Steak Fajitas Recipe

Steak Fajitas

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • 1 striploin streak
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 2-3 tbsp fajita seasoning mix
  • 1 bunch cilantro fresh
  • 10 corn tortillas
  • 1 dollop sour cream
  • 1 dollop salsa

Instructions

  • Grill the steak until it is slightly less cooked than you would like. Cut into thin strips.
  • Cut the onion and bell peppers into thin strips.
  • At high heat, stir fry the onion and bell peppers. Add about 2 tbsp. fajita seasoning mix.
  • Once the onions and peppers are tender, add the steak and cook another 1-2 minutes. If needed, add more seasoning mix.
  • Serve the mixture in a warmed-up corn tortilla, topped with cilantro. Serve salsa and sour cream on the side.

Spanikopita Recipe

Spanakopita

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches fresh spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 bunch flat parsley chopped
  • 2 tsp dill weed
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 350 g feta cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 package phyllo pastry
  • 1/4 cup butter melted

Instructions

  • Blanch and drain the spinach.
  • Stir together the spinach, garlic, parsley, dill, lemon, feta, eggs, and onion. Mix well.
  • Cut the phyllo pastry into 10 cm wide strips. Lay a strip on the cutting board and brush one side with melted butter. Add 2-3 tbsp of the filling, and fold into triangles. Place on a baking tray.
  • Bake at 375 °F until golden brown, about 19 minutes.

Spinach and Cheese Phyllo Triangles Recipe

Spinach and Cheese Phyllo Triangles

This is not a spanakopita recipe.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time48 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Greek
Servings: 20 pieces

Ingredients

  • 10 sheets phyllo pastry
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp onion minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 cup fresh spinach blanched
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp lemon rind grated
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

Instructions

  • In the oil, cook the onion and garlic until softened, about 3-4 minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine the cooked onion and garlic, ricotta, spinach, Parmesan cheese, lemon rind, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
  • Cut the phyllo sheets into strips about 10 cm wide.
  • Lay out a strip of phyllo paper and baste it with the melted butter. Add 1-2 tbsp of the spinach filling , then fold up the paper in a triangular shape. Place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 375 °F until golden brown, about 19 minutes.

Refried Black Beans Recipe

Refried Black Beans

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • 1 white onion small
  • 38 oz. black beans
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Drain the black beans, and reserve 1/2 cup of the liquid.
  • Peel the onion, and cut it in half. Cut half-moons of onions, and cook until translucent (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Add the beans, the liquid, salt, childi powder, and black pepper. Heat to a boil, then turn the heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • As the liquid disappears, mash the beans to create a thick paste.

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower Recipe

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower large
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly-cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 450 Fahrenheit.
  • Cut the cauliflower into bite-sized pieces.
  • Mix together all the spices, and coat the cauliflower.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.

Steak Sauce Recipe

Steak Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh
  • 1/4 cup white wine or tarragon vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 shallot chopped
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp liquid pectin
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 whole anchovies canned
  • 4 brown mushrooms large

Instructions

  • Blend all the ingredients together.
  • Simmer at low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Marinate steak 12-24 hours.

Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Strawberry Ice Cream

Prep Time20 mins
Freezing Time1 d
Total Time1 d 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 people

Ingredients

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups strawberries fresh

Instructions

  • Blend the strawberries.
  • Mix all the ingredients together, and freeze in a 9" square baking tray overnight.

Tuom (Lebanese Garlic Sauce) Recipe

Tuom (Lebanese Garlic Sauce)

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Lebanese

Ingredients

  • 30 cloves garlic peeled
  • 3 cups canola oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

Instructions

  • Blend the garlic with lemon juice and salt.
  • Slowly drizzle in the oil until the tuom is light and fluffy. You can substitute other oils, but do not use olive oil.

Pad Thai Recipe

Pad Thai

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Thai
Servings: 3 people

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 1 cup tamarind paste
  • 1 cup fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup sriracha sauce

Pad Thai

  • 225 g Thai rice stick noodles
  • 3 cloves garlic diced
  • 2 eggs
  • 10 shrimp zipperback
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • cooking oil
  • 1 lime quartered
  • 1/4 cup peanuts chopped
  • striracha sauce

Instructions

  • Boil a large pot of water, and cook the rice noodles for 1-2 minutes. Strain. They should be undercooked at this point.
  • Add 2 tbsp of oil to your wok. Cook the garlic at medium heat until golden brown.
  • Add the lightly cooked noodles and 3 tbsp of sauce. Cook until the noodles begin to soften and absord the sauce. Add more sauce and/or water if needed.
  • Push the noodles to one side of the pan, and add the shrimp and eggs. Cook until the eggs are coagulated.
  • Push the noodles over the eggs and shrimp, and cook until the shrimp are pink.
  • Add the bean sprouts and green onions, and stir fry for 1-2 more minutes. Add 1-2 tbsp sauce to achieve the desired taste.
  • Top with peanuts, lime juice, and sriracha sauce to taste.