Zucchini and Manchego Flatbread (Our Favorite Flatbread)

recipe: Zucchini and Manchego (or Mozzarella) flatbreadIngredients:

  • Naan (I like the Stonefire brand)
  • Extra virgin olive oil (to brush on the naan)
  • 2 cloves garlic, miced
  • Sautéed or leftover grilled zucchini
  • ½ cup cooked corn
  • 3 scallions, thinly chopped
  • Shaved Manchego cheese (or as an alternative, try mozzarella)
  • Peccorino romano (optional)

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Memorial Day BBQ “Leftover Makeover” Pizza

recipe: barbecue BBQ leftovers Memorial Day pizzaI love the challenge of giving my leftovers a makeover. Not only does it make me feel great to not waste my leftovers but it’s also a time saver since most of food is already prepared.

For Memorial Day, I like to make a traditional barbecue of burgers/hot dogs and all the possible fixins (including sautéed mushroom, raw onion, tomatoes, cheese etc).  But since I never learn my  lesson on how much of the fixins to put out, I’m often left with a lot of raw onions, chopped tomatoes and sautéed mushrooms.

At first I thought I would make barbecue chicken pizza with caramelized onions but didn’t think the kids would go for that.  However, since the hubby and I loved that idea, I boiled 2 chicken breasts for 20 minutes. Once cooked, I shredded them and set them aside. I separated them and put half the shredded pieces with BBQ sauce and left the other half plain.  Continue reading