Shakshuka

June 19, 2017

Served by Cam at Easter 2017. Poached eggs. Use large cooking pot/dutch oven – works better than frying pan – deeper. Serves 4

INGREDIENTS

  • ¼ C olive oil
  • 3 jalapeño peppers (stemmed , seeded, finely chopped)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 TB paprika
  • 1  28oz can whole pulled tomatoes ( San Marzano ). Empty contents into bowl and crush with hand, add ½ C water.
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ C feta (sheep milk)
  • 1 TB chopped parsley
  • Toasted whole wheat country bread or pitas.

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in pan over med-hi heat. Cook chilis & onions until soft & golden brown ~ 6 min. Add garlic & spices, stir 2 min.
  • Add crushed tomatoes & water. Simmer until thickened about 15 min.
  • Poach eggs: add eggs over sauce. Cover  and cook until yolks set ~ 5min. Use large spoon to baste egg whites with tomato mixture. Gently serve into bowls/plates, top with feta & parsley.
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Goat cheese Niçoise

May 10, 2016

sunset 2016. Serves 2

  • 2 C watercress on a platter
  • ½ lb cubed cooked Yukon Gold potatoes
  • ½ lb steamed green beans
  • ½ C halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 hardboiled eggs quartered
  • ½ C pitted kalamata olives
  • 7 oz Rosemary Chevoo or 5 oz fresh goat cheese
  • dressing: ¹⁄³ C olive oil, 2tsp lemon juice, ¼ tsp each salt & pepper.

serve with ham & cheese baguette.

 

sunset 2016, regina’s. Preheat  400° Oven, medium cast iron or nonstick fry pan.

serve on bed of baby mâche tossed with olive oil, boar bacon and buttered seeded sourdough toast.

serve with rosé or Chardonnay ( Trefethen, martinelli, calera, Cakebread, flowers, rusack, reata).

  • 1 C chopped onion
  • 1½ Tbs coconut oil
  • 10 large eggs
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 C herded gruyère cheese
  • 1½ Tbs each chopped fresh sage and rosemary
  • 2 Tbs. chopped basil
  1. In frying pan, medium heat, sauté onions in oil until soft ~ 5 min
  2. combine eggs, salt & pepper in bowl, beat until just blended. pour into frying pan, sprinkle in cheese, sage & Rosemary. Stir with wooden spoon until mixture begins to set ~ 2 min.
  3. cover frying pan, bake in oven until frittata us puffed and set 12-14 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle top with basil. cut into 6 slices, serve immediately.

Spanish potato omelette

April 27, 2015

2002 use large non stick pan if possible. Serve as main dish or cut into squares as a starter.

  • 1 LB dutch potatoes, sliced thin
  • 1 onion sliced thin
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 3 Tb or more of olive oil
  1. heat oil, add potatoes and onions, reduce heat, stir and cook 15 min.
  2. Remove onion/ potatoes from pan, mix with beaten eggs.
  3. add back into pan  with 1-2 TBS oil, cook until set.
  4. turn omelette (use another pan or plate), cook for another minute.