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    Artichoke and Olive Pasta

    Impress your valentine with the super simple recipe for pasta that tastes complicated. Make this for your Valentine’s Date and serve by candlelight! Impress Your Honey Pasta 3 Garlic cloves, minced Olive oil, for sauteing 1 Can diced tomatoes, with Italian spices if you can find it 2 Tablespoons tomato paste 1 Can artichoke hearts, again marinated in spices if you can find it, drained and chopped 1 Can black olives, sliced 1/2 Teaspoon Italian seasoning Sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes, or more if you like it spicy Pasta of Choice, cooked as suggested On medium heat, saute a tablespoon of olive oil and garlic for two minutes. Avoid…

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    Orzo with Eggplant and Mozzarella Bake

    I’m always game for a new eggplant recipe. I came across a baked orzo recipe on Smitten Kitchen.  Her variation included carrots and celery. From past experiences I know that I do not like the sweetness carrots bring to a dish so I made a few savory changes and added artichokes and olives. I can say that this recipe is honestly one of the best I have made. Sometimes you mess around with a recipe and it comes out eh… well this is anything but eh. Now, I will admit it took a little time and involved a good bit of ingredients. So this isn’t a quick meal to make…

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    Lemon Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta

    You can find a great supply of asparagus in the spring, its one of those foods that makes me think of the beginning of warm weather and spring rain showers. I find this pasta to be a light and healthy dish for spring. Ingredients 1 Bunch asparagus 5 ounces Sliced baby portobella mushrooms Juice of 1 lemon Olive oil 3 Cloves of garlic, minced Sea salt to taste Fresh ground pepper Parsley Cooked linguini or pasta of choice Spray a baking dish with olive oil. Clean and slice asparagus into 1 to 2 inch slices. Combine asparagus, lemon juice, garlic, pepper in a small bowl. Place mixture in baking dish…

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    Quick Friday Night Dinner | Broccoli and Garlic Pasta

    Looking for a quick dinner? You just may have these ingredients around the kitchen. Ingredients: 2 Cloves garlic, minced 4 Shakes red pepper flakes 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 or 2 bunch of broccoli, chopped (or a bag of frozen broccoli) Whole wheat pasta, cooked – enough servings for each person Parmesan cheese, optional Heat a large frying pan on the stove, add olive oil, garlic, and pepper flakes. Saute until fragrant but do not allow the garlic to brown. Stir broccoli into pan and coat with oil and garlic. Cook broccoli, mixing occasionally, until the color changes and the pieces are tender. Add extra olive oil if needed. Mix…

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