Braised Broccoli

Written by Chacha on Mar 26th, 2013 in Broccoli, Recipe, Side Dishes, Vegetable | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 head broccoli, cut into florets 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 large cloves garlic, crushed, peeled and finely sliced Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste ¼ cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, optional Directions Place the broccoli florets in a colander and rinse. Drain well. Heat […]

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Dijon Chicken Salad

Written by Chacha on Jul 20th, 2012 in Bone-In Breast, Broccoli, Poultry, Recipe, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 cups broccoli florets 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved Toasted walnuts or Almonds, optional For the Chicken: 4 split chicken breasts, bone-in, skin-on 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted soft butter 2 tablespoons dry sherry, (preferably Jerez) 2 tablespoons lemon juice Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper For the Dressing: 1 1/2 […]

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Chicken Divan

Written by Chacha on Jun 15th, 2012 in Broccoli, Casserole, Cheese, Cream, Main Dish, Meats, Poultry | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients 3 pounds broccoli crowns, broken into florets and steamed Sliced almonds, optional For the chicken: 8 chicken breast 2 1/2 quarts water 1/2 small onion, quartered 1 sticks of celery, trimmed and quartered 2 sprigs of thyme 1/2 tsp. black peppercorns Salt to taste 2 large cloves garlic, crushed For the Sauce: 6 tbsp. unsalted […]

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Pasta With Roasted Broccoli and Almond-Tomato sauce

Written by Chacha on Jun 8th, 2012 in Almonds, Broccoli, Cheese, Herbs, Meatless Main Dish, Meatless Sauces, Olive oil, Pasta, Recipe, Tomatoes | No Comments

Ingredients 1/2 cup blanched almonds 1 head broccoli, florets and peeled stems, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 pound good-quality spaghetti 4 large cloves garlic 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2/3 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/3 cup lightly packed fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley (leaves only) 1 (28-ounce) can whole good-quality tomatoes, drained, liquid […]

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