Pressing and then marinating the tofu with jarred artichoke hearts makes for an extremely flavorful, vegan pasta salad.
Spicy Spaghetti with Corn, Andouille and Shrimp
This is a light, quick, and fresh way to use up the last of summer’s corn.
Tuna “Meatballs” in Caper-Olive Tomato Sauce
Tuna takes the place of red meat in this pantry-friendly update of spaghetti and meatballs.
Seafood Orzo with Lemon, Dill & Olives
Can frozen mixed seafood be tasty? Yes, yes it can! Cooked correctly and with other flavorful ingredients, it makes a pantry and budget-friendly 30-minute meal.
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 […]
Spaghetti with Walnuts, Anchovy and Parsley
Ingredients: 3/4-1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1/4 cup bread crumbs 2 oz anchovies in olive oil 5 cloves garlic 1 1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes bunch Italian parsley, chopped 3/4 lb spaghetti Parmesan for sprinkling Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti […]
Midsummer Orzo Salad
Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup (dry) orzo 2 ears’ worth corn kernels 1 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes 2 “baby” cucumbers, sliced into half-moons 3 tablespoons minced dill 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives 4 oz baby arugula, coarsely chopped 4 oz crumbled feta 3 tablespoons sherry […]
Peppers and Olives Macaroni Salad
Ingredients: 1 lb macaroni, cooked to package instructions 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup Dijon 1/4-1/3 cup coarsely chopped manzanilla olives with pimento (I used these which are prechopped) splash of olive juice 1 large cubanelle pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, minced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon […]
Dilled Roasted Vegetable Orzo Salad with Gorgonzola
Ingredients: 3/4 cup (dry) orzo 1 zucchini, cubed 1 Spanish black radish, cubed 6 oz crimini mushrooms, quartered 1/4 lb asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces olive oil a sprinkle of jalapeno garlic seasoning (I use this but you can sub in ground jalapenos and granulated garlic) freshly ground black pepper […]
Rainbow Chard, Meyer Lemon and Dill Orzo
Ingredients: 1 cup orzo 15 oz (canned) cannellini beans, drained 1 large bunch of rainbow chard or Swiss chard, stems and leaves chopped (separate the stems and leaves) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small red onion, cut into half-moon sliced 1/4 cup chopped dill 3/4 (loose) cup Italian or curly […]