Sicilian Pasta With Sardines, Cauliflower and Raisins

Sicilian Pasta With Sardines, Cauliflower and Raisins

this earthy version of the traditional Sicilian dish Pasta con le Sarde has a delightful flavor and texture. It can also be prepared with fresh fennel bulb instead of cauliflower, or by adding crushed tomatoes, tomato paste or pine nuts.  Recipe from (http://experiencelife.com/article/little-fish-recipes-kitchen-tricks-and-more/)

Makes four to six servings

  • 3 tbs. olive oil
  • 4 cups finely chopped cauliflower, stems included (about 1/2 head of cauliflower)
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins, chopped and soaked in 1/4 cup warm water
  • Pinch of saffron, soaked in 1 tbs. warm water
  • 1 can (4.25 ounce) sardine fillets, drained
  • 8 ounces gluten-free pasta, cooked
  • 1 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper (or crushed red chili flakes) to taste
  • Zest and juice of one lemon
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over high heat and pan-roast the cauliflower until tender and golden brown. Add garlic, raisins, saffron and sardines. Cook and stir until the sardines break apart. Toss in the pasta and parsley and season with salt and pepper, lemon zest, and juice. Serve with Pecorino Romano cheese.

Pineapple Mango Salsa over Grilled Halibut Recipe

Amazing recipe from : http://fishrecipe.org/pineapple-mango-salsa-over-grilled-halibut/

Pineapple-Mango Salsa Over Grilled Halibut

Ingredients:

1 cup diced pineapple
3/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced red onion
1/2 cup diced mango
1/2 cup Mango KERNS® from LIBBY’S Refrigerated All Nectar
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 (4-ounce) skinless halibut fillets

Methods:

1. Combine pineapple, bell pepper, onion, mango, nectar, cilantro, lime peel, crushed red pepper, cumin and cinnamon in medium bowl cover. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.Bring to room temperature.
2. Grill or broil halibut for 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until halibut flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve salsa over halibut.