Episode 107

Parsley Pesto
Posted on September 23rd, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 107 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  Submit Comment
Makes 1 1/4 cups… Hands-on time: 5 minutes Total preparation time: 5 minutes This recipe has all the elements of traditional pesto with a couple of crucial substitutions – parsley instead of basil and walnuts instead of pine nuts. Still, it goes wherever a basil pesto would. Toss it with cooked spaghetti or linguine. Use it as a topping for roast chicken or for pizza, as a sauce for sauteed or grilled fish or as a filling for baked mushrooms. 3 more »


Giant Stuffed Mushrooms
Posted on September 23rd, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 107 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  Submit Comment
Makes 4 servings… Hands-on time: 15 minutes Total preparation time: 25 minutes When I was growing up, one of the more exotic items in my mom’s culinary repertoire was stuffed mushrooms. She would make them with cultivated white mushrooms, which were considered very elegant at the time, and stuff them simply with chopped up mushrooms, onions, and bread crumbs. She usually served them as a side dish, which seemed a little over the top to me. They were substantial, which is why more »


Grilled Shiitake, Sweet Potato, and Eggplant Kabobs
Posted on September 23rd, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 107 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  Submit Comment
Makes 4 servings… Hands-on time: 10 minutes Total preparation time: 50 minutes including marinating time Shiitake mushrooms, sweet potatoes, and eggplant are all very “meaty” vegetables. Similarly, there’s a creaminess to Sesame Miso Sauce, although it contains no cream. Put them together and you’ve got a very filling dish. Tasty, too, of course. Grilling these vegetables as kabobs brings out their natural sugars. (You can broil them if you don’t have a grill or grill pan.) 1/2 cup soy sauce more »