CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) - The Buckley HealthCare Center has short-term and long term care for people of all ages in Greenfield and they also have Seasons, their very own restaurant on site.
Chef Mike Harrison showed us how to make us a delicious recipe you can make for your Mom! Zucchini salad and sea scallops with corn coulis and tomatoes and caramelized pineapples with vanilla ice cream for dessert!
Buckley Healthcare Center
95 Laurel Street
For more information call (413) 774-3143 or visit BuckleyHealthcare.com
RIBBONED ZUCCHINI SALAD
- 2 lb small zucchini, trimmed
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 teaspoons finely grated fresh lemon zest
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon anchovy paste
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 3 oz frisée (French curly endive), trimmed and torn
- into small pieces (4 cups loosely packed)
- ½ cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
- ½ cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves, torn in half lengthwise if large
- ½ cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces
- 12 Kalamata or other brine-cured black olives, pitted and thinly sliced lengthwise
- 1 small red onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise (½ cup)
- Cut zucchini lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick slices with slicer and transfer to a colander set over a bowl.
- Sprinkle zucchini with salt and toss to coat. Let stand 5 minutes, then rinse under cold water.
- Transfer zucchini to a clean kitchen towel and spread in 1 layer, then gently roll up towel to absorb excess water and let stand 5 minutes more.
- Whisk together oil, zest, juice, mustard, anchovy paste, and pepper in a large bowl.
- Add zucchini, frisée, herbs, olives, and onion and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
SEA SCALLOPS WITH CORN COULIS AND TOMATOES
- 1 teaspoon finely chopped shallot
- ¼ teaspoon finely chopped garlic
- 4 teaspoons olive oil
- ¾ cup corn (from 2 large ears)
- 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- ½ cup 1% milk
- ½ lb plum tomatoes, seeded and cut into ¼-inch dice (1 cup)
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 30 large sea scallops (2 ½ lb total), tough muscle removed from side of each if necessary
- Cook shallot and garlic in 2 teaspoons oil in a small skillet over moderately low heat, stirring, until softened, about 1 minute.
- Add corn, basil, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until corn is tender and beginning to lightly brown on edges, about 4 minutes.
- Add milk, stirring and scraping up any brown bits from bottom of skillet, then remove from heat.
- Purée corn mixture in a blender at medium speed until very smooth, about 1 minute.
- Force purée through a fine mesh sieve into a small saucepan, pressing hard on and then discarding solids.
- Cover coulis until ready to serve.
- Toss tomatoes with parsley and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl.
- Pat scallops dry and season with salt and pepper.
- Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in a 12-inch nonstick heavy skillet over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking, then sauté half of scallops, turning over once, until golden and just cooked through 4 to 5 minutes total.
- Transfer to a platter and keep warm, loosely covered with foil. Sauté remaining scallops in same manner.
- Reheat coulis over low heat, covered, and then spoon 2 tablespoons onto center of each of 6 plates.
- Arrange 5 scallops per plate in a circle on coulis, then spoon tomatoes into center.
About Buckley Healthcare Center:
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