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Trenette Al Pesto Di Noci (trenette With Walnut Pesto) Recipe

July 31st, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2lb shelledwalnuts
  2. 1teaspoon finely choppedgarlic
  3. 2tablespoonsextra-virgin olive oil
  4. 1/4cupwhole milk ricotta cheese
  5. 1pinchsalt
  6. 1/4cupheavy cream
  7. 1/4cup freshly gratedparmigiano-reggiano cheese(the real thing, please)
  8. 1tablespoonsalt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add 4 quarts water to a large, deep pot and place over high heat.
  2. Put walnuts and garlic in a food processor and chop as finely as possible.
  3. With machine running, pour in olive oil and process until well mixed.
  4. Add the ricotta, a pinch of salt, and process until well mixed.
  5. Transfer the mixture to the serving bowl; add the cream mixing well with a wooden spoon.
  6. When the water is boiling, add the tablespoon of salt and drop in the pasta all at once, stirring until water returns to a boil.
  7. When the pasta is cooked al dente, put 1/4 cup of the boiling water in the bowl with the walnut sauce.
  8. Drain the pasta.
  9. Toss the pasta in the serving bowl with the sauce and the grated cheese.
  10. Serve at once.

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Cinnamon Walnut Butterhorns Recipe

July 22nd, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. For Butterhorns

  2. 1 1/2cupsmilk, scalded
  3. 1/2cupbutteror margarine
  4. 3eggs
  5. 1/2cupsugar
  6. 1packageactive dry yeast
  7. 1/4cupwarm water, 110 f
  8. 6cupsall-purpose flour
  9. For filling

  10. 1/2cup softbutteror margarine
  11. 1/2cupsugar
  12. 2tablespoonscinnamon
  13. 1cup choppedwalnuts
  14. For glaze

  15. 1egg, beaten
  16. 2tablespoonsmilk

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a large bowl, combine hot milk and butter.
  2. Stiruntil butter is melted.
  3. Cool.
  4. Add in eggs and sugar.
  5. Dissolve yeast in the warm water and let stand 5 minutes until bubbly.
  6. Add to milk mixture.
  7. Beat in flour by hand or with heavy duty mixer, keeping dough satiny.
  8. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or up to 4 days.
  9. Divide dough into 4 parts.
  10. On floured surface, roll each part at a time to make 12 inch circles.
  11. Spread each circle with 1/4 of the butter.
  12. Mix sugar and cinnamon.
  13. Sprinkle each circle with 1/4 of the mixture.
  14. Sprinkle each circle with 1/4 of the walnuts.
  15. Cut each circle into 8 equal wedges.
  16. Roll each wedge starting with the wide end to make a crescent shape.
  17. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  18. Let rise until puffy, about 45 min to 1 hour.
  19. Mix egg and milk to make glaze.
  20. Brush rolls with mixture.
  21. Bake at 375 for 13 to 15 minutes.

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Lentil Walnut Burgers Recipe

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

INGREDIENTS

  1. 3/4cup toastedwalnuts
  2. 1/3cupdried breadcrumbs
  3. 3cloves of choppedgarlic
  4. 2teaspoonsground cumin
  5. 2teaspoonsground coriander
  6. 1/4-1/2teaspoonred pepper flakes
  7. seasalt and pepper
  8. 3/4cuplentils, cooked,drained and cooled
  9. 4tablespoonsolive oil
  10. 1largeegg

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine walnuts, breadcrumbs, garlic, cumin, corander, pepper flakes, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a food processor.
  2. Process until finely ground.
  3. Add the lentils and 1 Tablespoon oil; pluse until coarsely chopped.
  4. Some of the lentils should remain whole.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk egg.
  6. Add lentil mixture and stir well.
  7. Divide the lentil mixture into 4 equal size parts, and roll into balls.
  8. Flatten them into 3/4 inch patties.
  9. Heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil in a large skillet.
  10. Add burgers and cook over medium low heat until crisp and browned, turning gently after 8 to 10 minutes.
  11. Cook another 8-10 minutes.
  12. Serve on buns as a sandwich, adding your favorite garnishes: tomatoes, pickles, lettuce, etc.
  13. Or, serve as a main dish with your favorite sauce.

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Healthy Peaches, Oatbran and Walnut Breakfast Bowl Recipe

July 14th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/2cupoat bran
  2. 3/4cupsoy milk(I use 8th continent light vanilla)
  3. 1cup slicedpeaches
  4. 1/4cup choppedwalnuts
  5. ground cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine oatbran and soymilk and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  2. Let stand for 1 minute or until thickened.
  3. Sprinkle cinnamon on top and stir.
  4. Add sliced peaches and walnuts, mix well.

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Oatmeal Walnut Bread Recipe

June 30th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Oatmeal Walnut Bread Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 1/3cupswater
  2. 3tablespoonscanola oil
  3. 1/3cupmolasses
  4. 2teaspoonssalt
  5. 2/3cupoatmeal
  6. 1 1/3cupswhole wheat flour
  7. 2 2/3cupsbread flour
  8. 1tablespoonactive dry yeast
  9. 1cupwalnut pieces
  10. Glaze

  11. 1egg
  12. 1tablespoonwater
  13. 1-2teaspoonoatmeal

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place room temperture ingredients in pan of bread machine in order listed; Set on dough setting; add walnuts in the last five minutes of last kneading.
  2. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; punch down to remove air bibbles; shape into a round loaf and place on greased baking sheet, cover; let rise until indentation remains after touching.
  3. Make glaze, combine 1 egg and 1 tablespoon water, brush top of loaf, sprinkle with oatmeal; Bake in preheated 375 degree oven 35 to 40 minutes; remove from oven, cool on rack.

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