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farro vegetable salad

Farro vegetable salad

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Preparation Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 8 Serving size: 1 1/2 cups Ingredients 1 (16 oz.) package Farro (find in the rice aisle) 2 asparagus bundles (2 cups, chopped ) 1 (10.5 oz.) container of cherry tomatoes 1/2 small red onion 2 yellow bell peppers 1 bundle of parsley leaves Vinaigrette Dressing ¼ cup olive oil 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. honey 1 tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp dried oregano leaves Directions 1.  Follow package directions to cook the farro, drain and cool. 2.  Dice …Read More >

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Zucchini logs are stuffed with ground beef, cheese, and vegetables on a plate next to a bowl of Spanish rice

Spicy stuffed zucchini

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Zucchini is a summer squash that is rich in color, fiber, and a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium. Spicy stuffed zucchini Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 5 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise 1 pound lean ground turkey 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons onion powder 1 tablespoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon white pepper ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup red bell pepper, diced ½ cup green bell pepper, diced ½ cup onion, diced ½ cup canned tomatoes and green chilies, drained 1 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped Directions Preheat …Read More >

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A Mexican cactus nopal salsa dish with tomatoes, avocado, and lemon garnish in an authentic dish

Nopal salad

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Here’s a cool, satisfying taste of Mexico, with an explosion of flavors, courtesy of our nutrition experts at the Texas Diabetes Institute. Tangy Nopal Mexican Salad Ingredients 2 pounds cut, cleaned, rinsed and drained nopales/cactus patties ⅓ cup onion, chopped 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 medium jalapeño, chopped ⅓ cup cilantro, chopped ½ medium avocado, diced 1 tablespoon olive oil ¾ teaspoon salt divided ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon dried oregano 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 garlic clove, minced Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Dry nopales with paper towels. Spread nopales in single layer on cookie sheet (you may need …Read More >

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