There was a time when you used to search for south Austin tx real estate, and then you found your dream home and settled in. Now that you’re here, it’s time to get acquainted with all the great things there is to do. If you happen to be on the east side, and looking for something to do on Sundays, stop by the Mueller Farmers Market with your entire family. It is located at the Browning Hangar on Mueller Blvd. This fun event offers the chance for visitors to look at and taste fresh vegetables and artisans foods offered by local farmers and vendors.
Interested in learning more? Check out the following two calamari recipes for a better idea of the kinds of foods that you will find at this festival of fun. Then, when you are finished, stop by Mueller Farmer’s Market to try them for yourself or to purchase the fresh and delicious ingredients that you will need to try these tasty recipes at home.
Heirloom Tomato Basil Microgreen Salad with Pan-fried Calamari
What You Will Need:
Breading: All purpose seasoning Salt Equal amounts flour, panko bread crumbs, and parmesan cheese
Salad: ½ lemon, juiced
1 tsp of olive olive
Zest of 1 lemon
Black pepper to taste
Sea salt to taste
Prepped calamari, ring-sliced in Grapeseed Oil
How to cook:
Fill frying pan with an inch grapeseed oil, put on stove on medium heat. Thoroughly mix all breading ingredients. Coat calamari rings with breading. When the oil is hot enough, add calamari, a little at a time. Fry until golden and place calamari on paper towels to absorb excess oil. Salt to taste
Combine microgreens, chopped tomatoes, lemon zest, olive oil, and lemon juice in salad bowlAdd salt and pepper to taste. Set aside. When all elements are ready, place salad on serving plate and put calamari on top. If desired, serve with lemon wedges. Enjoy!
Calamari Scampi Salad
What You Will Need:
1 small garlic bulb, peel and mince cloves
2 tsp grapeseed oil
Juice of 5 large lemons
2 sticks of butter
1 cup of dry white wine
1 pint of squid, cleaned and cut into rings
2 cups of mixed field greens
1 bunch of scallions, sliced
2 tsp of drained capers4 cored orange, yellow, or red sweet peppers, sliced
1 bunch of parsley, chopped
What You Need to Do:
Pour grapeseed oil into saucepan, place on burner on medium heat
Saute sweet pepper, scallion and garlic in oil until crisp
Remove from heat. Use the same saucepan, on medium heat, and soften butter. Slowly stir in capers, parsley, white wine, and lemon juice, allow to simmer for five minutes. Add calamari and cook until opaque, stir frequently for 3-4 minutes and remove from heat
Place field greens on plate. Top greens with sweet pepper and calamari mix. Ladle extra butter sauce over salad. Enjoy!