Thyme to Get Gardening With CBS58

Check out Harwood Place’s Executive Chef, Tonya Garrido,  and Dining Director, Ryan Ptacek, in this CBS Segment “Thyme to Get Gardening” which aired on June 9th.

Enjoy a few of the delicious recipes shared on CBS58:

Fresh Parsley Pesto

2 cups chopped parsley leaves
¾ cup toasted pine nuts, toasted slivered almonds or walnuts
½ cup grated parmesan cheese
2 cloves fresh garlic, peeled
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In the bowl of a food processor, add the nuts and parsley leaves. Pulse a couple times to crush the nuts. Add the garlic and parmesan cheese to the bowl and process until well mixed. Add the lemon juice. While the processor is on add the oil in a slow steady stream until smooth. Season to taste with salt and course ground black pepper.

Pine nuts are much higher in fat and calories than almonds.
Almonds are also higher in protein than pine nuts.
Your nutritional needs can help you develop your own pesto recipe.

Fresh Mint Strawberry Lemonade

1 Squeezed Lemon
1 Table Spoon Sugar
2 Table Spools Strawberry Puree
Mint Leaves
Scoop of Ice
5 oz Water

Place all ingredients in a shaker and shake for 20-30 seconds. Garnish with Strawberry