Mediterranean Meals &  Bites 

Today’s blog post is all about Mediterranean meals & bites! Anytime I have Mediterranean food it brings back memories of my time in Israel. It’s always fun to remember experiences through food.

 

Portabello mushroom caps  stuffed  with Kidney bean, tomato, chicken, eggplant spread & feta – serves 2 

Ingredients – 

2 portobello mushroom caps

1/4 Cup of Kidney Beans

1/4 Cup of shredded chicken

1/4 Cup of diced tomatoes

1/4 Cup of cooked quinoa

1/4 Cup of Trader Joe’s eggplant spread

1/4 Cup of feta cheese

Recipe – 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2. Clean mushroom caps

3. Stuff mushrooms with remaining ingredients

4. Bake for 12 minutes

5. Serve warm

Kidney bean, tomato, chicken, eggplant spread & feta pita cups – makes 3 pita cups

Ingredients – 

3 Tablespoons Kidney Beans

3 Tablespoons of shredded chicken

3 Tablespoons of diced tomatoes

3 Tabespoons of cooked quinoa

3 Tablepaoons of Trader Joe’s eggplant spread

3 Tablespoons of feta cheese

1 piece of pita

Recipe – 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2. Use 1″ round cookie cutter to cut pita into a 1″ circle

3. Press 1″ pita circle into mini muffin tin cup

4. Add remaining ingredients to pita cup. Makesure to put beans, chicken, tomatoes & quinoa first then top with eggplant spread & feta cheese.

5. Bake for 12 minutes

6. Serve warm

Use 1″ round cookie cutter to cut naan into a 1″ circle

Falafel, hummus  & feta stuffed pita – Serves 1

Ingredients – 

3 Trader Joe’s frozen falafel

2 Tablespoons of hummus

1/4 Cup of Trader Joe’s balela salad

1 Tablespoon of feta cheese

Recipe – 

1. Heat pita bread in toaster or oven

2. Microwave falafel according to package directions

3. Stuff heated pita bread with remaining ingredients

Falafel & hummus pita bites – Makes 3 bites

Ingredients – 

1 piece of Trader Joe’s Falafel

1 Teaspoon of hummus

1 piece of pita bread

Recipe – 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2. Use 1″ round cookie cutter to cut pita into a 1″ circle

3. Press 1″ pita circle into mini muffin tin cup

4. Bake pita cups for 12 minutes

5. Remove from oven, let cool & stuff with remaining ingredients

 

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Hummus chicken & Trader Joe’s Balela Salad Pita Cups  – Makes 3 pita cups

Ingredients – 

3 Tablespoons of cooked shredded chicken

2 Tablespoons of hummus

3 Tablespoons Trader Joe’s Balela salad

3 Tableapoons of cooked quinoa

1 piece of pita

Recipe – 

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2. Use 1″ round cookie cutter to cut pita into a 1″ circle

3. Press 1″ pita circle into mini muffin tin cup

4. Cook pita cups for 12 minutes

5.  Combine shredded chicken & hummus & mix throughly

6. Put cooked quinoa, chicken and Trader Joe’s chickpea salad into pita cup & serve

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Seafood Blend with kidney beans, tomatoes & eggplant spread over quinoa – Serves 1

Ingredients – 

1/2 Cup of Trader Joe’s Seafood blend

1/4 Cup of kidney beans

1/4 Cup of diced tomatoes

3 Tablespoons of eggplant spread

1/2 Cup of cooked quinoa

1 Tablespoon of feta cheese

Recipe –  

1. Marinate seafood blend in eggplant spread for 30 minutes or overnight

2. Cook seafood in sauté pan until heated through, about 5 mins

3. Add beans & tomatoes and cook for another 2-3 minutes

4. Add seafood mixture to bowl with cooked quinoa

5. Serve warm

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I'm 28 year olds and live in NYC. Through this blog I hope to share delicious recipes that are easy and inexpensive to make.

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