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Angel Hair Pasta With Vegetables, Pine Nuts and Feta Cheese Recipe

February 27th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1ounceolive oil
  2. 4ouncesroma tomatoes, chopped
  3. 1ouncetomato juice
  4. 1green onion, chopped
  5. 2teaspoonsgarlic, minced
  6. 2teaspoonsfresh basil, chopped
  7. 1teaspoonsalt
  8. 1/8teaspoonblack pepper
  9. 4ouncesangel hair pasta
  10. 4ouncesfeta cheese
  11. 1tablespoonpine nuts, toasted
  12. 2teaspoonsfresh parmesan cheese
  13. 1teaspoonfresh parsley, chopped
  14. 1teaspoonfeta cheese

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook angle hair pasta in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes, be careful not to over cook, Keep Warm.
  2. Heat olive oil to a sizzle in a skillet; when oil is hot, remove the saucepan from the flame and add the roma tomatoes, green onions, garlic, basil, salt, pepper and tomato juice to the skillet, then place back on flame; Mix well too heat through approximately 30 seconds, remove from heat.
  3. Add cooked drained pasta to the hot skillet, spreading it over the entire veggie mixture; add feta cheese to the pasta and gently fold all ingredients until the cheese is melted.
  4. With tongs pull the pasta out of the skillet and mound high into bowl, with a rubber spatula, scrape the remaining ingredients on top.
  5. Sprinkle toasted pine nuts, feta cheese and fresh Parmesan cheese all over the pasta, sprinkle with parsely, serve.

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Swiss Chard With Raisins and Pine Nuts Recipe

January 10th, 2015 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Swiss Chard With Raisins and Pine Nuts Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 1/2lbsswiss chard(preferably rainbow or red)
  2. 1/2cuppine nuts
  3. 3tablespoonsolive oil
  4. 1mediumonion, finely chopped
  5. 1/4cupgolden raisins, chopped
  6. 1cupwater

DIRECTIONS

  1. Tear chard leaves from stems, then coarsely chopped stem and leaves separately.
  2. Toast pine nuts in a heavy pot over moderate heat, stirring constantly until golden, about 1.5 to 2 minutes.
  3. Saute onion in oil for about 1 minute, then add chard stems and cook, stirring occasionally for 2 minute.
  4. Add raisins and 1/2 cup of water and simmer, covered, until stems are softened, about 3 minutes.
  5. Add chard leaves and remaining 1/2 cup of water and simmer, partially covered until leaves are tender, about 3 minutes. Serve immediately.

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Swiss Chard or Spinach With Pine Nuts and Raisins (ww) Recipe

December 11th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2tablespoonsraisins
  2. 1tablespoonhot water
  3. 1teaspoonolive oil
  4. 1mediumgarlic clove, minced
  5. 1bunchspinach(6-ounces)
  6. 1tablespoonpine nuts, toasted
  7. 1/4teaspoonsalt
  8. 1/4teaspoonblack pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a small microwavable bowl, plump raisins with hot water on high for 30 seconds.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, warm oil; add garlic, cook until fragrant, about 1 minute; add spinach and stir occasionally until wilted, about 2 to 3 minutes. Toss with raisins, nuts, salt and pepper, Serve immediately.

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Fruity Persian Chicken That’s Just a Bit Nuts Recipe

November 17th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1lbchicken breasts, cut into 2 inch cubes
  2. oil(for frying)
  3. 4largeportabella mushrooms, cut into 2 inch cubes
  4. 4ouncesdried apricots, coarsely chopped
  5. 1cupcashews
  6. 3/4cupraisins
  7. salt and pepper
  8. 1/2cupchicken broth
  9. 1tablespoonbrown sugar
  10. 2teaspoonssweet paprika
  11. 1/2teaspoonground ginger

DIRECTIONS

  1. Fry the chicken breast in the oil until browned and cooked through
  2. Add the portobello mushrooms and continues stir-frying for an additional 2 minutes
  3. Add the apricots, raisins, brown sugar, paprika, ginger, and salt and pepper
  4. Stir to combine
  5. Add the broth, and cook over high head for an additional 5 minutes until a gravy forms
  6. Toss in the cashews, cook just to heat through, you don’t want soggy cashews
  7. Serve over rice

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Rice Pilaf With Pine Nuts and Golden Raisins Recipe

October 19th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2cup finely choppedonions
  2. 1/2teaspoonturmeric
  3. 1/4teaspoonground coriander
  4. 2tablespoonsunsalted butter
  5. 1cuplong-grain rice
  6. 2cupschicken broth
  7. 4tablespoonspine nuts, toasted
  8. 4tablespoonsgolden raisins, soaked in boiling water for 1 minute and drained

DIRECTIONS

  1. In heavy saucepan cook the onion with the turmeric and coriander in the melted butter until the onion is softened.
  2. Add the rice and stir to coat.Add the broth, bring the liquid to a boil and simmer, covered, for 17 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is tender.
  3. Stir in the pine nuts and raisins, add salt and pepper to taste.

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