Down and Dirty Pasta e Ceci

Ingredients  2 cloves garlic4 fillets anchovies4 ripe plum tomatoes3 healthy sprigs rosemarysalt and pepper1 can chick peas4 cups chicken broth (better) or water1/2 packet small pasta, like farfalle3 tablespoons olive oilgrated parmesan Directions Dice garlic. Cut up anchovies, roughly chop tomatoes.Over medium heat, saute garlic, anchovies and two rosemary sprigs until the anchovies are melted.Add chopped tomatoes. Sautee 10 or 15 minutes, till the tomatoes are fully cooked. Salt as needed.Increase heat and…

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Hearty, Healthy Potato Soup

Ingredients  2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil6 cloves garlic1 shallot2 small yellow onions4 cups filtered water5 small red potatoes2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes1 tablespoon dried thyme1 tablespoon dried sage1 tablespoon dried oregano1 tablespoon dill weed1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon ground ginger1 dash cayenne pepper2 bay leaves, whole1 large carrot1/2 to 1 cups whole milk, room tempsea saltgreen onion1 chicken breast, cooked (leftovers work well) Directions Heat a large pot over medium heat. Once hot, add your EVOO.Smash your garlic cloves and roughly chop. Finely chop your shallots. Add both to the hot EVOO and…

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Missy Robbins’s Semi-Healthy Caesar

Ingredients  5 garlic cloves5 anchovy fillets3 tablespoons Dijon mustard1 tablespoon black peppercorns1/4 cup red wine vinegar5 dashes Tabasco1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauceJuice of 1 lemon1 cup plain yogurt1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, plus ¼ cup for finishing3 hearts of romaine, outer leaves discarded, cored to separate and wash leavesCracked black pepper Directions Place the garlic, anchovies, mustard, black peppercorn, red wine vinegar, Tabasco, Worcestershire, and lemon juice in a blender. Blend on medium-high speed until a paste is formed and the garlic…

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