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SWEET RED ROASTED PEPPER SPREAD

SWEET RED ROASTED PEPPER SPREAD Sweet red roasted peppers, almond crumbles, avocado, black olive and capers. Flavored with coriander, fresh lemon and garlic. A surprise ingredient: grape jelly! Salty, hot and sweet! Serve topped with additional chopped roasted pepper and capers with pan-fried flour tortilla wedges as dippers, or use as a sandwich spread on […]

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MY ITALIAN PASTA SALADS

FRIED PEPPER AND EGGPLANT ANTIPASTO SALAD

FRIED PEPPER AND EGGPLANT ANTIPASTO PASTA SALAD The easiest pasta salad in the world!  Serve 8

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FRIED ZUCCHINI SUBS

FRIED ZUCCHINI SUBS Broiled foot long whole wheat subs spread with marinara sauce. Topped with pan-fried zucchini, fried marinated sun-dried tomatoes, escarole and sliced ripe tomatoes, sprinkled with smoked almond crumbs! Makes 2 subs

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APPETIZERS BITES HAPPY NEW YEAR MY ITALIAN TOAST

SHARON’S BRUSCHETTA

SHARON’S BRUSCHETTA Your guests will be talking about this one tomorrow! Now that’s Italian! Makes 17 individual bruschetta hors d’oeuvres

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SUN-DRIED TOMATO ANIMAL-FREE MAYONNAISE

SUN-DRIED TOMATO ANIMAL-FREE MAYONNAISE A creamy spread with sun-dried tomatoes and walnuts.Great for veggie and animal-free burger sandwiches! Use in place of mayonnaise! Makes 1-1/2 cups

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MY ITALIAN SANDWICHES SUBS-GRINDERS

STEAMY SUN-DRIED TOMATO GRINDERS

STEAMY SUN-DRIED TOMATO GRINDERS Fried onions, peppers and mushrooms with sun-dried tomatoes and sweet red roasted peppers, simmered in a fennel, basil, cilantro tomato sauce. Served in hard-crusted or soft grinder (sub) rolls! Makes 4-1/2 cups sauce for 9 grinders

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SUN-DRIED TOMATO PINE NUT SPREAD

SUN-DRIED TOMATO PINE NUT SPREAD Soy cream cheese combined with pine nuts, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic and cilantro. Spread onto toasted rye bread squares and topped with fresh cilantro! Makes 1-1/2 cups spread

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SWEET RED PEPPER TOMATO SAUCE OVER THIN SPAGHETTI

SWEET RED PEPPER TOMATO SAUCE Sautéed sweet red peppers in extra virgin olive oil simmered in a  fresh garlic and ground fennel tomato sauce with soy creamer. Served over thin spaghetti. Naturally sweet and fragrant! Serves 6

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RUBY PORT RED SAUCE WITH VERMICELLI

RUBY PORT RED SAUCE WITH VERMICELLI A richly flavored tomato sauce using stewed tomatoes with Ruby port, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Served over vermicelli! Serves 6

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MAINS MY GREEK MY ITALIAN PASTA SAUCES AND GRAVIES

MEDITERRANEAN PASTA SAUCE

MEDITERRANEAN PASTA SAUCE Sautéed peppers and onion simmered with garlic and olives in a coriander, mint and red wine tomato sauce.  Serve over pasta of choice. Makes 7-1/2 cups sauce

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MY ITALIAN PASTA SALAD SALADS

KIDNEY BEAN BABY SHELL PASTA SALAD

KIDNEY BEAN BABY SHELL PASTA SALAD White and red kidney beans combined with baby shell pasta, sweet onion and pepper strips. Tossed with a maple mustard tarragon dressing. Wow! Wow! Makes 13 cups

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FRIED PEPPER SOY SOUR CREAM DIP

FRIED PEPPER SOY SOUR CREAM DIP I made this dip to have as we watched the super bowl. A special dip for a special party of two–but any party will do! Makes 2 cups

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RIGATONI WITH GREEN PEPPER SAUCE

RIGATONI WITH GREEN PEPPER SAUCE Sautéed green peppers in garlic and olive oil. Simmered in a rosemary and fennel tomato sauce. Served over rigatoni pasta!  Serves 4-6

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PRIMAVERA IN MUSTARD CREAM SAUCE

PRIMAVERA IN MUSTARD CREAM SAUCE Fresh sweet red peppers and onion sautéed in olive oil and garlic with Kalamata olive. Combine with steamed asparagus and broccoli, then tossed with a light creamy mustard basil sauce. Tossed with fettucini! Serves 6

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LINGUINI AND PEPPERS

LINGUINI AND PEPPERS Fresh sweet green, red and yellow peppers sautéed with garlic, then tossed with linguini and a sesame, soy sauce, sweet/sour basil dressing. Simply stated! Serves 6

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FRESH MUSHROOM TOMATO SAUCE OVER MOSTACCIOLI

FRESH MUSHROOM TOMATO SAUCE OVER MOSTACCIOLI Fresh mushrooms sautéed in extra virgin olive oil and garlic. Simmered in a smooth tomato sauce with a touch of allspice and heat. Served over cooked mostaccioli pasta!  Serves 10

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FRESH BASIL AND BLACK OLIVE ZITI

FRESH BASIL AND BLACK OLIVE ZITI Sauce of mushrooms, shallots, Kalamata olives, and fresh basil tossed with ziti pasta! Serves 8

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15 MINUTE LINGUINI CLASSICO

15 MINUTE LINGUINI CLASSICO Olive oil, garlic, tomato, herb and spice served over linguini. Can’t get much simpler than that! Serves 4-5

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MAINS MY ITALIAN MY SPINACH & GREENS PASTA

CREAMED SPINACH AND MUSHROOM NOODLES

CREAMED SPINACH AND MUSHROOM NOODLES Sautéed mushrooms combined with Kalamata olives and spinach, and cooked in a creamy white wine garlic sauce. Tossed with spinach noodles and served with fresh tomato slices drizzled with white wine vinegar! Makes 10 servings

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ANTIPASTO RIGATONI

ANTIPASTO RIGATONI Roasted peppers, sautéed sweet onion, olives and capers cooked with tomatoes and garlic, then tossed with freshly cooked rigatoni! Serves 6

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GREEN MY ITALIAN SALADS

SOY PEPPERONI AND RADICCHIO SALAD

 SOY PEPPERONI AND RADICCHIO SALAD This is a great tasting hearty salad. The bitter taste of the radicchio and escarole support the strong flavors of the other ingredients, and the sweet herb dressing brings them all together for a sensational flavor achievement! Serves 6

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GREEN MY ITALIAN SALADS

CREAMY PINE NUT SALAD

CREAMY PINE NUT SALAD Garlic, thyme and pine nuts blended with extra virgin olive oil and Balsamic vinegar. Tossed with fresh-cut romaine lettuce! Serves 6

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SHARON LEE’S CAESAR SALAD

 SHARON LEE’S CAESAR SALAD Before cooking animal-free, my all-time favorite salad was Caesar Salad. Although my own Caesar Salad now contains no animal products, I derive the same satisfaction and pleasure from this recipe as I did back then. Serves 4-6

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PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM AND WILTED SPINACH SALAD

PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM AND WILTED SPINACH SALAD  A traditional salad with a new spin! Fresh spinach, red roasted peppers, avocado and scallion tossed with a warm sweet-sour Balsamic vinaigrette with soy bacon bits and topped with sautéed Portobello mushroom slices! Makes 4 main dish salads

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FAMILY SPAGHETTI SAUCE

FAMILY SPAGHETTI SAUCE The perfect spaghetti sauce for the whole family!  Makes about 7-8 cups