Posts Tagged "cilantro"

Fuyu Persimmon Salsa

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2 or 3 persimmons 2 or 3 seeded and finely chopped jalapeno or serrano peppers 1 small minced onion Juice of 1 lime Pinch of salt Chopped cilantro (optional) to taste Cut off the tops and peel the persimmons. Remove any seeds.  Dice the persimmons and place them in a small bowl. Add the peppers, onion, salt, lime juice and cilantro and combine. Taste for seasoning. This salsa is wonderful with chips, fish tacos or as a salad mixture. This recipe was created by Farmer Jim’s mom, but inspired by Eating Well magazine.

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Napa Cabbage Salad with Peanuts

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½ cup peanuts any type but raw. 1 teaspoon peanut oil 1 large carrot 4 cups thinly sliced Napa cabbage 2 cups slivered lettuce leaves One thinly sliced onion 4 tablespoon chopped or torn basil leaves ¼ cup chopped cilantro (optional) Salad Dressing ½ jalapeno, finely diced 1 teaspoon sugar ¼ teaspoon sea salt ¼ cup roasted peanut oil Peal the carrot with a vegetable peeler.  Remove long strips from the carrot with the vegetable peeler until you reach the core. Combine the cabbage, lettuce and carrot strips with the onion, basil and cilantro. Whisk the salad dressing ingredients together...

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Fresh Salsa – Traditional

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5 small tomatoes                                            ½ onion, finely chopped 1 lime, juiced                                                 2-3 hot chilies, seeded & finely chopped 1 tablespoon sugar                                      1 bunch Cilantro, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt Place the onion and the chilies into a bowl and add the lime juice, sugar, salt and the cilantro. Dice the tomatoes and strain most of the juice. Add the tomatoes just before...

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Winter Squash Salad

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2 medium winter squash                                    ½ cup olive oil 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro                        6 tablespoons orange juice 3 tablespoons maple syrup                           2 tablespoons minced candied ginger ½ teaspoon salt                                         1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper Salad greens, washed, dried and lightly dressed in olive oil (one handful for each serving) Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.  Cut each squash in half...

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Soft Taco with Roasted Chiles and Goat Cheese (serves one)

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2 long New Mexico chilies 1 large tortilla soft fresh goat cheese chopped cilantro Roast the chilies until they are charred, then put them in a plastic bag or covered bowl to steam for 10-15 minutes.  Slip off the skins and pull out the seeds, then cut or pull the peppers into strips.  Warm a dry skillet and place the tortilla in the pan, when the bottom is warm, flip it over and put the chili strips on top, sprinkle the cheese and the cilantro over the chili.  When the cheese starts to soften, slide the tortilla onto a plate, fold and enjoy.  Add salsa over the cilantro if you like. This...

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