Tag: tomato

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 […]

Green Tomato Chili Pie Topped with Chipotle Cotija Cornbread

Ingredients: cornbread layer: 2/3 cup flour 2/3 cup cornmeal 2/3 cup milk 1/3 cup finely crumbled Cotija cheese 1/4 cup canola oil 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle 1 egg meat mixture: 1 lb 85% lean ground beef 8 oz canned Mexican style […]

Takoraisu (Okinawan Taco Rice)

Ingredients: 2 lbs ground beef 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons Chili powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried onion 1/2 teaspoon Mexican oregano freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons soy sauce […]

Backyard Garden Salad with Burrata

Ingredients: 2 zucchini, spiralized into ribbons* 1 “baby” cucumber, spiralized into thin “noodles” 4 red radish, sliced 2 medium tomatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces (I used Black Krim tomatoes from my garden) 2 balls burrata 1 spring onion bulb, cut into half moons Himalayan sea salt (or regular) balsamic vinegar […]

Dill Sun-dried Tomato Kofta Sandwiches

Ingredients: for the kofta: 1 lb 93% lean ground beef 3 tablespoons minced dill 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes (dry, not packed in oil), minced 1/2 small onions, minced salt freshly ground black pepper tzatziki: 3/4 cup Greek yogurt 1/3 cup thinly sliced, seeded cucumber 1 tablespoon minced dill salt freshly […]

Late Summer Succotash

Ingredients: 2 slices of cooked bacon, crumbled 1 ear’s worth of corn kernels 1 quart fresh lima beans, shucked 1 pint okra,  cut into 1/4 inch slices 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped green onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2-3 medium tomatoes, diced salt freshly ground black pepper […]