The Weekly Round-Up: 6/4 – 6/10

Sunday: Black Bean Edamame Burgers
Black Bean Edamame Burgers

Ingredients for Black Bean Edamame Burgers:
1/2 cup farro
1 yellow onion
3 medium carrots
2 garlic cloves
16oz cremini mushrooms
(2) 15oz cans black beans
1.5 cups bread crumbs
1 cup edamame
1/4 cup cilantro
1/4 cup parsley
2 eggs
Dijon mustard
Hamburger buns
Preferred burger fixings

*This recipe is a bit time-consuming, but it makes a lot of burgers. We’re usually able to freeze at least 1/2 and then get 2 separate burger nights from one cooking stint.

Monday: Mango-Blueberry Couscous
Mango Blueberry Couscous

Ingredients:
3/4 cup couscous
1-2 cups blueberries
1 mango
1/2 cup red onion
Handful fresh mint
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Tuesday: Kale-sadillas with Kale Pesto
Kale-sadillas
Kale Pesto (part of this recipe)

Ingredients for Kale-sadillas:
1 red pepper
1 red onion
1.5 cups kale
3/4 cup cheddar cheese
6-8 tortillas

Ingredients for Kale Pesto:
Garlic
Walnuts
2-3 cups kale
Lemon
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Wednesday: Lemon-Garlic Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes
Zucchini Noodles
My mother-in-law was the one who got me interested in zucchini noodles. This recipe is light and great for summer.

Ingredients for Lemon-Garlic Zucchini Noodles:
10oz grape tomatoes
2 pounds zucchini, spiralized
1 lemon
3 tbsps pine nuts

Thursday: Homemade Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli
Celebrating all of my after-work commitments winding down by putting in some serious kitchen time with my pasta maker.

Friday: Vanilla Bean Banana Crepes (Breakfast for Dinner)
Vanilla Bean Banana Crepes

I’ve been curious about this flourless crepe recipe for a while now…I have so many questions about what the substitution for flour will do for consistency and flavor.

Ingredients for Banana Crepes:
1 banana
2 eggs
1/4 of a vanilla bean pod
Fillings of choice (I’ll be trying peanut butter and whatever berries I have in my freezer.)


And, to mark yesterday’s awful environmental news…

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