Tag: balsamic

Sweet & Pickle-y Red Cabbage

Ingredients: 1 medium to large sized red cabbage, thinly sliced 4 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoon light brown sugar 3/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon salt Directions. Melt the butter in a large pot . Add cabbage and sprinkle with salt. Saute until it is just beginning to wilt, about 8 […]

Farro With Carrots and Rapini

Ingredients:4 cups water1 cup farro*1/2 lb rapini, roughly chopped1/8 lb flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped2 tablespoons olive oil1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar1 small onion, chopped1 carrot, diced2 cloves garlic, mincedjuice of 1/2 lemon PreparationBring 4 cups water and farro to boil in medium saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to […]

Balsamic Glazed Almonds

Ingredients: 1 cup raw almonds* 1/4 cup light brown sugar 3 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder Directions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the nuts, brown sugar and vinegar in a heavy sauce pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until […]

Winterized BLT Chicken Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 4 strips thick cut bacon 1/2 medium red onion, chopped 1 lb pasta (I used gemelli) 2 cooked, boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed 3/4 cup frozen spinach 1/2 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes* 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons capers 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Directions: Bring a large pot of salted […]

Rosemary-Apple Meatloaf: National Meatloaf Appreciation Day

Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef1 egg1 onion, shredded1 cup shredded apples (I used Fameuse Snow Apples)3/4 cup bread crumbs2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary1 tablespoon Montreal seasoning 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl and with […]

Balsamic Onion Jam

Ingredients: 4 onions, cut into 1/4 inch thick half rounds 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil pinch salt Directions: In a large saute pan with a lid, heat the oil. Add the onions, cover and cook on low, stirring occasionally, until […]

Hot or Cold Potato Salad with Green and Wax Beans

Ingredients:2 lb thin skinned potatoes, diced3/4 lb mixed green and wax beans1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped2 tablespoons Dijon mustard2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar1 teaspoon capers1 shallot, minced2 cloves garlic, mincedsaltpepper Directions:Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add potatoes. Cook until almost tender, then add the […]

Balsamic Green Beans

Ingredients:1 lb fresh green beans*2-3 cloves garlic, minced2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons olive oil Directions:Bring a large pot of water to boil. Boil the green beans about 2 minutes then blanch them in ice water. Meanwhile, whisk together the balsamic, oil and garlic to make the dressing. Drain the beans, […]

Steak & Spinach & Artichoke Pasta

Ingredients:1 lb dried ziti1 lb marinated* top round or flank steak, cooked medium rare and sliced6 oz good quality marinated artichoke hearts, chopped, liquid reserved1 ½ cups fresh or frozen spinach¼ cup chopped Italian parsley¼ cup chopped basil¼ cup balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons Dijon mustard2 cloves garlic, mincedsaltpepperolive oil Directions: Bring […]

Schezuan Mussels with Eggplant and Green Beans

Ingredients: 6 cloves garlic, minced2 Chinese eggplants, roll cut*1 green chili minced2 cups green beans8 oz fresh or frozen mussels1/2 cup green onions1/2 cup chicken stock1/4 cup dark soy sauce2 tablespoons fresh ginger, cut into small sticks2 tablespoons hoisin sauce2 tablespoons oyster sauce2 tablespoons of ground pork1 tablespoon balsamic or […]