Month: July 2012

Spinach and Orzo Salad

Spinach and Orzo Salad

 I like to serve this with grilled white fish: 8oz. uncooked orzo pasta 5oz. pkg. baby spinach leaves, chopped 1/2c Feta cheese, crumbled 1/4c pine nuts 1/2 tsp. dried basil 1/8 tsp. white pepper 1/4c olive oil 1/4c balsamic vinegar 1.  In a medium size pot, bring…

Basic Tomato and Basil Sauce

Basic Tomato and Basil Sauce

Not buying the jarred stuff anymore!  This is so much better: 1/8c olive oil 1/2c onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 28 oz. can crushed tomatoeshandful of fresh basil, chopped salt and pepper, to taste 1.  In a medium size skillet, heat olive oil and…