One Bowl Wonders: lemon

Pasta e Fagioli

By Gina Caputo

Pasta e Fagioli

In all my years of making pasta, I've never made a proper Pasta e Fagioli (pasta and beans) because canned cannellini beans are already mushy so adding them to a soup only works when you're going for creamy and not toothsome beans. So I finally bought some proper dried beans and this may be one of the most delicious things I've ever made! WORTH IT.

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Summer's Greatest Hits

By Gina Caputo

Summer's Greatest Hits
If you could put all of summer's greatest hits into a single bowl, this would be it. Juicy watermelon meets tangy pineapple meets sweet corn meets creamy avocado all partying together on a bed a hefty romaine lettuce and garbanzos with party favors in the forms of salty pepitas and cilantro leaves. As August slides into September, this is a One Bowl Wonder to celebrate summer's bounty and the delicious things in life.

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Lemon Vinaigrette

By Gina Caputo

Lemon Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 cloves pressed garlic
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • Juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon (depending on your love for lemon!)
  • 3/4 - 1 tsp sea salt
  • 5 cracks of black pepper
  • 6 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

Helpful Tool:

  • Magic Bullet mini blender

Instructions:

  1. Put the first 5 ingredients into the magic bullet
  2. Whizz for 5 seconds
  3. Add 3 Tbsp of EVOO
  4. Whizz for 10 seconds
  5. Add remaining 3 Tbsp of EVOO
  6. Whizz for 15 seconds

Note: You can make this dressing in a bowl with a whisk. Just drizzle the oil in gradually (about 1 Tbsp at a time) and whisk vigorously between drizzles!

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