Curry chicken – another version

For dinner i made a new version of curried chicken, with no rice this time.

 

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Curry chicken - another version
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Recipe type: dinner
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Serves: 3
 
Chicken and veggie curry
Ingredients
  • 3 Red frozen roasted chicken - defrosted
  • 3 Green frozen sliced bell peppers
  • 3 green fresh spinach
  • 1 Blue raw cashews
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • curry paste and curry powder to taste
Instructions
  1. heat up the chicken chunks and once hot add the curry paste, powder and coconut milk.
  2. microwave the sweet potato for 5 minutes and then slice it up
  3. add sweet potato and bell peppers to the chicken and cook for a minute.
  4. add spinach and cover, letting it wilt
  5. uncover and stir
  6. stir in cashews and cook until done, about 5 minutes

 

each serving is 1 red, 2 green, 1 blue, 1 orange

Super Quick Tomato Soup

I found a number of versions of tomato soup recipes online, when i went to search for fun things to do with my new Ninja blender.  None of them were quite to my liking so i modified here and there, put my own spin on it and voila! here it is for all of you guys!

First things first, my Ninja is not a Vitamix, so i cant cook in it by the power of the motor.  And second… i hate celery.  So i omitted it, but of course you all can add it back in if you want 🙂

I took onion and garlic and carrot and microwaved them with a bit of water for 5 minutes.  This takes a bit of the raw edge off the onion and garlic and makes the carrot softer.

While all of that was steaming, I opened the cans of tomatoes and assembled the Ninja.  While at the store i had meant to find some diced tomatoes with Italian Seasoning, but Market Basket was out or something so i grabbed a jar that had garlic and basil.  Because seriously how can you go wrong?

Once the steaming was done, into the blender they went.

soup 1
 Followed closely by their friends from the tomato cans.
 soup 2

Once everything was in, i blended on 2 and 3 (medium and highest settings) for several minutes, mostly while i found a pot and cleared the stove to set it on LOL.

Here’s the awesome Ninja in action:
 soup 3

Then into the pot it went.  did you know the Ninja ha d a little opening in a corner just so you can pour things out more easily?  OMG i am in love with this blender!

soup 4

Do forgive my untidy and in desperate need of cleaning stove top there in the picture.  The soup came out of the blender quite frothy but that calmed down some on the stove top.  Took about 1.5 minutes to heat through and then i added in about 2 teaspoons worth of heavy cream and Bam! done.

soup 5
The cheese and greenery are totally optional 🙂

This made 3 huge dinner servings.  Each serving is 2 Green.  If you add cheese Then it is also 1 Blue.

Super Quick Tomato Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 3 servings
 
Super quick soup recipe!
Ingredients
  • ½ of a medium onion, peeled and trimmed of the ends, cut in half
  • 1 medium to large size carrot, scrubbed and trimmed of the ends, broken in half
  • 2 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with the liquid
  • 1 (14.5) ounce can diced tomatoes with basil and herbs
  • garlic powder, salt, pepper, pasta sprinkles, to taste
Optional for serving:
  • Heavy cream
Instructions
  1. put onion, garlic and carrot in a bowl, add ½ cup water and microwave for 5 minutes to steam them.  drain the water
  2. Put the veggies in a blender and add both cans of tomato.
  3. Blend on high for several minutes until smooth
  4. transfer to a pot and heat up on stove top, 1-2 minutes
  5. drizzle a little bit of  heavy cream into the soup at the very end
  6. add  a small pinch of shredded cheese if desired

Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers

peppers

 

6 Bell Peppers, tops and seeds removed

1.lb Turkey Meat

5 Spring Onions, Chopped

1.5 cups Brown Rice, cooked

20oz Jar of Organic Marinara

5 Cloves of Garlic, chopped

Salt & Pepper (to taste, optional)

Italian seasoning spice (dried leaves i think mostly oregano)

  • Cook brown rice according to package. Brown turkey meat. Add cooked rice, spring onions, garlic, salt, pepper, and marinara sauce. Stir until warm. Mix in Italian seasoning. Remove from burner and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Boil peppers with a dash of salt for 1-2 minutes. Remove from water, transfer to baking dish and stuff with stuffing. Bake in oven for 30 minutes.
  • ENJOY!!

Makes 6 servings

21 Day Equivalents:  1 Green, 1 Red, 1 Yellow, 1 Purple