Spring orzo salad

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

8 oz. orzo pasta 1/2 cup bunching onions, finely chopped 8 oz. mushrooms, quartered 1 lb. asparagus, tips trimmed, stems cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 cup frozen peas 1/2 cup finely chopped toasted walnuts, optional Vinaigrette 3 Tbs. red wine vinegar; 2 Tbs. olive oil; 2 tsp. whole-grain mustard; 1 1/2 tsp. brown sugar Cook […]

Spear-it sticks

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

8 asparagus tips, aprx. 5 inch cooked or raw 8 oz cream cheese 1 cup chopped walnuts Thoroughly dry asparagus. Coat each spear with cream cheese. Roll in walnuts. Refrigerate. Serve cold. Serve 8

Spanish asparagus and orange salad

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

8 ounces asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces 2 large oranges 3-4 romaine lettuce leaves, shredded (2 ounces) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sherry vinegar salt and freshly ground black pepper Cook the asparagus in boiling salted water for 3-4 minutes, until just tender. Drain and refresh under cold water. Grate the zest […]

Roast pork or tofu stir-fried with green & white vegetables

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

1 or more tsp bottled garlic chile paste 3 tbsp soy sauce 3 tbsp bottled oyster sauce 1 tbsp sherry 1/2 pound lean roasted boneless pork or baked tofu, sliced 1-2 tbsp peanut oil 1/2 pound asparagus 1/2 pound Swiss chard 1/2 pound spring onions and or scapes cooked brown rice Combine chile paste, soy […]

Rich Ibarra’s sloppy ‘gras

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in

1 lb. ground beef 1/4 lb. sliced mushrooms 1 10 0Z. can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 tsp. basil 3/4 lb. thinly sliced cooked asparagus 4-5 thinly sliced green onions 1/4 cup milk Brown the ground beef and mushrooms in medium skillet. Drain fat. Add mushroom soup, basil, asparagus, green onions, and milk. Lower temperature […]