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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Stir-Fry Lettuce

Don't knock it till you've tried it!

1 head romaine, chopped and dried
1 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 inch ginger root, minced
2 T olive oil
handful unsalted peanuts, optional

2 T soy sauce
2 T rice wine or rice wine vinegar or dry sherry
large pinch sugar
splash of olive oil

Heat oil, red pepper, garlic and ginger over high heat till fragrant. Combine dressing with whisk. Add lettuce to hot pan stir fry just till wilted, sprinkle a little salt as you toss. Add dressing toss and serve topped with black pepper and peanuts.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Rice with green onions and bean sprouts

2 Cups long grain rice, not instant
3 Cups chicken broth
1 red hot pepper, diced
3 green onions roasted and chopped
1 Cup bean sprouts

Bring rice and chicken broth to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered 18-20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes add remaining ingredients.

Whole Wheat Pizza with Roasted Red Peppers/Green Onion & Salami

1 portion of olive whole wheat pizza from Healthy Bread in Five
1/2 roasted red pepper, diced
3 green onions, roasted and diced (roast with root on then remove)
1 cup cheese
12 slices salami, chopped
1/4 cup pizza sauce
dehydrated garlic
black pepper

Roll and dock crust. Spread with olive oil. Top with sauce and spices. Assemble toppings. Bake at 500 degrees for 8-15 minutes.