AGLIO & OLIO
Here is a new twist to making an old favorite!
And its all in one pot!
Flat leaf Italian parsley (chopped) Be generous - a good handful
6 garlic cloves
Oil - (you do not need to use extra virgin)
Angel hair pasta
Crushed red pepper flakes
In a good size Pot (deep) put ¼ cup of olive oil, crushed
red pepper, 6 garlic cloves (slice only in half), a hand full of flat Italian Parsley (chopped), and 2 tablespoons of sea
salt. Put all of this together in the pot over a medium flame stirring constantly.
When barely cooked (do not have garlic brown) then add four 8oz glasses of water - put on lid and bring to
Add pasta and cook as package directs - add more water if
necessary to cover pasta, but let this be more solid than soupy. Remove after pasta is al dente and let sit for 2 minutes.
Serve quickly, top with chopped parsley. Your favorite cheese can be added - I prefer
Serve with your favorite salad and crunchy
I prefer a grainy organic pasta I buy at the Health food store.
In my opinion your sauce makes this simple dish.
- 5 minutes cooking time 10 minutes.
***TIP - do not reheat this
dish in the microwave. Heat it on the stove top with a tablespoon of water retains its natural flavor.
Serves 6 people
4 lbs of young lamb which includes 6 lamb chops (I prefer a young lamb ordered from a butcher or a leg of lamb butchered
into various chops. Lamb can be cut into chunks 2-4 inches)
Freshly ground pepper
of extra virgin olive oil
2 bay leaves
1 red onion cut into rings
A handful of chopped fresh rosemary
Preheat oven to 500 degrees
Season lamb with salt and
Place in a large roasting pan
Add remaining ingredients and toss to coat meat
Roast uncovered for 30
minutes reduce heat to 350 degrees
Then turn meat over, cover with aluminum foil and cook for 1 hour.
Serve immediately with Wild greens
I enjoy adding and extra freshly squeezed lemon drizzled over the
lamb before serving.
WILD GREENS BOILED
(VERDURA AMARA BOLLITA)
Serves 6 people
You can use wild greens like dandelions, or escarole or mustard greens.
of wild greens
2 tbs salt
1/8 cup of Extra Virgin olive oil
freshly ground black pepper
2 lemons freshly
Trim and wash greens. (wash
While washing the greens put a large pot with water and salt on stove
Bring to a
boil while pushing down the greens
When boiling reduce the heat and let it simmer for 30- 35 minutes to desired tenderness.
Drain greens and add pepper, olive oil and lemon juice and toss.