French Summer Dining
Living the Gourmet
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  • 5.0 from 5 reviews Zucchini Salad Rollups Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins Author: Living the Gourmet Recipe type: Side Dish Serves: 4 Ingredients For the Appetizer Platter: Sliced provolone cheese Sliced gorgonzola cheese Sliced dried salami Mixed olives Roasted Serrano peppers Semolina bread – sliced Lemon slices For the Zucchini Salad Rollups:
  • 2 large zucchini – sliced ¼ inch lengthwise with skin 2 cups of fresh arugula 3 – 4 carrots – sliced thin 1 cucumber – sliced thin - lengthwise 1 red bell pepper – sliced thin ½ red onion – sliced thin For the Dressing: 1 tsp sugar ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. fresh ground black pepper 1 roasted garlic clove Juice of 1 lemon ½ cup olive oil Instructions Combine the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl and mix. Toss the dressing with the salad. Roll the zucchini slices and secure with a toothpick. Place bunches of the salad in the center of the rolled zucchini. Be careful to remember to remove the toothpick when eating. 3.4.3177
  • 5.0 from 5 reviews Shrimp with Fresh Garlic and Basil Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 12 mins Total time 22 mins Author: Living the Gourmet Recipe type: Main Serves: 4 Ingredients For the Shrimp:
  • 2 lbs of raw fresh shrimp - in shell For the Fresh Garlic, Basil and Serrano Sauce: 4 cloves of garlic 1 cup of fresh basil or a healthy handful ½ tsp. red pepper flakes ½ tsp. of salt ½ tsp. fresh ground black pepper ¼ of a lemon – with the skin 1 Serrano pepper - roasted 4 – 5 tbs olive oil Butter and Lemon Dipping Sauce: 1 stick of butter Juice of ½ lemon Fresh basil leaves – ripped Fresh ground black pepper Fresh red pepper flakes Dash of salt Instructions For the Fresh Garlic, Basil and Serrano Sauce: Heat a small cast iron frying pan and place the Serrano pepper in the pan to char on all sides. Place the cloves of garlic, fresh basil, lemon wedge, Serrano pepper, red pepper flakes, salt and black pepper and olive oil in a food processor and process to a nice chopped consistency. For the Shrimp: Bring a large sauce pot with salted water to a boil. Place the shrimp in the boiling water. Boil until a few start to float to the top of the water and the shrimp start to turn pink. Larger shrimp will take approximately 5 – 7 minutes; smaller shrimp will take approximately 2 – 3 minutes to cook. The shrimp are cooked when the thickest part of the flesh is opaque. Do not overcook the shrimp they will become tough. Drain the shrimp and toss with the Fresh Garlic and Basil mixture. Serve immediately. Butter and Lemon Dipping Sauce: Heat a small cast iron frying pan and combine all of the ingredients for the dipping sauce in the frying pan and turn off the heat and let the butter melt. Serve alongside shrimp. 3.4.3177
  • 5.0 from 5 reviews Blueberry and Lemon Sorbet Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins Author: Living the Gourmet Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 4 Ingredients
  • 4 cups of frozen blueberries ½ cup of ginger ale ½ cup of sugar 2 – 3 tbs of lemon juice Lemon for garnish Instructions Combine in a food processor the frozen blueberries, ginger ale, sugar and lemon juice. Process this mixture until smooth. Serve immediately. Store the rest in the freezer. Notes *Prep Time does not include Inactive Prep Time 3.4.3177

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