Meatballs with Pork and Cream

Meatball Pork CreamIngredients:

2 slices of whole wheat bread, torn into small pieces
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 T finely minced onion
1 T fresh parsley, finely chopped
1 T ground garlic
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 t dried thyme
1/4 t ground black pepper
1 lb lean ground grass fed beef
1 lb natural ground pork
1 cup Parmesan Reggiano, shredded Read More




Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed PeppersIngredients:

6 large bell peppers, your choice of green, red, orange, or yellow
4 slices Italian or French bread, approximately 4 cups, loosely packed, and generously measured
1/4 cup water
1 pound ground beef, 93% lean
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 T fresh parsley, chopped
2 eggs
Pinch of salt
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t oregano
1 1/2 cups marinara or other tomato sauce
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
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Meatball Soup

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Meatball Ingredients:

1 1/3 pound ground beef
1/2 cup processed bread crumbs
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
1 egg
2 T fresh parsley chopped (or 1 t dried)
2 t dried garlic
1 t dried onion powder
1/2 t oregano
1/2 t cracked black pepper

Soup Ingredients:

2 T olive oil
1 small sweet onion, chopped
1 1/2 T fresh garlic, minced
4 cups beef stock.
1 (28 oz) can Cento Italian plum tomatoes, hand squished
1 cup water
1 T dried basil
1 t dry  oregano
1 t sugar
1/2 t cracked black pepper
1/2 t Tabasco sauce
12 oz cut green beans
1 meatball recipe from above
1/2 cup acini di pepe or other teensy tiny soup pasta Read More



Three Meat Sauce

Ingredients:

2 T olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 lb mushrooms, cleaned, and sliced into 1/4 inch chunks
Pinch salt
1 1/2 oz prosciutto
1/2 lb ground Italian sausage, mild or hot (remove from casing if you use links)
1 1/2 lb beef chuck roast, cut into chunks
1 (29 oz) can Italian tomatoes (squish by hand), include juices
1 (29 oz) can tomato puree
6 cloves garlic, minced
1 t garlic powder
1/4 cup fresh basil, rinsed and torn
1 t dried basil
1 t dried parsley (or 1 T fresh)
1 t dried oregano
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup red wine
Salt or more garlic to taste Read More



Thai Yum Nua

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Salad Ingredients:

1 lb lean tender steak, grilled to taste and thinly sliced (medium rare or rare is traditional) – or use warm slices of leftover steak
1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
6 large leaves of lettuce, use just enough to provide a pretty bed for the rest of the salad
1 large cucumber, thinly sliced
1 cup tomatoes, cut into chunks
1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped Read More


Stir-Fry Flank Steak with Shiitake Mushrooms and Snow Peas

Ingredients:

Meat:

1 lb flank steak, sliced with the grain into lengths and then crosswise into bite sized strips

Meat Marinade:

1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1 T ginger
1 T low sodium soy sauce
fresh cracked black pepper to taste
2 t cornstarch
1 t sesame oil
1 t vegetable or peanut oil

Vegetables:

1 T garlic, minced
6 oz shiitake mushrooms, sliced in half if large
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 cup carrot matchsticks
2 cups snow peas, sliced on diagonal
3 scallions, sliced

Stir Fry Sauce:

1 1/2 T chili garlic sauce
3 T Hoisin sauce
2 T rice wine vinegar

1-2 T grapeseed oil for wokking – or other high heat stir-fry oil Read More