Episode 109

Quick Salmon Cakes with Corn Salsa
Posted on September 23rd, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 109 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  2 Comments
Makes 4 servings… Hands-on-time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 25 minutes Canned salmon has come a long way in terms of quality, and when combined with chiles, crushed tortilla chips, and cumin, moistened with mayonnaise, and topped with corn salsa you almost wouldn’t know that it was canned. I have long been a fan of frozen corn, at least when fresh was out of season. As soon as you pick corn, its sugar begins to turn to starch and it more »


Linguini with White Bean, Sun-dried Tomato, and Olive Sauce
Posted on September 23rd, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 109 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  2 Comments
Makes 4 servings… Hands-on-time: 10 minutes Total preparation time: 20 minutes Mashing up white beans instantly produces a creamy pasta sauce – without cream – that’s capable of binding together all the ingredients in a dish. Here I’ve “beefed up” the sauce with sun-dried tomatoes and olives from the pantry. Of course, you could add any number of other handy pantry items – marinated artichoke hearts, canned tuna, frozen shrimp – or just toss in some leftover vegetables from the more »


Fried Rice
Posted on September 23rd, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 109 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  2 Comments
Makes 4 servings… Hands-on-time: 15 minutes Total preparation time: 15 minutes If you order Chinese takeout (and who doesn’t?), chances are you often have cooked white rice on your hands. I can’t think of any better use for it than to transform it into fried rice. The kids love it. I have suggested using frozen shrimp and vegetables but any leftover protein and vegetables would work. 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 large eggs, lightly beaten Kosher salt and freshly milled more »