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July 30, 2008

Thai Coleslaw – Claim Jumper recipe

Filed under: Salad, Side Dishes, Vegetables — Tags: , , — bettylou79 @ 5:57 am

A few months back my husband and I went to dinner at Claim Jumpers with his parents while they were in town. I forget what I ordered that night but I do remember seeing that Thai Coleslaw was a choice for one of your side items instead of fries or potato chips. I wasn’t too sure if it would be spicy or not so I decided against it but I asked if I could sample it. The waiter said yes, but forgot to bring me a sample. Oh well! I still was curious if it was any good or not, so off to the internet I went! There are actually several sites that have copy cat recipes from restaurants.

I’m always on the look out for Coleslaw recipes and this one might just be my new favorite. We went to a barbecue at a friends house this past weekend and this was our contribution. The picture was taken the day after the barbecue but it was still good! I even left the leftovers with my mom because we were going out of town the next day and she said it tasted great still!

Enjoy!

Thai Coleslaw – Claim Jumper recipe

source: Groups Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 head Napa cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 zucchini, julienned
  • 2 jumbo carrots, julienned
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons shaved coconut
  • 3 tablespoons roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons toasted almonds
  • –THAI COLESLAW DRESSING–
  • 8 ounces Thai sweet chili sauce (Lingham’s brand is good)
  • 8 ounces orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped fine
  • 1/2 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cilantro, chopped fine
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


Directions

  1. For salad: Combine cabbage, zucchini, carrots, onions, sesame seeds, coconut, peanuts and almonds in large bowl. Chill until ready to use.
  2. For dressing: Place ingredients in a mixing bowl and whisk together. Slowly add sesame oil while whisking. Pour desired amount, about 1/4 cup, over chilled salad vegetables. Serve.

Florentine Turkey Meatloaf

Filed under: Main Dish, Turkey, Vegetables — Tags: , — bettylou79 @ 5:27 am

This meatloaf smelled delicious in the oven! I personally enjoyed this different take on meat loaf. I’m not sure if I’ll get to make it with the spinach again very soon because Nate isn’t too keen on cooked spinach. I’m always on the look out for more recipes that use ground turkey. I don’t know about your grocery store but mine has had turkey on sale for the past few weeks. It has been buy one, get one free! I can’t pass that up, so needless to say our freezer is stocked with frozen ground turkey!

I found this recipe while reading through all of my Google Reader recipes. I had to print it out quickly! The recipe came from Nikkie at Pennies on a Platter. I wish I had taken a picture of just the meatloaf but this one will have to do!

Enjoy!

Florentine Turkey Meat Loaf

source: Pennies on a Platter

Serves: 6 to 8

Ingredients

1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
1 cup spaghetti sauce, divided
1/2 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 eggs (or 1 egg and 2 egg whites), slightly beaten
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed (optional)
1 package (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
3/4 cup low-fat shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 350. Line an 8- or 9- inch loaf pan with foil with dull side toward food.

Combine ground turkey, 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce, bread crumbs, onion, eggs, Parmesan cheese and fennel seed in medium bowl.

Press half of turkey mixture into foil-lined pan. Press a 1-inch indentation down center of mixture, leaving 1-inch thickness on all sides.

Toss spinach and mozzarella cheese together; spoon into indentation, mounding in center. Press remaining turkey mixture evenly over top, sealing edges.

Bake 45 to 50 minutes. Spoon remaining spaghetti sauce over meat loaf. Bake 15 minutes longer. Let stand 10 minutes.

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