Posts Tagged "peppers"

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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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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Kid (and Adult) Friendly Kale-Broccoli Salad

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From Ginger.  My 15 month old daughter and husband couldn’t get enough of this easy to throw together salad. It can be served right away but is better if made the night before so the dressing can really absorb into the kale and broccoli leaves. Ingredients 1 bunch kale 1 head broccoli 1-2 sweet peppers 1/2 cup chopped scallions 3 Tablespoons sunflower or olive oil 3 Tablespoons sour cream or plain yogurt 1 Tablespoon mayo 3 Tablespoons white wine vinegar (more to taste) 1 teaspoon sugar or honey 1 clove garlic minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons fresh dill Freshly ground pepper...

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Eggplant Ragout with Tomatoes, Peppers and Chickpeas

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Ingredients 1-1/2 lb. eggplant, preferably plump round fruits 2 Tbs. olive oil; more for brushing the eggplant 1 large onion or 2-3 small onions, cut into 1/2-inch dice 2 sweet peppers (carmen, cubanelle, or xanthi yellow cone), cored, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 plump cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. ground cumin Generous pinch cayenne 2 Tbs. tomato paste 1-1/4 cups water 5 plum tomatoes, peeled, quartered lengthwise, and seeded 15-oz. can chickpeas (preferably organic), rinsed and drained 1 tsp. salt; more to taste 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf...

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Italian Orzo Stuffed Veggies

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Italian Orzo Stuffed Veggies Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from allrecipes.com Ingredients: 4 medium vegetables (peppers, summer squash or zucchini) halved and seeds removed. 2 medium tomatoes (or one can diced tomatoes) 1 pound ground turkey or beef 1 pound orzo 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon dried) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  Coat a deep dish casserole with olive oil In a large pot, boil salted water for orzo; cook until al dente, following...

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