Tag: shallot

  • Grilled White Eggplant with Peanut Sauce and Cilantro Red Pepper Relish

    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 small white eggplants (about 1 pound each) cut into ½ inch thick slices the long way Sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 shallot, chopped fine 2 red chilis, deseeded and chopped fine 1 teaspoon lime zest 1 tablespoon peanut butter 2 tablespoons tamari 2 tablespoons yuzi rice vinegar Juice […]

  • White Balsamic Vinaigrette

    Makes 2 cups dressing Ingredients ¼ cup white balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup blended oil (canola based) ½ shallot, minced Salt and pepper to taste (about ½ teaspoon of each) Directions In a medium bowl whisk together ingredients until well incorporated and emulsified, season with salt and pepper to taste. *Recipe property […]

  • Heirloom Tomato & Watermelon Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette

    Serves 4 Ingredients 8-12 heirloom tomatoes, various varieties 8-12 pieces seedless watermelon sliced ½ inch thick and in wedges 2 cups feta cheese, sliced in sticks or wedges 12 fresh basil leaves, chifonade White balsamic vinaigrette (recipe follows) Baby arugula (garnish) Directions On individual serving plates create a stacked salad using the heirloom tomatoes, watermelon […]

  • Garden Flounder Ceviche

    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds Flounder fillets, sliced in thin strips or cut into small cubes 1 medium zucchini, chopped super fine 1 medium carrot, chopped super fine ½ medium red onion, chopped fine 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 teaspoon red chili, chopped fine 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon […]

  • Spanish Seville Squid Cocktail

    Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds cleaned squid, sliced in rings 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest Olive oil ½ medium Spanish onion, sliced thin ½ cup red bell peppers, slices thin ½ cup orange bell peppers sliced thin 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (gold ones especially nice) 1 cup Spanish black olives, pitted […]

  • Kelp Noodles Pad Thai and Almond Sauce

    Serves 2-4 Ingredients Pad Thai mixture 1 carrot, julienne 1 red pepper, filled, julienne ½ red cabbage, thinly sliced or mandolin ¼ cup snow peas, cut thinly on diagonal 1 spring onion, sliced thin 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons tamari 1 shallot, sliced thin 1 small red chili, minced 2 tablespoons coconut nectar 2 […]

  • Asparagus Spear & Wild Mushroom Pilaf

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped small 1 medium shallot, chopped small 1 cup mixed fresh wild mushrooms (morels, chanterelles, etc) Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg 1 cup asparagus spears, ends trimmed 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ cup white wine ¼ cup vegetable […]

  • Creamy Asparagus Soup

    Serves 6-8 Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 medium shallot, chopped 2 cups asparagus stems 1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme leaves 4 cups vegetable broth (preferably onion-herb or neutral based) 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup heavy cream Salt Black pepper Directions In a large skillet, over […]

  • Mint Butter

    Makes ½ cup butter Ingredients 1⁄3 cup butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 1 shallot, chopped superfine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest ½ cup fresh mint, chopped fine 1 teaspoon maldon salt Directions In a small mixing bowl combine all of the ingredients and mix well until a smooth butter paste […]

  • Spring Pea Risotto with Prosciutto and Basil & Mint Butter

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the pea risotto 5 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 shallot, chopped fine 1½ cups Arborio rice ½ cup dry white wine 5 slices of prosciutto cut in small pieces 1 cup fresh peas, blanched 1 cup parmesan cheese Salt Freshly ground pepper For the basil & mint butter […]

  • Pea & Mint Tortellini in Herbed Brodo

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For the spring pea and mint tortellini Olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 1 cup fresh peas, steamed soft and mashed 2 teaspoons lemon zest ¼ cup grated pecorino 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Fresh pasta sheets For the herbed brodo 1 (¼ pound) piece Parmigiano-Reggiano 6 cups chicken […]

  • Goat Cheese, Watercress and Mixed Spring Pea Risotto with Pea Shoots

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 5 cups vegetable broth 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 shallot, chopped fine 1½ cups Arborio rice ½ cup dry white wine 1 cup fresh peas, blanched 1 cup watercress, chopped ¼ cup goat cheese, crumbled Salt Freshly ground pepper Pea shoots, for garnish DIRECTIONS In a medium sized saucepot heat chicken broth […]

  • Spring Pea & Mint Ravioli with Sweet Pea Flowers

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 shallot, minced 1 cup fresh English peas, steamed soft and mashed ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped ¼ cup ricotta cheese ¼ cup goat cheese ½ teaspoon lemon zest Salt Freshly ground pepper Herbed pasta dough For the sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 shallot ½ cup vegetable broth Juice and zest […]

  • Tofu Vegetable Pho

    Serves 6-8 INGREDIENTS For the broth 2 medium onions, chopped large 3 cloves garlic 1 shallot, chopped large A 1-inch piece of galangal, peeled and chopped A 2-inch piece of ginger, peeled and chopped 2 small carrots, cut into large pieces 1 cinnamon stick 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 3 star anise […]

  • Velvety Chesnut Soup with Grape Honey

    Serves 8 INGREDIENTS For the soup 1 cup whole chestnuts, roasted and peeled 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin oil 1 small shallot, chopped fine ½ of a sweet yellow onion, chopped fine ¼ cup celery, chopped fine 1 medium parsnip, peeled and chopped fine Salt 1 bouquet garni of fresh herbs in a cheesecloth […]

  • Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Porcini Cream Sauce

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS For ravioli ¼ cup dried porcini mushrooms 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 cups mixed mushrooms, chopped fine Salt and pepper Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped fine ½ cup fresh ricotta […]

  • Quinoa Apple Salad with Curry Dressing

    Serves 4 Martha Stewart INGREDIENTS ¼ cup raw whole almonds 1 cup white quinoa 1 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1 teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon coarse salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons dried currants 1 small McIntosh apple, cut into 1⁄8-inch-thick wedges […]

  • Fall Stuffed Mushrooms

    Makes 40 stuffed mushrooms INGREDIENTS 40 medium sized crimini mushrooms 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine 2 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 tablespoon of each of the following fresh herbs: thyme, rosemary, parsley, sage, marjoram; chopped fine ½ medium tart apple, cored and chopped fine ½ cup walnuts, chopped […]

  • Mixed Greens with Herbed Vinaigrette

    Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1 shallot, minced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons canola oil (neutral flavor oil) 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped 8 cups (about ½ […]

  • Swiss Chard & Caramelized Onion Lasagna

    Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons Swiss chard, rinsed with stems removed, chopped 6 yellow onions, sliced thin 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium shallot, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine (Save 1 tablespoon) 5 sprigs thyme, chopped 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 cups milk, warmed ½ cup grated Asiago cheese ¼ teaspoon nutmeg 4 tablespoons […]

  • Pumpkin Gnocchi with Apples, Chicken & Sage in a Maple Cream Sauce

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS Gnocchi 2 cups (16 ounces) pumpkin, cut in quarters, seeded and roasted 2¾ cups all purpose flour 1 egg Salt White pepper 1 tablespoon nutmeg, freshly grated Sauce ½ cup butter 1 tablespoon pumpkin oil 1 medium shallot 1 chicken breast, cut into thin strips 1 medium tart apple, cored and cut […]

  • Apple, Blue Cheese and Bacon Salad

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 head of butter leaf lettuce (or mesclun mix), leaves roughly torn 1 to 2 tart apples, seeds removed, chopped medium 2 oz, Oregon sweet blue cheese, crumbled by hand 3 pieces thick-cut bacon, cooked and chopped 1 medium red onion, sliced in rounds Red Wine Vinaigrette, recipe follows Salt and freshly […]

  • Sweet Corn Chowder With Roasted Poblano Peppers

    This dish is a lovely way to keep corn a staple in our meals even after corns peak season, the corn is not as sweet this time of year, which is why it is delicious in this spicy corn chowder! Don’t worry the corn is still plenty sweet to give the perfect balance of sweet and spicy!