The couscous will be mushy but that is exactly what you want to it into these beautiful, colorful patties, fry free!
I never use pine nuts in pesto. I find them a waste of money and that many other nuts or even no nuts at all makes an equally amazing pesto!
Minestrone soup is so popular, here is my version of it in a meat stew form. Be sure to watch my knife skills video on how to chop all these ingredients, so it takes you no time at all!
I find sometimes that it is hard to get a deep flavor when making pasta, because the noodles tend to dominate. By adding some of the water they were cooking in, it helps the flavors stick more to the noodles! Don’t be scared of the anchovies, they don’t taste like anchovies in this dish they just add a unique saltiness that you will enjoy!
Lentils are high in protein and filling! This salad is so good leftover too. Feel free to add a leafy green and turn it into a lettuce salad too! Or add pulled chicken or fish and its a one dish dinner!