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Scampi

Scampi
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4
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Scampi
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Servings
4
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  1. Dry the peeled and deveined shrimp between paper towels, then place them in a zip top bag.
  2. Mix the remaining ingredients together in a small bowl. Pour the marinade into the bag of shrimp. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, but no longer than 5.
  3. Grilling: Heat a grill basket over a medium high fire. Spray the basket with non-stick spray. Remove the shrimp from the bag and add to the grill basket. Cook stirring gently until the shrimp turn pink and curl slightly. This takes 7 -10 minutes.
  4. Broiling: Place the shrimp in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with a little of the marinade. Broil 3 - 4 minutes. turn the shrimp and broil for 3-4 minutes more.
  5. Baking: Lay the shrimp on the baking sheet as for broiling. Bake 3-4 minutes, turn the shrimp and broil 3-4 minutes more
  6. Frying: Heat a large skillet and add about 2 tablespoons of the marinade. Add the shrimp and saute, turning frequently until they turn pink .
  7. Once the shrimp are slightly curled and pretty in pink remove them from the heat source and serve as an appetizer or main dish.
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Scampi

Scampi
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Servings
4
Servings
4
Scampi
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4
Servings
4
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Once the shrimp are shelled and deveined, dry them thoroughly between paper towels. Place the shrimp in a zip top plastic bag.
  2. Mix the remaining ingredients together in a small bowl. Pour the marinade into the bag with the shrimp. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 2 - 3 hours or as long as 4 -5.
  3. Heat a grill basket over a medium high fire. Spray lightly with olive oil non-stick spray. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and add to the grill basket. Discard the marinade.
  4. Cook, stirring frequently and gently. Move the basket around the grill as needed to keep the heat uniform. Cook until the shrimp turn pink and curl up slightly. This should take 7 - 10 minutes or so. Do not over cook.
  5. If you are using a broiler, give them 3 minutes or so than flip them and give them 3 -4 minutes more they should be pretty in pink and slightly curled up.
  6. Bake these little beauties at 375 degrees for 5 - 8 minutes or so turning half way through.
  7. Remove the shrimp from their heat source and arrange on a platter. Serve with picks as an appetizer. These can also be served as a main dish with side dishes of your choice.
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Hummus with Oven Baked Whole Wheat Tortilla chips

DIGITAL CAMERAA healthy and delicious snack. Try it for your next party. Your guests will love the flavor and not realize that it’s fiber rich and healthy.

 

Hummus with Oven Baked Whole Wheat Tortilla chips
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This is the basic recipe for hummus. You can make it your own with the addition of herbs and spices. Add some raw vegetable dippers to up the health and color factor.
Servings
6
Servings
6
Hummus with Oven Baked Whole Wheat Tortilla chips
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This is the basic recipe for hummus. You can make it your own with the addition of herbs and spices. Add some raw vegetable dippers to up the health and color factor.
Servings
6
Servings
6
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. To Make the Chips: Cut the tortillas into wedges or strips, as you like. Spray two large baking sheets with the olive oil spray. Lay the tortilla pieces in a single layer on the sheet. spray with cooking spray and sprinkle lightly with the salt. Bake at 325 degrees for 7 minutes or so. Turn the chips over and sprinkle with a little more salt and bake another 7 minutes or so. The chips should be crisp and slightly darker brown. Cool completely and store airtight. use as you would any chip.
  2. To Roast the Garlic: Cut the top off a head of garlic (you should see the tops of the cloves). Place in the center of a piece of aluminum foil. drizzle with a little olive oil and seal in the foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 45 minutes. The cloves should look golden and the head should feel soft. Oh, and it will smell divine.
  3. In the bowl of a processor, combine the garbanzos, lemon juice, water, tahini, olive oil and the cloves of roasted garlic. Process until as smooth as you want it. Add the seasonings and process again.
  4. Taste and adjust the seasonings. If mixture is too thick add a little more water. Scoop into a bowl and cover. Chill in the refrigerator at least 3 hours or if possible over night. Serve with chips or vegetable dippers.
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Tuscan Bean Dip

Tuscan Bean Dip
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Quick easy and oh so yummy.
Servings
6
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings
6
Cook Time
15 minutes
Tuscan Bean Dip
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Quick easy and oh so yummy.
Servings
6
Cook Time
15 minutes
Servings
6
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Combine oil and smashed garlic cloves in a small pan.. Heat for 2 minutes or so over low heat until garlic just becomes fragrent. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  2. Put all of the ingredients in a food processor. Pulse until mixture is coarsley chopped. Scrape down bowl and process until fairly smooth or the texture you want.
  3. Serve with crudites, chips or crostini
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