Recipes

LEMON BASIL TAPENADE
This spread from the South of France is a natural on grilled bread or pizza, or as a stuffing for chicken breasts.

Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Lemon Basil
An amazing appetizer or party food

Basic Basil Pesto
BASIC BASIL PESTO3 cups fresh Osage Gardens Italian basil leaves 
1/4 to 1/2 cup olive oil
1-2 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup walnuts (raw) or pine nuts or almonds (lightly roasted) 
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheeseRem

Arugula Salad with Pecorino Romano
A simple salad with Vibrant Flavors

Grilled Salmon on a bed of Arugula
GRILLED SALMON ON BED OF ARUGULA 
Serves 212 oz Salmon Fillet
3 TBS flour
2 TBS oil
½ package Osage Basil¼ package Osage Dill
1 package Osage Arugula
1 TBS butterLightly flour salmon fillet. Brush sal
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Classic Winter Squash Soup
One of the best things about fall! Any winter squash will make a great hearty soup with this recipe—buttercup, butternut, delicata, acorn… Have fun with the easy mix-n-match flavors of fall!
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Power Basil Pesto- Osage's Infamous Recipe
POWER BASIL PESTO -Osage's infamous recipe 3-OZ OSAGE BASIL 1/4 cup pine nuts or walnuts, toasted4 TBS virgin olive oil 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese1/8 tsp salt 1 to 2 cloves garlic 1-TBS Hot pasta water*After lightly desteming the basil, blanch t
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Zucchini Flower Tempura
Ingredients: 6 Zucchini Flowers 1cup flour 1tbsp cornstarch 1 1/2cup seltzer water salt Oil for frying   Mix all the ingredients except the zucchini flowers and the oil Refrigerate the batter for at least an hour. Heat oil for frying

FANCY SUMMER SQUASH
  Pan Pattie squashButterOnionsSalt and pepperBread crumbs (optional) Wash and cut stem off squash. Boil until you can just get the insides scooped out still hard NOT MUSHY!!!!! Cut in half, scoop out the inside. Lay the empty

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
1 1/2 pounds fresh tomatillos 5 fresh serrano chiles 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1/2 cup fresh cilantro 1 large onion, coarsley chopped 2 teaspoons coarse salt Preheat broiler. Remove husks from tomatillos and rinse under warm water to remove stickin

Bruscetta with Eggplant
Ingredients: 1 lg eggplant, in 1/2"" slices 1 sm red pepper 1 T extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced to a paste* 1 tsp balsamic vinegar (NOT regular vinegar) 1/4 C chopped Italian parsley Salt and pepper, to taste 1 baguette Ital

Brinjals (Eggplant, Ceylon Style)
Ingredients: 1 clove of garlic, peeled 2 eggplants, peeled 3/4 C bread crumbs 3 T grated onion 3 T chopped parsley 1/8 tsp powdered ginger 1/8 tsp. turmeric 2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1/4 C melted butter Directions: Rub a casserole dish with the ga
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Pickled Eggplant with Mint and Honey
Ingredients: 1 pound small eggplants, blossom ends trimmed, cut into rounds about 3/8 inch thick 1 tablespoon kosher or other coarse salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup extra-virgin o
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Eggplant Caponata
Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, unpeeled,cut in 1/2 inch cubes 1 large onion, chopped 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 6 ripe tomatoes, chopped (or 1 large can crushed tomatoes) 1/2 cup chopped green olives 3 cloves minced garlic 1/3 cup extr

Morroccan Eggplant Dip
Ingredients: 1 large (about 1-1/2 pounds) eggplant 3 Tablespoons olive oil One 8-ounce can tomato sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 1 Tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons su

Green Beans and Roasted Red Onions
2 1/4 lb medium red onions (about 5) 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces Put oven rack in middle positio
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Shrimp, Avocado, & Tomatilla Salad
Boil 1 pound of shrimp, cool and remove the shells.Marinate in 1/4 cup lime juice for 1 hour. Drain and combine with: 1/4 pound diced tomatillos,6 sliced green onions, 2 chopped jalapenos, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 2 cloves chopped garlic, a coarsely

Green Salsa
1/2 cups diced tomatillos 1/2 cup minced scallions 1 1/2 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic 1/3 cup finely chopped poblano 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro 2 Tbsp lime juce 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp of water Mix it up and ENJOY!

Strawberry Tomatillo Crisp
4 cups coarsley chopped, husked tomatillos approximately 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 3 tsp cornstarch 15-20 nice ripe strawberries, cleaned and sliced 4 TBSP unsalted butter 1/2 cup flour 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans 1 tsp cinnamon
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Roasted Eggplant Cilantro Dip
2 medium eggplants (peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes) Soak in a bowl of cold water for 20 minutes. Drain. Place in a single layer on a baking pan. 2-3 cloves garlic (peeled) 1 TBSP olive oil Add to baking pan. Stir to coat eggplant with oil and spr

Green Enchiladas
3 poblano peppers Roast and peel. Scrape out seeds. 3-4 tomatillos 1/2 cup water Remove and discard dry husks, cut tomatillos into quarters and place in microwaveable bowl with water. Microwave on full power until tender, 3-4 minutes. (Tomatillos

Summer Garden Ratatouille
2 onions (chopped) 4 cloves garlic (minced) 1 bay leaf Saute in 3 TBSP olive oil about 5 minutes. 1 medium eggplant (chopped) 1 1/2 TBSP fresh basil (chopped; or 2 tsp dried) 1 TBSP fresh rosemary (chopped; or 1 tsp dried) 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp fres

Beets and Caramelized Onions with Feta
Active time: 20 min Start to finish: 45 min 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (preferably whole-grain or coarse-grain) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 lb onions (2 medium), quartered lengthwi
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