Tag Archive | Tomato

Recipe: Moroccan Lamb

Morrocan Lamb

Moroccan Lamb

A bright and colorful dish that will certainly impress. Lamb is a very flavorful meat and when paired with apricots, prunes, and tomatoes; bring out a combination of tastes that is most definitely Moroccan.

Ingredients:

2 Tbs Olive Oil
1 1/2 lb Lamb, cut into 1″ cubes
Salt & Pepper, to taste
1 large Onion
4 cloves Garlic, minced
1/2 tsp Paprika
1/2 c Dried Apricots
1/2 c Prunes
1 (14.5 oz) can Tomatoes, drained
3 c water
1/2 c Cilantro, chopped
2 Tbs Lime Juice
Couscous

Instructions:

Heat oil in a high sided skillet over high heat. Season the lamb cubes with salt and pepper. Cook/sear lamb for 5 minutes and transfer to a plate, reduce heat to medium and add in the garlic, paprika, apricots, prunes, tomatoes, and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the lamb back in and cook until heated through. At this time, cook the couscous according to the directions on the box. Add cilantro and lime juice to the lamb. Serve topped with additional cilantro and a side of couscous.

Recipe: Italian Sausage and Potato Skillet Dinner

Italian Sausage and Potato Skillet

Italian Sausage and Potato Skillet Dinner

Everyone loves a one dish dinner and especially one that can be ready quick! This takes less than 30 minutes for a delicious meat and potatoes comfort dish that serves 4.

Ingredients:

3 Tbs Olive Oil
1 lb Sausage
1/2 Onion (2 Tbs Dried Minced Onion)
1 lb Red Potatoes, cut into 1/2″ pieces
2 cloves Garlic
1 (14.5 oz) can Diced Tomatoes
1 1/2 tsp Rosemary
1 1/2 tsp Basil
1/2 tsp Pepper
1/4 tsp Salt

Instructions:

Heat oil in a high sided skillet. Brown sausage on all sides for about 5 minutes. Add potatoes, onion, salt and pepper. Cover and cook 10 minutes. Remove sausage and cut into 1/2″ pieces. Add the sausage back to the pan. Add the tomato and herbs. Stir to combine everything. Keep the dish moving until it’s heated through. Dish up and enjoy!

20130522_190453 20130522_190509 20130522_192933

Recipe: Classic BLT

BLT

Classic BLT

Ingredients:

Sourdough BreadBLT open faceMayonaise
Turkey
Bacon, cooked
Tomato
Provolone Cheese
Lettuce

Instructions:

Assemble and enjoy! Spread a light amount of mayo on each slice of bread. Top one slice of bread with turkey, bacon, tomato, cheese, lettuce and the other slice of bread.

Recipe: Tomato Pasta Sauce

Tomato Pasta Sauce

Tomato Pasta Sauce

Ingredients:

5 Tomatoes, diced
1 tsp Basil
1 tsp Oregano
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
3 Tbs Dried Minced Onion
2 Tbs Olive Oil1/2 tsp Pepper
2 Carrots, diced

Instructions:

Saute onions in oil in a medium sauce pan. Add in the tomatoes and carrots. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Add in basil, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper. Reduce heat to a simmer and let cook until reduced and the carrots are soft. This should be about 1 hour. Use an immersion blender to chop and blend all the ingredients together.

Recipe: Spicy Turkey Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

wpid-20130212_192803.jpg

Spicy Turkey Pasta with Tomato Cream Sauce

Ingredients:

1/4 c Italian Dressing
1 lb. Turkey, 1/2″ pieces (cooked)
1 Onion, diced
2 Tomatoes, diced
8 oz. Tomato Sauce
4 oz. Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
2 c Pasta

Instructions:

Cook pasta according to directions on the box. Heat Italian dressing in a high sided skillet over medium heat. Add your onions and turkey. If your turkey is not pre-cooked, cook it for about 8 minutes. Otherwise, let it brown nicely. While it doing that, combine your tomato sauce and cream cheese. Blend them up to fully incorporate it and add it to your turkey with some diced tomatoes. Toss in your pepper flakes and stir well. When the pasta is done, drain well and mix with the turkey and tomato. Enjoy!

wpid-20130212_184645.jpg wpid-20130212_185321.jpg wpid-20130212_184742.jpg wpid-20130212_185805.jpg wpid-20130212_191444.jpg wpid-20130212_192803.jpg

Recipe: Penne Bolognese

Penne Bolognese

Penne Bolognese

This hearty meat and pasta dish serves 4.

Ingredients:

2 Tbs Olive Oil
2 c Penne pasta
1 lb. Ground Beef
1/2 c Onion, diced1 Tomato, diced
2 Cloves Garlic, 1/4 tsp dried minced
1/2 tsp Dried Basil
1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
1/8 tsp Black Pepper
15 oz. can Tomato Sauce
1/3 c Parmesan Cheese, shredded

Instructions:

Heat oil over medium heat in a high sided skillet. Brown beef with onion. Add tomato sauce, diced tomato, and spices. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes while you cook the pasta. Once the pasta is cooked, drain and combine with the meat sauce. Stir to mix all the flavors together. Serve topped with parmesan cheese.

wpid-20130210_184606.jpg wpid-20130210_185519.jpg Heart Tomato wpid-20130210_190209.jpg wpid-20130210_192853.jpg

Recipe: California Club Sandwich

California Club from top

California Club Sandwich

Ingredients: (for 2 sandwiches)

6 Slices Seeded Rye Bread
3 Tbs Butter
Tomato, thinly sliced
Lettuce
Turkey, shaved
2 Slices Provolone Cheese
4 Slices Bacon
1/3 c Avocado Spread

Instructions:

Cook bacon on a griddle. While the bacon is cooking, make your avocado spread if you don’t have some on hand. Butter one side of each piece of bread and set it aside. Prepare the rest of your ingredients so you can assemble the sandwich when the bread is done. Once your bacon is cooked, set it aside on a few paper towels to soak up bacon grease. Wipe down your griddle and “toast” your bread. Once the bread is toasted, it’s time to assemble this monstrous sandwich.

Avocado Spread Tomatoes Sliced Turkey Shaved Sandwich Assembly

The Sandwich Assembly Guide

Sandwich Completed

The Assembly Guide

Bread, buttered & toasted
Avocado Spread
Lettuce
Provolone
Bacon
Tomato
Turkey
Bread, buttered & toasted
Avocado Spread
Provolone
Bacon
Tomato
Turkey
Avocado Spread
Bread, buttered & toasted