Thursday, May 20, 2010

Recipes for May 10

Sautee onions till soft
Add garlic, well-washed spinach, S & P
Puree with plenty of feta
Layer sheets of filo with brushed olive oil or melted butter
Score piece sizes/shapes well, as it is a pain to cut when baked
Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes

Red Lentil Soup
Another variation- add tomatoes for a savory, acidic edge
Sautee onions, carrots and celery (mire poix) and garlic til soft and releasing juices
Add stock or water, and a large can of chopped tomatoes, soy sauce, a dash of molasses, S & P
Add red lentils and cook till soft, adjusting seasoning as needed

You know this one- the more yum yums (fruits, nuts, orange zest, etc.) inside, the better

Black Bean Hummus
Soak beans overnight, drain
Cook beans till soft, about 1-11/2 hours
Drain most of the liquid, reserve
Puree with a clove of fresh garlic, lemon juice, tahini, smoked paprika, olive oil and S & P
Garnish with smoked paprika and cilantro or parsley

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