Monthly Archives: February 2014

Roasted Asparagus and Red Peppers

I love vegetable and we all now how important they are for our body so I m always looking for new recipe,fast and kids friendly.

I m very thankful that my 2 kids love vegetable and lately they have a passion for Asparagus so I wanted to try this new recipe,its a weight watchers recipe with 1 point and the result was amazing.We really enjoy it plus is simple and done in 20 minutes …so are you ready to write it down?Let do it and don’t forget to sparkle with some love 

Ingredients for 4 people 

1 pound asparagus trimmed and fibrous stalk peeled

1 or 2 pepper I used one yellow and 1 red,seeded and cut into 1/2 inch strip

1 lemon

1 teaspoon olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

 

Method:

 

preheat the oven to 400 F.Get your baking sheet ready and spray some oil on it or like a did just put some parchment paper.

In a bowl  put the asparagus the  red pepper,squeeze 1 tablespoon juice from the lemon,add the oil salt and crushed red pepper.Toss very well Immagine 

 

Arrange the vegetable on the baking sheet.

Bake until tender for 15/20 minutes

Put you vegetable on a bowl and great 1 teaspoon zest from the lemon and the rest of the juice 

I hope you will enjoy it We didImmagine

 

SPAGHETTI WITH CHERRY TOMATOES

Italian cuisine is all about simplicity using just few fresh, simple, ingredients and this plate is one of the most simple, healthy, fast dish that you can make.

I m going to share today, one of  my family favorite recipe and I really hope that you will try to make it, Im sure you will impress your family or friends.

 

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 350 grams spaghetti
  • 300 grams cherry tomatoes
  • 1 glove of garlic
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Basil (if you do not have its ok)
  • a sprinkle of love, do not ever forget that its important
  • Handfull of breadcrumbs toasted if you like them

Method:

  • Fill your pasta pot with water, add some salt and turn it on to boil. Toss the pasta in when the water boils.

    In the meantime, wash the cherry tomatoes and cut them in half.
    Put some oil in your fry pan, and when the oil is warm, add the garlic.
    Stir fry the garlic until is nice and golden.
    Now add the tomatoes, sprinkle some salt and with a fork squish few tomatoes so the juice will come out.

    Let them cook until the pasta is ready (15 minutes or more depends on your taste)
    After that, drain and rinse the pasta but reserve a cup of the pasta water.
    Put your cooked spaghetti in the fry pan with the tomatoes.

  • Mix everything for a minute; if it’s too dry add some of the water that you put aside previously.
    Put some spaghetti with cherry tomatoes in a plate, and sprinkle with some Parmiggiano, some love and some breadcrumbs if you like.
  • Buon Appetito
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