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Vegetable & Side Dishes

Bucatini with Wild Greens & Ricotta Salata

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Ricotta Salata, a hard pressed sheep's milk cheese from Lazio, Italy, takes this simple pasta dish to a whole new level. The salty richness of the cheese is perfectly offset by slightly bitter greens and a touch of heat from Italian hot pepper flakes for an all-around satisfying bowl of pasta.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Truly one of the simplest dishes of Italian cuisine... but so, so good!

Farrotto con Porcini

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Dried porcini mushrooms fill this simple, risotto-style dish with rich, earth flavor, while the farro brings a subtle nuttiness and satisfying chew. Fold in your favorite vegetables like asparagus, English peas or sautéed kale to turn this comforting side into a filling main dish. Or for a...

Fusilli with Sundried Tomatoes & Cannellini Beans

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

This is a great summer dish - it's perfect at room temperature for a picnic, but it also could make a tasty first course or main course for a dinner.

Tuna & Ricotta Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

on Wednesday, 13 May 2015. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

Tuna & Ricotta Stuffed Piquillo Peppers
This twist on classic Spanish stuffed piquillo peppers is filled with a sumptuous mixture of Ortiz Bonito del Norte tuna, potatoes and ricotta. We love serving these with a big salad for lunch or as hors d'oeuvres with a glass of sparkling Cava. Recipe courtesy of Asha Loupy

Wild Rice Salad with Walnut Oil

on Monday, 16 December 2013. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Walnut oil amps up the nutty notes of wild rice in this simple, hearty salad. With apples, dried cranberries and pomegranate seeds, it is practically bursting with fall flavor, but feel free to add or substitute other seasonal fresh or dried fruit as you like. You might even go a little wild and...