Salads

Fusilli with Sun Dried Tomato Vinaigrette

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Today I have a delicious salad that would be perfect for lunch or as a side at any picnic this summer. The secret is sun dried tomatoes! These chewy, tangy, sweet pieces of yumminess add so much flavor to this dish (and any other dish) and are the perfect compliment to the mozzarella cheese and kalamata olives. Enjoy!

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1/2 c. sun dried tomatoes (not in oil)
1/4 c. freshly squeezed orange juice
3 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 T. apple cider vinegar
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. black pepper
8 oz. fusilli pasta, cooked according to package directions then rinsed in cold water
5 oz. baby arugula
12 kalamata olives, halved
1/2 c. fresh basil, chopped
8 oz. fresh mozzarella, diced
In the bowl of a food processor combine the sun dried tomatoes, orange juice, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and pulse to combine. You want the mixture to be a relatively thick and chunky puree. Set...
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Nutritions

Calories
719

Sodium
3859mg
160% DV

Fat
53g
81% DV

Protein
20g
40% DV

Carbs
57g
19% DV

Fiber
7g
29% DV

Cozy up with a warm, nourishing bowl of Cabbage Roll Soup! Each pot includes all of the delicious flavors and ingredients that we love in my great grandmother's traditional Stuffed Cabbage Rolls -- without all of the work. The simple and easy cabbage soup is loaded with bacon, ground beef, rice and veggies in a sweet tomato broth. It's perfect with biscuits or a loaf of crusty bread on a chilly day!

4 slices bacon
1 lb. ground beef
1 onion
1 clove garlic
2 T tomato paste
4 c coarsely chopped green cabbage
4 c beef broth
15 oz tomato sauce
14.5 oz petite diced tomatoes
2 T brown sugar
1 bay leaf
2 c cooked white rice
Kosher salt and pepper
2 T chopped fresh parsley
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  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crispy, about 6-8 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove bacon to a plate; reserve drippings in the pot.
  • Add ground beef to the pot and...
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Nutritions

Calories
439

Sodium
728mg
30% DV

Fat
11g
18% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV
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