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Cold String Bean Salad With Pine Nuts and Currants Recipe

May 20th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3tablespoonsDijon mustard
  2. 1tablespoonhoney
  3. 1/4cupbalsamic vinegar
  4. 3/4cupextra virgin olive oil
  5. salt and pepper, to taste
  6. 1 1/2lbsstring beans, fresh, trimmed, steamed
  7. 1/4cuppine nuts
  8. 1/4cupblack currants

DIRECTIONS

  1. Mix all ingredients, except beans, in a bowl.
  2. Now toss with the beans until well coated.
  3. Chill and serve cold.
  4. Enjoy!

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Italian Meatballs With Raisins and Pine Nuts Recipe

May 8th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 1/2lbsground round
  2. 1 1/2lbsground chuck
  3. 2cupsbreadcrumbs, plain
  4. 3garlic cloves, finely chopped
  5. 2largeonions, finely chopped
  6. 2tablespoonsoregano
  7. 4tablespoonsparmesan cheese, grated
  8. 2tablespoonsparsley
  9. 2tablespoonsdried basil
  10. 1/2cupraisins
  11. 1/2cuppine nuts
  12. 2eggs
  13. 1cupred wine
  14. salt and pepper, to taste
  15. olive oil(or bacon fat)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Put all the above ingredients in a bowl and mix by hand until well blended.
  2. Roll the meat into meatballs the size of golf balls.
  3. Brown in skillet with olive oil or bacon fat.
  4. Once meatballs are browned, place in a saucepan with tomato sauce and simmer 1-2 hours.Serve over pasta.

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Crispy Noodle, Nuts and Cabbage Salad Recipe

April 27th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1cabbage, shredded
  2. 1bunchshallots, chopped(green onions)
  3. 1Maggi 2-minute noodles(discard flavourings and crush)
  4. 1/2cupsesame seeds
  5. 1cupslivered almonds
  6. 1/3cupsunflower seeds
  7. Dressing

  8. 2/3cupolive oil
  9. 2tablespoonssoy sauce
  10. 1/2cupsugar
  11. 1/3cupvinegar

DIRECTIONS

  1. To make dressing mix all ingredients together.
  2. Heat some oil in a frying pan and brown noodles, seeds and nuts.
  3. Just before serving toss nut mixture through cabbage and shallots.
  4. Pour dressing over and serve immediately.

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Nuts & Bolts, Tex-Mex Style Recipe

April 22nd, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (15 ounce)boxCheerios toasted oat cereal
  2. 1 (15 ounce)boxWheat Chex cereal
  3. 1 (8 ounce)boxRice Chex
  4. 3 3/4cupsdry-roasted unsalted peanuts
  5. 1 (10 ounce)box very thinpretzel sticks
  6. 1 1/2cupsvegetable oil
  7. 2tablespoonschili powder
  8. 1tablespoongarlic salt
  9. 1tablespoonsalt
  10. 1 3/4teaspoonsTabasco sauce

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  2. Mix cereals, nuts and pretzels in one very large or two small roasting pans.
  3. Heat the remaining ingredients in a saucepan over moderate heat.Stir occasionally until small bubbles appear on bottom of pan.
  4. Gradually pour hot, seasoned oil over cereal mixture, stirring gently to coat well.
  5. Bake 1-1/2 to 2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes.Remove from oven and cool.Store in airtight containers.
  6. Note that regular salted roasted peanuts may be substituted for the peanuts specified above.

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Fettuccine With Chicken, Sundried Tomatoes, Basil and Pine Nuts Recipe

March 18th, 2016 by alice  Tags: , , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 600gboneless chicken, cut into strips(without skin)
  2. salt
  3. fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  4. 3tablespoonsolive oil
  5. 3garlic cloves, minced
  6. 1 1/2cupssun-dried tomatoes, rehydrated and sliced
  7. 1 1/2cupslow sodium chicken broth
  8. 1/4cupbasil leaves, chopped
  9. 1/4cup toastedpine nuts
  10. 3tablespoonsfresh lemon juice
  11. 500gfettuccine(pasta)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil for the pasta.
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over high heat and sauté the chicken on both sides until it is golden brown.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Transfer the chicken to a warm plate and keep warm.
  4. Turn the heat to medium and add the sun-dried tomatoes and the chicken broth and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the basil, pine nuts and lemon juice. Meanwhile, cook the pasta (in the boiling water) until it is al dente.
  6. Drain and toss with the sun-dried tomato mixture.
  7. Divide the pasta among the serving plates and arrange the chicken on top.
  8. Sit back and enjoy your cooking now!

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