Good food weekend. I kept thinking I'd treat myself to dinner out, but then I kept realizing that I have a ton of food in the fridge. So I enjoyed it.
Meal #1: Cilantro Pesto over Rice
Bunch of cilantro
1 green onion
A dash of salt
A dash of ground ginger
I pulsed everything in the food processor and then put it over rice.
Meal #2: Stuffed green peppers
I got 4 green peppers on the cheap, so I decided to stuff them.
1 cup of rice (or so)
1/2 can of black beans
2 chipotle peppers (canned)
2-3 tbs adobo sauce (the sauce the chipotles are canned in)
1 diced tomato
3 tbs chopped onions
I realized afterward that I could have added corn as well.
I just mixed everything together, until it looked like the blend I wanted, then cored the green peppers, stuffed them, covered with a sprinkle of cheese and baked at 350 for 20 minutes.
Since I had so many peppers, I froze some of them (before I cooked them).
Meal #3: Curried Apple Chicken Stir Fry
I'm editing to add a note about this stir fry. First, it has curry in it, so I expected it to be spicy, and was kind of disappointed that it is sweet. So next time I will add more curry paste, and I'm adjusting the leftovers with salt, pepper, cumin, and probably chili powder too.
Also, next time I will make either the stir fry, or the rice, not both. I don't need a fancy dressed-up rice when I am covering it with stir fry.
Everything has tasted really good.
5 days ago