One Pan Roasted Beef Tri-Tip & Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

  • 1 beef Tri-Tip Roast (about 2 to 3 pounds)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons fresh cracked black pepper, divided
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper and garlic; press evenly onto all surfaces of beef roast. Place roast on rack in shallow roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so that tip is centered in thickest part of beef, not resting in fat. Do not add water or cover.
  2. Lightly coat Brussels sprouts with nonstick cooking spray. Add remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper; toss to coat. Arrange Brussels sprouts around roast in roasting pan.
  3. Roast 425°F oven for 40 to 50 minutes for medium rare; 50 to 60 minutes for medium doneness. Remove roast when meat thermometer registers 135°F for medium rare, 150°F for medium. Transfer roast to carving board; tent loosely with aluminum foil. Let stand 15 to 20 minutes. (Temperature will continue to rise about 10°F to reach 145°F for medium rare, 160°F for medium.) Brussels sprouts should be crisp around the edges and tender. Carve roast into slices. Serve with Brussels sprouts.
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Pan-Roasted Pork Chops & Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons reduced-fat Italian salad dressing, divided
  • 4 small potatoes (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 pound fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted

One Pan French Onion Smothered Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 2 yellow onions peeled, cut in half, and sliced into half-moon shaped slices
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup plus 4 Tbsp beef stock
  • 4 boneless pork chops about 1 – 1 ½ inches thick
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 ½ Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 1 cup shredded gruyere cheese or swiss
  • Fresh thyme sprigs for adding to pan

Lemonade Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Zest of 3 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup undiluted frozen lemonade concentrate

Directions

  1. Heat the milk to a boil in a heavy pan. Cover and remove from heat.
  2. Beat the egg yolks and sugar together in a bowl until light and thick.
  3. Slow pour the hot milk into the egg mixture, whisking constantly. Turn the mixture to the sauce pan and cook over low heat, stirring with a wooden spoon until it thickens slightly and coats the back of the spoon.
  4. Do not allow it to come to a boil or it will curdle.
  5. Add in lemon extract, zest, and juice.
  6. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature and then refrigerate it, loosely covered with plastic wrap until chilled. At least 3 hours.
  7. Freeze in the mixture in your ice cream maker.
  8. Once it starts to set and thicken, add in the lemonade concentrate and continue mixing until set up.
  9. Place in freezer to set up further.

Tuna Fettuccine

Ingredients

  • 50 g whole almonds
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 4 anchovy fillets in oil , from sustainable sources
  • Olive oil
  • 300 g dried fettuccine , or linguine
  • 4 baby courgettes , with flowers
  • 300 g yellowfin tuna , from sustainable sources
  • 1 x 400 g tin of quality cherry tomatoes
  • 1 lemon
  • 30 g pecorino cheese
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, or as needed
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced shallots
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced Thai chilies, Serrano, or other hot pepper
  • 1 cup very thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

  1. Whisk chicken broth, oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, white sugar, and brown sugar together in a bowl until well blended.
  2. Heat large skillet over high heat. Drizzle in oil. Add chicken and stir fry until it loses its raw color, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in shallots, garlic, and sliced chilies. Continue cooking on high heat until some of the juices start to caramelize in the bottom of the pan, about 2 or 3 more minutes. Add about a tablespoon of the sauce mixture to the skillet; cook and stir until sauce begins to caramelize, about 1 minute.
  3. Pour in the rest of the sauce. Cook and stir until sauce has deglazed the bottom of the pan. Continue to cook until sauce glazes onto the meat, 1 or 2 more minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in basil. Cook and stir until basil is wilted, about 20 seconds. Serve with rice.