Curried Tofu

Ingredients 2 tablespoons of peanut oil (can be substituted with canola or grape seed oil) 1 large onion peeled and chopped 1 tablespoon of curry powder 1 can of unsweetened coconut milk 1 block of tofu cut into ¾ inch cubes 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, or to taste Salt and cayenne pepper to taste Directions…

Penne with Swordfish Mint and Pine Nuts

A pasta dish from Sicily that celebrates fresh fish and mint. Serves 4 Ingredients 1 pound swordfish steak, about 1 inch thick ¾ pound penne ½ cup chopped fresh mint ¼ cup plus ½ tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup pine nuts 3 cloves garlic, minced ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon fresh-ground black pepper Directions In a small frying pan, toast the pine nuts…

Pennette with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Serves: 4 Ingredients ¾ pound whole wheat pennette or penne One 28-ounce can whole tomatoes in tomato puree, drained ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, sliced 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper Salt Directions Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Meanwhile, in a food processor, puree the tomatoes until…

Fish Stew with Tomato and Parsley

Serves: 6 Ingredients 6 tablespoons olive oil 1½ cup chopped onion 5 large garlic cloves, chopped ⅔ cup chopped fresh parsley 2 cups crushed or diced tomatoes 1⅓ cups cold water 1 cup dry white wine 1¼ pounds mixed fish fillets (such as sea bass, shark, orange roughy, cod and snapper), cut into 2-inch pieces Directions Heat…

Skillet Shrimp with Couscous

Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 cup couscous 1½ pounds medium shrimp, shelled and deveined 2 leeks, sliced into ½-inch half-moons 2 carrots, shredded 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds Coarse salt and ground pepper for seasoning Directions In a 12-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon…