Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Champion Performance Recipe of the Week! Skillet Veggies - Competition Diet Friendly, Tastebud Love!

I'll tell you a secret. It's a big one. Ready?

{My competition diet food tastes good.}

Yep. No lie. 
During my last prep, I shared with you my sanity-saving Tilapia Burgers. This prep, I'm keeping my kitchen time to a minimum, so I'm simply baking my fish. I've stuck with Swai this time around, and you can see how I cook it here. Easy peasy. 

The rest of my diet stars Asparagus and Kale. Huh. That can get old fast, right? So I dug into my foodie-brain, came up with a list of "free" veggies & stuff I could complement A & K with, and started playing. And may I just say... you're welcome. Truly, this skillet is amazing! It's so good that I don't need hotsauce or mustard for my fish. Yeah.  Again, you're welcome.

Skillet Veggies

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"Quick to the table, but incredibly flavorful!"
2 Serving
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Ingredients

  • 10 asparagus spears (about 1 cup chopped)
  • 3 kale leaves (about 1 cup chopped)
  • 3 medium brown mushrooms (about 1 cup chopped)
  • 1/2 small/medium onion
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 tsp Mrs Dash Garlic and Herb
  • sprinkle of Garlic Salt (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat skillet on medium-high heat. (I prefer cast-iron for this recipe)
  2. Chop veggies, mince garlic
  3. Zest lemon, then cut in half and set aside.
  4. Add oil to skillet, then add onion. Stir until starting to brown (carmelize) - about 2 or 3 minutes
  5. Add mushrooms, asparagus and garlic. Stir often. Cook about 2 or 3 minutes, or until mushrooms begin to release their juices (soften).
  6. Add kale, lemon zest, lemon juice and seasoning. Stir well, then cover. Cook 1 minute, then turn off heat and let it sit for 5 minutes
  7. Serve

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 121 | Total Protein: 4g | | Total Carbohydrate: 13g | | Total Fat: 7g | | Total Fiber: 3g | Sodium: 80mg

Gather ingredients
Chop & Zest
Cook
Adding final ingredients, then cover and let steam.
Enjoy!

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