Posts Tagged "arugula"

Creamy Tortellini with Sweet Potato and Spinach

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from The Kitchn  Serves 4   Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter 1 large sweet potato (about 3/4 to 1 pound), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary, sage, parsley, oregano (or use 1 teaspoon dried herbs) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper or 1/8 teaspoon white pepper 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth 1 bag baby spinach, or 1 bunch arugula, kale or swiss chard, rinsed and torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup half-and-half 1 (12-ounce) bag frozen cheese tortellini Heat the oil or butter in a...

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Fall Beet and Apple Salad with Celery and Walnuts

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from Healthy Living Market Ingredients 2 firm sweet-tart apples 4 celery stalks, thinly sliced 1 small shallot, minced or 2 scallions, thinly sliced Juice of 1 lemon 1 medium-large beet, matchsticks 3 Tablespoon chopped walnuts 3 Tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Large handful baby spinach or arugula Directions: Toss the apple slices, celery, shallot or scallion and lemon juice together in a bowl. Add the beet matchsticks, walnuts, olive oil, salt and a few grinds of black pepper, to taste. Let sit 10 minutes. Serve on a bed of baby spinach...

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Quinoa, Garbanzo & Greens Salad  

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from Epicurious.com This recipe is simple to throw together and has been a favorite at potlucks and parties. Perfectly light for Easter  to combat the sugar overload! -Ginger  Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed and drained 4 cups packed spinach, elegance mix, spicy mix, tatsoi or arugula 2 15oz cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained 1 3/4 cups cucumbers, cubed 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped 1 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (or more to taste) 1/4 cup sherry wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 2...

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Green Bean Salad with Tomatoes, Arugula and Basil dressing

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from Fine Cooking Ingredients: 1 cup loosely packed basil leaves 2 strips lemon zest about 3 inches long and 1/2 inch wide, white pith removed 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt 2 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed (long ones snapped in half) 2 cups arugula, rinsed and spun dry 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1-1/2 cups (10 oz.) 1-inch-diameter fresh mozzarella balls (ciliegine), halved 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice; more to taste Freshly ground black pepper Directions: Fill an 8-quart stockpot three-quarters full of water and bring to a boil over...

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Garlic Scape and Arugula Pesto

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This is great on pasta, pizzas, sandwiches, and as a salad dressing when whisked with some white wine vinegar.  Ingredients   2 bunches garlic scapes, roughly chopped and flower heads discarded 1 large bunch arugula, roughly chopped and any tough stems removed 1/2 cup walnuts (substitute pine nuts or almonds if you don’t like the flavor of walnuts) 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4+ cup olive oil (to taste) Juice of 1/2 lemon Salt and pepper to taste Directions 1) In a food processor pulse garlic scapes, arugula and walnuts until chopped finely. Add parmesan cheese and pulse...

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