Tracey Awad, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Tracey Awad has tested.

A white oval platter topped with roast winter squash and shallots.

Roasted Winter Squash and Shallots

Jaw-droppingly delicious roasted winter squash makes a restaurant-worthy side that comes together with just a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of barely any effort.

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  • 15 M
  • 55 M
  • 0
A white bowl filled with tikka masala lentil, garnished with cilantro, with a wooden spoon resting inside.

Tikka Masala Lentils

Given the dozen enthusiastic reviews we receivved from our testers, these Instant Pot tikka masala lentils are your answer to a quick and healthy weeknight dinner.

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  • 25 M
  • 55 M
  • 2
A piece of silken tofu with pine nuts and pickled chiles topped with cilantro in a blue ceramic bowl.

Silken Tofu with Pine Nuts and Pickled Chiles

“To call this silken tofu ‘magical’ would be an understatement.” and “Umami party for sure in your mouth!” and “My boyfriend, who dislikes tofu, ate most of it.” That’s what we’re hearing about this stunner.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
A ceramic bowl filled with greens with tomatoes, or sukuma wiki.

Greens with Tomatoes ~ Sukuma Wiki

Sukuma wiki means “to stretch the week”—in other words, using affordable and readily available greens spiffed up with spices to help stretch any meal a little further.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 0
A fork scooping strands of roasted spaghetti squash from the center of a halved squash.

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

“This technique really did produce those long lovely strands allowing this squash to live up to its name!” We keep hearing this about this perfectly easy and healthy spaghetti squash.

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  • 10 M
  • 50 M
  • 0
An apple tea cake on a wire rack with three slices cut from it and one on a blue and white plate.

Apple Tea Cake

Not as dense or as sweet as a pound cake, this lovely tea cake is rich and buttery and subtly infused with layers of apple and cinnamon with a tart lemon drizzle as a finishing flourish.

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  • 40 M
  • 3 H
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