Side Dishes

Greek Style Chicken Slouvaki

With Lemon, and Garlic Olive Oil Garlic Roasted Potatoes. Chicken Souvlaki 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut in 1″ pieces Marinade 1 cup whole milk plain yogurt 1/3 cup garlic olive oil juice from half a lemon 1 tablespoon oregano white balsamic 2 teaspoons kosher salt fresh ground pepper to taste Place the…

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Mediterranean Vegetable Bulgur Salad w/Lemony-Dill Sauce

Bulgur is a kind of dried cracked wheat.  As a staple of Indian, Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisines for centuries, bulgur wheat tends to be most well-known in the West as the main ingredient used in tabbouleh.  Its high nutritional value makes it a good substitute for rice or couscous. Ingredients 2 cups bulgar 1/2…

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Crispy Baklouti Potato Croquettes

Crispy-crunchy on the outside, with soft billowy spicy Baklouti (fused) Agrumato potato on the inside, encasing a gooey melted cheese center. Ingredients 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut in to 2″ chunks 2 tablespoons Baklouti Chili Pepper Agrumato Olive Oil 1 tablespoon Garlic Infused Olive Oil 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 pound mozzarella…

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Roasted Pepper & Potato Frittata w/ Harissa Aioli

Frittata 2 pounds small yellow potatoes cut into 1″ pieces 2 shallots, thinly sliced 1 jar roasted red peppers, drained 2 green onions thinly sliced 2 teaspoons fresh thyme 1/4 cup Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil ( or any UP EVOO of your choice) 10 large eggs 2 teaspoons fine sea salt Fresh ground pepper to…

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Caramalized Brussels Sprouts with Cremini Mushrooms and Pomegranate Balsamic

Whether you fall into the brussels sprouts hater’s club or the brussels fan club, this recipe is for you. After much initial protesting, this recipe quickly turns brussels haters into converts and the fans love them even more. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds small, fresh brussle sprouts, dried end trimmed, and cut in half 1/2 pound…

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White Truffle Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Ingredients 2 cups butternut squash peeled, cubed in 1″ pieces 1 pound dry Trottole or Macaroni pasta 2 cups shredded guyere 2 cups shredded white cheddar 1/2 cup Pecorino Romano cheese 3 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup All Purpose flour 1+ 4 tablespoons Garlic Infused Olive Oil 1 tablespoon White Truffle Infused…

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Gravenstein Apple Balsamic Mustard

Ingredients: 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons yellow or brown mustard seeds About 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (1 1/4 ounces) mustard powder 1/2 cup Gravenstein Apple White Balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup flat hard apple cider 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 Granny Smith or Gravenstein or similar tart apple, peeled, cored and finely grated Directions:…

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Baklouti Chili-Cheddar Cheese Cornbread

Warm, spicy, ever so cheesy, and savory, this cornbread is delicious by itself or accompanied by a steamy bowl of soup. Ingredients 2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1/2  cups whole milk 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup +…

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Braised Chard with Olive Oil and Rice

Chard is one of the most popular vegetables  in the Mediterranean Diet and, it is one of the most nutritious vegetables, second only to spinach.  If you are not a fan of chard you can also use kale, bok choy, or leeks. Ingredients 1/2 pound chard, washed and trimmed 1/3 c. any UP Single Varietal Extra Virgin Olive Oil…

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