It’s that time of year again. Maybe you overindulged a bit over the holidays, even if you didn’t , you still might be looking to lighten up your menus and reduce your calorie / carb / gluten / meat or ???? intake. Your family may be with you in that resolution, or maybe they aren’t fans of your new “Fitness Pal“. Whatever the circumstance, I have a great solution that you can make ahead, enjoy all week, and customize to please everyone.
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About this time of year, when I have had my fill of roasted squash, green beans, mushrooms and all of the flavors of fall and winter, I get a craving for the brighter flavors of spring. This dish satisfies that craving perfectly.
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A few months ago I was in Dallas and I ate at a hole-in-the-wall Vietnamese restaurant that was amazing. They specialized in clay pots, or one pot meals cooked in a clay pot with a lid. I had an amazing clay pot with glass noodles and it prompted me to go out and buy some clay pots and start experimenting. I found some clay pots at World Market and when I got them home and started researching recipes, I realized that they are often used on the stovetop (I assumed they meant exclusively for the oven). Unfortunately, I don’t have a gas range, so I wasn’t even sure that I would be able to use them. However, after some research and experimentation, I have come up with clay pot recipe that is cooked entirely in the oven.
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