Donburi

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Ingredients

  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • shredded cabbage
  • 1 onion, julienned
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • shiitake mushrooms, halved
  • 4 servings sticky rice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 eggs

Directions

  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add carrot, cabbage, onion, and mushrooms and sauté until tender.
  3. In a small bowl, mix soy sauce, mirin, oyster sauce, and sugar. Add mixture to vegetables.
  4. Heat a small nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat with cooking spray. Scramble eggs in a small bowl and pour onto heated skillet. Scramble until cooked.
  5. Divide sticky rice over four bowls. Top with sautéd vegetables in sauce and cooked eggs.
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Curried Stew

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Ingredients

  • 2 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 potato, diced
  • 1 butternut squash, cubed
  • 4 servings rice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 4 mild Golden Curry cubes
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • olive oil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F. Combine garlic, onion, carrot, potato, and butternut squash in a large roasting pan. Drizzle with olive oil and top with salt and black pepper to taste. Stir to combine. Roast in oven for 40 minutes. Stir after the first 20 minutes.
  2. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine in a large sauce pan over medium/medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons flour and stir to combine. Add 2 cups chicken broth and stir until the roux is dissolved in the broth. And half and half and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Add four bricks of curry sauce mix to the mixture. Stir until bricks have melted into sauce mixture. Add turmeric, paprika, and cinnamon.
  5. Once sauce has thickened and is seasoned to taste, add roasted vegetables to sauce and stir to coat.
  6. Serve over cooked rice and enjoy!

Yakisoba

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Ingredients

  • 4 servings yakisoba noodles
  • 1 onion, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • yakisoba sauce
    • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 tablespoon ketchup
    • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
    • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions

  1. Prepare noodles according to package directions.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté onion, carrot, and cabbage until vegetables are tender.
  3. While vegetables cook, combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Combine cooked noodles, vegetables, and sauce.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Shepherd’s Pie

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Ingredients

  • 2 potatoes, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 oz baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 2 cups frozen meatless crumbles
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350º F.
  2. Boil potatoes for 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Drain water from potatoes. In a large bowl, mix boiled potatoes with milk and butter until mashed.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté meatless crumbles, onion, and mushrooms for 10 minutes.
  4. Add flour, beef broth, and Worcestershire sauce cook for 5 to 10 minutes, until broth has thickened. Season with rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper, add frozen vegetables and cook for another 5 minutes.
  5. Spoon filling into a casserole dish. Top with mashed potatoes. Bake for 20-30 minutes.

Adapted from Cooking Nook.

Chow Mein

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Servings: 4  –  Total time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 servings chow mein noodles
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 onion, julienned
  • 1 cup cabbage
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions

  1. Prepare chow mein noodles according to package directions.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté garlic for 1 minute. Add carrot, onion, and cabbage. Sauté while noodles cook.
  3. Mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, and sugar in a small bowl.
  4. Add cooked noodles and sauce to skillet and increase heat to medium-high. Stir to combine and sauté until tender.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Broccoli Mac and Cheese

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Servings: 4 – Total time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups macaroni pasta
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Prepare pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Melt the butter or margarine in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add broccoli and onion and sauté until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and stir in the flour and garlic powder. Continue stirring the mixture until it is light golden, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Slowly mix in the milk. Allow the sauce to simmer, stirring frequently, until the mixture bubbles and thickens, about 5 minutes. Stir in the cheddar until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and add salt and pepper.
  4. Mix the cheese sauce with the pasta until evenly combined and serve.

Stuffed Peppers

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Serves: 4 – Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 bell peppers
  • 2 cups meatless crumbles
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package precooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • garlic
  • oregano
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Remove the top from and deseed the bell peppers.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add meatless crumbles and onion and sauté for 10 minutes.
  4. Prepare the rice according to package directions. Once the meatless crumbles mixture is cooked, mix in the rice, marina sauce, and cheese. Add oregano, salt, and pepper to taste.
  5. Stuff the peppers with the mixture and place in a baking dish. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.

Adapted from The Unorthodox Epicure.