Category italian

pasta provencal

Pasta Provencal

4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, minced
2 plump fresh garlic cloves, peeled and minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed hot red pepper flakes
1 bay leaf parsley, snipped
Pinch of salt
1 fennel bulb, trimmed and cut into matchstick pieces
1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes in pur?e
Zest of 1 orange, cut into matchsticks
1 pound dried tubular pasta, such as penne
1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf...

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italian meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Posted by jerseyjan at May 20, 2001

2 pounds 85% chop meat
1 cup diced onions
1 cup diced red and green peppers
3 cloves fresh garlic
2 eggs
1/4 cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
1/2 cup parmesan grated cheese
1 cup or so Italian bread crumbs

Mix well, adjusting bread crumbs and adding water if necessary.

Roll into meatballs ~ small ones for a marinara sa...

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Foccacia (Flat Bread)

This is the plain version just dimpled on the top and flavored with olive oil. You can also sprinkle sage, crushed olives, minced onions or rosemary over the top. It is excellent with cheese or served with antipasti. It is also good topped like a conventional pizza with tomatoes and cheese.

1 ounce fresh yeast
2/3 cup warm water
4 cups flour
6 tablespoons olive oil
Salt, to taste

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