Halušky

To complete this weeks theme of recipes from the homeland I bring you Halušky! One of the most simple, delicious meals you might ever have and guess what, it’s a no waste recipe if you are using the leftover cabbage from the Stuffed Cabbage recipe! Let’s get into this recipe and be sure to salute to the motherland before eating.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb Cabbage, cored, boiled, and sliced into long pieces
  • 6-8 slices of Bacon, diced
  • 6 TBSP Butter, cut into individual TBSP
  • 2 cups Onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 TSP Salt
  • 1/2 TSP Black Pepper
  • 6 oz Egg Noodles

Let’s Get Cooking

If you are using the left over cabbage that you already used for the stuffed cabbage, you are good to go, just slice length-wise the remaining cabbage. If you haven’t already boiled, don’t worry about it! Just core the cabbage and cut into length-wise pieces.

Get out a large skillet and add 2 TBSP of butter, left that melt and add the diced bacon, cook until it’s slightly crispy. Add in the diced onion and cook until they lighten in color.

Add in 2 more TBSP of butter + cabbage + salt & pepper. Mix until everything is combined, lower the heat to med & cook for about 10 min.

During this time cook the egg noodles by the package directions.

Check and make sure the cabbage is to the doneness of your liking, I like mine a bit more crunchy but that’s completely up to you. Once at your desired doneness, remove cover and add the cooked and drained egg noodles.

Add the remaining TBSP of butter and cook until all is combined.

Serve hot & with all the salt and pepper you desire!

You’ll want to eat the whole pan, trust me it’s hard not to.

Made with Love,

Hannah

Crisp Gnocci with Brussels Sprouts and Brown Butter

Gnocchi, brussel sprouts, and brown butter, what more could you ask for in a recipe. I am all for savory meals and this recipe ticks off all the boxes. I found this on New York Times Cooking & it is definetly a keeper. This is one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever made, you pretty much throw it all in one pan; but don’t worry, I’ll walk you through it!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Brussel Sprouts
  • 2 tsp. Lemon Zest
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt + Pepper
  • 1/2 Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 18oz. package shelf-stable or refridgerated potato gnocchi
  • 6 TBSP unsalted butter, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1/2 tsp. Honey
  • Fresh Parmesan

Let’s Get Cooking

Trim off the ends of the brussels sprouts and cut them in half. Zest the lemon.

In a large skillet, heat 3 TBSP of olive oil over med-high heat. Add in brussels sprouts + salt + pepper.

Arrange brussel sprouts cut side down. Add lemon zest over the top and cook the sprouts without stirring. Once the sprouts are browned and crisped up, add the red pepper flakes and stir for about 2-3 min until tender. Place in a medium bowl.

Using the same skillet, add 1 TBSP olive oil over med-high heat. Add gnocci to the pan and cook covered and undisturbed until golden brown.

Add butter + honey + salt + pepper. Stir until butter is golden, almost nutty smelling, and foaming. Stir in the sprouts until everything is incorporated.

Once in bowls, add grated parmesan on top & enjoy!

Made with Love,

Hannah