Monthly Archives: March 2015

Sauteed Mushrooms & Pasta

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Tonight is pasta night!
I was craving mushrooms, and they are a good source of protein, so I thought I would make a pasta dish out of it!

Serves 2-3

What you need:

A pack of whole mushrooms
•3 cups Pasta
•2 tbsp pesto
•2 tbsp olive oil
•2 tbsp butter

Optional:

•1 small avocado – diced
•Sprinkle of diced radicchio
•Goat cheese

Method:

•Cook pasta as directed on package
•Drain and add pesto to pasta (set aside)
•Heat olive oil in a pan
•Place mushrooms in pan and leave for 5 minutes on med-low heat
•Add butter, cover mushrooms and saute for an additional 5-10 minutes, until mushrooms are golden brown
•Add mushrooms to pasta, stir it up and serve!

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Spinach | Pasta & Spicy Shrimp

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Serves 3
Cook time: 25

Ingredients:

•1 cup of diced spinach
•3 cups of pasta (your choice)
•2 cups of your favorite pasta sauce or cream sauce
•30 small shrimp, thawed, peeled & divined
•3 tbsp hot sauce
•1 tbsp lemon juice
•2 tbsp olive oil
•Parnesan cheese (optional)

Method:

•In a medium pot, cook pasta 3 minutes less then directed on package
•In another medium sized pot bring sauce & spinach to a simmer
•In a saucepan heat oil, add shrimp, hot sauce & lemon juice – cook for 3 minutes on medium heat until shrimp are pink and curled
•Drain pasta
•Add pasta to sauce and cook for an additional 3-5 minutes (taste pasta to make sure it’s cooked)
•Cool & serve
•Sprinkle some Parmesan cheese on top if desired

Egg Muffins

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6 eggs
Handful of spinach – diced
Half of 1 roasted red pepper – diced
Black pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
7 muffin liners

Preheat oven to 350 Degrees Fahrenheit
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl
Place mix in liners
Bake for 15 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean and the eggs are fluffy!