Better Homes and Gardens April 2008 Recipes
For delicious dinner ideas and more, check out these new recipes from Better Homes and Gardens magazine.
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A medley of carrots, spinach, peas, green onions, and radishes make this recipe a winner. Serve it with your choice of other lightly cooked seasonal veggies.
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This slow-simmered dish combines wheat berries (available in the natural foods section of many supermarkets), fresh mushrooms, Asiago cheese, sweet peppers, and various herbs.
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Rosy Beet Risotto
Tight on time? Substitute canned beets for the roasted beets in this recipe. You can use the liquid from the canned beets in the sauce.
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Garden-fresh asparagus adds a spring touch to this delicious risotto dish. To save time, while the asparagus is roasting, cook the leeks, brown the rice, and heat the broth to simmering.
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Chicken Breasts with Herbs
A quick saute followed by a brief braising keeps chicken breasts moist -- the garlic, fresh lemon, and parsley stay bright, too.
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Drumsticks with Peas & Rice
Slow simmering makes drumsticks extra tender; a light onion gravy makes them irresistible.
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Sesame Chicken with Noodles
Sesame oil adds a nutty taste to this 400-calorie dish that takes just 20 minutes to make. Sweet peppers and cilantro keep things colorful, while Asian garlic-chili sauce adds a subtle kick.
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Chicken Thighs with Artichokes
For company-worthy meal ready in minutes, combine chicken thighs with prosciutto, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, garlic, and fresh tarragon. A simple three-ingredient broth completes the meal.
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Chicken with Asparagus & Peas
A two-ingredient glaze makes these chicken thighs sing. The heat of the grill sears the outside of the chicken, keeping the inside moist and tender.
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Chicken with Summer Squash
Prepared rotisserie chicken is a shortcut to home style -- just quarter the chicken and serve it on a bed of sauteed squash, cherry tomatoes, and arugula (or spinach) leaves.
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Chicken with Lime & Avocado Salsa
A simple-to-make salsa of fresh avocado, tomato, red onion, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, and cilantro jazzes up grilled chicken cutlets.
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Mediterranean Salmon & Noodle Bowl
Balsamic vinaigrette and olive oil make a simple sauce for this toss-together dinner of spinach, salmon, sweet peppers, and fettuccine.
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Sesame & Ginger Chicken
A blend of crushed red pepper and Asian-style sesame-ginger dressing adds a delicious kick to this simple chicken dinner. Honey-roasted peanuts add crunch.
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Creamy Shrimp & Tomato Chowder
This filling herb-seasoned soup is ready and on the table in just 18 minutes. Serve it with toasted focaccia bread.
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Herbed Lamb Steak Salads
Creamy yogurt and fresh mint make a delicious dressing for this 20-minute salad of hearty lamb, crisp greens, and crunchy radishes.
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Puffy Shortcakes with Meringue
Lighter desserts can be delicious. In this recipe, light pastry takes the place of biscuits or cakes, and golden-toasted sweetened egg whites replace whipping cream.
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