Posts Tagged "basil"

Kale Lentil Turkey Soup 

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Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil, olive 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup carrot, coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 cups chicken broth 1 tablespoon basil, fresh, or 1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed 4 cups kale, coarsely chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 1/2 cups cooked turkey breast, cubed 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped 1/2 cups red lentils Directions 1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-low heat. Add onion, carrots, and garlic. Cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are nearly tender, stirring occasionally. 2. Add broth and dried basil (if...

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Pasta with Burst Cherry Tomato Sauce and Kale

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from NYT Ingredients 1lb pasta of your choice 1 bunch kale or swiss chard, stems removed and sliced into ribbons 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, diced 6 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled Red pepper flakes to taste Salt and pepper 1 quart cherry tomatoes, halved 1-2 carmen or xanthi peppers (red, orange or yellow), chopped 1/2 cup grated romano cheese Generous handful of toasted pine nuts 1 bunch fresh chopped mint or basil 4 scallions, thinly sliced Directions: Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil. Add pasta and kale or swiss...

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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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Cheesy Zucchini Pizza Casserole

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Adapted by Marcia Dumaresq from Cooking.com  Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch coins, then halved 2 cloves garlic minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoons minced fresh basil 1 onion, diced 3 tomatoes, diced Prosciutto 2 cups grated havarti cheese, divided Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, stir together zucchini, garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil, basil, onion, tomato, half of the prosciutto and 1/2 cup cheese. Pour into a medium sized casserole dish, then top with remaining prosciutto, then remaining...

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Slow-Cooked Ratatouille

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’ s from Epicurious.com Ingredients Cooking spray 2 large eggplants, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 10 1/2 cups) 3 medium zucchini or yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 6 1/2 cups) 3 tablespoons coarse salt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 2 small to medium onions, halved and thinly sliced (about 3 1/2 cups) 2 sweet peppers, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups) 3 tablespoons finely chopped garlic 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup tomato paste 4 cups chopped tomatoes, juices reserved 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh...

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