Side Dishes

Stuffed tomatoes with bulgur wheat and tarragon

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I chose bulgur wheat ( which is tasty, nutritious and does not need to be cooked!) for this recipe to keep preparation time to the minimum. This side dish works well both as a vegetarian or vegan option, so it’s up to you whether you cook it with or without the cheese. Serve hot or cold. Enjoy!

6 large tomatoes

1/4 cup bulgur wheat

1 onion, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons dried tarragon

2 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons white wine

Salt and pepper to taste

Grated (strong) cheese (optional)
Cover the bulgur wheat completely with boiling water (use 1 portion of bulgur to 2 portions of water) and leave to rehydrate for 15 minutes. Drain any excess water. Preheat the oven to 400 F/ 200 C/ gas...
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Nutritions

Calories
540

Sodium
110mg
4% DV

Fat
28g
43% DV

Protein
12g
24% DV

Carbs
61g
21% DV

Fiber
14g
58% 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
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  • 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