Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Here we go again. We were lacking for fresh vegetables tonight but I picked what's probably the last of the chard from the garden and decided that gnocchi would make for a quick meal. I sauteed some thinly sliced sweet onion in olive oil with salt & pepper, then added the chopped chard and cooked for a bit more, then a large clove of garlic, very thinly sliced, and a handful of toasted pine nuts. Then in went the gnocchi along with about 1/2 cup of plain soy milk. I covered the pan and reduced the heat and simmered for a few minutes then mixed in a couple tablespoons of nutritional yeast. Meanwhile Darlene was making a quick salad with fresh tomatoes, marinated mushrooms, kalamata olives, celery, red cabbage and salt, pepper, oil and vinegar. It all came together quickly and was pretty tasty too.