The spinach for this dish can be steamed in advance and folded in with the bechamel sauce at the last minute, just to heat it through.
From the book "Mad Hungry" by Lucinda Scala Quinn. (Artisan Books)
This recipe makes enough extra brown rice to be used in Brown Rice Stir-fry. After cooking, allow the leftover rice to cool, then cover and refrigerate. <br><br>
Per serving 455 calories; 21 g protein; 10 g fat; 78 g carb; 12 g fiber
As a meal or an appetizer, this recipe pairs green with protein. Vegetarians can substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth.
Per serving: 296 calories; 23 g protein; 19 g fat; 10 g carbs; 2 g fiber.
This unusual dish is served at Belgo restaurants in London and Dublin. It is derived from a recipe discovered in Belgium by one of the restaurant's original owners and is named after a certain spinach-loving sailor of comic-strip fame -- none other than Popeye.
These individual lasagnas make a special meal for two. They take some time to prepare but can be completely assembled in advance. Instant polenta is also called Italian cornmeal; it is available in many supermarkets and specialty stores.