Lunch of the Day – 10/23/2014

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Today’s lunch consisted entirely of leftovers from last night’s dinner: roasted fingerling potatoes with uncured smoked sausage, and beet salad. It was an easy dinner, too – took about 15 minutes to chop the potatoes and slice the sausage, toss with olive oil, salt and pepper, then I just let the mixture roast in a glass dish on 465F for about 35-40 mins, stirring it once in the middle of cooking. I made a little bit extra, specifically with lunch in mind.

Why uncured sausage, you might ask? Because the curing process typically consists of adding chemical preservatives and synthetic nitrates or nitrites to the meat. I try to avoid chemicals in my food at all costs. I assure you, uncured meats taste every bit as good, if not better, as conventional ones.

While the potatoes and sausage were roasting, I threw together the beet salad, which is very easy and very delicious. And who doesn’t have garlic or mayo in the fridge??

I guess the moral of this post is – it’s easy to have a good lunch if you cooked a good dinner the night before! The end result had a coworker asking if I could cater lunch at the firm every day. 🙂

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2 Responses to Lunch of the Day – 10/23/2014

  1. Irin says:

    Beet salad hm…sound good; raw beets?

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