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Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

October 25th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4ouncesItalian sausage, hot or sweet, casings removed or bulk
  2. 8cupschicken stock
  3. 1 (6 ounce)boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped into 1 inch pieces, if you like you can add two chicken breasts
  4. 1-2cup choppedescarole, i like a lot so i add two
  5. salt
  6. pepper
  7. 1cupItalian pastinaor orzo pasta
  8. 2eggs, lightly beaten
  9. 2ounces gratedpecorino romano cheese
  10. 2tablespoons choppedred bell peppers
  11. 1 mincedgarlic clove

DIRECTIONS

  1. Brown the sausage, let it cool then chop and set aside.
  2. In a large stockpan, bring the chicken stock to a boil, add the chicken and sausage, and simmer over the low heat for 15 minutes.
  3. Add the escarole,garlic, red peppers,salt and pepper. Cook until peppers are done.
  4. In a pot of boiling water, cook the pastina or orzo until al dente, drain and add to soup.Very slowly, pour the eggs in a stream into the soup, mixing well (the eggs should form fine threads).Remove from the heat.
  5. Place the soup in large serving bowls and garnish with cheese.

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Pepperoni Garbanzo Salad Recipe

October 25th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1headiceberg lettuce
  2. 2tomatoes, cut in wedges
  3. 1cupmozzarella cheese, cubed
  4. 1cupgarbanzo beans, I use canned, well drained
  5. 1/2cup slicedpepperoni
  6. 6green onions, sliced
  7. 1/2cup bottledItalian dressing

DIRECTIONS

  1. In large bowl tear lettuce into serving pieces.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and toss with Italian dressing.

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Wild Rice Casserole Recipe

October 25th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 1/2cupslong grain rice, uncooked
  2. 1/2cupwild rice, uncooked
  3. 1 (2 ounce)envelopedry onion soup mix
  4. 1tablespoonparsley (optional)
  5. 4cupswater
  6. 1bunchgreen onions, chopped
  7. 8ouncesfresh mushroomsor canned mushrooms, sliced
  8. 1/4cupbutteror margarine, melted

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Pour into lightly greased slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on high 2 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

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Rocky Mountain Potatoes Recipe

October 25th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Rocky Mountain Potatoes Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. For each serving

  2. 1baking potato
  3. 1 1/2teaspoonsevaporated milk
  4. 1teaspoonbutter
  5. salt
  6. sweet paprika, to dust over

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pierce the well-scrubbed potato with the tip of a knife or the tines of a fork.
  2. Bake at 350*F until done, about 1 hour.The potato will feel soft when it’s squeezed.
  3. Cut a wide cross in the baked potato, and spread the peel back a little.
  4. Insert a fork into the opening and mash the potatoe slightly.Pour in the milk and poke the butter well into the potato.
  5. Sprinkle with a little bit of salt and a dash of paprika.

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Baked Persian Rice Recipe

October 25th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Baked Persian Rice Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 1/2cupsshort-grain rice
  2. 1tablespoonolive oil
  3. 1tablespoonbutter
  4. 1cuponions, finely chopped
  5. 3garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  6. 1/4teaspoonground cardamom
  7. 1/8teaspoonground nutmeg
  8. 1teaspoonkosher salt
  9. 1 (14 ounce)canlow sodium chicken broth
  10. 1/2cupwater

DIRECTIONS

  1. Soak rice to cover for 1 hour; drain through a strainer.
  2. Heat oven to 350F and grease a 2-quart souffle’ or other baking dish.
  3. Heat olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat until foam subsides; add onion and saute’ for 4 minutes; add garlic and saute’ another 2 minutes; add spices and salt and saute’ for 30 seconds, stirring to combine.
  4. Combine the drained rice and onion mixture and put in prepared baking dish; pour in chicken stock and water.
  5. Place dish in oven (uncovered) and bake for 1 hour or until there is a golden crust on top.

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