Monday, May 14, 2012

#84 The Case of Tomato Cucumber Pasta Salad

Tomato Cucumber Pasta Salad

1 cup seeded, chopped cucumber
1 cup grape tomatoes, the larger ones halved
2 cups rigatoni, cooked and rinsed under cold water
1/2 cup Greek olives, pitted
1/8 cup minced onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
vegetable seasoning

Toss together all the ingredients, including vegetable seasoning to taste, then chill.

Serves 2.

Becki

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

#83 The Case of Curried Tofu Kebabs

Curried Tofu Kebabs

2 tablespoons ginger root, minced
4 cloves garlic, minced
4 tablespoons lime juice
4 tablespoons soya sauce
4 teaspoons turmeric
2 teaspoons curry powder
1/4 teaspoon chilli pepper flakes
1-1/2 lb extra firm tofu (cut in squares)
2 red, yellow or orange peppers, cubed
4 zucchinis, thickly sliced
1/8 cup olive oil

Soak at least 8 wooden skewers in water.

Mix together the ginger, garlic, lime juice, soya sauce, turmeric, curry powder and chilli pepper flakes in a large bowl.

Add the tofu and vegetables and marinate for an hour or more.

Because the marinade will stain your fingers, wear rubber gloves to thread the tofu and vegetables onto the skewers.

Baste with the olive oil, and grill on the BBQ or broil on the middle rack of oven.

Serves 4.

Becki