Archive | March, 2016

Glazed salmon

27 Mar

Glazed salmon (from recipesfromoma.wordpress.com)

  • 2- 6oz. salmon fillets
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed and minced
  • 1 Tbs. mustard
  • 1 Tbs. honey
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. oil (used avocado oil)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine the salt, pepper, garlic, mustard, honey, and oil in a bowl and whisk into a paste. When the oven is preheated, preheat a cast iron pan over medium heat. Add a little oil to the pan. Cover the flesh side of the salmon with the paste and place the fish (skin side down) on the pan until brown. Then place pan in the oven and cook until done (check after 5-7 min).

 

 

Black bean soup

21 Mar

Black bean soup (adapted from a recipe inĀ Texas Coop Power)

  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2/3 c. onion, finely chopped
  • 2/3 c. celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c. carrots, diced
  • 1 to 2 tsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp. garlic, crushed and minced
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 can (15 oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 2 c. broth
  • 1 can (30 oz.) black beans, drained
  • 1 c. corn kernels

Saute the onion, celery, carrots, and cumin in the olive oil until onions are tender. Add garlic and cook one minute more. Stir in paprika, honey, tomatoes, broth, and black beans. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 min. or longer. If desired, puree the soup. Add corn or chopped dark greens towards the end of cooking and heat until warm.

Optional garnish: green onions, lime juice, cilantro, sour cream, cheese

Horseradish sauce

9 Mar

Horseradish sauce (adapted from Bon Appetit)

  • 1 Tbs. peeled and finely grated horseradish (~2″ piece)
  • 1 tsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 1/2 c. yogurt
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil

Combine ingredients and refrigerate for at least 30 min. before eating.

*note: add dill or garlic next to try