Spicy Salsa

INGREDIENTS
1/4 cup mint
1/4 tsp jalapeno peppers
1/2 tsp lime juice
1/4 cup cilantro
METHOD: Combine all chopped ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Chill or serve at room temperature.
COURSE: Side
PREPARATION TIME: 10 Minutes
COOKING TIME: None

 

Olive Salsa

INGREDIENTS
1/4 cup parsley
1 tsp olives
1/4 cup roasted red pepper
1 tbsp white beans
1 dash hot sauce
Black pepper
METHOD: Combine all chopped ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Chill or serve at room temperature.
COURSE: Side
PREPARATION TIME: 10 Minutes
COOKING TIME: None

 

Tomato, Red Pepper and Basil Sauce

INGREDIENTS
16 oz can of whole tomatoes or fresh tomatoes in season
1 large red pepper, chopped
1 large sweet onion, chopped
1 large bunch fresh basil, chopped
1/4 cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
METHOD: Saute onion and pepper in olive oil. Add tomatoes and basil. Simmer for 30-45 minutes stirring often. Add salt and pepper to taste. Use this sauce to top anything from grilled chicken, spagetti squash…even your morning omelette. Awesome flavor!
COURSE: Dinner
PREPARATION TIME: 10 Minutes
COOKING TIME: 45 Minutes

 

Grilling Marinade

INGREDIENTS
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic minced
METHOD: Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl. Put half of the mixture over fish or chicken and let sit for 10 minutes. Grill the fish/chicken and then place the other half over and allow to sit for another 10 minutes.
COURSE: Side
PREPARATION TIME: 5 Minutes
COOKING TIME: 10 Minutes

 

Roasted Tomato Sauce

INGREDIENTS
6-10 cloves of garlic, peeled
1 onion sliced
1-2 tbsp dried oregano
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
5-6 fresh basil leaves
METHOD: Preheat oven to 350. Cut tomatoes in half and place on cookie sheet, cut side down. Add the sliced onion, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper . Roast for 40 mins. Remove from oven and allow to cool enough to pull the skins off of the tomatoes. They will easily lift off most of them. Place in a food processor with the fresh basil and puree. Add salt and pepper to taste.
COURSE: Dinner
PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes
COOKING TIME: 40 minutes