Main Dishes

Summer Pasta Salad

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8 ounces orzo pasta
1 1/2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese
1 cup light sour cream
2 teaspoons lemon zest (from about 1 lemon)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
About 1 tsp. salt
About 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
3/4 cup fresh corn kernels (sliced from 2 ears of corn – or just one can of corn if it hasn’t hit your produce/farmer’s market just yet)
1/2 medium red onion, finely diced, rinsed, and thoroughly dried (about 3/4 cup)
2 cups shredded cooked chicken (for a vegetarian option, I used Morningstar’s breaded chick’n patties, diced up)
1 1/2 cups halved grape tomatoes
1/2 cup thinly sliced basil leaves
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender to the bite, 9 to 12 minutes or according to package directions. Drain and rinse thoroughly under cold water until completely cool. I added a...
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Nutritions

Calories
468

Sodium
236mg
9% DV

Fat
31g
48% DV

Protein
20g
41% DV

Carbs
14g
4% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
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1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV