10 Spring Dinners in 30 Minutes

By Andrew Bellino

      Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Aquavit Seasonings

      The seasonings traditionally used to make aquavit – a Northern European distilled spirit – vary with every recipe, but they usually include pork-friendly seasonings like caraway, cumin and fennel – so why not combine the two? This easy, pretty dish is great hot off the grill or made ahead and chilled.
Recipe: Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Aquavit Seasonings (Snapse Krydret Svine Mørbrad)

Spinach & Frisee Salad with Tangerines & Coriander-Crusted Scallops
The flavours of coriander and tangerine complement the sweet scallops in this easy-to-make dinner salad.
Frisee has a big flavour and a sturdy texture, which stands up to the warm scallops. If you can’t find
frisee, make your own mix of greens; escarole and curly endive are great ones to include.

Recipe: Spinach & Frisée Salad with Tangerines & Coriander-Crusted Scallops

Wok-Seared Chicken Tenders with Asparagus & Pistachios
Here’s an East-meets-West stir-fry that will soon become a family favourite. Serve it over rice with a
simple salad of arugula and orange sections dressed in a light vinaigrette.
Recipe: Wok-Seared Chicken Tenders with Asparagus & Pistachios
Lemon & Dill Chicken

Fresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sauteed chicken breasts.
Make it a meal: Serve with roasted broccoli and whole-wheat orzo.
Recipe: Lemon & Dill Chicken

Green Eggs & Ham Frittata
Our version of green eggs and ham is full of spinach, leeks and dill, along with ham and
havarti cheese. Serve with: Roasted red potatoes or hash browns.
Turkey Cutlets with Rhubarb Chutney

Try rhubarb in this tangy chutney with golden raisins and fresh ginger, served with turkey.
You can also pair the sauce with grilled boneless, skinless chicken breasts or lean pork chops.
Serve with: Whole-wheat couscous and steamed asparagus.
Recipe: Turkey Cutlets with Rhubarb Chutney

Black Bean & Salmon Tostadas
Pickled jalapenos, cilantro and avocado perk up convenient canned salmon for a quick
tostada topping. Skip store-bought and make your own crispy shells in the oven.
Serve with: Brown rice cooked with diced tomatoes and onions or salsa.
Lamb Burgers Topped with Mache Salad

These juicy lamb burger are mounded with a generous portion of greens and sandwiched
on a crusty bun. Serve with steamed new potatoes.
Recipe: Lamb Burgers Topped with Mâche Salad

Sugar Snap Pea & Shrimp Curry
This dish is best done at the last minute so the snap peas keep their crisp texture.
The pink of the shrimp and the green peas make it as pretty as it is tasty.
Asian Tofu Salad

The best thing about tofu – besides its nutritional value – is the way it carries other
flavours, such as the tanginess of this sesame dressing. Serve this warm salad with
crunchy bread sticks and a tall glass of iced jasmine tea.
Recipe: Asian Tofu Salad

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