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Monday, July 20, 2015

Culinary Argan Oil and a Zucchini Dish REcipe

You know that feeling when  a company that you work with appreciate what you do and  give you a little extra reward.  One of the  food box subscription that I love is Try the World because it  offers  different  cuisine from around the world  every month.  
 I was pleasantly surprised when I received this two bottles of culinary argan oil because I  did not expect that I would receive such a sweet gesture.
What I love is  that, he included some recipe  which I could try.  Thanks Diego!  This argan oil is a product of Morocco and it's great in drizzling   over  a menu that you just cooked.  
 Here are some dishes I used it for.  The first one is the  sauteed  mixed vegetables  (kale, eggplant, bell peppers, onion, green beans, and ground beef).  Cooking this is very simple.  You just basically  chopped the veggies that you want then mixed it up with the   browned ground beef .  Seasoned it with soy sauce and pepper and drizzle  an argan oil  when it's cooked.
 Another dish I drizzled with argan oil is this  green beans adobo.  I will write a recipe for this when I get  time.
The last one is this zucchini dish that I made  a couple of days ago.  Here's a simple recipe:
  • 1 medium size zucchini, copped
  • 1 medium size shallot, chopped
  • 1 large size  tomato, chopped
  • Dill
  • .5 lb ground pork
  • salt and pepper
  • cheese

  • Layer the veggies into a pan.  Cook it for 5 minutes on a medium high heat with lid.
  • On a separate pan, brown the  ground pork.  Then open the lid of the veggies and  spread the browned ground pork on top of the veggies.

  • Cook for another five minutes with lid.  Then spread a half a cup of cheese and cook for two minutes.  Drizzle  some argan oil on top.
You can serve it with steamed rice.  Squeeze a lemon wedge in it. 

22 sumptuous burps..:

Sophie's Plus Size Wonderland said...

I always thought Argan Oil was used in Hair/Beauty Products, Didn't know you could use it in food!

Nancy said...

The aroma from you cooking in the kitchen must be unreal, especially with those oils. I bet it just tastes absolutely divine. Argan oil is sooo good for you.

Lisa Codina said...

I absolutely love argan oil...for my body and face! I've never thought to use it in the kitchen!

Liz Mays said...

This sounds so good! Culinary argan oil would be really fun to experiment with. What a nice surprise!

April Mims said...

I have never used argan oil but now I'm eager to give it a try. I'll have to try to find some in my area and make something delicious.

Angelic Sinova said...

This looks AMAZING! I recently started to add more food into my diet and zucchinis are one of them. I'm glad to have a new zucchini recipe to try <3

Jeannette said...

I have never cooked with Argon Oil but after seeing your creations, I think I need to start! These look so delicious!

mykidsguide said...

I love Argan Oil. I use it for my hair and as a skin moisturizer. I had no idea you can use it in cooking. I should try this.

CourtneyLynne said...

Ok I am argan oil obsessed but never though of cooking with it! I might have to try that out sometime!

Michelle said...

I love zucchini and being a vegetarian I cook with it a lot. I'm definitely going to try it with Argan oil thanks to your idea.

Joanne T Ferguson said...

I had never heard of Argon Oil before and you can bet I will be on the lookout for it soon! What a lovely recipe that I would like to try!

mail4rosey said...

The zucchini dish .... yum. I'd like to make it for the family here too, I'm sure they'd love it. I'm curious about the Argan!

Elizabeth O. said...

This is interesting. I've never tried adding Argan oil to my cooking. Both dishes look delicious.

raul dereal said...

I had never heard of Argon Oil before. This is interesting. that food was look great can't wait to try these thank you for sharing your recipe

Fiona said...

I never even knew there was an argan oil for cooking but it makes sense. I love the look of the first dish, so healthy!

Ron Leyba said...

This is awesomely delicious. I would love to try this one too!

nova hedges said...

I have never heard about this product, but through your post I would definitely consider of getting one.

Carin Kilby Clark said...

This recipe truly looks delicious. I'll definitely have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Truly delicious indeed! I love Culinary Argan Oil! It's not quite the same as the stuff you put on your face and hair so don't try to cook with it!

The first time I tried it was in Morocco while on a trip. I then got this exact same brand in the Try The World box and have since re-ordered it through them. Now, I am in absolute love with it and can't go without.

Marie Imperial said...

The string beans dish looks delish! Seems like argan oil is a great oil for cooking too.

Jennifer said...

I have a lot of zucchini setting in the kitchen right now. I will have to try making it. The green beans look fantastic too.

papaleng said...

Argan Oil, first time to hear about this thing. Never mind, doon naman naka-focus ang attention ko sa mga masasarap na dishes.

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