Tag Archive for: Mint

Lemon Garlic Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs with Spinach and Snap Peas

4 8-oz. bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 garlic cloves, smashed, or 2 sticks spring garlic, diced 10 thyme sprigs 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced 3/4…

Stuffed Zucchini Boats (from The Mediterranean Dish)

3 zucchini trimmed and sliced length-wise into halves extra virgin olive oil I used Early Harvest Greek EVOO Kosher salt and pepper to your liking Dried oregano large sprinkle to your liking 6 oz cherry tomatoes sliced in halves 3 green…

Colorful Beet Salad with Quinoa, Carrots and Spinach

Salad ½ cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed 1 cup frozen organic edamame ⅓ cup slivered almonds or pepitas (green pumpkin seeds) 1 medium raw beet, peeled 1 medium-to-large carrot (or 1 additional medium beet), peeled 2 cups packed baby spinach…

Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad

1 Watermelon, Cut into small 2 inch cubes 1.5 cups Cucumber Cut into small 1 inch cubes 1/2 cup Onion Chopped into thin slices 12 Mint leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped 12 Basil leaves Fresh, Roughly chopped …

Arugula and Roasted Chickpea Salad with Feta

1 12-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed, drained, divided 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon (or more) fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons dried mint 1 teaspoon…

Thai Chicken Iceberg Lettuce Salad Cups

Thai Chicken Iceberg Lettuce Salad Cups 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce 1 teaspoon hot chili sauce with garlic 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil or olive oil 1 pound ground…

Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa 1 1/2 cups chopped strawberries 1/2 cup chopped peeled kiwifruit 1/2 cup chopped cucumber 1/2 cup chopped red onion 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or mint …

Roasted Beets with Cumin, Lime and Mint

Roasted Beets with Cumin, Lime and Mint Beets 8 medium beets (2 pounds without greens) Olive oil Dressing 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted and ground 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3/4 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons…

Mint Drinks

  Mint Water A pitcher of water with a large bunch of fresh mint inside, chilled and cold from the fridge. The water has a faint sweetness from the mint; it tastes like how a garden smells. Mint Limeade Combine mint, honey,…

Roasted Delicata Squash with Quinoa, Apple and Spinach or Arugula

Roasted Delicata Squash with Quinoa, Apple and Spinach or Arugula 2 Delicata squash (about 1 pound each), halved lengthwise and seeded 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 cup quinoa 2 tablespoons…

Corn and Zucchini Salad with Scallions or Chives

Corn and  Zucchini Salad with Scallions or Chives 2 small zucchinis, diced Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Olive oil 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 4 ears sweet corn, kernels shaved off 1 cup minced chives or scallions …

Greek Pasta Salad wit Grape Tomatoes and Bell Peppers

Greek Pasta Salad with Grape Tomatoes and Bell Peppers 5 ounces dried conchiglie pasta (2-1/2 cups) 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise 1/2 seedless cucumber, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1 yellow or red…