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Ingredients

  • 1 whole duck breast
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 3-4 slices ham
  • 3-4  tbsp raspberry jam
  • 3- 4 slices Muenster cheese

Method

  1. Fry the duck breast in a pan until medium rare (or your preference) and browned on the outside.
  2. Roll out a sheet of puff pastry, and layer the ham slices  in the middle.
  3. Spread the raspberry jam over the ham slices, and follow with the Muenster cheese, and the duck breast.
  4. Moisten the sides of the pastry with water, then fold to enclose the duck. 
  5. Brush the pastry with the egg yolk, then score lightly with a knife. 
  6. Bake for 10 minutes at 464°F (until the cheese is melted and the pastry is golden brown)
  7. Serve, and enjoy! 

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Toss all of the ingredients into a large bowl, then mix in the dressing and enjoy

  • 3 c chicken roughly chopped
  • 1/2 box penne
  • 4 c romaine chopped
  • 1 cucumber cubed
  • 1/4 c fresh basil sliced
  • 1/4 c green onions sliced
  • 2 c cherry tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 c grated parmesan cheese
  • caesar salad dressing (homemade or storebought)
4.7/5 (31 Votes)

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boil pasta and drain it

  • 1 box of colorful rizzoto
  • 1 bottle of sundried tomatoes salad dressing
  • 1 package of crumbled feta cheese with tomato and basil
  • 1 can of olives
  • 1 small package of cherry tomatoes
4.3/5 (12 Votes)

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What's summer without pasta salad? Easy to take on-the-go for picnics or barbecues, this Italian-style recipe is your new best friend.

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Mix together all ingredients EXCEPT for the dressing

  • 3 cups grilled chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
  • ½ box penne pasta, cooked and cooled
  • 4 cups Romaine lettuce, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 bottle Caesar salad dressing
4.2/5 (27 Votes)

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  • 8 oz coco beans (haricots cocos)
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 8 oz tuna in oil
  • 1 bird pepper (or any hot pepper)
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 large sweet onion
  • basil
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
4.5/5 (21 Votes)

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Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil

  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked rotini pasta
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing
  • 2 cucumbers, chopped
  • 6 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 4 ounces grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
4.6/5 (5 Votes)

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Cook and cool ingredients Combine with mayo and cool in fridge Serve!

  • Bacon
  • Avocado
  • Spiral noodles
  • Tomatoes
  • Mayo
  • Dill, garlic powder, salt and pepper
  • Juice of one lemon
4.4/5 (16 Votes)

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Cut the tomatoes into cubes

  • 3-4 oz of pasta per person
  • 1/2 tomato per person
  • 1 can of tuna or surimi bag
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4.3/5 (31 Votes)

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Cook the pasta according to package directions, it's best to use a small shape

  • -1/2 box pasta, cooked
  • -1 red pepper, roasted and diced
  • -1 green pepper roasted and diced
  • -1 tomato, diced
  • -1/2 bag of corn
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  • -1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • -1/2 cup ranch dressing + 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
4/5 (5 Votes)

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This is a great pasta recipe for the summer!

  • Half a box or less of Pasta
  • 2 Diced and seeded tomatoes
  • 10 or so chopped Kalmatta Olives( I would add lots)
  • 8 Chopped Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 -1 C of Feta Cheese (depends how much you like it)
  • 1/3 C of Olive oil
3.9/5 (7 Votes)

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-Cook the pasta. -After having drained cooked pasta, put in the fridge half an hour to cool completely

  • 3.5 oz pasta
  • 10 black olives
  • 1 tomato
  • basil
  • olive oil
  • pepper
4.1/5 (26 Votes)

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