Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Salmon with Shallots and Sundried Tomatoes

(Serves 2)

This flavorful dish pairs well with couscous pilaf, rice, or pasta. It's also good on bagels for breakfast!

1 pouch smoked salmon
1 Tbs olive oil
1 shallot, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
dash red pepper flakes
5 dehydrated sundried tomatoes
2 oz feta cheese

*Rehydrate sun dried tomatoes in warm water for 5 minutes
*Combine all ingredients except cheese in skillet and sautee until salmon is heated through (about 5 minutes)
*Add cheese and cook covered over low heat for 1 minute or until cheese is melted
*Serve atop grain of your choice!

CousCous Pilaf with Pine Nuts

(serves 2)

Pairs perfectly with some freshly caught fish, or the kind that comes out of a pouch!

1/2 cup couscous
1 cup water
1 chicken bullion cube
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 yellow onion, diced
2 Tbsp pine nuts
2 tsp parsley

*Dissolve bullion in boiling water
*Remove form heat, add couscous to pot and cover
*Heat the skillet and add oil and onoin, cook about 3 minutes or until onion becomes translucent
*Add pine nuts and sautee for an additional 2 minutes until both onion and pine nuts start to brown
*Remove from heat and add couscous and parsley, mix to combine
*Salt and Pepper to taste

Photo of the Month

Cozy Coffee by Peter Harrell