Tag: vegetables

  • Shrimp & Quinoa with Vegetables

    Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup cooked quinoa 2 small carrots, thinly sliced 1 large red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped 3 teaspoons grated ginger 2 clove garlic, sliced 1 small red chile, minced (optional) 8 ounces snow peas, trimmed ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 egg, beaten 6 ounces small shrimp, peeled and cleaned 3 […]

  • Thai Style Spicy Vegetables

    Serves 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1 to 3 Thai red chile peppers (more=spicy), minced 1 medium shallot, chopped 3 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot 3 tablespoons canola oil 1½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed Fresh cilantro, chopped Dry roasted peanuts, chopped (optional) Directions In a […]

  • Israeli Chopped Salad

    Serves 4 The secret to success of this recipe is small/tiny uniform pieces. They catch the flavors better and ensure the exceptional fresh taste with the prefect ratio of flavors! Ingredients 4 small Israeli cucumbers or 2 euro cucumbers, peeled and chopped fine (tiny cubes) 2 medium sized roma tomatoes, chopped fine (tiny cubes) ½ […]

  • Ramen Tofu and Vegetables in Dashi

    Serves 4 Ingredients For the soup 8 ounces Ramen ½ cup naturally brewed soy sauce 1⁄3 cup mirin 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger 1 cup snow peas, stringed and halved crosswire 1 package soft tofu, cubed For the garnishes 1 romaine lettuce heart, shredded 1 cup daikon or red radish, […]

  • Tangy Muhammara (Red Pepper & Walnut Dip)

    Ingredients 1 cup walnuts 3 to 4 cloves garlic ¼ cup breadcrumbs 2 red peppers, roasted and pureed 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses 1 teaspoon lemon juice Salt to taste ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon dried mint (or 1 […]

  • Tandoori Toasted Vegetables with Cucumber Mint Chutney

    Serves 4 Ingredients Olive oil or canola oil 6-8 baby potaotes, halved 2 cups cauliflower florets 2 medium carrots, chopped large 1 red bell pepper, chopped large 1 green bell pepper, chopped large 1 red onion, chopped large 1 medium yellow onion, chopped large Salt & pepper 1.5 ounces of Ger-Nis’ tandoori spice mix (recipe […]

  • Italian Antipasti Plate

    Serves 10 Ingredients 2 red bell peppers, roasted & peeled 2 yellow bell peppers, roasted & peeled 2 medium red onions, quartered and roasted 9 cloves garlic, roasted 20 cherry tomatoes yellow and red, roasted lightly 2 cans artichoke hearts, halved 1 cup black brine cured olives ½ cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped ½ cup […]

  • Grilled Summer Vegetables with Wood Sorrel Butter

    Serves 4 A colorful combination of summer’s wild and cultivated ingredients, this recipe combines the smokiness of grilled vegetables with the lemony tang of wood sorrel (Oxalis). I use a stovetop cast iron grill for these veggies, but if you’ve already got the outdoor grill fired up by all means use it. For outdoor grilling, […]

  • Sauteed Baby Artichokes with Garlic and Mint

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 16 baby artichokes, trimmed, stems left on if possible, halved and rubbed with lemon 6 cloves garlic, peeled 2 sprigs fresh thyme ¾ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped Sea salt or kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Warm the oil […]

  • Potage of Spring Greens, with Green Garlic and Mint

    Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cups onions, finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole Salt 1 small potato, peeled and diced 1 bunch dandelion greens 1 large bunch arugula 4 cups vegetable stock or water 1 (10 ounce) bag baby spinach ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup […]

  • Vegetable, Bean, and Cheese Burritos

    Serves 8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 medium white onion, chopped medium 1 red bell pepper, chopped medium 1 poblano pepper, chopped medium 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped fine 1 medium tomato, chopped medium 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 teaspoons salt ½ cup white rice 1 cup water 1½ cups […]

  • Roast Chicken with Lemon & Compound Herb Butter and Roasted Vegetables

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 1 3 to 4-pound chicken 2 small lemons, quartered For Compound Butter 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped 2 to 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil […]