sugar, the capers, the oil.

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Easy and rich meals - Pasta with tuna

Ingredients

375g of Spaghetti

1/3 cup of pine nuts

425 g of tuna

2 tablespoons of olive oil

3 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel

1/4 cup of lemon juice

1/3 cup chopped fresh flat leaf parsley leaves

Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water, following the instructions on the package, until tender. Meanwhile, place the pine nuts in a pan over medium heat. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Place the tuna on a plate. Add oil, grated lemon peel, lemon juice, parsley, pine nuts and pasta. Season with salt and pepper. Mix to combine.

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