Posts Tagged: Italian

Chicken Cacciatore- Hunter’s Stew

Easy Chicken Stew, Fancy Name, Chicken Cacciatore

“Cacciatore” literally means “Hunter”. And while there have been a few hunters in the family, most of my hunting will be in the grocery aisle! But I think it’ll be cool, especially if I announce we’re having “Chicken Cacciatore” with an Italian accent!

Tomato Sauce Recipe: Healthy Ingredients, Quick Easy Method

Use this in Mostaccioli, Lasagna, Moussaka, Tomato Bisque Soup, etc. One advantage of this recipe: it doesn’t easily scorch. Some recipes require a lot of stirring, but as the juicy tomatoes boil down, the sauce suddenly thickens, and the pan burns as well! This is avoided by adding tomato paste last. The onion-garlic mix still…

Spaghetti and Meatballs: Authentic Italian Seasoning

Pasta and Meatballs on Italian style table

Homemade spaghetti and meatballs are quite a crowd pleaser! The homemade sauce for this is made easier by adding tomato paste last; less stirring is required while the sauce reduces. And the meatballs have that sausage-like flavor, without the extra fat and additives that pork sausage typically has. Another convenience: the browned meatballs are put…

Chicken Piccata w/Lemon, Capers: Elegant but Easy Enough

Chicken Breast w/ Caper Sauce, lemon, garlic

This elegant dinner entree has a light, flavorful sauce, with capers giving it a distinct, piquant flavor. The method is streamlined for making a simple recipe. Plan 1/3 to 1/2 lb. serving per person. Serves 6-4. INGREDIENTS Approx. 3 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast (about 8 large half breasts) 1 c. chicken stock 1/4 c….

Chicken Putenesca, w/ Savory Sauce of Tomato, Greek Olives

Stuffed Chicken w/ Goat Cheese and Spinach

These flavors are bold; a goat cheese stuffing holds its own against a tomato sauce containing Greek olives and a dash of anchovies. Anchovy paste can be used, or fine-chop a small can of whole anchovies, freezing the leftovers to preserve flavor. Plan 4-6 oz. of meat per serving; this recipe serves 6 or so….

Italian Dressing Recipe for Awesome Green Salads

At The New Deli, we save time by processing a big batch of the garlic, salt, and herbs; then we freeze portions, which can quickly be mixed into olive oil and vinegar for an easy, fresh batch of the dressing. We love it on a Greek Salad; it’s good on most any other salad too….