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LAMB with ORZO, OLIVES and FETA

LAMB with ORZO, OLIVES and FETA

For your next rainy chilly evening when you are craving something packed full of flavour, something that hugs you like a warm blanket, try this easy stir-up. LAMB with ORZO, OLIVES and FETA 1 lb ground lamb (substitute ground chicken or turkey if lamb isn’t available) 1 small onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 3 cloves garlic, chopped cooking oil 1 tsp dried dill 1/2 tsp ground cloves pinch dried chilis sea salt and pepper to taste 2 cups canned diced…

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LEMONY MINTED ORZO PASTA SALAD

LEMONY MINTED ORZO PASTA SALAD

Orzo is such a versatile little pasta. Great in soups, casseroles and salads… Perfect used in side dishes or as a main headliner. Easy to cook and one little bag goes a long way.   LEMONY MINTED ORZO PASTA SALAD 4 side servings 4 cups cooked cooled orzo 1 tbsp olive oil juice & zest from 1 lemon 2 green onions, sliced 2-3 mini cucumbers, chopped 2-4 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 2-4 tbsp fresh mint, chopped sea salt and freshly…

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PASTA WAFFLES

PASTA WAFFLES

I found another great use for leftover pasta… Pasta Waffles… …then turned them into the base for our morning fried egg sandwich.     PASTA WAFFLES (makes enough for 4 waffles) 2 cups cooked angel hair pasta 2 tbsp flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 egg Whisk egg then stir in the rest of the ingredients. Scoop portions onto heated waffle iron and cook until steam subsides and both sides are brown and crispy.   Now load your sandwich.. spread…

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PASTA FRITTERS with SRIRACHA MAYO

PASTA FRITTERS with SRIRACHA MAYO

Is there any one like me who gets excited over leftover pasta? These types of meal really speak to my ‘economy of efforts’ boat mentality. It may take a bit of organizing and a little extra planning of your meals, but if you are going to cook up some pasta why not use the energy once? (effort, fuel or electricity, and that precious water)     PASTA FRITTERS with SRIRACHA MAYO 2 cups cooked angel hair pasta 1 cup grated…

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PASTA and PEAS ALFREDO with BABY CLAMS

PASTA and PEAS ALFREDO with BABY CLAMS

Here I am again showing off my love for this marvellous versatile vegetable CAULIFLOWER. (Psst: if you haven’t tried my Cauliflower (not potato) Salad yet – shame on you!) I have been making Creamy Cauliflower Sauce a long time, in truth before the birth of Sea Salt Galley Kat when I was posting a recipe or three in our little boat blog, R.E.D. sails in the sunset and have recently begun adapting more cauliflower recipes for boat meals. At home…

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CACIO e PEPE (cheese and pepper) PASTA

CACIO e PEPE (cheese and pepper) PASTA

Another snowy day with nothing much in your pantry? Got pasta? Got butter? Got Parmesan? some dried chilis? salt & pepper? Well you’ve got dinner! CACIO e PEPE Spaghetti or Fettucini (enough for 2 servings) 1 generous tsp freshly cracked pepper (extra to garnish) 1 tsp dried chilis 3-4 tbsp butter 3/4 cup grated Parmesan (+ 1 cup more if making ‘Frico’, see below) Cook pasta in well salted water until ‘al dente’. Scoop out 1/2 cup pasta water. Heat…

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SIMPLE PASTA PRIMAVERA

SIMPLE PASTA PRIMAVERA

When you are craving something easy, using up pantry stock… wanting something healthy… and super tasty… …dinner can’t get much easier than this… …sauté your veggies… …add the tomato party… …a bit of grated cheese and some fresh basil flash fried… …perfect Yum for a cold winter night… SIMPLE PASTA PRIMAVERA 1 small onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 3 carrots, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 2 – 14 oz cans fire-roasted tomatoes 2-3 tbsp tomato paste 1 tsp dried oregano…

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END OF SEASON GALLEY CLEAN OUT CASSEROLE

END OF SEASON GALLEY CLEAN OUT CASSEROLE

Well!… I have to admit that when I provisioned this year I really really really overdid it. Always one to have a contingency plan I loaded up our little boat with a good deal of contingencies.. packaged this, canned that, long term dried stuff, two or three of this or that… you name it, I had it. Now that we have to face unloading and winterizing, I need to use up our stash.     …so I sautéd some garlic,…

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ONE POT CHICKEN PASTA CASSEROLE

ONE POT CHICKEN PASTA CASSEROLE

We took the barbecue off the boat the other day in preparation for haulout next week which means our meals will be prepared totally à la Galley Kat. With Indian Summer gone and temperatures dropping, comfort food has become the order of the day… …some pasta of course… …a few chopped veggies… …sautéd, seasoned and savoury… …all ooy gooy and cheesy… ONE POT CHICKEN PASTA CASSEROLE Ingredients 4 cups cooked pasta (I used large egg noodles) 3 tbsp butter 1…

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ASIAN NOODLES with CUCUMBER

ASIAN NOODLES with CUCUMBER

ASIAN NOODLES with CUCUMBER 1/2 cup chicken broth 2 tbsp Bragg seasoning (or your choice of soya sauce) 1 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp sriracha sauce 1 tbsp rice vinegar 2 tsp sesame oil 1 chopped green onion 1 seedless cucumber, julienned 24 oz asian noodles or other egg noodles (it produced a generous 4 cups of cooked noodles) 2 hard boiled eggs, sliced sesame seeds to garnish Whisk together the first 6 ingredients and set aside Cook noodles, drain…

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