Fresh swordfish, if available in your area is simply divine.This very easy to prepare and delicious dinner is sure to please. All broilers are different so be careful not to overcook the steaks. You can char grill them if you prefer for a delightful slightly smoky taste. This recipe is: Gluten-free, heart healthy, diabetic friendly.
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Broiled Swordfish Dinner
Yield: 2 servings
2 U.S. caught fresh Swordfish steaks
Meyer lemon juice
Cracked black pepper
Season swordfish and broil high heat about 3 minutes each side (145° internal temp).
Prepare 1 cup Lundberg Jubilee® rice
5 sliced brown mushrooms
2 ¼ cups light chicken stock
1 teaspoon of fresh thyme
Mixed green salad mix (2 servings)
Roasted almond and cashews
Shredded Manchego cheese on top
Get the rice pilaf cooking and season the swordfish. While broiler is heating, prepare salads on the serving plates. When pilaf is done, broil the swordfish. Serving suggestion: Meyer lemon wedges as pictured.
©2016 Aron Bradley
This is another quick-to-fix dish that has lots of color, flavor and taste and great for a meatless Monday meal. I’m using the polenta tube that you can find pre-cooked in stores. Just heat and serve. The vegetable medley is an easy stir fry. This is vegetarian, gluten-free, low-fat, diabetic friendly and delicious!
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Polenta with Pesto and Vegetable Medley
Yield: 3-4 servings
1 tube pre-cooked polenta
6 tablespoons basil pesto
2 tablespoons Romano or Parmesan cheese
½ yellow onion julienne
1 large zucchini sliced
1 bunch broccolini
4 oz. multi colored carrots matchstick
8 oz. Crimini mushrooms sliced
5 cloves of garlic chopped
2 teaspoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Clean and slice mushrooms and prep the onion, garlic, zucchini, carrots (if not purchased as matchstick) and chop the broccolini. Sauté all in a wok with olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Slice polenta into half inch slices and steam or microwave to heat. Spoon pesto and sprinkle with cheese as pictured. Serve.
©2016 Aron Bradley
Use the best quality grass fed lamb you can find. It really makes a difference to your health and the taste of the lamb as well.This roast will fill your home with a wonderful aroma while cooking. I suggest investing in digital thermometer for accurate meat temps. This recipe is gluten-free and diabetic friendly. It is also paleo.
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Roast Leg of Lamb
Yield: 6-8 servings
1 leg of lamb grass fed natural boned rolled and tied or netted
5-7 cloves garlic
Fresh rosemary 4 sprigs
Fresh sage 4 sprigs
1 tablespoon E. V. olive oil
2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
Place lamb in a casserole dish and coat with kosher salt and black pepper. Slit lam leg with a knife tip and insert garlic or place under netting as pictured. Place rosemary and sage under netting all around lamb leg. Drizzle with olive oil and bake at 300° till inside temp reaches 140-145° let meat rest for 15-20 minutes before removing the net and carving. Serve slices with garlic cloves.
Serving suggestion: Serve with sautéed summer squash noodles and cauliflower (purple pictured). Sauté veggies with coconut oil and a pinch of salt and fresh cracked pepper.
©2015 Aron Bradley
First let me clarify. This is not Sir Elton’s recipe although he was an inspiration. And I have no idea if he even owns a BMW. My lovely wife Val, shared a bizarre dream she had. She was at a restaurant by the airport in England. She ordered prime rib then suddenly, after taking her order the staff asked her to leave saying they were closing. She was still hungry and had a flight to catch so she went to another restaurant and the only thing they had left on the menu was ‘Elton John BMW Chili’. She then woke up from her strange dream wondering why or how that entered her subconscious. She shared the dream with me and I thought what a cool name for a chili. So I thought it had to be zesty, colorful and interesting. OK…good challenge but the BMW stumped me till I thought it could stand for ingredients. The ‘B’ is for Black beans, the ‘M’ is for Mutton (lamb) and the ‘W’ for White beans and the rest is history. By the way, I am also a musician and I thought it was about time to honor one of my musical heroes. Gluten-free, high protein and flamboyant this chili with the interesting name is sure to please.
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Elton John BMW Chili
Yield: 4-6 servings
2 lbs. grass fed lamb shoulder diced
½ a medium red onion diced
1 red bell pepper diced
1 cup chopped cilantro
2-15 oz. cans cannellini or great northern beans rinsed and drained
2-15 oz. cans of black beans rinsed and drained
1-10 oz. can chili verde (green) enchilada sauce
2 tablespoons of chili powder (mild, medium or hot depending on spiciness desired)
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon coconut or brown sugar
2 teaspoons salt or to taste
2 teaspoons granualted garlic
1 serrano chili fine diced
Sauté lamb, onions and peppers at medium heat for 3-5 minutes stirring constantly. Add remaining ingredients and reduce to simmer. Simmer uncovered for 10-12 minutes stirring frequently. You may add a bit of water if a saucier chili is desired. Serve.
©2015 Aron Bradley