Main Dishes

Egg Yolk Pesto

60

Basil Pesto made with egg yolk instead of parmesan cheese. As good, maybe better.

1
¾ cups of extra-virgin olive oil
5 oz of basil leaves
1.5 oz of pine nuts
3 anchovies
½ garlic clove
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of pepper
Less than one inch of fresh ginger
2 boiled egg yolks
Guess? Everything in the food processor and pulse until creamy. Mortar? Start with garlic, add basil and salt. When you see liquids add the pine nuts, then all the other ingredients, and finally olive oil,...
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Nutritions

Calories
1745

Sodium
2390mg
99% DV

Fat
174g
267% DV

Protein
15g
30% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Not just your average chicken quesadilla recipe! Stuffed with sweet corn, zesty black beans, and sauteed peppers and onions, the cheesy, flavorful, Mexican-inspired meal is a family-friendly dinner for any night of the week. Garnish each plate with sour cream, salsa, guacamole, or pickled red onions, and serve the quesadillas with a side of tortilla chips, pico de gallo, and summer corn salad. It's a fast, fresh, and tasty supper!

1 T olive oil
1/2 sweet onion
1/2 red bell pepper
1 clove garlic
1 c cooked, chopped chicken
15.5 oz can black beans
1 c corn
3/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t cumin
1/4 t chili powder
1/4 t smoked paprika
ground black pepper ( to taste )
2 T chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
8 flour tortillas
1 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 c grated cheddar cheese
4
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook until lightly browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
1815

Sodium
2358mg
98% DV

Fat
130g
201% DV

Protein
56g
112% DV

Carbs
90g
30% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV