Tag: tomato

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spiced Okra Stew with Chickpeas and Tomato

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 […]

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 […]

Umami Lovers Salad

Ingredients: 4 oz smoked salmon, cut into bite-sized pieces 8 oz watercress 2 roasted beets, sliced 2 6 1/2 minute eggs, halved 3/4 lb thin asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 pint mixed cherry tomatoes, halved 2 “baby” cucumbers, sliced into coins dressing: 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons […]

Grilled Scallops with Cherry Tomatoes and Zucchini

Ingredients: 1 medium zucchini, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 shishito peppers 2 cups cherry tomatoes (I used Sun Gold) 1 small onion, sliced into quarter moon slices 1 lb large scallops, patted dry Florida seasoning or lemon pepper salt Directions: Lightly oil a grill pan and heat. Arrange the vegetables […]

BLT Tuna Salad, Salad

Ingredients: 2 5-oz cans solid white tuna packed in water, drained 2-3 tablespoons dill pickle relish 1 stalk celery, diced 1/4 cup diced red onion 1/2 tablespoon tahini paste* 1/2 tablespoons lemon pepper seasoning 3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise to serve: 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced into wedges 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, thinly […]