There are tons of Italian cookbooks in my library. Each one is filled with pages and pages of pasta and tomatoes. But no other recipe satisfies the need for healthy comfort food like minestrone with gnocchi!
This Swedish meatball recipe is reminiscent of Stockholm, but I've adapted it for a more casual, healthy meal: using turkey instead of beef and pork and turning lingonberry jam into a sweet and tangy dipping sauce.
Spanish Garlic Chicken, Pollo al Ajillo, is no joke. Bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs are dusted with flour then pan-fried for crispy skin. Then, pour in 2 cups of wine and 10 cloves of sliced garlic and simmer it until it's done.
A homemade dressing with a quality olive oil is fresh and fruity and enhances veggies rather than covering them up. This classic Nicoise Salad and its lemon-thyme vinaigrette will change your mind about homemade dressing.