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Posts Tagged ‘Spanish’

postheadericon Vegetable Escabeche

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Vegetable Escabeche is a sweet and sour pickling recipe traditional to Spain. It is a very detailed and time consuming recipe which includes a refrigeration time of at least 24 hours. Traditionally served at large gatherings, holidays and events as an appetizer with a beer or cocktail. Ingredients include: Bell peppers, vinegar, brown sugar, red onion, cauliflower, and mushrooms and well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Vegetable Escabeche will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 48 Minutes.

Cooking Time: About 30 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: (24 Hours or up to 1 Week)

INGREDIENTS:

2 large red bell peppers
3/4 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup lightly packed brown sugar
2-1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 large red onion, halved, sliced thin (about 2 cups)
1 small head cauliflower,
cut into tiny florets (about 4 cups)

(1 lb) mushrooms
6 large garlic cloves
2 sprigs, fresh thyme
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postheadericon Chickpea-Spinach Soup

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Chickpea-Spinach Soup is a delicious and hearty Spanish-style soup made with dry-cured, salami-style, Spanish chorizo sausage not the soft Mexican chorizo. Most of the fat is drained off in the Spanish-style. Ingredients include: Chorizo, chickpeas, spinach, leeks and tomatoes. It is well seasoned, cooked and simmered on the stove-top. Total time, start to finish is about (1) hour. It is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly, gluten-free and Weight Watchers (8 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (4) servings with a (1-3/4 cup) serving size. Chickpea-Spinach Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

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Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

(1/4 lb) Spanish chorizo, cut into 1/4″ pieces,
(See note below ingredients)

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
3 large leeks, (white and light green parts only),
halved lengthwise, rinsed well and thinly sliced

4 medium-size garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes or tomato puree
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
1/2 tsp regular paprika
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
4 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

NOTE:
Be sure to use “dry-cured, salami-style Spanish chorizo”, not the soft, Mexican chorizo.
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postheadericon Crockpot Chicken Paella

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Crockpot Chicken Paella is a delicious slow cooker recipe for a Spanish-style meal which takes only (10) minutes to prepare. Main Ingredients include: chicken thighs, turkey sausage, shrimp, onion, green peas and rice. It is highly seasoned and takes from 4 to 8 hours in the slow cooker for this hearty and delicious meal. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: 6 servings. Crockpot Chicken Paella will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.crockpot-chicken-paella

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4 to 8-1/2 Hours
Total Time: 8 Hours-40 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp butter
6 skinless chicken thighs
1 medium-size onion, sliced
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh garlic
2 tsp dried thyme leaves
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 (14.5 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth
1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
1 cup frozen green peas
(1/2 lb) fully cooked smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/2″ thick slices
1 (8 oz) package frozen, cooked medium-size shrimp, thawed, rinsed, peeled, deveined
1 medium-size tomato, chopped (optional)
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postheadericon Spicy Chicken-Rice Soup

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Spicy Chicken-Rice Soup is a hot and spicy Spanish style recipe for a hearty soup. Main Ingredients: Chicken thighs, onions, garlic, tomatoes, olives and yellow rice, seasoned with basil and red pepper. It is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Makes (6) servings with a (2-1/4) cup serving size. Spicy Chicken-Rice Soup will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.spicy-chicken-rice-soup

Prep Time 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 50 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp vegetable oil, divided
(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into cubes
2 large onions, chopped (about 2 cups)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 sp crushed red pepper
8 cups chicken broth
1 (14-1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1/2 cup pitted green olives, sliced
1 (5 oz pkg.) saffron yellow rice mix with seasoning
1/4 cup shredded fresh basil leaves, for garnish
2 tbsp additional shredded basil leaves, for garnish (optional)
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postheadericon Crockpot Spanish Chicken Stew

4.80 avg. rating (92% score) - 5 votes

Crockpot Spanish Chicken Stew is a delicious recipe which uses a (3-1/2) or (4) Quart slow cooker; similar to a traditional  chicken stew made in Spain, NOT Mexico. This is similar to an Italian dish but uses potatoes instead of noodles. Main Ingredients: Chicken thighs, potatoes, onion, bell peppers, olives and tomatoes; seasoned with garlic, thyme, salt and black pepper. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (4 ) servings. Crockpot Spanish Chicken Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.crockpot-spanish-chicken-stew

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4-7 Hours.

INGREDIENTS:

(1-1/4 lbs) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-1/2″ pieces
12 oz red potatoes, cut into 1/2″ wedges
1 medium size onion, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp dried thyme, crushed
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 (14-1/2 oz) can no-salt diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 medium size bell pepper, cut into 1/4″ strips
1/3 cup small pimiento-stuffed olives, cut up
Bread Sticks (optional)

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