Tag: Tomatoes

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

PrintGreen Beans with Cherry Tomatoes Prep Time: Cook Time: Ingredients1 1/2 lb green beans, cut into 2 inch pieces 1 1/2 C water 1/4 C butter 1 T sugar 1/2 t garlic powder 3 fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces 1 C cherry tomatoes salt and pepper to tasteInstructionsPut […]

Eggplant and Pasta Incaciata

Eggplant and Pasta Incaciata is a traditional Italian dish that can be as varied as homemade tomato sauce.  Some variations will contain chicken livers, some will have ricotta cheese, some use bread crumbs and some will use different pasta.  The trick is to make it your own!   2 med.-lg. […]

Rustic Italian Soup

    PrintRustic Italian Soup Ingredients1 lb. Italian sausage 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil 2 carrots (diced) 2 green onions (diced) 1 tbsp dried basil (if using fresh basil reduce by 1/2 and add when the soup is done) 1 1/2 cups zucchini 1 1/2 cups yellow squash 1 cup […]

Lunch in a Jar

A couple that I know just celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The key to their success? Well, according to the husband their happy marriage is all because his wife has packed him his lunch every work day for their whole married life. At first, this revelation made me feel really…guilty. […]

Tikka Masala

I love Chicken Tikka Masala, but an authentic recipe requires an overnight marinade, grilling, a multitude of ingredients, and many dirty dishes. So, I set out to create a flavor that was pretty close, but could be made by anyone in less than 30 minutes in just one pot.

A Trio of Salsa

Last Monday I contributed for the Guacamole add on, and started to dream about rich, creamy guacamole. On Saturday I picked up my Guacamole pack and looked through the bag; avocados, green onion, jalapenos, cilantro, limes and another bag. Inside that bag was a treasure that I was not expecting; […]

The Anatomy of a Mango Salsa

It’s alluring… It could be savory, or sweet, but seems somewhat risky in comparison to whipping together a regular pico de gallo. It sounds very sophisticated, but you may be still intimidated.  We are here to help you untangle the anatomy of a mango salsa!

Recipe Roundup – June 30

The Recipe Round Up is a delicious collection of recipes from blogs and websites that you can make using your Bountiful Basket goodies. This week I focused on finding you recipes that you don’t need to turn on your oven to make since it is already a hot summer! I […]

Tangy Orange Ketchup

One of the blessings I’ve gotten from participating with Bountiful Baskets is the ability to change my family’s opinion about food. In the three years that I’ve been participating and volunteering (and running my own site, and facilitating many other sites in my state), my family has stopped eating at […]