pantry cooking

sardine cakes

Sardine Croquettes

Sardines and leftover potatoes combine to make something delicious in this pantry-friendly recipe. The last time we grocery shopped it was mid-June. We get a box of misc produce delivered each week (since mid-April) but we’ve been doing the majority of our grocery shopping in person. My goal is always […]

Lemon Sesame Tuna & Chickpea Orzo Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 8 oz dried orzo, cooked to package instructions and drained 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 bunch green onions, diced 3 3-oz pouches Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna 15-oz canned chickpeas, drained 3 oz crumbled feta 1/4 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced […]

Tuna Niçoise Burgers

Ingredients: for the burgers: 4 5-oz canned solid white albacore tuna in water, drained 1/4 cup coarsely chopped niçoise or kalamata olives 2 teaspoons anchovy paste 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup matzo meal or bread crumbs to serve: 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 tomato, sliced 4 […]

Tuna Artichoke Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 8-10 oz cooked pasta 14 oz canned artichoke hearts in brine, drained and chopped 15 oz canned solid albacore tuna in water, drained 2 stalks celery, diced 1 onion, diced 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers zest of 1 lemon dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise juice of 1 lemon 2 teaspoons Dijon […]

Sardine Tagliatelle

Ingredients: 2/3 cup breadcrumbs, toasted 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 1/2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 4-oz cans boneless, smoked sardines in lemon olive oil 3/4 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 8-9 oz tagliatelle, cooked to package instructions Directions: Heat the […]

Wild Sardine Spread

Ingredients: 4.2 oz canned sardines* in extra virgin olive oil 4.2 oz canned sardines in water, drained 1 tablespoon Dijon 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1 large shallot, chopped 1/2 teaspoon hot peri-peri sauce 1 stalk celery, finely diced freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the sardines, Dijon, capers, pepper, peri-peri […]

Holy Trinity Pizza Sauce

Ingredients: 1 onion, minced 1 stalk celery, finely diced 1 cubanelle pepper, finely diced 1 clove garlic, minced 28 oz canned crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons parsley freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions: In a large saucepan, saute the onions, celery, pepper and […]