Allergen Friendly, Grilling

Beef Skewers With Green Chile Sauce

Makes 8 servings Beef Skewers Ingredients 8 (8-inch) bamboo skewers 3 lb beef sirloin, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/4 cup light soy sauce, not low-sodium 1 tablespoon finely chopped palm sugar 6 cilantro roots, finely chopped (see note) 2 tablespoons coriander seeds 1 tablespoon white peppercorns 1 tablespoon minced galangal […]

Salads

Brussels Sprout Slaw

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 lb Brussels sprouts 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon fish sauce 2 teaspoons sugar 2/3 cup chopped raw peanuts 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions 1/4 cup chopped cilantro Directions Remove any brown leaves from the outside of […]

One-Dish Meals

Chicken Tagine With Apricots & Golden Raisins

Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 12 chicken thighs Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 12 cipollini onions, blanched for 10 seconds and peeled 3 tablespoons peeled, sliced ginger 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons toasted cumin seeds, ground 1/8 […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Chilaquiles With Mushrooms

Makes 8 servings This recipe uses freshly fried tortillas, but you can substitute store-bought corn tortilla chips. Add shredded cooked chicken, grilled shrimp, or pulled pork, if you like. Ingredients 1 lb white mushrooms, sliced ¼-inch thick 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 medium white onion, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced […]

Sauces, Dressings & Condiments

Cilantro-Cashew Chutney

Yields 3 cups Ingredients 1 bunch cilantro, thoroughly dried 1 jalapeño, stem and seeds removed 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 cup plain Bulgarian or Greek yogurt 3/4 cup unsalted cashews Salt, as needed Ground black pepper, as needed Directions Combine the cilantro, jalapeño, lemon juice, cumin, […]

Side Dishes

Green Lentils With Chard & Lemon

Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 1 lb dried green lentils (lentilles du Puy) 3 tablespoons finely chopped garlic 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 cup chopped cilantro Kosher salt, to taste 10 large Swiss chard leaves, stemmed and cut into chiffonade (see Chef’s Note) 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon […]

Free Recipes, Salads

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Green Vinaigrette

Makes 4 to 6 servings The beauty of summer tomatoes is that they need virtually no accompaniment to be delicious. That’s why this salad, inspired by the menu at Savor, on our San Antonio campus, uses just a few of our favorite flavors to bring out the best in our […]

Sauces, Dressings & Condiments

Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette

Makes 1 pint Ingredients 1/2 cup lime juice 1/2 teaspoon honey 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste Pinch freshly ground black pepper, or to taste 3/4 cup peanut oil 3/4 cup vegetable oil Directions Combine all of the ingredients except the oil. Allow the flavors to […]