Posts Tagged "mint"

Baked Squash with Meat Sauce (Kaddo Bourani)

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Adapted from the Impromptu Kitchen Makes 2-4 servings Ingredients: 1 sugar pumpkin 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup + 1 tbs oil (pick something neutral, like canola or grapeseed) 1 cup yogurt 1 clove garlic, finely chopped (or use a garlic press since it is a little easier) 2 tbs dried mint or 4 tablespoons fresh mint 1 tsp dried dill or 1 tbsp fresh dill 1 tsp + 1 tsp + 1 tbs kosher salt 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 tbs tomato paste 1 tbs coriander seed, freshly ground if possible 1 tbs cumin seed, freshly ground if possible 1 tbs smoked paprika (or use sweet paprika if you don’t have...

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Barley Greek Salad

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from Food Network. Ingredients 1 cup Pearled Barley 2 cups tomato, seeded, diced and drained 1 slicing or 2 pickling cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1-2 red or orange peppers, diced 1/2 cup feta cheese 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives 3 Tablespoons (1 bunch) fresh chopped mint 1 small fresh onion, finely diced 3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Combine the barley, 3 cups water and a pinch salt in a medium-size saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer until the barley is tender,...

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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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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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Vietnamese Style Napa Cabbage Salad with Chicken

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Vietnamese Style Napa Cabbage Salad with Chicken Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from Saveur.com INGREDIENTS 1-2 fresh hot red chiles (Thai or serrano), optional 3 garlic scapes, minced 2 tbsp. sugar 1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar 3 tbsp. fresh lime juice 3 tbsp. Vietnamese fish sauce (nuó’c mam) 3 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 small onion, thinly sliced 2 cups shredded cooked chicken 4 cups shredded napa cabbage 2 medium carrots, julienned (optional) ½ cup roughly chopped basil or mint Freshly ground black pepper Extra basil or mint for garnish INSTRUCTIONS Seed red chiles, then mince. (It is...

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