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Greek Stuffed Eggplant

If you enjoy Greek food and want to learn how to prepare it, this greek stuffed eggplant will be a treat for you.  If you’re of Greek heritage, see how this recipe compares to the family recipes shared by your relatives. INGREDIENTS: 6 small eggplants (6-7 inches long each) 2 cloves garlic (minced; if garlic […]

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Parmesan Zucchini Fritters

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. zucchini (about 2 large) 1/2 Onion, finely chopped 3 large eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 c. marinara one  tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. […]

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Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette

Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette has the dressing that comes together in one minute in a blender or food processor and tastes like a beautiful basil bomb exploded in your mouth. If you want to add protein but still keep it light and vegetarian, grilled tofu or tempeh is great. INGREDIENTS: 1 medium zucchini, trimmed […]

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Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

These Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts are roasted at a high temp so that wonderful caramelization develops and they’re so fast and easy to make. Halfway through baking, flip them over and drizzle with balsamic glaze or balsamic reduction and a pinch of brown sugar to boost the caramelization factor. A balsamic glaze or reduction is simply […]

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Parmesan and Herb Roasted Potatoes

INGREDIENTS: 3 pounds baby Dutch yellow potatoes, halved 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tsp Italian seasoning 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 tsp salt, or to taste one teaspoon pepper, or to taste 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 400F, line a baking sheet or line with aluminum […]

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TABBOULEH

Finely chopped fresh parsley and mint are bathed in fruity extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice in this classic Middle Eastern appetizer. Ingredients 3 cups packed parsley leaves, roughly chopped 1 1⁄2 cups packed mint leaves, roughly chopped 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 cup fresh lemon juice 1tbsp. pomegranate molasses 1⁄2 tsp. ground allspice 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon […]

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Seared Baby Eggplant with Mozzarella and Basil Oil

Ingredients Basil Oil 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup olive oil Eggplant 3 baby eggplants (1 lb.), sliced into 30 1/2-inch-thick rounds 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 leek, halved, white and light green parts cut into half-moons 4 Tbs. white wine vinegar, divided 1 6-oz. ball fresh mozzarella, sliced into 6 rounds […]

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Broccoli Meatballs with Garlic-Tomato Sauce

Ingredients Meatballs 4 cups broccoli florets (1 large head) 1 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.) 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 large eggs Garlic-Tomato Sauce 1 Tbs. olive oil 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 […]

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Salt-and-Vinegar Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients 2 lb. small fingerling, multicolored or baby potatoes, halved 1 cup cider vinegar 4 tsp. salt 2 cloves garlic, crushed, optional 1/4 cup vegetable oil Preparation 1 | Place potatoes, vinegar, salt, garlic (if using), and 6 cups water in large saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and boil potatoes […]

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Spice-Marinated Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients 2 lb. cherry or grape tomatoes 6 Tbs. olive oil 1 Tbs. sherry vinegar or white balsamic vinegar 1/2 tsp. garam masala 4 green onions, finely chopped (1/4 cup) Preparation 1. Bring large pot of water to a boil, and prepare large bowl of ice water. 2. Use knife to score small X on […]

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