Recipes From Cuisine: Mediterranean

Beef and Turkey Meatballs

Beef and Turkey Meatballs


You can use Beef and Turkey Meatballs in any recipes calling for meatballs like spaghetti and meatballs, meatball sandwich and meatballs served with tomato or other sauce. Small meatballs (1/2 to 3/4 inch) are perfect in soups, as a pizza topping or served as an appetizer. Replacing pork with 93% ...

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Oven Roasted Zucchini

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Zucchini is about 90 percent water and very low in calories. Oven Roasted Zucchini is a quick, easy recipe you can make using your oven or toaster oven depending on the amount. While over 75 percent of the calories are from fat, most of the fat is monounsaturated if you ...

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One Pan Pasta Margherita With Spicy Italian Sausage

One-Pan Pasta Margherita With Spicy Italian Sausage


In the U.S., consumers have a choice between boxed meals providing dried pasta and a package of dried seasoning added to 1 pound of ground beef  or precooked frozen meals that go from freezer to stove to table. Both are convenient, but usually have preservatives and other ingredients you may not ...

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Pasta Margherita with Grilled Chicken

One-Pan Pasta Margherita With Chicken


Margherita refers to an Italian style pizza made with fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil that Queen Margherita supposedly preferred over two other Neapolitan pizzas prepared in her honor. A pasta recipe made with just basil, tomato sauce and mozzarella would be a bit boring, but it doesn’t take many more ingredients ...

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Pasta With Vegetables

20 Minute Pasta With Zucchini

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Overweight Americans are told to reduce or eliminate refined carbohydrates (white flour, rice, and sugar) from their diet. This includes most dry pastas even though billions of people eat pasta made from refined white flour and white rice daily and are not overweight or obese. Pasta eaten alone and raw ...

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Beefy Bean & Barley Soup

Beefy Bean And Braley Soup


Beefy Bean and Barley Soup is a variation of Easy Bean and Barley Soup. This recipe takes only minutes to prepare after soaking the beans overnight. Soaking reduces cooking time and the oliosaccarides that can cause gas. Unlike most soup recipes, there is no need to sauté the onion unless you ...

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Plate of Homemade Nachos

Nachos MedGrande


Hola! Nachos are a popular Tex-Mex appetizer served by many Mexican American restaurants. The original nachos consisting of fried corn tortilla chips covered with cheddar cheese and jalapeños were created by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya in 1943. Today, there are so many varieties of nachos, this recipe is only one example. ...

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White Bean & Barley Soup With Cheese

Easy Bean and Barley Soup

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Easy Bean and Barley Soup takes only minutes to prepare after soaking the beans overnight. Soaking reduces cooking time and the oliosaccarides that can cause gas. There is no need to sauté the onion unless you prefer the added flavor of caramelized onion. All ingredients except salt, pepper and cheese are added ...

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White Bean Soup

Easy Vegetarian White Bean Soup


Easy Vegetarian White Bean Soup takes only minutes to prepare after soaking the beans overnight. Soaking reduces cooking time and the oliosaccarides that can cause gas. There is no need to sauté the onion unless you want the added flavor of caramelized onion. All ingredients except salt and pepper are added ...

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One-Pan Noodles With Bacon and Peas

One-Pan Pasta With Bacon


One-Pan Pasta with Bacon is another in a series of one-pan meals that takes about the same time to prepare and cook as popular boxed pasta meals, but without the preservatives, MSG, and artificial colors and flavors. This simple pasta entree or side dish has 220 calories and 2 grams of saturated fat ...

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