Seared Albacore Tuna with Garlic Olive Zoodles

I wanted a light and healthy dish for a weekend dinner and I was not going to have a lot of prep time.  So I turned to one of the quickest proteins to cook, Oregon albacore tuna and paired it with zoodles (zucchini noodles) I made with a spiralizer. Start to finish this recipe took less than 30 minutes.

Ingredients

TUNA
2 five ounce Oregon albacore tuna steaks
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
2 Tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Season albacore tuna steaks with cayenne pepper on both sides and season with salt and pepper to taste. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Places seasoned tuna in skillet and cook to desired doneness – 1 1/2 minutes per side for rare. Continue reading “Seared Albacore Tuna with Garlic Olive Zoodles”

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Ghost Pepper Salsa Recipe

This year I decided to grow 11 varieties of peppers including ghost peppers. I turned the bountiful harvest into ghost pepper salsa by modifying a recipe I had.

Ingredients

8 lbs fresh tomatoes (Any variety will work)
1½ cups chopped fresh Anaheim chile peppers seeds and all
½ cup chopped bell pepper
½ cup seeded and chopped fresh jalapeno pepper
2 ghost peppers, chopped, seeds and all
2 cups chopped onions
½ cup chopped cilantro
½ cup fresh squeezed lime juice
½ cup white vinegar
6 oz tomato paste
5 or 6 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp ground cumin
½ Tbsp paprika
1 tsp ground black pepper
3 tsps salt

Preparation

Wash your tomatoes and remove the stems with a knife. Continue reading “Ghost Pepper Salsa Recipe”

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Hot Buttered Rum Mix Recipe

Hot buttered rumAs the weather cools and the leaves change color, its time to think about chilly nights and hot buttered rum. This is one of the traditional drinks for our family and most of us leave the rum out. I know, please no hate mail.

Ingredients

1 lb butter
1 qt of vanilla bean ice cream
1 lb brown sugar
1 lb powdered sugar
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
Continue reading “Hot Buttered Rum Mix Recipe”

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