Quick & Easy On-the-Go Meal With #Lawrys {Giveaway}

by Melanie Edwards on August 15, 2011 · 46 comments

in Giveaways,Recipes

Lawry's Crostini with white bean spread ingredients

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***Be sure to scroll down for the awesome giveaway!***

I was recently approached by The Motherhood for an opportunity to get together with a few local bloggers as part of the “Fabulous Summer of Flavor” challenge and cook a meal together using Lawry’s products. Unfortunately, as is the life of busy moms and bloggers, we were unable to find a date that worked for all of us. So, we did the next best thing and had ourselves a virtual potluck. That’s the beauty of social media and blogging; we can get together without actually getting together! ;)

Our challenge was to collectively create a meal that fit the theme of “On the Go” and included the following Lawry’s products: Seasoned Salt, Balsamic Herb Marinade, and Seasoned Salt Marinade. Our Orlando team came up with an appetizer, main entree, and side dish that take about 40 minutes to prepare; not bad for a healthy, easy, and fast meal! Plus, the entree requires only THREE ingredients! After you check out these super simple recipes, be sure to scroll down for the chance to win some Lawry’s products, so that you too can create this quick and easy dinner!

Crostini with white bean spread, arugula and prosciutto

Appetizer: Crostini with white bean spread, arugula and prosciutto

by Leigh of ThemeParkMom.com and me! (ModernMami™.com)
(Makes 20-30 appetizers, depending on size of your baguette)
Prep time: 10 minutes or less

INGREDIENTS
1 baguette, sliced into 1/2-inch thick slices
1 can cannelini beans (or other white bean, such as Great Northern)
2 T. extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp. Lawry’s Seasoned Salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
Baby arugula (about 1/2 cup)
Thinly-sliced prosciutto (about 1/4 pound)

1. Toast your bread slices on both sides. This can be done in an oven, or the Florida summer method, which doesn’t require heating up the oven: Heat a dry skillet over medium high heat. Add bread slices and toast for about 30 seconds per side. Watch closely so they don’t burn.
2.  Make the white bean spread. Drain the liquid from the can of beans. Add to a food processor and puree. Add olive oil, Lawry’s Seasoned Salt and pepper and process until well blended.
3. Assemble the crostini. Spread about 2 tsp. of the bean spread on each baguette. Top with 3-4 pieces of baby arugula and a small slice of the prosciutto.

Balsamic Pineapple Salmon

Main Entree: Balsamic Pineapple Salmon

by Amanda of The Mamma Mia Blog and Angie of A Whole Lot of Nothing
Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes, plus marinade time
Cook time: 30 minutes

INGREDIENTS
(4) 4 oz. salmon fillets
Lawry’s Balsamic Herb Marinade
2 cups pineapple chunks

1. Marinade salmon fillet with Lawry’s Balsamic Herb Marinade (no less than 30 minutes)
2. Place salmon in baking dish
3. Cover salmon with pineapples
4. Bake at 350 degrees for 1/2 hour or until salmon flakes
5. Remove from oven
6. Drizzle with Lawry’s Balsamic Herb Marinade

Sauteed Asparagus

Side Dish: Sauteed Asparagus

by Jen of The Suburban Mom and Jessica of The Unemployed Mom
Prep & cook time: 7 minutes

INGREDIENTS
Olive Oil
Lemon
Asparagus
Lawry’s Seasoned Salt
Grated Parmesan Cheese

1. Heat olive oil in saute pan (after cleaning asparagus).
2. Place asparagus in pan and then squeeze lemon juice on top.
3. Top with lemon zest and a few dashes of Lawry’s Seasoned Salt.
4. Turn the asparagus while cooking until desired tenderness.
5. Remove from pan then sprinkle fresh parmesan cheese, lemon zest and Lawry’s Seasoned Salt on top prior to serving.

ModernMami™.com Reader Giveaway

Enter for your chance to win a package of the following Lawry’s products: 16 oz Seasoned Salt, Balsamic Herb Marinade, Seasoned Salt Marinade.

How to Enter

Required entry: If you’d like to enter this contest, simply leave a comment below telling us how Lawry’s products can help you create an on-the-go meal.

Extra entries (optional):

Each of the following will count as 1 extra entry. You’ll need to leave a separate comment for each entry.

  1. Follow @modernmami on twitter.
  2. Tweet the following: Enter to win #lawrys products for your on-the-go meal from @modernmami! http://bit.ly/lawrysdinner #foodie #giveaway #contest #recipes
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  6. Write a blog post on your own blog sharing the details of this contest. Be sure to include a link back to this post. Leave a comment with your post link.

All entries must be in by Monday, August 22, 2011 at 11:59 pm EST. You must be 18 or older and have a valid U.S. address to enter. Remember to leave a separate comment for each entry. The winner will be chosen using Random.org and will be notified via email. (Please be sure to provide a valid email address with your entry.) Winner will have 48 hours to respond and claim prize, otherwise a new winner will be chosen.

Disclosure: I was compensated for participating in this challenge and working with Lawry’s and The Motherhood.

Photo credits: Amanda Keefer, Leigh Caldwell, and Jessica Kirby

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1 Kylie August 18, 2011 at 7:50 pm

Love the recipes!! Definitely going to try some of them!

Kylie18@live.com

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2 Tarah August 18, 2011 at 8:06 pm

It would be great to use it for marinades so you get all the flavor when you grill!

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3 valk August 19, 2011 at 12:36 am

the marinades save you time.

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4 angie August 19, 2011 at 12:51 am

I would use it to freshen up some quick sandwiches.

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5 Tndncarson1 August 19, 2011 at 1:22 am

i liked you on facebook! 

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6 chris August 19, 2011 at 2:11 am

for marinades -quick chicken on the grill 

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7 Kitty August 19, 2011 at 2:21 am

Definatly going to try that crostini at a party this weekend!

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8 Elise Dabritz August 19, 2011 at 2:23 am

Definitely for marinades. I also want to try that asparagus recipe it looks so good!

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9 Troy Dobson August 19, 2011 at 2:33 am

tdobson2@yahoo.com  Lawrys adds the perfect flavor to any meal

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10 Anonymous August 19, 2011 at 5:07 am

Lawry’s can help as me make a create an on-the-go meal by adding spice to our popcorn.

deb55106{at}gmail{dot}com

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11 Anonymous August 19, 2011 at 5:08 am

I follow you on Twitter~Deb55106

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12 Anonymous August 19, 2011 at 5:10 am
13 Shawn August 19, 2011 at 5:55 am

I use Lawry’s rather than salt every time I brown hamburger for anything.

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14 Anonymous August 19, 2011 at 1:41 pm

I like to marinade chicken in it, fry it up, and then slice or cube to use for salads, sandwiches, etc.

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15 Dara Nix August 19, 2011 at 5:01 pm

I think that Lawry’s products can help me create an on-the-go meal by adding some ZING to quick prep meals like Hamburger Helper or frozen “meals in a bag)!  They NEVER seem to have enough seasoning!
kitty32504 at cox dot net

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16 Dara Nix August 19, 2011 at 5:02 pm

I already follow you on Twitter (@Kitty32504)!

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17 Dara Nix August 19, 2011 at 5:03 pm

Tweet: https://twitter.com/#!/Kitty32504/status/104599242991079424

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18 Dara Nix August 19, 2011 at 5:03 pm

I am already an e-mail subscriber (kitty32504 at cox dot net)!

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19 Dara Nix August 19, 2011 at 5:04 pm

I already subscribe on Friend Feed (Dara Nix)!

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20 Dara Nix August 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm

I already like your Facebook page (Dara Nix)!

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21 Brandy G August 19, 2011 at 9:11 pm

I love to sprinkle it on sandwiches to make it a bit more tastier

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22 Jessica August 20, 2011 at 12:23 am

I like to use Lawry’s seasoned salt to spice up any type of meat we make.  It makes even our boring food taste good!

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23 Nicole August 20, 2011 at 5:17 am

I would use them with some of my awesome crock pot recipes. We use the leftovers to make yummy pizzas the next day.

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24 dddiva August 20, 2011 at 5:27 pm

When you buy your chicken, chops or beef, put them in a zip top bag and then cover in marinade-  saves a ton of time and the flavor is amazing-  it seeps in as it defrosts and then you are good to grill, bake, etc.
discriminating_diva at yahoo dot com

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25 dddiva August 20, 2011 at 5:28 pm

Twitter dddiva

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26 modernmami August 24, 2011 at 1:18 pm

Congratulations! You won! :)

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