Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

This was super yummy and easy to make!!  Have to make this again soon!!
Serves 6: 1/6th of the 9x13 pan= 1 Green, 1 Red, 1 Blue

1 cup yellow onions, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup zucchini, diced (about 1 medium)
1 lb lean ground beef or turkey
1 T Italian seasoning
1 tsp oregano
1 (14oz) can crushed tomatoes
3 cups spaghetti squash, cooked and scraped (about 1 medium)
8 oz part skim Ricotta cheese
1 1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
Parsley, for garnish

Preheat oven to 375 F

Cut your spaghetti squash in half and remove the seeds. Place face down in a microwave safe dish with a small amount of water and microwave about 12-14 minutes or until fork tender.

Spray a 12" skillet with a light coating of olive oil, saute the onions, garlic and zucchini on medium high heat, add the ground beef (or turkey) and break it up as it browns. Add Italian seasoning and oregano.

Stir in crushed tomatoes

In a 9x13 pan, layer half of the following: spaghetti squash, meat and tomato mixture, ricotta and mozzarella cheese, repeat. Top with Parmesan and sprinkle with parsley.

Cover with foil and bake for 15-20 minutes until cheese is melted, uncover and bake an additional 5 minutes until bubbly.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Egg Roll in a Bowl

This was AWESOME - I can't believe it's clean!!  The first thing Ross said without knowing what it was "this would taste even better wrapped up in like an egg roll or something"  hahaha  So yummy!

Serves 4

§  1 pound ground sausage (you could also sub with ground turkey, ground beef etc.)
§  1/2 white onion, sliced
§  4 cloves garlic, minced
§  1 tablespoon Ginger, minced
§  1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
§  1 small head cabbage, shredded or spiralized
§  1 cup shredded carrots
§  8 oz. mushrooms, sliced
§  1 tablespoon sesame oil
§  1/4 cup chopped green onion
Cook ground sausage with sliced white onion in a large skillet over medium heat, making sure meat is crumbled and cooked through. Do not drain.
Stir in garlic, ginger, and soy sauce.
Add cabbage, carrots, mushrooms, and stir for a few minutes until softened.
Remove from heat, stir in sesame oil, and top with green onions.
Note: I used my Spiralizer Vegetable Slicer to slice the cabbage, which made it easy. You could also shred using a cheese grater or knife to thinly chop if desired.  To make the recipe even faster, you could also substitute with prepackaged coleslaw mix.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

"Famous" Sodahl Green Salad

This is a staple at all Sodahl get togethers and it's Ross's favorite!!

9oz container cool whip (use a 12oz container for big group)
16oz can of crushed pineapple in it's own juice
1 package instant pistachio pudding
1 cup mini marshmallows
1/2  cup chopped walnuts

Combine cool whip, pistachio pudding and pineapple and nuts together.  Fold in marshmallows.  Let stand for one hour overnight in refrigerator.