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Complementary Sides

Total Time - 15-20 minutes per recipe / Makes various Servings

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Complementary Sides

Creamy Spinach Polenta

1 (10-oz) package frozen creamed spinach
1/2 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
2 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

  • Microwave spinach on HIGH 2–3 minutes to thaw.
  • Chop onion (1/2 cup).
  1. Combine in a microwave-safe dish: water, cornmeal, onions, salt, and pepper until blended. Cover and microwave on HIGH 4–5 minutes.
  2. Stir in spinach; microwave 4–5 more minutes or until thickened.
  3. Stir in cheese and serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 170kcal; FAT 6g; CHOL 25mg; SODIUM 590mg; CARB 24g; FIBER 2g; PROTEIN 6g; VIT A 25%; VIT C 4%; CALC 10%; IRON 10%

Total Time: 15 minutes (Makes 4 servings.)

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Party Crostini

1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup canned artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
Zest and juice of 1 orange
Cooking spray
12 slices Bakery artisan bread (8 oz)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
1/4 cup canola oil
2 tablespoons raspberry balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Chop olives and artichokes; slice tomatoes.
  • Zest/grate orange peel, no white (1 teaspoon), and squeeze orange for juice (2 tablespoons); place in medium bowl.
  1. Coat both sides of bread with spray and place on baking sheet; season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Bake 7–8 minutes or until toasted. Remove from oven; let stand 2 minutes to cool.
  2. Add to orange juice and zest: vinegar and remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Whisk in oil.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, olives, and artichokes. Divide evenly over bread; sprinkle with cheese. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 250kcal; FAT 16g; CHOL 10mg; SODIUM 640mg; CARB 21g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 6g; VIT A 6%; VIT C 10%; CALC 6%; IRON 8%

Total Time: 20 minutes (Makes 6 servings.)

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Panini

2 medium bananas, thinly sliced
1/2 cup chocolate hazelnut spread
8 slices Bakery challah (egg) bread with raisins
1 cup mini marshmallows
Butter-flavor cooking spray
Confectioner's sugar (optional)

  • Preheat two-sided tabletop grill.
  • Peel and slice bananas.
  1. Spread hazelnut spread evenly over bread. Arrange banana slices over 4 bread slices; sprinkle marshmallows over remaining 4 slices.
  2. Assemble with one slice of each, then coat both sides with cooking spray. Place on grill; grill 3–4 minutes or until golden.
  3. Let stand 2 minutes to cool; filling will be VERY HOT. Cut in half; sprinkle with sugar. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 360kcal; FAT 9g; CHOL 100mg; SODIUM 230mg; CARB 62g; FIBER 3g; PROTEIN 9g; VIT A 4%; VIT C 8%; CALC 4%; IRON 15%

Total Time: 15 minutes (Makes 4 servings.)

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Add to your grocery list 12 slices Bakery artisan bread (8 oz)
Add to your grocery list 8 slices Bakery challah (egg) bread with raisins

Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup canned artichoke hearts
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup chocolate hazelnut spread
Add to your grocery list confectioner's sugar
Add to your grocery list 1 cup mini marshmallows
Add to your grocery list 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp raspberry balsamic vinegar
Add to your grocery list 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal

Add to your grocery list 1 (10-oz) package frozen creamed spinach

Add to your grocery list 1 cup grape tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 2 medium bananas
Add to your grocery list 1/2 medium yellow onion
Add to your grocery list 1 orange (for juice)

From Your Pantry
Add to your grocery list butter-flavor cooking spray
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup canola oil
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp kosher salt
Add to your grocery list 3/4 tsp pepper

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Aprons Advice

  • These sides are perfect complements for frozen or ready-to-heat dinner entrees.
  • The panini can also be cooked in a sauté pan on medium heat.
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