Recipes

Beet Risoto
1 cup short grain rice 2-21/2 cups of chicken stock 1 stalk celery 1 large onion 2 small cloves of garlic 1 dessert spoon olive oil A splash of dry white wine 3 medium sized beets – grated 2 tablespoons of parmesan 1 tablespoon butter
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Beet Chocolate Cake
1 c. sugar  2 ounces unsweetened chocolate  1 c. flour  2 eggs  1/4 t. salt 1/8 c. oil  1 t. baking powder 1 1/2 c. shredded beets 1/2 t. baking soda   Heat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 9-inch cake pan. Whisk
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Prizewinner Green Beans with Tomatoes and Herbs
2 t. olive oil  1 clove garlic minced  About 1/4 t. red pepper flakes  1/2 c. sliced onions  2 t. dried oregano  1/2 t. dried ground thyme  1 lb. green beans cut in half, ends clipped  1 sprig rosemary  

Marinated Green Bean and Zucchini Salad
1 lb. zucchini trimmed ½ lb. green beans, trimmed 1 tsp. fresh dill, finely chopped ¼ cup scallions, finely chopped 1 cup white mushrooms, sliced 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Grilled New Potato Salad
2 lbs new potatoes  1/4 lb fresh green beans  1/2 pint cherry tomatoes  12 Nicoise or Gaeta olives  Light olive oil Salt & pepper  Summer greens (optional)  Basil-Garlic Vinaigrette (blend the following: 2 T C

Balinese Green Beans in Coconut Milk
About l lb green beans  1 1/2 cup coconut, grilled, grated (or buy fresh frozen at Asian market or soak dried coconut in water                 for 30 minutes (non-
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Ten-Minute Zucchini Pizza
2 medium zucchini  Olive oil  1/4 c grated pizza sauce  1/4 c. finely chopped basil  About 1/2 c. freshly grated Mozzarella cheese  1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese   Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut zucchini lengthw
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Swiss Chard and Tomatoes
3 T. olive oil  1 medium onion, sliced  1 c. peeled and chopped tomatoes (canned work fine)  1/4 t. basil  1 t. oregano  salt and pepper to taste  2 lbs. Swiss chard, or other cooking green  1/3 c. Parmesan c

Summer Squash Soup with Pasta and Parmesan
6 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth  3 cups water  2 1/4 cups uncooked farfalle (6 oz)  2 cups finely chopped yellow squash  2 cups fine chopped zucchini  1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley  1 tablespoon fre

Summer Bread Salad with Zucchini, Tomatoes and Feta
1 1/2-2 c. chopped zucchini 1-1 1/2 c. chopped tomatoes  1/2 c. crumbled feta cheese  1/4 c. chopped scallions  1/4 c. chopped imported olives  1/4-1/2 c. chopped fresh basil  1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil  3 T. w

Stuffed Bell Peppers with Herbed Rice
1 clove garlic  1 bay leaf, crushed  1 clove shallot 1/2 teaspoon crushed celery seeds  1 medium tomato, sliced 1/2 teaspoon crushed savory  Olive oil 1/2 teaspoon curry  1 15-ounce can tomato sauce 2 parsley sprigs,

Pasta with Eggplant and Basil Sauce
5 T olive oil  2 sweet peppers, chopped  2 small onions, chopped  1 eggplant, unpeeled, cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch cubes;  2 large cloves garlic, chopped  1/2 c. chopped fresh basil  1/4 c. chopped toasted pine nuts

Orzo with Tomatoes, Basil, and Gorgonzola
3 t. olive oil  1 c. orzo pasta  1/2 medium onion, finely chopped  3 cloves garlic, minced  1 1/4 c. chicken stock or canned low-sodium broth  Salt and freshly ground pepper  1 pint red and yellow cherry tomatoes,

Herbed Salad Dressing for Salad Lovers
1/4 c. rice vinegar  1-2 T. lemon juice (fresh squeezed is best) 1/2 t. sugar  1/2 t. Dijon-style mustard  2-3 T. freshly chopped herbs (I use basil, parsley, thyme, oregano or chives) 1/2 c. good light olive oil  2 garlic c

Green Beans with Tomatoes and Basil
1 1/2 lbs green beans, cooked Salt and Pepper to taste  1 garlic clove, diced (or substitute chopped garlic scapes!) 1 T. chopped fresh basil or 1 t. dried basil  1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 T. chopped fresh parsley or 1 t. dried pa

Garlicky Tomato-Eggplant Sauce
1/4 c. olive oil 1/2 t. salt  10 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 c. dry red wine  3/4 c. finely chopped onions 2 c. cherry tomatoes 3 c. peeled, cubed eggplant  Freshly ground pepper 1 c. minced fresh parsley 3 T. freshly grated Par

Garlic Bread with Zing
1 cup butter, softened  4 to 6 cloves garlic, smashed  1 tablespoon minced basil leaves Freshly ground pepper to taste  1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley leaves  1 loaf French bread   Combine butter, garlic, basil, pep
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Garlic and Greens Pizza
PIZZA CRUST: French bread cut in half lengthwise or pre-baked pizza shell  1/3 c. sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)  1/2 c. boiling water  4 large garlic cloves, minced or pressed  3 T olive oil  4 packed cups coars

Easy Italian Eggplant
I pound eggplant, cut into 1/2 inch slices  1 15 oz. can tomato sauce  2 cloves garlic, minced  1 medium onion, chopped  1 teaspoon each fresh basil and oregano  1/4 cup Monterey Jack and Parmesan cheese, grated  

Couscous with Chickpeas, Edamames and Tomatoes
1 tablespoon olive oil  1 cup fresh or frozen shelled edamames (soybeans)  1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper  4 garlic cloves, minced  2 1/4 cups water, divided  1/4 cup chopped fresh basil  1 (16-ounce) can chickpea

Cherry Delights with Pasta
20-25 cherry or 10 - 15 Roma tomatoes cut in half  IN BLENDER WHIZ TOGETHER:  1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil  1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, chopped  4 big garlic cloves, minced  2 tsp balsamic vinegar 1/2 - 1
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Caprese
4 medium tomatoes  4 T. olive oil  Chopped fresh basil leaves  Mozzarella  Salt and pepper and capers (optional)   Thinly slice tomatoes and slice mozzarella. Alternate tomatoes and mozzarella on a serving plate, then s
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Basil Pesto
3 packed cups basil leaves  3 large cloves garlic (or use garlic scapes instead!)  1/2 cup pine nuts 3/4 c. (packed) parmesan cheese  3/4 c. chopped fresh parsley  1/2 c. olive oil  1/4 c. melted butter  Salt to t
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Raspberry Turkey Salad
1-1/2 cups vanilla yogurt  2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh mint OR 1 drop mint extract  1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup honey  2 Tbsp. raspberry vinegar  1 lb. box farfalle pasta  2 cups asparagus, cut into 2" pieces OR 2 cups

Spaghetti Squash with Feta, Arugula and Pine Nuts
3 lbs spaghetti squash, halved and seeded (about one medium squash)  1 large bunch arugula, washed and chopped 1 clove garlic  1 T. virgin olive oil  4 oz feta, crumbled or cut into cubes  3 T. pine nuts  Sea salt and b