Tag: cheese

Cheddar Broccoli Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes, cubed 1 large broccoli crown, cut into florets (about 1 1/2 cups florets) 2 cloves garlic 1/3 cup extra sharp cheddar 1/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon butter Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the broccoli, garlic and potatoes. Boil […]

Carrot Top Frittata with Spinach, Ham and Asiago

Ingredients: 9 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 carrot, finely diced 1 cup cooked white rice 2 portobello caps, diced 1 bunch carrot tops, finely chopped 1 bunch spinach, finely chopped 1 bunch Italian parsley, finely chopped 8 oz ham, cubed 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 […]

Beet & Blue Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 3 large beets, roasted 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese* 1/4 cup toasted pecans dressing: 1 shallot, grated 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon honey 1/2 teaspoon orange zest Directions: Quarter beets. Place in a small bowl. Add cheese […]

Beet & Chèvre Dip

Ingredients: 24 oz peeled, cooked beets* 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 cup 2% (plain) Greek yogurt 5 1/2 oz fresh goat cheese (chèvre) 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 teaspoon ground garlic 1 teaspoon dillweed 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning 1 teaspoon sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika sea salt […]

Spaghetti Squash with Gnocchi and Parmesan

Ingredients: 1 2 1/2-lb spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, small dice 3 cloves garlic, minced 16 oz gnocchi* 1 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 1/3 cup shaved Parmesan sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking […]

Pepita Cotija Broccoli Slaw

Ingredients: 6 oz packaged broccoli slaw mix* 1/4 cup pepitas (hulled, roasted pumpkin seeds) 1/4 cup Cotija cheese, crumbled for the dressing: 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a small bowl, whisk […]

The Ham Jam (+ Egg Sandwich)

Ingredients: 4 crusty (in a good way) Italian rolls 1 lb (leftover) sliced ham 1/4 cup peach pepper jam (I used the peach-fish pepper jam I canned last year) 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 8 slices smoked provolone 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced* Directions: Slice rolls. Slather jam on one side, mustard on […]

Roasted Eggplant Matzo Brei-ttata

Ingredients: 2 eggplants, cubed and roasted* 8 eggs, beaten 6 sheets “Everything” or plain matzo, broken into bite-sized pieces 1 small onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 8 oz crimini mushrooms, diced 1/4 cup milk 4 oz goat cheese sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 325. […]

Parsley-Cheddar Pesto

Ingredients: 3 large bunches Italian (flat-leaf) parsley 4 oz extra sharp cheddar cheese, cubed 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup toasted slivered almonds 4 cloves garlic salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the parsley, cheddar, olive oil, almonds, garlic salt and pepper in a food processor or blender, pulse […]

Rachel’s Oh So ’90s Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Ingredients: 12 oz frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted and chopped 10 oz frozen chopped spinach, defrosted 8 oz cream cheese (or American-style Neufchâtel) 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sour cream 1/3 cup mixed shredded Italian cheese (I used asagio, Parmesan, Romano) PLUS some for topping if desired. 1/2-1 teaspoon granulated garlic […]