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Caramelized Onion and Red Pepper Penne Recipe

September 9th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4tablespoonsolive oil
  2. 4red peppers, seeded cut lengthways into 1 cm wide strips
  3. 1largered onion, sliced
  4. 300gdry penne pasta
  5. 50gfresh basil
  6. salt & freshly ground black pepper
  7. freshly gratedparmesan cheese, to serve

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat the oil in large pan and cook the peppers over a medium heat for 15 minutes.Add the onion and cook for a further 30 minutes until the peppers and onions are nicely browned.You will need to keep them on a faitly high heat so that the moisture from the vegetables evaporates.Stir from time to time so they don’t catch on the bottom and burn and add a splash more oil if they start to stick.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling.Drain the pasta well and return to the pan.Add the pepper mixture and the basil and mix well together.
  4. Divide between 4 bowls and scatter with freshly grated parmesan.

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Caramelized Onion-topped Steaks W/ Creamy Horseradish Sauce Recipe

August 20th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Caramelized Onion-topped Steaks W/ Creamy Horseradish Sauce Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4beef tenderloin steaks(4 Ounces Each)
  2. 1smallonion, thinly sliced(3/4 Cup)
  3. 1/4cupItalian dressing(Kraft Regular Italian or Light Done Right!)
  4. 1/4cupsour cream
  5. 1tablespoonhorseradish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook Onion in Dressing in Large Skillet on Medium Heat Until Tender.
  2. Push Onion to Edges of Skillet.
  3. Add Steaks to the skillet: Cook 5 Minutes on Each Side for Medium Rare or Longer to Desired Doneness.
  4. Meanwhile, Combine Sour Cream and Horseradish.
  5. Place Steaks on Serving Plates; Top with Onions.
  6. Serve with Horseradish Sauce.

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Caramelized Onion & Gorgonzola Mashed Potatoes Recipe

August 16th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3lbsyukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered
  2. 1 3/4teaspoonssalt, divided
  3. 2tablespoonsbutteror margarine
  4. 1tablespoonolive oil
  5. 2mediumonions, diced
  6. 4clovesgarlic, minced
  7. 2teaspoons choppedfresh rosemary or1/2 teaspoondried rosemary
  8. 1/2cupbutteror margarine
  9. 3/4cuphalf-and-half
  10. 3/4cup crumbledgorgonzolaor blue cheese
  11. 3/4teaspoonpepper
  12. fresh rosemary, to garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring potato, 1 teaspoon salt, and water to cover to a boil in a Dutch oven; cook 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain and keep warm.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons butter with oil in a skillet over medium heat; add onion, and cook, stirring often, 12 to 17 minutes or until tender.
  4. Add garlic, and cook 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in rosemary; remove from heat.
  6. Mash potato with a potato masher; stir in 1/2 cup butter, half-and-half, and cheese until blended.
  7. Stir in onion mixture, remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
  8. Spoon enough mixture into a decorative, ovenproof dish or 13- x 9-inch baking dish to fill bottom; pipe or dollop remaining mixture over top.
  9. Broil, 3 inches from heat, 5 minutes or until top is lightly browned.
  10. Garnish, if desired.

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Caramelized Onion Soup – Crock Pot Recipe

August 6th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 4lbsonions, peeled and sliced
  2. 2tablespoonsunsalted butter, melted
  3. 2tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
  4. 1 1/2teaspoonskosher salt
  5. 2tablespoonsall-purpose flour
  6. 1tablespoonbrown sugar
  7. 6cupsmeat stock, half chicken and half beef, hot
  8. 2tablespoonsport wine

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine onions, butter, olive oil and salt in the crock pot.
  2. Cover and cook on high for one hour.
  3. Reduce heat to low and cook for 5-6 hours, until nicely browned.
  4. Stir every hour so the onions color evenly.
  5. When onions are done, sprinkle in flour and sugar.
  6. Cook on low for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add hot stock and cook on high for one hour.
  8. Reduce to low for 2 hours longer.
  9. Stir in Port.
  10. Serve soup with slices of toasted French bread, topped with melted Parmesan cheese.

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Caramelized Onion-Stuffed Baked Potato Recipe

July 12th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Caramelized Onion-Stuffed Baked Potato Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2potatoes(medium sized)
  2. 1/2cup shreddedgruyere cheese(divided)
  3. 2tablespoonssour cream
  4. 1/2teaspoonsalt
  5. 1/4teaspoonpepper
  6. 1 1/2teaspoonsbutter
  7. 2cupsred onions(sliced thin)
  8. 2teaspoonssugar
  9. 2tablespoonssherry wine
  10. 1teaspoonworcestershire sauce
  11. 1/2teaspoonthyme(dried)
  12. 1garlic clove(minced)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pierce potatoes with a fork; arroange on paper towels in microwave.
  2. Microwave on High for 10 minutes or until done.
  3. Cut each potato in half lengthwise; scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/4 inch thick shell.
  4. Combine potato pulp, 1/4 cup cheese, sour cream, salt& pepper.
  5. Spoon potato mixture evenly into shells.
  6. Melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  7. Add onion and sugar; saute 8 minutes or until browned.
  8. Stir in sherry, worcestershire sauce, thyme,& garlic.
  9. Cook 1 minute or until liquid evaporates scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
  10. Top each potato half with about 2 tablespoons onion mixture and 1 tablespoon of cheese.
  11. Microwave on high 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.
  12. (Note: can also warm potatoes in oven for a few minutes if you’re already using your oven.).

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