pantry cooking

Tuna Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 10 oz canned solid white albacore, drained 8 oz cooked rotini 3/4 cup chopped red onion 1 1/2 stalks celery, diced 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers zest of 1 lemon dressing: 1/4 cup mayonnaise juice of 1/2 lemon 1 teaspoon Dijon 1/2 teaspoon juice from the caper jar salt pepper […]

Dijon-Caper Tuna Burgers

Ingredients: 3 6-oz cans tuna 1 stalk celery 1 shallot, chopped 1/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs 2-3 tablespoons mayo 1 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1/4 teaspoon celery seed salt fresh black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in a medium bowl. Mix until all ingredients are fully incorporated. Form […]

Tropical Mango Coconut Granola

Ingredients: 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats 5 oz dried mango, chopped 2/3 cup “fancy grade” coconut flakes* 2/3 cup black walnuts 1/3 cup agave nectar 1/4 cup butter, melted and cooled slightly 1/4 cup chopped candied ginger 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg thinly sliced peel of about 1/2 […]

Almond Cherry Coconut Granola

Ingredients: 5 cups old fashioned rolled oats 1 cup raw, whole almonds 1/2 cup dried tart cherries 1/2 cup pepitas (unsalted hulled pumpkin seeds) 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Slow cooker instructions: Place the oats, honey, oil, vanilla, almonds […]

Zesty Pizza Sauce

Ingredients:1 small onion, minced4 cloves garlic, minced28 oz canned crushed tomatoes2 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon tomato paste1 1/2 teaspoons oregano1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakesfreshly ground black peppersalt Directions:In a large saucepan, saute the onions, red pepper flakes and garlic, in olive oil, 3-5 minutes or until fragrant. Add […]

Tuna Salad

Ingredients:6 oz canned albacore tuna, thoroughly drained1 shallot, minced2 stalks celery, minced2 carrots minced1 tablespoon capers2 to 3 tablespoons mayonnaise1 tablespoon Goddess Dressingjuice of 1/2 lemon Directions:Place all ingredients in a large bowl, mix to combine. Serve on long, crusty rolls with tomato and lettuce or as a melt with […]

A Sauce of Two Fishes

Ingredients:32 oz can whole tomatoes, hand crushed1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup chopped parsley6 oz can tuna, drained and flaked10 anchovy fillets6 canned or jarred artichoke hearts, coarsely chopped4 cloves garlic, mincedred pepper flakes Directions:In a large sauce pan, heat oil. Add garlic and saute until golden. Reduce heat to low […]

Super Deluxe Pizza Sauce

Super Deluxe Pizza SauceIngredients:1 small onion, minced4 cloves garlic, minced4 anchovy filets, minced4 oz mushrooms, diced1/4 cup olive oil24 oz (can) peeled, whole plum tomatoes, cut up Directions:In a large saucepan, saute the onions, mushrooms, garlic and anchovies, in olive oil, 5 minutes or until fragrant. Add tomatoes and stir. […]

Tuna Croquettes

Ingredients: 2 cans albacore tuna (drained) 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon good quality Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon Old Bay 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 eggs ½ cup bread crumbs Fresh dill, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil (for pan) Directions: Break up tuna in chunks in […]