Thursday, June 23, 2011

Spicy Sweet Cold Slaw

This is the most surprisingly good cold slaw I have ever had!  It is very pretty too, but you will be amazed at the taste!  Enjoy! xo

1 1/2 C Frozen Shelled Edamame
2 C Thinly Sliced Red Cabbage
2 1 lb Packages Cold Slaw Cabbage
1 pkg Shredded Carrots
1 Orange Bell Pepper, Sliced
2 C Pineapple, Cubed
2 C Mango, Cubed
1 C Raisins
1 C Smoked Almonds, chopped
1 Bunch Mint,Chopped roughly
1 Bunch Cilantro, Chopped roughly

Dressing
1/4 C Fresh Lime Juice
1/4 C Honey
2 T Harissa, (available at Whole Foods) or Chile-garlic sauce
Whisk together and set aside.

Place all ingredients in a large bowl, mix well, add dressing, taste and add salt and pepper as needed.  Toss to distribute and refrigerate.  Keeps well.  Garnish with additional mint and smoked almonds.



Monday, June 13, 2011

Italian Meat Balls

These meat balls are so tasty and go well with all red sauces.  Double the recipe, bake and freeze for an easy dinner.

1 lb Ground Beef
1 lb Ground Pork
1 lb Hot Italian Sausage
6 Garlic Cloves, Minced
3 Eggs
1 1/2 C Parmesan Cheese, Grated
1/4 C Italian Parsley, Chopped
Salt & Pepper to taste
2 C Seasoned Bread Crumbs
1 C Warm Water

Mix all ingredients well, mixture will be wet but should hold together.  Form into 1-2 inch balls.  Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet.  Place in a preheated 350 degree oven and bake for 30-40 minutes or until they are cooked through.