Arugula with Cannellini Beans

From Mark Bittman’s 100 great summer salads list in the New York Times

Arugula with Cannellini Beans
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Servings Prep Time
8 servings as a side or 4 as a main 10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 servings as a side or 4 as a main 10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Arugula with Cannellini Beans
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Servings Prep Time
8 servings as a side or 4 as a main 10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 servings as a side or 4 as a main 10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
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  1. Prepare your mise en place.
  2. Mix cannellini beans, chopped cherry tomatoes and arugula. Divide into servings.
  3. Lightly toast sliced garlic in olive oil with rosemary and red pepper flakes, set aside to cool.
  4. Stir lemon zest into olive oil/garlic mixture and drizzle over the beans. Enjoy!
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Vegetable Tamales

Vegetable Tamales
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Servings Prep Time
40 tamales 55 minutes
Cook Time
1.75 hours
Servings Prep Time
40 tamales 55 minutes
Cook Time
1.75 hours
Vegetable Tamales
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Servings Prep Time
40 tamales 55 minutes
Cook Time
1.75 hours
Servings Prep Time
40 tamales 55 minutes
Cook Time
1.75 hours
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  1. Prepare your mise en place.
  2. Soak corn husks in a bowl of water for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse well. Pat dry and set aside.
  3. Place 5 cups of the corn kernels in a food processor. Process until coarsely pureed.
  4. Combine the pureed corn, masa harina, lukewarm water, baking powder, salt and vegetable oil in a large bowl. Mix until well blended. Set aside.
  5. Meanwhile, heat olive oil medium heat. Add pepper, onion and red pepper flakes. Saute for 7-10 minutes, or until vegetables are soft.
  6. Transfer the vegetables to a food processor. Add tomatillo, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice, cilantro and salt. Process until smooth.
  7. Place a soaked corn husk on a flat surface.
  8. Place 3 tablespoons of the masa mixture in the center of the corn husk.
  9. Flatten the masa mixture with your hand. Form a small well in the center of the mixture.
  10. Add 1 tablespoon of sautéed vegetables to the well.
  11. Fold the long side of the corn husk over the filling to cover. Fold over the ends so that they overlap.
  12. Tie with a thin strip torn from an extra soaked husk.
  13. Repeat to make 40 tamales in all.
  14. In a large saucepan, bring 2-3 inches of water to boil. Place tamales on a perforated rack and position just above the water. Cover and steam for 1-1.5 hours, or until masa mixture is firm.
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Fresh Fish with Roasted Vegetables

Fresh Fish with Roasted Vegetables
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Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Fresh Fish with Roasted Vegetables
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4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 5 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
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Roast Vegetables
  1. Prepare your mise en place.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  3. Place all of the vegetables in a large mixing bowl. Season with garlic, salt, black pepper, allspice, and chili flakes. Drizzle with olive oil. Toss the mixture thoroughly to combine.
  4. Line a sheet pan with foil.
  5. Turn seasoned vegetable mixture on to sheet pan. Spread the vegetables out on the pan.
  6. Place pan in oven. Roast for 7 minutes. Remove from oven.
Roast Fish
  1. Cut fish fillets into 2 inch pieces.
  2. Season fish pieces with salt and black pepper.
  3. Place the fish pieces on top of the vegetables.
  4. Return fish and vegetables to the oven. Roast for 8 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven.
  6. Squeeze limes over fish and vegetables.
  7. Sprinkle basil on top.
  8. Serve while hot. Enjoy!
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Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Spring Rolls
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These are a fun and interactive way to get kids cooking with you! Once all the ingredients are chopped, the whole family can roll their own spring rolls! And don't be afraid to add your vegetables or even fruit- mango slices make a lovely addition!
Servings
8 servings
Servings
8 servings
Vietnamese Spring Rolls
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These are a fun and interactive way to get kids cooking with you! Once all the ingredients are chopped, the whole family can roll their own spring rolls! And don't be afraid to add your vegetables or even fruit- mango slices make a lovely addition!
Servings
8 servings
Servings
8 servings
Ingredients
The Spring Rolls
The Peanut Sauce
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The Peanut Sauce
  1. Prepare your mise en place.
  2. Slice the white part of the green onions into thin rounds to equal 1/2 cup.
  3. Place the soy sauce, peanut butter, sugar, vinegar, oil, crushed red pepper, and green onions in a small bowl. Stir to combine.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
The Filling
  1. Peel carrots. Cut into matchsticks, shred with a cheese grater, or make ribbons with a potato peeler.
  2. Slice cabbage into thin strips.
  3. Cut the stems of the green onions lengthwise with scissors.
  4. Coarsely chop the cilantro, mint, and basil leaves or just tear them with your hands.
  5. Place all of the vegetables, chili sauce, orange juice, and salt in a large bowl.
  6. Toss to combine.
The Rolls
  1. Fill a shallow bowl with cold water.
  2. Dip one rice paper wrapper into the cold water until it softens.
  3. Remove and shake off excess water and lay flat on a plate.
  4. Place vegetable filling off-center on rice paper.
  5. Wrap the spring roll like a burrito. Set aside and cover with a damp paper towel.
  6. Repeat with remaining rice paper wrappers and vegetable filling. Adding finished rolls with others under the damp paper towel.
  7. When all rolls are prepared, divide onto 8 plates, serve with peanut dipping sauce and garnish with a sprig of cilantro.
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Red Penne

Red Penne
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Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 20 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 20 Minutes
Red Penne
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Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 20 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 Servings 20 Minutes
Ingredients
For the Pasta
For the Harissa
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The Harissa Sauce
  1. Prepare your mise en place.
  2. Peel and finely chop the garlic.
  3. Add the oil into a mixing bowl, then add the garlic and spices.
  4. Add the lemon juice, salt and pepper and whisk to combine. Set aside.
The Vegetables
  1. Finley chop the arugula and basil.
  2. Gently crush the almonds using the bottom of a measuring cup or a small sauté pan, and set aside.
  3. Grate the cheese with a box grater or microplane.
The Pasta
  1. Boil the pasta in salted water (enough water to let the pasta freely move around) until al dente. Drain and place in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Drizzle the harissa sauce over the pasta and toss together.
  3. Add the arugula and basil onto the hot pasta.
  4. Sprinkle with cheese and almonds and serve hot. Enjoy!
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