Category Archives: Main Dishes

Main Dishes

Shorbat Ads (Lentil Soup)

Soup 1 lb red lentils 3 pints meat or chicken stock salt & pepper 1 t ground cumin (optional) pinch of cayenne (optional) Garnish 1 1/2 large onions, coarsely chopped 4 T sunflower oil 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 t … Continue reading

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Florentine Lasagne

12 oz bulk Italian sausage or turkey Italian sausage 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, drained 1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce 2 t dried Italian seasoning, crushed 6 dried lasagne noodles 1 egg, lightly beaten … Continue reading

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Carne ai Ferri – Italian Mixed Grill

This is not much of a recipe – but it fit the bill. The cookbook version was mostly a few paragraphs describing the process. I’ve shortened it up to just the important details. Assorted meats: lamb, pork, and veal chops, … Continue reading

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James Beard’s Stuffed Peppers

Parboil peppers for stuffing. Fill with one of the stuffings listed below. Place in a casserole or baking dish and bake in a moderately hot oven (375°F) for 25 minutes. If you like, serve a Spanish or tomato sauce. With … Continue reading

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Alton Brown’s Potato Soup

3 large leftover baked potatoes (halved width wise) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups leeks, finely chopped 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic, minced 1 quart chicken stock, hot 1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk 1/2 cup sour cream 6 ounces Parmesan … Continue reading

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Shrimp with Fresh Tomato Sauce

1 pound uncooked large shrimp 2 Tbsp olive oil 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 4 vine-ripened tomatoes, coarsely chopped 2 tsp red wine vinegar 1 Tbsp coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Shell and devein shrimps, leaving tails intact. Heat oil … Continue reading

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Rachael Ray’s Rio Grande Spice Rub Strip Steaks

Next up is our 30-minute Meals 2 cookbook by Rachael Ray. This cookbook details lots of menus, and we decided to try one. The first recipe, shared below, is the main course. The two additional recipes she recommends serving these … Continue reading

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