Posts Tagged ‘Arugula

16
Apr
08

Penne & Arugula w/ Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Inspiration: Side dish for Grilled Ribeye & Parmesan Cheese Straws

Creation: Penne & Arugula with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

 

What:

  • 6-8 oz Penne: Vary amount for number of servings
  • Kosher Salt
  • Fresh Arugula
  • 1 Lemon: Juice
  • 2 TBSP Dijon Mustard: Mild & Creamy w/ White Wine
  • 2 TBSP Honey
  • 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Gorgonzola: Crumbled

How:

  • Bring water to boil & then salt: use fair amount to best season the penne
  • Boil penne 8 minutes: al dente
  • Meanwhile, place Arugula in serving bowl
  • Whisk: Lemon juice, Dijon & Honey
  • Pour & Whisk Extra Virgin Olive Oil until fully combined
  • Remove Pasta with Pasta Strainer directly to the salad from the boiling water
  • Pour over the dressing
  • Sprinkle with Gorganzolla
  • Toss & Serve

The creaminess of the gorganzolla mixed with salty penne & peppery arugula blended beautifully with the fresh sweet & tangy Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette.

Simple & Savory!

Ciao’

14
Mar
08

Prosciutto Croissant w/ Goat Cheese & Arugula

Inspiration: Buttery Croissants fresh from the deli

Creation: Toasted Prosciutto Croissant w/ Goat Cheese & Arugula

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What:

  • 4 Croissant Rolls – split
  • 4 Prosciutto Slices – deli thin
  • 4 oz Goat Cheese – slice then crumble
  • Arugula

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How:

  • Split Croissants
  • Layer each with a slice of Prosciutto
  • Crumble freshly sliced goat cheese
  • Top with a handful of arugula
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Brown in Sandwich Toaster or Panini Maker
  • Serve Warm

Saltiness from the prosciutto & pepperiness of the arugula blended beautifully with the creamy goat cheese & buttery croissants.

Perfect & simple!

Ciao’