Titaina

Titaina Ingredients 2 tablespoons pine nuts 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 (14.5 ounce) can peeled and diced tomatoes, drained 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained 1/2 teaspoon white sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pinch ground nutmeg salt and pepper to taste Directions Toast the pine nuts in a dry skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes, or until fragrant. Remove from heat, and set aside to cool. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the red and green … Continue reading Titaina

Pesto

Pesto Recipe By:ANDERVAL “Basic pesto, made with basil, olive oil, pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese. This recipe differs from the classic preparation by the addition of parsley. You can add a little extra Parmesan to the mixture if you like.” Ingredients 3 cups packed fresh basil leaves 4 cloves garlic 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley (optional) Directions Combine basil, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, and nuts in the bowl of a food processor or blender. Blend to a smooth paste. Add parsley if desired. Continue reading Pesto

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers

Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers Recipe By:GATOULA “One of the few dishes that is better served cold rather than hot. Absolutely delicious and very Mediterranean!!! It can be made vegetarian by replacing meat with soya.” Ingredients 4 large green bell peppers, tops removed, seeded 4 large red bell peppers, tops removed, seeded 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 pound ground pork 2 onions, chopped salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 (10.75 ounce) can tomato puree 1 (4 ounce) package feta cheese 1/2 cup cooked white rice 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup pine nuts 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley … Continue reading Greek-Style Stuffed Peppers