Artichoke and olive dip
Sep03

Artichoke and olive dip

  Ingredients •1 (6 oz) jar artichoke •¼ cup chopped black olives •½ cup chopped celery stalk •¼ cup chopped red pepper •¼ tsp salt •¼ tsp black pepper •¼ tsp hing •¼ cup sour cream •2 tbsp fresh basil Preparation Mix all ingredients in the blender until they are well mixed. Serve the dip/spread in a bowl with crackers or bread. Serves 8 By Madhavi Devi Dasi  ...

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Penne with Herbs & Tomato Sauce
Jul06

Penne with Herbs & Tomato Sauce

  Ingredients •Penne pasta………………200gms •Tomatoes………………… 8 medium sized •Celery……………………. ½ stalk •Capsicum…………………1 medium sized •Fresh basil………………… a few...

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Sun dried Tomato Penne
Jul01

Sun dried Tomato Penne

  Ingredients •8 oz. whole wheat penne, or bow tie pasta •1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes •8 dry sun-dried tomatoes* •1 tsp Italian seasoning •1 ½ tsp salt •½ tsp black pepper •2 tbsp fresh basil •2 tbsp fresh parsley •2 tbsp olive oil Preparation 1. Soak the sun-dried tomatoes in warm water for at least 30 to 40 minutes. Slice the sundried tomatoes. If you like, do not...

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Homemade Tomato Relish
Jun08

Homemade Tomato Relish

  Ingredients • Olive oil – 3 tbsp • Yellow asafetida powder – ½ tsp • Ground black pepper – ¼ tsp • Pureed tomatoes – 2½ cups  • Minced fresh basil leaves, or 1/2 tsp dried basil leaves – 2½ tsp • Clove powder – ¼ tsp • Salt – 1 tsp • Raw sugar – 1 tsp...

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Cauliflower Tomato Subji with Fresh Basil Leaves
May21

Cauliflower Tomato Subji with Fresh Basil Leaves

  Ingredients • A handful or two of fresh basil leaves, whole with large stems removed • About 12 plum tomatoes, blended • Cauliflower, cut into bite size pieces – 1 large  • Carrot, chopped – 1 large  • Ghee – 4-5 tbsp • Hing – 1/4 tsp • Coriander powder – 1 tsp • Ground black pepper – 1/2 tsp • Salt...

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