Showing posts with label olive oil. Show all posts
Showing posts with label olive oil. Show all posts

September 12, 2014

Pie Crust Cookies

  • Frozen pie crusts from Trader Joes
  • Chocolate chips
  • Strawberry jam
  • Butter or olive oil

Thaw out  crust.

Use a rolling pin to thin out the crust.

Use a class to cut circles.

Add oil or butter to a cookie sheet. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Put jam or chocolate chips on cut dough.

Fold it in half.

Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.

Let them cool down. Enjoy by themselves or with ice cream.

August 20, 2014

El Pato Mutter Paneer


  • Tomato (fresh or canned)
  • Onion
  • "El Pato" sauce found in any Mexican store. Make sure its the yellow can
  • Paneer 
  • Peas (mutter in hindi)
Chop the tomatoes and onions.

Fry the onion in some olive oil until brown. Then add the tomatoes and continue to cook.

Add spices - haldi, salt and the el pato sauce. Add water depending on how soupy you want it.

Add peas and pieces of paneer. You can brown the paneer or fry it first as well if you prefer.

Serve with roti and other sides!

April 1, 2014

Grilled Asparagus


  • Asparagus
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Butter or spread

Rinse asparagus.

Add olive oil to a hot flat pan. Alternately use butter or spread.

Add asparagus.

Sprinkle some salt and pepper.

Steam for a few minutes.

Then roast a high heat (avoid overcooking). You want them crunchy!

Enjoy as a side dish or on their own!

March 12, 2014

Bulgar Wheat Burger Patties


  • Bulgar wheat
  • White onion
  • Carrots
  • Zucchinis 
  • Mushrooms
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Soy Sauce

Rinse Bulgar wheat on a colander. 

Boil Bulgar wheat in water for 5 minutes (until soft, but not over cooked).

Finely shred mushrooms, carrots, zucchinis and onion.

Stir fry in some olive oil.

Add salt, pepper and soy sauce.

Add veggies to Bulgar wheat.

Use ice cream scoop to form burger patties.

Bake and serve with burger buns, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and any other veggies. Serve with french fries or sweet potato fries. You can also enjoy it without a bun and a side of salad.