Tag: Vegetables

Slaw Is Not Just Cabbage

Coleslaw is found at almost every outdoor meal - but mostly it's the typical soggy mayonnaise-dressed, cabbage-centric boring stuff you can find in any grocery store by the pint or quart. For us, we needed to dig into the foundation of what salw means, and how we can make it fun, and a bit healthier. There is actually no real definition of the word "slaw" - but it seems to mean shredded raw vegetables, in general.  So that's where we'll start. Beet Slaw We have the Serious Foodie version of slaw that we've used at many events, using carrots, raw beets, and fresh yellow peppers - then dressed it with our amazing Serious Foodie Blood Orange/Aji Panca dressing made from one of our sauces (click HERE for the recipe).  Also check out the really great Quinoa and Roasted Corn salad, which is almost a slaw by our definition (click HERE for the recipe). In this article, we present a few of our favorite combinations.  Think about using any of these combinations at your next BBQ event, or take it along the your next tailgate party. The Slaw Primer It's actually quite simple.   Just pick one or more for each category: THE [...]

Pan Roasted Kale and Veggies

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Here is a recipe that we’ve been using for a long while that is full of nutrition, especially anti-oxidants.  You can use this as a side  dish, or as a main course with sauteed potatoes or brown rice. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_separator color=”grey” align=”align_center”][/vc_column][/vc_row] Pan Roasted Kale and Veggies Author: Mr. Serious Foodie Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 40 mins Serves: Serves 4 Pump up this dish a notch with a spicy sauce – Siracha, sambal, Calabrese peppers – or add some exotic flavor with a bit of the Serious Foodie Fig/Orange Sauce Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil or more 1 large bunch kale – washed and cut into wide strips 2 small eggplants (preferably the long purple varieties or the Italian small round purple variety), sliced into half moons 1 medium squash (yellow or zucchini), sliced into half moons 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 medium tomato, diced Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste ½ cup white wine ¼ cup vegetable stock Optional: 1 tsp. hot sauce, or Serious Foodie Fig/Orange sauce Instructions Add the oil to a saute pan, and heat over medium flame Saute the kale, eggplant, and squash […]