Category Primi Piatti

Arugula Pesto Recipe

Hello Everyone! Welcome back for another easy and delicious recipe. Today’s recipe will be for a yummy arugula pesto, which is a perfect topping for pasta dishes. The common pesto is made primarily of basil leaves, but let’s try something new! Arugula is low in calories, but high in fiber and antioxidants. It also helps reduce inflammation and is very high in vitamin k, which is great for bone health. Adding walnuts to the pesto also adds antioxidants that are beneficial for brain health. These ingredients are not only good for you, but also taste delicious when put together. Click on the video below to see how I prepare this pesto recipe, or scroll down to see the written recipe. Grazie mille!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of Arugula, chopped in thirds
  • 1/2 cup of sun-dried tomatoes, about 5 piec...
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Linguine with Anchovies, Capers and Olives

Linguine with Anchovies, Capers and Olives

Today’s recipe will be Linguine cooked with fresh tomatoes, anchovies, capers and olives.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Pound Linguine
  • 4 Plum Tomatoes
  • 2 hand fulls of Cherry Tomatoes
  • Anchovies
  • 3 Tablespoons of Capers
  • Half cup of Kalamata Olives
  • Olive Oil
  • 2 Oh Yeah Baby (Chili Peppers)
  • 5 Cloves of Garlic
  • Half Onion
  • Parsley
  • Parmigiana or Pecorino Cheese

Preparation:

Bring a pot of water to a boil, with the 4 plum tomatoes. You will need to boil the tomatoes until you notice the skin starting to peel off of the tomato. Once you see this, you can drain the water, and run the tomatoes under cold water. Let them sit for a little while, so they are not too hot when peeling off the skin. Once they cool down, peel off the skin. After peeling, cut the tomatoes into cubes.

Chop the garlic and onions...

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