Main Dishes

Tombo Tuna Taco with Duda Radish & Black Garlic Salad

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Recipe by Chef Todd Fisher

Ingredients

1 pound Sushi Grade Tombo Tuna
1 tablespoon  canola oil
1 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
2 teaspoons fish sauce
2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 peeled black garlic cloves – mashed with a touch of rice vinegar
1 pkg Duda Radish ministicks
2 green onions – finely sliced on the diagonal
2 tablespoons of fresh cilantro – chopped
1 tablespoon of toasted sesame seeds
4 sheets Toasted Nori cut into 3 inch squares

Directions

1. Dice Tombo Tuna into 1/4 inch pieces and place in a bowl in refrigerator until ready to serve.

2. In a medium bowl mash the black garlic with half of the rice wine vinegar.

3. Combine the canola oil, sesame oil, soy sauce, remaining rice vinegar, fish sauce and grated ginger.

4. Whisk dressing and adjust with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Use half the dressing to marinate the tuna, use the remaining dressing to toss the radish mini sticks, scallions and cilantro.

6. Place a spoonful of marinated tuna on each square of nori, top with the Radish salad and repeat until all tuna and salad is served.

7. Sprinkle the tacos with the toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately!

Serves 4

Belgian Waffles with Mandarin Compote

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Ingredients:

1 Large egg, 5 egg whites
2 Tbs. Oil based butter spread
2 Tbs. Low-Fat Milk
3 Tbs. Water
¼ cup whole wheat flour
¼ tsp. Sea salt
1 tsp. Cinnamon
2 tsp. Vanilla extract
½ tsp. Baking powder

Directions:

  1. Preheat waffle iron.
  2. Lightly mix together eggs, butter spread, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, water
  3. Add Flour and baking powder well until all lumps are blended.
  4. If too thick add 1-2 more Tbs. Of water or milk.
  5. Pour into waffle iron takes approximately 2-3 minutes to cook.

Mandarin Compote

1.5  cups of frozen cranberries
2 medium DANDY red grapefruits, peeled and sectioned
1 tsp. Ground cinnamon
½ tsp. Ground nutmeg
½ cup of fresh squeezed DANDY mandarin juice
Zest from 1 DANDY mandarin

Directions:

  1. Place all of the ingredients into a saucepan, medium to high heat 10 minutes

Cranberry Mandarin Dressing

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Ingredients:

2 Dandy mandarins, peeled and seeded
1/2 bag of frozen but thawed cranberries
about 15 fresh cherries-pitted
3 tbs of sugar
1/3 cup of vegetable oil
1/4 cup of vinegar
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions:

Blend together all ingredients except almonds for about 2-3 minutes and serve over your favorite salad. Top with almonds if desired. You can even serve this over turkey as well. The choice is yours and the possibilities are endless. Enjoy!

Recipe provided by Cooking Guru: Juliana Palmcook

Spicy Orange BBQ Chicken Pizza

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Ingredients:

1 Pre-packaged Whole Grain Pizza Dough
BBQ Sauce – Choose your favorite
Dash of Chipotle Tabasco Sauce
1/4 cup Dandy Red Onion, sliced in rings, grilled and diced
1/4 cup of Dandy Sweet Corn, grilled and shaved off the cob
3/4 cup of chopped grilled chicken breast
1/4 cup black beans
1 tsp. Dandy Cilantro, roughly chopped

Directions:

  1. Roll whole grain pizza dough out to 10” to 14” – Grill over indirect heat on grill
  2. Brush with small amount of olive oil Salt & Pepper and grill 3-4 minutes on each side
  3. Grill onions and corn on the cob, once cooked, dice onions and remove corn kernals from the cob
  4. Grill chicken alongside onions and corn for about 10 minutes on each side or until fully cooked through.  Once fully grilled, let rest and slice into thin strips.
  5. Once the pizza dough is cooked, top with a thin layer of your favorite BBQ sauce and a dash of Chipotle Tabasco Sauce.  Spread the diced onion, corn and grilled chicken around the pizza thoroughly.  Top with black beans and chopped cilantro.  Serve warm!

**You can also add 2 Tbs. Diced Dandy navel oranges or mandarins, they compliment the spicy BBQ sauce very well**