Stove Salad 1 Cup leftover rice or quinoa, cooked 1 Cup leftover protein 1 C fresh red vegetables, chopped (red peppers, cabbage) 1 C fresh green vegetables, chopped (asparagus, green onion) Handful of fresh herbs, chopped. cilantro, dill, parsley, mint 1 Tbsp peanut butter 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tablespoon sesame oil 1 Tablespoon lemon juice or rice wine vinegar 2 Teaspoons of fresh ginger, grated Option: a bit of red flaked pepper or diced jalapeno
Put Down the Takeout Menu: 75+ Pantry Dinner Recipes for a Busy Week
It's easy to make appealing and satisfying dinners from a refrigerator full of fresh produce and proteins. It takes a real magician to turn out a good meal on a night when the fridge and cupboards are bare of everything but a few staples. Every cook should have a handful of emergency pantry meals in her arsenal — and here are over 75 more.
Versatile, nutty, and filling, quinoa, the little pseudograin that could, is a modern-grain pantry staple. Swap it out for rice as a neutral side for meat or vegetables, or try one of these versatile recipes ranging from quinoa-stuffed tomatoes, to a