Monday, March 26, 2012

Weekly recipes - Jill

Some tasty looking know I like my breakfast type items too! :) ---- no not just cold cereal.  Jill
Numero Uno: 
Carrot Cake pancakes - what?? but soooo many people like them...

Numero Dos:

Asparagus Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich by Kevin of Closet Cooking

1 tablespoon butter
2 slices whole grain bread, very lightly toasted
2 slices Wisconsin Gruyère
2 tablespoons asparagus pesto (see below)

Heat a pan over a-little-below-medium heat. Butter one side of each piece of bread.

Place one slice, butter side down, in the pan, top with the cheese, pesto and the remaining slice of bread, butter side up. Grill until the cheese has melted and the bread is golden brown on both sides, about 2-4 minutes per side.

Asparagus Pesto

1 cup asparagus, blanched
1/2 cup baby spinach
1 clove garlic
2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
4 tablespoons Wisconsin Parmesan, grated
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 lemon, zest and juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Place everything into a food processor and puree.

Numero Tres

Burgers and Fries with a Twist! -- Chicken parmesan burgers and shoestring zucchini fries

Numero Quatro
Oven Roasted Salmon, Asparagus, and new potatoes... always a fav

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