culinary classics for all
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the 10-minute chef
Simple can still mean style. Test the thyme
waters with a twist on the traditional basil pesto or spice up an
old-time favorite for quick, healthy and sophisticated dinners.
½ cup fresh thyme leaves (3 Tbsp dried thyme)
2 cups fresh parsley
2 tsp minced garlic
¾ cup grated parmesan cheese
¼ cup pine nuts, or walnuts
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp coarse salt
1 pinch black pepper
1 Combine all the
ingredients in a food processor (or, alternatively, a blender) on High
2 Store in a
plastic covered container, or serve on top of freshly cooked pasta. This
pesto will last for 2 weeks in the fridge or 6 months in a freezer.
1 lb lean ground turkey
4 tsp crushed fresh thyme leaves
1 tsp crushed fresh rosemary
2 tsp chopped fresh parsley
1 pinch salt
1 pinch pepper
1 Preheat your
grill or pan on the stove.
2 Combine all
ingredients in a large bowl and mix well with your hands.
3 Divide the
mixture into four equal portions and shape into round hamburger patties.
4 Place the
burgers on the grill or pan and cook until desired color. Remember to
keep turning them for about 4-6 minutes (depending on what kind of heat
you are using) to ensure that they are evenly cooked and free of pink
spots. Check for doneness by cutting into the center of one to see the
5 Toast burger
buns or flatbread to accompany.
6 Add any
garnishes: cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard.
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