WELCOME TO MY LOVELY GREEN MEAL; GREEN ASPARAGUS, GREEN PESTO, GREEN BROCCOLI RICE AND SALMON OVER A GREEN ARUGULA BED!
I had all the ingredients at home. I arranged them on my counter to take a photo. Suddenly, I realized they were all green, so, what was I supposed to do? Call it My Green Lovely Meal, brilliant, smile.
Approximate Prep and Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
Approximate Cost: $10.20 or $5.10 per serving
Difficulty Level: X Easy ____ Intermediate ____ Advanced
2 Salmon steaks (@ $2.25 ea. = $4.50)
½ bag broccoli rice ($2.25)’
½ cup chicken or beef broth (.50)
1 ½ tbsp. Angie’s Basting Oil (.45) (see my link below)
½ tbsp. Angie’s Dried Seasoning (.35) (see my link below)
½ pk. Asparagus ($1.45)
2 tbsp. of store bought Pesto at room temperature (.50)
Chives for garnishing (.20)
Season the salmon steaks with basting oil, dried seasonings or those of your choice.
Clean and steam the asparagus until tender but still with the bright green color.
Cook the broccoli rice according to package directions, about 15 minutes, by adding basting oil to a skillet, when bubbly, add the broccoli rice, sprinkle with seasoning and finally, add ½ cup of broth, cover until tender.
Done! Time to plate your meals.
Angie’s Dry Seasonings: http://www.angieslifehacks.com/family-life/oven-roasted-bacon-chicken-and-angies-seasonings
Angie’s Basting Oil: www.angieslifehacks.com/cuisine/the-flavor-series-recipe-2-angies-basting-olive-oil
ABOUT THE Author
I am a blogger, a photographer, a jewelry designer, a gourmet cook, and a recipe book writer. I am also a flea market flipper, an avid gardener, an interior/ outdoors designer, an avid golfer and traveler.