Sunday, August 26, 2012

Grilled Corn with Chipotle Lime Butter

To make butter, mix together:

1 cup softened butter
1 chipotle in adobo sauce
juice of 1 lime, plus zest
pinch of salt

Spread over corn and top with feta, chopped cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Quinoa Pizza Bites

1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 large eggs
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped (or 2 tablespoons dried)
1/2 cup chopped, roasted red peppers
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Marinara sauce for dipping
  1. Place the quinoa and two cups of water in a covered pot. Bring to boil and then simmer for 20 minutes or until quinoa is tender.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Mix together all ingredients, except marinara sauce, in a medium mixing bowl.
  4. Distribute mixture into a greased mini muffin tin, filling each cup to the top (one heaping tablespoon each), and press down gently to compact.
  5. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Serve warm with sauce for dipping.
Makes 24-30 mini muffin bites.