Tomato Basil Rice Recipe

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup onion diced 1 cup white rice 2 cups chicken broth 1 ripe tomato diced with juices, plus extra for garnish 2 cloves garlic minced salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons parmesan cheese grated, divided 2 tablespoons fresh basil chopped Instructions In a medium saucepan, cook onion in olive oil until it begins to soften, about 4 minutes. Add rice and cook 2-3 minutes or until the rice starts … Read more

Bacon Wrapped Scallops Recipe

Ingredients 6 slices bacon can vary, see note 12 large sea scallops not bay scallops 1 tablespoon butter melted 1 clove garlic minced ½ teaspoon lemon pepper 1 teaspoon parsley salt & pepper Instructions Place short wooden skewers in water to soak for 30 minutes. Place bacon in a frying pan and cook about 3-4 minute per side or until just slightly cooked and some of the fat has … Read more

Quick Broccoli and Cheese Recipe

Ingredients 4 cups broccoli 1 cup water Cheese Sauce 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon corn starch 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese grated salt & pepper to taste Instructions Wash broccoli and place it in a non-stick skillet. Add 1 cup water and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cover broccoli and steam 3-5 minutes. Remove & place in a bowl. Cover to keep warm. … Read more

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Asparagus Recipe

Ingredients 1 bunch asparagus spears about 1 pound 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic minced salt & black pepper 3 tablespoons parmesan cheese grated Instructions Preheat the oven to 425°F. Rinse asparagus and pat dry. Break off the woody ends. Toss asparagus with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and place on a baking pan. Roast 6-10 minutes or until tender-crisp. Add parmesan cheese and … Read more

Mediterranean Couscous Salad Recipe

Ingredients ¾ cup couscous 1 tablespoon butter ¾ cup water 1 cup tomatoes 1 cup cucumber sliced 1 bell pepper chopped ¼ cup red onion thinly sliced ⅓ cup feta cheese crumbled ⅓ cup flat leaf parsley chopped Dressing 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 ½ teaspoons honey 1 clove garlic minced salt & pepper to taste Instructions Bring water, butter and a pinch of salt to a boil. Add couscous, stir and cover. Remove from heat and let … Read more