Tag: tomato

Tahini-Dill Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes

Ingredients: 5 oz canned solid albacore tuna in water, drained 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons prepared tahini sauce 3 tablespoon minced red onion 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1 tablespoon minced dill freshly ground black pepper 2 large tomatoes (beefsteak works well) Directions: In a small bowl, break up the tuna […]

Roasted Shrimp with Summer Vegetables and Wild Rice

Ingredients: 12 oz peeled, medium shrimp 4-5 sprigs worth of thyme leaves 1/2 oz lemon verbena, chiffonade 1 eggplant, small dice 1 fennel bulb, diced 1-pint grape tomatoes, halved 8 oz crimini mushrooms, halved 1 small-medium pattypan squash, cubed 8 oz cooked wild rice olive oil sea salt freshly ground […]

Upcycled Crab, Tomato, Cucumber + Mozz Salad

Ingredients: 1/3-1/2 cup leftover blue crab meat (from 3 large crabs) 10 fresh mozzarella pearls 1/2 pint grape tomatoes 1 cucumber, chopped 2-3 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped basil 1 tablespoon fennel fronds sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss all ingredients together until thoroughly combined. My […]

Benedictine BTC Sandwiches

Ingredients: for the benedictine: 8 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature 1 1/2 medium cucumbers, peeled and de-seeded 2 tablespoons onion juice* 1 tablespoon mayonnaise pinch kosher salt pinch cayenne pepper for the sandwich: 8 slices white sandwich bread 3/4 lb thick cut bacon, cooked 8-16 thin slices of […]

Italian Summer Salad

Ingredients: 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved 8 oz container’s worth of drained fresh mozzarella balls “ciliegine” size (1/3 oz each),  halved 1/4 of 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 1 sweet marconi pepper, minced* 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil sea […]

du Puy Lentils with Summer Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 cup du Puy lentils (French green lentils) 4 cups water or vegetable stock 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bunch rainbow chard, stems and greens chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium-large zucchini, diced 1 small onion, diced 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 bunch Italian parsley, chopped Directions: […]

Tuna Niçoise Burgers

Ingredients: for the burgers: 4 5-oz canned solid white albacore tuna in water, drained 1/4 cup coarsely chopped niçoise or kalamata olives 2 teaspoons anchovy paste 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup matzo meal or bread crumbs to serve: 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 tomato, sliced 4 […]

Olive Oil-Poached Tomatoes over Pesto Gnocchi

Ingredients: for the tomatoes: 3/4 lb mixed heirloom tomatoes, thickly sliced (about 1/2-3/4 lb) 5 cloves garlic 1/2-3/4 cup Bertolli extra virgin olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper for the pesto: 2 cups fresh basil 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup Parmesan 1/4 cup Romano cheese 1/4 cup toasted […]

Shawarmish

Ingredients: for the marinade: 3/4 cup plain yogurt 1/2 teaspoon allspice (freshly ground if possible) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 cup diced red onion 1 1/4 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes for the […]

Spiralized Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 1 cucumber, spiralized* 2/3 cup matchstick carrots 1 bunch’s worth of green tops of fresh shallots or spring onion, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 clove garlic, minced 12 grape tomatoes, quartered juice of 1/2 lemon sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Cut the spiralized cucumber in half. […]