Tag: balsamic

Spaghetti with Sopressata Sauce and Chicken Meatballs

Ingredients: for the meatballs: 1 lb ground chicken 1 shallot, minced 1 clove garlic, grated 1/3 cup bread crumbs 1 tablespoon minced basil 1 tablespoon minced Italian parsley 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 egg salt pepper for the sauce: 1 onion, chopped 1 shallot, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 […]

Chipotle-Pomegrante Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 1 shallot 1 clove garlic 2 chipotle chiles in adobo 1/2 cup pomegranate juice 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup pomegranate arils 2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar 2 teaspoons mesquite liquid smoke 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

Pomegranate Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 3 lb boneless pork shoulder roast or tenderloin (trim off excess fat) 3/4 cup pomegranate arils 1/4 cup chili sauce 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup pomegranate molasses 1 1/2 teaspoons mesquite liquid smoke 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons Mexican hot chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoons […]

Baked Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1 lb spaghetti 28 oz canned crushed or ground tomatoes 28 oz canned diced tomatoes 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 small to medium carrots, diced 1 jarred whole pimiento, diced 1 onion, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon basil, finely chopped 1 tablespoon oregano, finely chopped 1 tablespoon […]

Rachel’s New Classic Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 1 large shallot 12 ounces tomato paste 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup Coca-Cola 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons mustard powder 1 tablespoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon ground chipotle 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke salt Directions: Pulse all ingredients in a blender […]

Can’t Beet Red Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients: 3/4 cup beet puree 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup dutch process cocoa (I used Guittard’s Cocoa Rouge) 1/2 cup canola oil 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon plain yogurt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, at […]

Chicken-Spinach Meatball Pasta Bake

Ingredients: 1 lb shells, cooked to package instructions 10-12 oz ricotta 4 oz sliced fresh mozzarella sauce: 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 28 oz canned ground tomatoes 1 1/2 tablespoons dried oregano or Italian herb mix 2 tablespoons olive oil meatballs: 1 lb ground chicken 1/2 cup […]

Hello, Hawaii, How Are You? Pulled Chicken

Ingredients:1 1/4 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs1/4 cup chili sauce (like Heinz)1/4 cup balsamic vinegar1/4 cup spiced ginger preserves1/4 cup pineapple juice2 tablespoons dark rum1 tablespoon yellow hot sauce (I used Miss Hatties)2 teaspoons black pepper1 1/2 teaspoon mesquite liquid smoke1 1/2 teaspoon Mexican hot chili powder1 1/2 teaspoon smoked […]