Tag: olives

Smoked Sardine & Dandelion Greens Spaghetti

Ingredients: 4.25 oz tinned smoked sardines in oil 1 onion, sliced into half-moons 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 large bunch dandelion greens, chopped (about 6 cups) 1/2 cup sliced cherry tomatoes (about 1/2 pint) 1/4 cup kalamata olives salt freshly ground black pepper 12 […]

Chicken, Olive and Hard-boiled Egg Empanadas

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, chopped 1 shallot, chopped 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground chipotle 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 bay leaf 1 lb ground chicken 2 teaspoons tomato paste 1/2 cup halved pimento-stuffed olives 3 hard-boiled eggs, […]

Spaghetti and Salami, Dominican-style

Ingredients: 1 small red onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1/3 cup chopped mixed olives 8 oz your favorite hard salami, sliced into roughly 1/4 inch half-moons 28 oz diced tomatoes 6 oz jarred roasted red pepper, diced splash of olive brine or vinegar to serve: 1 lb spaghetti, cooked […]

Bookmaker Salad

Ingredients: for the dressing: 3 tablespoons finely grated parmesan 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil tiny pinch salt freshly ground black pepper for the salad: 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved (I used an heirloom mix) 1/3 cup large Spanish pimento-stuffed olives […]

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 […]

Beef and Potato Stew with Olives and Stewed Tomatoes

Ingredients: 2 lbs russet potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 lb cubed sirloin or stew beef  (can brown if desired, I didn’t bother) 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 onion, cut into quarter moon slices 1/3 cup chopped green olives with pimentos 15 oz canned stewed tomatoes (with juice!) 3 […]

Fennel, Mushroom, Olive and Beef Ragout over Polenta

Ingredients: for the ragout: 1 1/2 lb crimini mushrooms, sliced 2 bulbs fennel, sliced into half-moons 1 red onion, sliced into half-moons 2 cloves garlic, sliced 1 1/4 lb cubed sirloin or stew beef superfine flour (like Wondra) quart beef stock 1/4 cup (drained) kalamata olives 1 tablespoon coarse herbs […]

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 […]