Ratatouille

Serve Ratatouille with crusty loaves of bread on its own, or over rice, pasta, fish, or chicken. INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4-6 cloves of fresh garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 2 medium size eggplant, cubed ¼ cup dry red wine ¼ cup tomato paste stirred into 1 cup water ¼ […]

Lentil Potato Salad with Greens

Serves 6. Prep:  20 min.  Cook:  With pre-cooked lentils, 15-20 min.; lentils require about 30 min. The earthy flavor of lentils and the starchy taste of potatoes are brightened by the addition of orange and lime.  Make this salad ahead except for the greens and let the flavors meld.  Add the greens right before you […]

Pecan Parsley Pesto

Makes 1 -1 ½ cups, Prep: 15 min. Delicious on good bread or a baked potato, or even on a chicken breast or fish! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups lightly packed fresh flat leaf parsley3 scallions thinly sliced3 garlic cloves, chopped½ cup extra virgin olive oil1 cup pecans, toastedSalt and freshly ground black pepper STEPS: In a […]