Thursday, November 17, 2011

Homemade Egg (Mc)Muffins

These are so yummy and easy to make.  Recipe from Betty Crocker Wannabe

One whole wheat English muffin, toasted
One slice of cheese
One egg
Spray a coffee mug with cooking spray.  Crack the egg in the mug
and scramble with a fork.  Cover with a wet paper towel and
microwave for about 50 seconds.  Place cheese slice on one side
of of English muffin, top with egg and other muffin half. 

Tortellini Vegetable Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 small zucchini, diced
1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
5 1/2 cups chicken stock
1 teaspoon dried basil (more if fresh)
1/2 cup canned crushed tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 to 9 ounces fresh or frozen tortellini (cheese or meat filled)
Black pepper, to taste

Heat the olive oil in a medium soup pot or large saucepan. Add onion,
zucchini, and carrot. Saute over moderate heat for 5 minutes,
stirring often, until the onion is soft and translucent.Add the stock,
basil,tomatoes, and salt to the pot. Increase the heat and bring the
mixture to a low boil. Add the tortellini and bring the soup back
to a low boil. Cook it for 2 minutes, then reduce the heat and let
it simmer for 5 to 6 minutes longer.  Makes about 5 servings

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Green Salsa

1 (32 oz) can whole tomatoes
1/2 Tbsp salt
1 Tbsp garlic powder
1 Tbsp crushed red pepper
1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 Jalapeno to taste
3-4 bunches cilantro
Juice of 1 lime
Blend everything together adding cilantro bunch by bunch last.