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

This is a sponsored post.

***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

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

(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

Olive Oil
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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{ 46 comments… read them below or add one }

dddiva August 20, 2011 at 5:29 pm
Anonymous August 20, 2011 at 7:36 pm

I work M-F and am gone from the house at least 10 hrs (depending on traffic). I need something that I can marinate in the morning and be ready to throw in the oven by 5pm. Chicken is the best. I put a bunch of tenderloins in a bag and throw in some marinade and in 30 min it’s like I cooked all day. Thanks!


Anonymous August 20, 2011 at 7:37 pm

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Monte August 21, 2011 at 5:10 am

 Lawry’s  marinades   rock


Steph A August 21, 2011 at 3:17 pm

I like to use Lawry’s seasoning salt to flavor burgers it’s quick and saves time because you don’t need to add alot of spices seperately and it’s also delicious!


Steph A August 21, 2011 at 3:19 pm

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Steph A August 21, 2011 at 3:22 pm

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Robin August 21, 2011 at 5:04 pm

It’s great to use when grilling hamburgers or steaks


Diane B August 21, 2011 at 8:03 pm

I can use your recipes with the seasonings on Sundays, so they will all ready be prepared, can take with me and just need to be heated.


Anonymous August 22, 2011 at 3:15 am

Love to season pork and chicke with Lawerys products and put them on the grill. Simple and easy!


Sheila R August 22, 2011 at 8:41 am

Lawry’s adds spice and flavor to foods that would be dull otherwise.


kathy pease August 22, 2011 at 6:25 pm

my hubby likes to barbeque so this would be awesome for some chicken  on the grill :)


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liz dzurinda August 22, 2011 at 6:44 pm

I love using lawrys on my grilled chicken at the start of each week. I use that chicken on salads for lunches and quick dinners all week!


theyyyguy August 23, 2011 at 12:11 am

The Lawry’s Seasoned Salt is great with raw vegetables with a sour cream accompaniment!



Atreau August 23, 2011 at 3:19 am

Lawry’s products can help me create an on-the-go meal by making cooking fast and easy for me.


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