Bell Pepper and Tomato Relish
2 cup Mixed bell peppers, small dice
2 cup Tomatoes, small dice
1/2 cup Minced Green onions
1 clove Garlic, minced
2 Tbls. Fresh basil pesto
2/3 cup Olive oil
1/3 cup Balsamic Vinegar
As needed Salt and pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients together, allow flavors to develop overnight.
Serve chilled on warm toasted crostini or serve warm on the chicken and pesto pasta as well as the portabella mushrooms.
1 pound Ground beef or turkey
1 pound Ground pork shoulder
2 each Whole eggs
5 ounces Milk
½ cup Grated parmesan cheese
1 cup Breadcrumbs
2 Tbls. Fresh chopped parsley
2 teas. Salt
2 teas. Pepper
Mix the meats together by hand in a mixing bowl keeping well chilled.
In separate bowl, mix the eggs, milk, parmesan and breadcrumbs together.
Combine the two mixtures and add the parsley, salt and pepper.
Mix until well combined and keep refrigerated.
Portion into the desired size, anything from 1-3 ounces.
Brown either in heavy bottom skillet or under the broiler.
Finish in a 350 F oven until cooked to 155 F on a digital thermometer.
Reserve for multiple uses.
2 cups Beef stock
2 cups Tomato Juice
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1/2 cup Green onions, diced fine
1/2 cup Red bell peppers, small dice
1/2 cup Yellow bell peppers, small dice
1/2 cup Green bell peppers, small dice
1/2 cup Celery hearts, small dice
3/4 cup Cucumbers, peeled small dice
3/4 cup Tomato concasse'
1/3 cup Olive oil. extra virgin
3 Tbs Balsamic or red wine vinegar
as needed Salt and Pepper to taste
Few Dashes Lee and Perrins Worcestershire sauce
Few Dashes Tabasco sauce
1 Tbs Caraway seeds, roasted and ground
Garnish Avocado balls, celery hearts or cucumber sorbet with cilantro
Mix all soup ingredients thoroughly and chill. Garnish appropriately.
Chilled Tomato Soup with Orange and Fresh Tarragon
2 cups Chicken Stock, cold
2 cups Tomato Juice
1 cup Tomato concasse'
Juice of 2 or 3 fresh oranges
2 Tbs Freshly chopped french tarragon
As needed Salt and fresh ground pepper
few drops Tabasco
Garnish: Avocado balls
Method: Mix all ingredients together and chill. Garnish appropriately.