Well, this has certainly been a new style of eating for us this week. Tonight was a blueberry sauce over pork tenderloin and it was amazing. Neither of us ever thought of blueberries with something savory, but it works. It's good. :)
On Tuesday we had Sriracha burgers with caramelized onions. I used ground turkey instead of ground beef. Also, it was raining out so we pan fried the burgers instead of grilling. It truly tasted much better than it looked. Maybe next time, we'll get a good shot. :) Below is how we did this, but here is the original link from BrokeAssGourmet.
Sriracha burgers with guacamole & caramelized onions
2 tbsp butter 1 medium onion, half sliced thinly, half diced finely 1 lb ground turkey ( or ground beef ) 2 tbsp Sriracha (or more if you it extra-spicy) 2 tbsp coconut aminos 1 handful fresh cilantro leaves, 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp freshly-ground black pepper your favorite guacamole
Preheat a grill, grill pan or cast iron frying pan over medium-high heat.
Melt butter in a medium frying pan over medium-low. Add the sliced onions and cook for 18-20 minutes, until caramelized.
While onions cook, combine the chopped onions, beef, sriracha, soy sauce coconut aminos, cilantro and garlic. Use your hands to mix well and form into 4 equal-sized patties.
Cook the burgers to desired doneness and serve over mixed greens or alone, topped with a generous dollop of guacamole and a few caramelized onions.
In order to get us started off on the right foot, I spent Saturday morning putting together a menu for the week. I'll try to blog most of the meals as we try them out.
Tonight's dinner was a great first meal. We found a great recipe for Carne Asada on Mark's Daily Apple. When I got back from buying groceries this morning, I started the marinade and made the Pico de Gallo.
This meal came together so easily and everything tasted great. Because of the flavors on the plate, we didn't miss the tortillas, cheese, or sour cream at all. Check it out below:
We have decided to change our diet from what most consider "normal" to eating Primal. We are following the main concepts of the Paelo diet but following the Primal path. This is going to be a learning experience as we figure out along the way what is right vs. wrong to eat and how different foods make us feel.