The three new varieties of Hans' Wraps include Sonoma, sun-dried tomato & fresh basil chicken sausage wrapped in tomato & basil bagel dough; Hell's Kitchen, a spicy fresh cilantro & roasted garlic chicken sausage wrapped in chili pepper bagel dough: and Santorini, roasted artichoke & Calamata olive
chicken sausage wrapped in Asiago cheese baguette dough.
Varieties include Sonoma, with sun-dried tomato and fresh basil chicken sausage wrapped in tomato and basil bagel dough; Hell's Kitchen, with spicy fresh cilantro and roasted garlic chicken sausage wrapped in chili pepper bagel dough; and Santorini, with roasted artichoke and calamata olive
chicken sausage wrapped in asiago cheese baguette dough.
Found in local restaurants, Sage Bakehouse breads include rustic sourdough, farm, paisano, calamata olive
, and pecan raisin.
The second special immediately caught my attention: Mediterranean Pasta, with blue cheese, sundried tomatoes, spinach and calamata olives
, for $13.99.
Spinach or Arugula Pesto 1 1/2 cups spinach or arugula 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 to 2 cloves garlic 1/2 cup pitted calamata olives
2 tsp pine nuts, cashews or walnuts 4 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese Wash and towel dry the spinach or arugula.
Tofu, for instance, can be diced for a stir fry, sliced and grilled for a sandwich, blended with chocolate sauce for an easy-to-swallow pudding, jazzed up as a cheesecake, or put in a food processor with chickpeas and Calamata olives
for a Mediterranean dip.
In a bowl, mix 2 quarts bite-size pieces rinsed and crisped escarole (12 oz.; see notes) with 1/4 cup pitted calamata olives
, 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, and 1 clove garlic, peeled and pressed or minced.
A generous fillet of haddock was covered with sliced tomato, calamata olives
, feta cheese and a garlic/white wine sauce.
In with the mixed greens were calamata olives
, roasted red peppers, provolone cheese, red onions, cherry peppers and sausage.
PREP TIME: About 25 minutes, plus at least 1 hour to chill MAKES: 6 to 8 appetizer servings 1 cup drained canned peeled red peppers, cut into strips 1/3 cup coarsely chopped pitted calamata olives
2 tablespoons plain yogurt 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced 1/4 teaspoon dried ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon cayenne Salt 1 round loaf (1 lb.) rye or pumpernickel bread 1 1/2 cups hummus (recipe follows; see notes) 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
Mushrooms, calamata olives
, red onions, tomatoes and provolone cheese sat atop an assortment of greens that did not include ice-berg lettuce.
long) 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 pounds firm-ripe tomatoes (see notes) 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup chopped pitted calamata olives
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 tablespoon dried basil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced Salt and pepper 6 ounces fresh chevre (goat cheese)