Balsamic Glazed Eggplant Feta Rollatini

Balsamic Glazed Eggplant Feta Rollatini
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 5-6
 
Eggplant Rollatini is an Italian inspired vegan dish, made with feta cheese and marinara sauce. This dish is easy to prep and even quicker to prepare. A traditional rollatini is oven roasted, but in this recipe we are pan frying the eggplant to cook it. We have also added tomatoes and olives as a stuffing along with the feta cheese to make a more interesting dish.
Ingredients
  • 2 Eggplant (Brinjal)
  • 100 grams Feta Cheese
  • ½ cup Marinara sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic , chopped
  • 1 Basil leaves , chopped
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 2 Red Radish
  • 4 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 3 Black olives , chopped
  • Sea salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making make Balsamic Glazed Eggplant Feta Rollatini Recipe, wash the eggplants and cut lengthwise into thin long stripes. Use only the slices of equal lengths.
  2. Take a platter, lay the slices and sprinkle 1 teaspoon oil, oregano and sea salt. Rest for 10 minutes.
  3. In another bowl crumble or grate the feta cheese and mix with chopped black olives.
  4. Now heat a pan with some oil and carefully fry both sides of eggplant slices on low flame for 3-4 minutes until it cooks and lay it back on the platter. Switch off the flame.
  5. Spread equally the feta cheese and marinara sauce on all the slices along with chopped basil leaves and tomato. Roll the eggplants into a cylinder.
  6. Heat a frying pan and fry for few minutes on both side on low flame. Add a few drops of Balsamic Vinegar on top of the eggplant slices.
  7. Slice fresh radish and sprinkle some sea salt on it.
  8. Lay on serving platter with garnished radish salad on sides and serve it warm.

 

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Roasted Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad With Basil Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

Roasted Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad With Basil Balsamic Vinegar Recipe
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 1-2
 
Caprese is a word refers anything that imitates the style of an Italian island, Capri close to Naples. Italians are passionate for using tomatoes and all kind of cheese in their meals.This recipe is an absolute example, since their breakfast too is totally inspired similar with these ingredients with blended special herbs and vinegar for ultimate health and protein balance.Try this traditional Italian salad recipe at home, you will be amazed how easy it is to make and believe, taste rules till the end.
Ingredients
  • 6 Tomatoes
  • 100 grams Mozzarella cheese
  • 10 Basil leaves , chopped
  • 1 sprig Rosemary
  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • ½ teaspoon Lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • 2 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Sea salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making the Roasted Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad With Basil Balsamic Vinegar recipe, at the very beginning marinate the tomato halves in ½ teaspoon of oil, salt, pepper, paprika, brown sugar, basil and lemon juice for 10 minutes.
  2. Cut the cheese into 5 thick slices. Meanwhile heat oil in a roasted pan and add garlic, fry for a minute.
  3. Arrange the tomatoes in circles on the pan, insert cheese slices in between tomatoes with gaps, lay the rosemary sprig on top.
  4. Drizzle balsamic vinegar. Cook till the cheese melts and tomatoes are done for about 8 minutes approximately.
  5. Check for salt and pepper seasoning. Serve hot on plate.
  6. Serve Roasted Tomato And Mozzarella Caprese Salad With Basil Balsamic Vinegar along with French Onion Soup for weekday dinner.
  7. Published in Salads

 

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Prawn And Beans Orzo Pasta Recipe

Prawn And Beans Orzo Pasta Recipe
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 1-2
 
In this recipe, arzo pasta is the main ingredient in making the dish. Risotto rice is not used here instead the pasta that is in the shape of the rice grain is cooked which is also called as Arzo Pasta. Full of healthy goodness is served along, as green beans and prawns.The use of chicken broth to boil the pasta enhances the extra flavor. Exceptionally, a light meal that can be served for lunch box or for dinner. Here tomato and almonds are used to make the red pesto, an addition of more oil will make it tastier.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Orzo pasta
  • 2 cups Chicken stock
  • 100 grams Green beans (French Beans) , chopped
  • 6 Prawns
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Sundried tomatoes , paste
  • 10 Almonds
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • Basil leaves , Few
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Parsley leaves , as required
  • Salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making the Prawn And Beans Orzo Pasta recipe, At first, clean the prawns and season with lemon, salt, and chopped parsley. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat a saucepan with chicken broth and add pasta, beans, and a little oil. Strain once pasta is cooked.
  3. Use a blender to coarsely blend garlic, almonds, tomato paste, basil and half oil. Reserve in a small bowl.
  4. Take a medium frying pan and heat rest of the oil, and fry the prawns till cooked. Once cooked, remove from the pan and keep it aside.
  5. Into the same pan, add onions and cook for about a minute. Add the tomato paste and cook for about 3 minutes.
  6. Now pour all the pasta and stir well to coat in red pesto. Check for salt seasoning and drizzle lemon juice.

 

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