Delicious Recipes

Sautéed Spinach

(Martha Stewart) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced lengthwise 2 pounds fresh spinach, washed and leaves damp Olive-oil Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic,...

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Gazpacho

Makes about 3 quarts, serving 8 to 10 Traditionally, diners garnish their gazpacho with more of the same diced vegetables that are in the soup, so cut some extra vegetables when you prepare those called for in the recipe.  Additional garnish possibilities include...

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Ginger Kale

1 large bunch Kale, stems removed and cut into strips 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 1 tablespoon Butter 2 large cloves Garlic, minced 1 medium Onion, chopped 1 tablespoon minced fresh Ginger Juice of 1 fresh Lime Freshly ground Pepper Bring a large pot of lightly salted...

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Grilled Vegetable & Boursin Cheese Sandwich

2 small “fairytale” eggplants, sliced 1/4 in. thick, lengthwise 2 small zucchini, sliced 1/4 in. thick, lengthwise 2 red or green peppers, quartered Olive oil, for brushing Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 large tomato, thinly sliced ...

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Herb Butter, Herb Oil, Herb Vinegar

Delicious on warm breads, on broiled meats, veggies (especially corn on the cob!), fish or with eggs. 1-2 Tbsp well packed fresh herbs or 1-2 tsp dry ones, finely chopped ¼cup (half a stick) butter, salted or unsalted Squeeze of lemon juice (optional) Soften...

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Sweet Pepper Pasta Toss with Kale

1 (8 ounce) package uncooked farfalle (bow tie) pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 cup roughly chopped kale 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 pinch dried basil 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper  salt and...

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Green Lentil Curry with Swiss Chard, Broccoli and Carrots

1 cup green lentils 1 cup French green lentils 1 teaspoon turmeric 3 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 2 cups water 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (divided) 1 large onion 2 cups chopped carrots 1 (14.5 oz) can organic fire roasted tomatoes or cooked fresh...

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Creamy Broccoli and Carrot Slaw

3 tablespoons mayonnaise  1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice  1 1/2 teaspoons grated onion  1 1/4 teaspoons coarse-grained Dijon mustard  1 1/4 cups shredded peeled broccoli stems  3/4 cup shredded peeled carrots  Combine mayonnaise,...

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Cantaloupe Salsa

Makes about 2 cups of salsa This would be great over grilled fish or chicken, not that ours ever got that far. It is equally good with tortilla chips. It occurred to me after the fact that this would be fun with a mix of honeydew and cantaloupe, for color and a bigger...

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Tuscon Carrot Top Soup

3 T Olive Oil 1 Medium onion, diced 2 Carrots, diced 1 Stalk celery, diced 3 Cloves garlic, minced 1/2 t salt 1/2 t pepper 6 Cups vegetable broth 1/4 Cup rice uncooked 1 1/2 Cups carrot tops, chopped 1/4 Cup parmesan cheese Sauté onion, carrots, celery and...

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Carrot and Beet Salad with Ginger

1/4 cup minced shallot (onions will work as well) 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup rice vinegar (available at Asian markets and some supermarkets) 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/2 cup olive oil 4 cups finely...

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Chinese Cabbage (Asian Chicken Salad)

1 head Chinese cabbage, cut crosswise into 1/3-inch-wide strips  1 head of romaine or leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces  1/4 cup soy sauce/Tamari  1/4 cup fresh lemon juice  2 tablespoons sugar or honey  1 tablespoon distilled white...

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