Tag: repurposing leftovers

Ham & Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cubed ham 1/2 lb asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 12 oz small pasta, cooked and cooled 1 cup fresh or frozen peas* 1/2 red onion, diced 1 baby cucumber, diced 1 (loose) cup baby arugula dressing: 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4-1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 cup mayonnaise […]

Egg Salad with Ham and Watercress

Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1-2 tablespoons Dijon 2/3 (loose) cup watercress 4 oz cubed ham 3 scallions/green onions, chopped 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Slice eggs in half and remove the yolks. Place the yolks in a small bowl. Set aside. Chop […]

The Cloak and Dagger Sandwich

Ingredients: 1 lb sliced corned beef (preferably hot/warm) 8 slices seeded rye or pumpernickel bread (or rye and pumpernickel swirl) Coleslaw: 1 cup shredded cabbage 1/2 carrot, shredded 1/2 small onion, shredded 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar […]

Portuguese Style Tuna Salad

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 […]

Candy Cane Peppermint Pattie Brownies

Ingredients: 12 oz semisweet baking chocolate squares 8 tablespoons (aka 1 stick, 1/4 lb) butter 3 eggs 1/2 cup cocoa 1 1/2 cup  sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 9 Peppermint Pattie miniatures (.6 oz each), quartered 1/2 cup crushed candy […]

Admitting it is Autumn Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1 6.7-oz tin smoked herring in oil* 2 tablespoons good quality apple cider vinegar 2 hard-boiled eggs, quartered 1 bunch French breakfast radishes, thinly sliced 8-9 oz cooked beets, halved and sliced 8 oz cooked Beluga lentils** 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika freshly ground black […]

Smoked Turkey and Greens Pot Pie

Ingredients: 1 cup frozen Lima beans 1 cup peeled, diced Russet potatoes 1 bunch kale, chopped 1/2 cup flour 1 carrot, cut into coins 2 stalks celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 parsnips, cut into coins 1 onion, diced 3 tablespoons butter 3 cups cubed, smoked turkey breast* 2 […]

Smoked Olive Egg Salad

Ingredients: 7 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4-1/3 cup sliced smoked olives* 1/4 cup finely diced red onion 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard (powder) freshly ground black pepper Directions: Slice eggs in half and remove the yolks. Place the yolks in a small bowl. Set aside. Remove one […]

Dandelion Green and Smoked Jalapeño Egg Salad

Ingredients: 7 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2-3 tablespoons finely diced smoked jalapeño* 1 bunch dandelion greens, chiffonade 1/4 cup finely diced red onion 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Slice eggs in half and remove the yolks. Place the yolks in a small bowl. Set […]

Salade d’Oeuf

Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons Dijon 4-6 cornichons, finely diced 3/4 teaspoon Herbes de Provence 3 tablespoons finely diced sweet onion Directions: Slice eggs in half and remove the yolks. Place the yolks in a food processor or mini chopper. Set aside. Chop up the whites. […]