Archives: broccoli

Broccoli with Caramelized Onions and Pine Nuts

November 11, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Quick Cooking, Side Dish, Vegetable, Vegetarian.

I love broccoli but sometimes I want to serve something a little fancier than the plain ol’ steamed version. This recipe takes only a few minutes to prepare and makes a nice side dish to many other meals. I served it most recently with Really Good Lasagna. This recipe is good as is but sometimes • Read More »

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Tortellini & Vegetable Soup

March 22, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Italian, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Vegetable.

I’m always on the lookout for new soups, especially recipes like this one that feature vegetables. This quick and easy Italian-inspired soup calls for store-bought cheese tortellini (or your favorite flavor) and other ingredients that can be kept on hand. I followed the recipe except for sauteing some diced onion along with the carrots and celery. I also • Read More »

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Pork and Broccoli Lo Mein

February 2, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Pasta, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

This quick and easy Asian-flavored dish is perfect for a weeknight meal. I followed the recipe except for adding some red bell pepper that I needed to use up. The fresh linguine I used worked great, but next time I’ll try the recipe using fresh Chinese noodles. Pork and Broccoli Lo Mein -recipe from America’s Test Kitchen 30 Minute • Read More »

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Beef and Broccoli Stir-fry

January 14, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Beef and Broccoli Stir-fry | Filed in: Asian, Beef, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Vegetable.

I love stir-fry dishes! They’re quick, easy to make, and a great way to eat more veggies.  My family is always thrilled to see beef on the menu so this meal was a hit (even with my Young Picky Eater). I particularly liked the sauce, which is flavored with hoisin sauce and sesame oil. To get • Read More »

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Pasta with Caramelized Garlic, Sausage & Broccoli

January 20, 2009 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Italian, Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking.

I love pasta! It’s versatile, and a perfect foundation for a quick weeknight meal. I came across this recipe when I was looking for a dish that called for both Italian sausage and broccoli because I had both in the fridge and needed to use them. My whole family loved this pasta dish, and you know you’ve got a • Read More »

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Beef with Tomatoes, Pasta, and Chili Sauce

January 5, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Beef with Tomatoes, Pasta, and Chili Sauce | Filed in: Beef, Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

  This spicy beef noodle dish made a good weeknight dinner; nothing fancy but certainly quick and easy. You’ve got a little bit of everything in one bowl with this meal…thinly sliced beef, stir fried veggies, pasta. The soy sauce, Sriracha and tomatoes combine to lightly coat the meat, veggies and pasta without standing in the way • Read More »

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