Easter or Spring Side Dish Recipes

Spinach Salad Ingredients: 1 pound bag of baby spinach 1 red onion, half sliced in 1 in. piece and other half reserved 4 roma tomatoes diced 5-6 button mushrooms, sliced 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 pound bacon, fried and crumbled with grease reserved Hot Bacon...
Summer Vegetable Galette with Pesto

Summer Vegetable Galette with Pesto

 Ingredients: For the crust: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 stick (1/2 cup) very cold unsalted butter; cubed 1/4 cup ice-cold water 1 large egg yolk + 1/2 teaspoon water; slightly beaten (for egg wash) For the pesto: 1 cup packed fresh basil...
Spinach Basil Pesto

Spinach Basil Pesto

Ingredients: 1/4 cup roughly chopped walnuts 4 cups baby spinach leaves 2 cups fresh basil 1 tsp. salt or to taste 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Directions: Preheat the oven to 350F Fill a large stockpot three quarters full with water and bring to a...
Carrot Top & Almond Pesto

Carrot Top & Almond Pesto

Ingredients: 2 cloves of garlic, minced or put through a garlic press 1 bunch carrot tops, about 2 cups chopped (from 6 to 8 carrots) 1 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/2 cup sliced almonds 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp. honey 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. white pepper...
Fresh Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil Pesto

Basil pesto darkens when exposed to air, so to store, cover tightly with plastic wrap making sure the plastic is touching the top of the pesto and not allowing the pesto to have contact with air. The pesto will stay greener longer that way. Prep time: 15 minutes...