Posts Tagged ‘garlic’

Seared Salmon with Gremolata

Friday, November 16th, 2012
Seared Salmon with Gremolata

Seared Salmon with Gremolata

Seared Salmon with Gremolata

This is a simple, quick, and fresh dinner recipe — easy enough to make on any night of the week.  Gremolata is a mixture of chopped parsley, minced garlic, and lemon zest and pairs perfectly with fish.
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Arugula Walnut Pesto Penne

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
Arugula Walnut Pesto Penne

Arugula Walnut Pesto Penne

Arugula Walnut Pesto Penne

This is a great weeknight dinner entrée.  The pesto sauce is done before the pasta is done boiling.
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Almond Chicken Breasts

Sunday, June 10th, 2012
Almond Encrusted Chicken

Almond Encrusted Chicken

Almond Chicken Breasts

Adapted from Mariel’s Kitchen by Mariel Hemingway

This almond coating is a nice change from a plain baked chicken breast.  The coating offers a bit of crunch and added flavor too.  Serve on a bed of farro and with a side of steamed broccoli for a complete meal.

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Chard Ribbons with Garlic Chips and Toasted Pine Nuts

Thursday, February 9th, 2012
Chard Ribbons with Garlic Chips and Toasted Pine Nuts

Chard Ribbons with Garlic Chips and Toasted Pine Nuts

Chard Ribbons with Garlic Chips and Toasted Pine Nuts

Here’s a quick side dish for a healthy way to eat more greens during the winter months.
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Ginger and Garlic Red Lentil Soup

Sunday, January 29th, 2012
Ginger and Garlic Red Lentil Soup

Ginger and Garlic Red Lentil Soup

Ginger and Garlic Red Lentil Soup

I whipped this soup up the other week.  I have a whole jar full of red lentils and I had a lot of ginger that needed using.  At first I was going to start with a traditional mire poix mix (carrot, onion, celery).  But, then I changed my mind and geared it more towards a more Asian flavor profile of ginger, onion, and garlic.  All the fresh ginger adds a bit of zing and bite, which mellows a bit the next day if you have leftovers.
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