Tag: stock

Ham, Delicata Squash and Wild Rice Soup

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 delicata squash, cubed (you can leave the skin on!) 1 (loose) cup green beans (about 1/3 lb), cut into bite-sized pieces 3 green onions, chopped 2 cups ham, cubed 8 oz cooked wild rice* 64 oz […]

Watercress-Fennel Soup with Chicken-Parmesan Meatballs

Ingredients: meatballs: 1 lb ground chicken 1/3 cup (loose) chopped Italian parsley 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic salt freshly ground black pepper soup: 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced 1 small bulb fennel (bulb and stalks sliced) 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 onion, […]

Kasha Varnishkes with Savoy Cabbage

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons schmaltz* 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup kasha (buckwheat groats) 1 egg 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 savoy cabbage 3/4 lb bow tie noodles, cooked and drained Directions: In a large saucepan, saute onions in schmaltz until blackened. Meanwhile, mix the egg and the kasha. Add to […]

It’s Almost Spring Minestrone

Ingredients: 2-3 stalks celery (with leaves), sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2-3 carrots, sliced into coins 1 medium purple-top turnip, cubed 2 zucchini, cubed 1 large Russet potato, cubed 1 cup diced green beans (about 1/3 lb) 15 oz can diced fire roasted tomatoes 15 oz can cannellini beans, drained […]

Polish-style Sour Soup with Sausage and Root Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 kielbasa* (about 1 lb), sliced into half-moons 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 stalk celery, diced 1 small celeriac (celery root, diced) 2 parsnips, diced 1 onion, diced 1 1/2 quart stock (chicken, pork or vegetable) 2 bay leaves żurek or zakwas starter** salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Upside-down Cottage Pie

Ingredients: 3/4 cup caramelized onions * 1 tablespoon butter 2 carrots, diced 2 parsnips diced 1 bulb fennel, chopped 6 oz crimini mushrooms, chopped 1 3/4 lb cubed sirloin 1/4 cup dry red wine, optional 1 sprig’s worth of rosemary, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 2 teaspoons chopped fresh […]

Lamb Merguez with Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Ingredients: 2 cups golden couscous 2 eggplants, cubed 2 zucchini, cubed 2 tablespoons ras el hanout 1 12-oz jar piquillo peppers, drained and chopped 10 oz lamb merguez sausages (I used these) 1/2 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line a large baking […]

Creamy Turkey Dumpling Soup

Ingredients: 6 cup turkey stock 4 carrots, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 sprigs’ worth thyme leaves 4 sage leaves, chopped* 2 bay leaves 4 cups cubed, cooked turkey breast 1 cup frozen peas 1/2-3/4 cup whole milk (could also use heavy cream) […]

Ham & Peas Baked Polenta

Ingredients: 1/2 small red onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 oz Frick’s sliced Gourmet Ham, cut into bite-sized pieces 2/3 cup frozen peas 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup coarse cornmeal* 1/3 cup grated Parmesan 2 cups very hot or boiling water, chicken or ham stock salt freshly ground black […]

Escarole Soup with Zucchini and Italian Sausage

Ingredients: 3/4 lb hot Italian sausage (casings removed) 2 small zucchini, diced 1 small onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large head escarole, chopped 2 quarts chicken, turkey or vegetable stock 1 15-oz can cannellini beans, drained 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 tablespoon Italian herb seasoning salt freshly ground […]