Posts Tagged "cherry tomatoes"

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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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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Quinoa, Garbanzo and Spinach Salad with Paprika Dressing

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adapted by Farmer Dave’s from Epicurious Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed and drained 4 cups packed spinach, elegance mix, mustard greens 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 1/2 teaspoons paprika (the original recipe calls for smoked paprika) Directions: Cook quinoa according to package directions. Chill until cool. In a large bowl combine...

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Sautéed Cauliflower (or Romanesco) & Grape Tomatoes

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Ingredients 2 tablespoons chopped pancetta or bacon 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 cups chopped cauliflower or romanesco florets 2 tablespoons water 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 anchovy fillets, minced (optional) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Directions Cook pancetta or bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until it begins to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the pancetta to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Add...

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