The artichoke hearts set this version of the classic Minestrone apart from all the rest.
Green garlic is only available a few times a year. Make the most of it in this fresh-tasting yet easy homemade hummus.
Ingredients: 1 onion, sliced into half-moons 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 lb small okra 28 oz canned diced tomatoes or 1 1/2 lb fresh tomatoes, cubed 1 1/2 tablespoons Lebanese 7 mixed spice mix* 14 oz canned chickpeas, drained pinch salt Directions: In a medium pot, saute the onion and […]
Ingredients: 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast handful Italian parsley, chopped 1 “baby” cucumber, diced 1/2 small red onion, diced 3 oz crumbled feta (tomato basil flavored if possible) 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 2 teaspoons tahini 3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise salt freshly ground black pepper zest of one lemon Directions: Place […]
Ingredients: 2 5-oz cans solid white tuna packed in water, drained 7-oz cooked chickpeas 2-3 tablespoons capers 1/4 cup diced red onion 1/2 tablespoon tahini* 1 1/2 tablespoons dill weed 1/4 teaspoon dried mint 1/3 cup whole plain Greek yogurt salt freshly ground black pepper to serve: 4 hard-boiled eggs, […]
Ingredients: 1 15-oz can chickpeas, drained 1 1/2 lb potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces (I used Yukon Gold) 4 hard-boiled eggs, quartered 1/2 red onion, diced 1/3 cup Kalamata olives in oil, drained 12 oz good quality canned tuna (drained if in water–see thoughts) 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil […]
Ingredients: 1 lb mixed dried beans* 4 cups chicken or ham stock 3 stalks celery, diced 2 medium carrots, cut into coins 1 poblano pepper, diced 1 onion, diced 1 shallot, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 5-6 slices thick cut bacon, cooked and cut into 1/2 inch chunks 1 tablespoon […]
Ingredients: 2 Anaheim chiles, diced 1 onion, diced 2 clove garlic, minced 24 oz canned crushed tomatoes 15 oz (canned) diced fire roasted tomatoes 14 oz canned chickpeas, drained 1 teaspoon Moroccan spice blend sea salt freshly ground black pepper 6 eggs Directions: Saute the chiles, onion and garlic in […]
Ingredients: 20 oz canned chickpeas 3 cloves garlic 4-5 chipotle chiles in adobo (with at least 1 teaspoon of a adobo) juice of 1/2 lemon 3 tablespoons tahini 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder salt to taste Directions: In a large […]
Ingredients:12 oz canned chickpeas, liquid reserved16 oz canned crushed tomatoes1 onion, thinly sliced2 cloves garlic, minced1 egg-sized ball tamarind pulp1 teaspoon garam masala1 teaspoon ground, roasted cumin seeds¼ cup vegetable oil½ teaspoon turmeric½ teaspoon red pepper Directions: Heat oil in a medium saucepan. Add onions and sauté until just golden, […]