Capers & Olives
From p. 17 of the September/October 2007 Issue
of Simple & Delicious
In the September/October 2007 issue of Simple & Delicious, you'll find a recipe for Mediterranean Chicken that features capers and ripe olives. Use the rest up in the fast and simple recipes we've shared below.
Cole slaw mix and bottled dressing cut the prep time for this dish from our Test Kitchen to practically nothing!
"This is a wonderful entree that's quick and easy to prepare," says Elise Ray of Fairway, Kansas. The dish makes an impressive main course or side.
Mild eggplant makes a perfect backdrop for the blend of fresh garlic, dill and salty capers in this recipe. "It's also terrific on pita sandwiches or makes a great party dip," says Brenda Martin from Greenwood, Indiana.
Rich, creamy and laced with wine, this is a favorite with Elaine Moser's family in Spokane, Washington. Who'd guess it's so fast and easy?
COOKING CAPERS. Capers are the small, green flower buds of a bush that grows all over the Mediterranean area. Pickled in wine, vinegar or brine, capers lend a salty, lemony flavor to sauces, salads, veggies and main dishes. They can be found on grocery store shelves with olives and pickles.