Some people think the defining characteristic of authentic Cajun food is the spicy ingredients. It isn't—it's recipes that can be cooked in one pot. The early Acadians taught us the power of one-dish recipes—a rich meld of flavors combined with simplicity of preparation.
Coq au Vin
This somewhat simpler take on the French classic will soon make it a dinner table tradition.
The briny saltiness of black olives and feta cheese perfectly punctuates sweet caramelized onions and cherry tomatoes in this delicious frittata.
Black Bean and Mango Salad
A colorful concoction bursting with fresh flavors tossed with a zingy vinaigrette hits the spot on any table.
This all-purpose dish, with its bright, bold flavors, is great as an appetizer or as a relish for grilled chicken. Or try it on Sicilian Tilapia.
One-Pot Vegetables and Tofu with Sesame Rice
This recipe is the embodiment of simplicity, as it is a one-pot meal comprised of colorful vegetables cooked in a fragrant stock.
Rosemary and Pepper Sausages with New Potatoes
Use good-quality sausages in this baked one-dish dinner.
Paella with Chicken, Shrimp and Clams
A heady combination of vegetables, chicken, shrimp, and clams.
BLT with Avocado and Arugula Salad
Bacon, lettuce and the best tomatoes you can buy or grow stack up on a perfect sandwich.