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Albertsons Chef Jeff has summer recipes for clean eating

Posted: 7:20 AM, Jul 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-17 13:46:12-04

((SL Advertiser)) For more information about clean eating at Albertsons and Safeway, go to www.Albertsons.com/opennature .

Here are some recipes from today's show:

Check out these clean eating recipes from Albertsons Executive Chef Jeff Anderson:

Veggie Stick Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette 
Serves: 4
 Ingredients:
 1 cup jicama (cut and peeled into thin strips)
1 cup cucumber (peeled and cut into thin strips)
1 cup zucchini (peeled and cut into thin strips)
¼ cup red onion (peeled and cut into thin strips)
1/3 cup yellow pepper (cut into thin strips)
1/3 cup red pepper (cut into thin strips)
1/3 cup carrots (peeled and cut into thin strips)
¼ cup feta cheese crumbled
6 fresh mint leaves (cut into thin strips)
2 pinches Kosher salt
2 pinches black pepper
 
Dressing:
1/3 cup Open Nature® Balsamic Vinaigrette
1 Open Nature® Egg yolk
2 Tbs. lemon juice
 
Steps (Directions):
 
Veggie Stick Salad:
1.    Prepare veggies by slicing in sticks
 
Dressing:
1.    Prepare the dressing: put balsamic vinaigrette dressing, egg yolk and lemon juice together in blender.
2.    Pulse blender to get the ingredients blended, then turn to high speed and allow to run for 15-20 seconds.
3.    Dress combined vegetables with feta cheese, then add fresh mint and season. Serve immediately.
 

Grilled Chicken Rice Paper Rolls with Almond Butter Dressing
Ingredients:
 Rice Paper Rolls
1 cup cooked Open Nature® boneless, skinless chicken breast, sliced
6 pieces rice paper
1 avocado, sliced
1 carrot, sliced
1 bunch chives or scallions
6 leaves red leaf lettuce or romaine lettuce
 
Almond Butter Dressing
1/2 cup Open Nature® Almond Butter
2 Tbs soy sauce
2 Tbs lime juice
1 Tbs rice wine vinegar
3 splashes hot sauce
1 splash of water
                           
Steps (Directions):
 
Rice Paper Rolls
1.         Prepare the rice paper: soak briefly in warm water until pliable, then put onto a moist cloth
napkin and add fillings.
2.         Build roll in the following order: rice paper, lettuce leaf, carrots, chicken and chives.  
3.         Fold the sides over the filling, then roll up to close the center.
4.         Repeat until all rolls are complete.
 
Almond Butter Dressing
1.         Combine ingredients together in mixing bowl, whisk smooth and serve immediately or
reserve chilled until ready to serve.
 
 
Grilled Strawberries with Open Nature Scandal-Less Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Recipe Makes: 12 Strawberries
 
Ingredients:
2 cups Open Nature® Scandal-Less vanilla bean ice cream
12 strawberries
2 Tbs vegetable oil
¼ Tbs kosher salt
3 Tbs granulated sugar
4 skewers
 
Steps (Directions):
1.    Wash and stem berries; skewer 6 per skewer, adding second skewer to help hold berries in place. Dress with vegetable oil, salt and sugar.
2.    Prep medium-hot grill, then grill berries for 2 minutes per side. Remove from grill and reserve on a plate, collecting cooking juices.
3.    Divide ice cream between 4 serving dishes, remove skewers from the strawberries.  Place berries onto the ice cream and drizzle with any collected juices and enjoy.

For more information, go to www.Albertsons.com/opennature .