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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Summer Vegetables braised with green sauce

This recipe comes from Eating Well magazine. It is a nice healthy recipe chock full of both vegetables and flavor. It requires a longer cooking time, so prepare for that. You will also need a Dutch oven and food processor for this recipe.

2 bay leaves
2 T. olive oil
Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven and add the bay leaves. Saute for 5 minutes undisturbed. Add in
 5 garlic cloves, chopped
2 onions, chopped
3 sprigs thyme
 6 fresh sage leaves
 Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
 Uncover and add in:
12 small carrots
 8 small potatoes
2 yellow or 1 delicata squash sliced
 1 small zucchini
1/2 # each of yellow and green beans
1 small can tomato sauce
15 cherry tomatoes
1 large orange or yellow pepper, sliced
1/2 t. salt
Cover and cook on medium low heat for 40-60 minutes. If it gets dry add a small amount of water. Green sauce:
1 small garlic clove, chopped
1/3 c. parsley
1/3 c. basil
 3 T. olive oil
 2 T. water
1/2 t. salt
Process in a food processor until smooth and serve spoonfuls on top of the vegetable mixture.

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