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Asparagus with Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto

Friday, March 21st, 2014
Asparagus with Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto

Asparagus with Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto

Asparagus with Roasted Red Pepper and Prosciutto

Thick juicy spears of tender asparagus, stuffed with sweet roasted red pepper and creamy aioli, and wrapped with salty savory prosciutto.  This is a great appetizer or first coarse, and can be prepared a bit in advance, served either at room temperature, or cold.  It’s also great for brunch.
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Asparagus Pilaf

Friday, March 14th, 2014
Asparagus Pilaf

Asparagus Pilaf

Asparagus Pilaf

Here’s recipe #2 for Asparagus Month here at The Daily Morsel.

This delicious spring dish is a quick and easy vegetarian one-pot meal.  It can be served hot, cold or at room temperature, making it a great make ahead salad.  Or, serve it as a side dish to Roast Chicken or Lemon Buttered Salmon.  In which case you’ll have a two-pot meal.
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Shaved Asparagus and Carrot Salad

Friday, March 7th, 2014
Shaved Asparagus and Carrot Salad

Shaved Asparagus and Carrot Salad

Shaved Asparagus and Carrot Salad

March is Asparagus Month here at The Daily Morsel.  Here’s are first asparagus recipe for March.

This simple and vibrantly colored salad is full of fresh spring flavors.  Lemon vinaigrette pairs with thin strips of shaved fresh asparagus and sweet carrots.  Top off the salad with crunchy coarse sea salt and herbal dried lavender.

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Steamed Broccoli

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Steamed Broccoli

Steamed Broccoli

Steamed Broccoli

Steaming vegetables is a light and healthy cooking method.  The vegetables retain a lot of nutrients with this gently heat, keeping their colors bright and vibrant.  Dress-up steamed vegetables with a light and tangy dressing.
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Brown Rice with Almonds and Scallions

Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Brown Rice with Almonds and Scallions

Brown Rice with Almonds and Scallions

Brown Rice with Almonds and Scallions

Adding sliced almonds and scallions transforms plain old brown rice into a side dish that’s a bit more special, fun, tasty and nutritious.  Sliced almonds add texture and crunch, while sliced scallions add a refreshing bit of green, oniony spice, and tang to keep the dish fresh.  Just two quick and simple additions really help pep up a brown rice side dish.
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