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Mediterranean Peruvian Fusion Scramble

Mediterranean Peruvian Fusion Scramble

Photo provided by Manuel Villacorta

Recipe from Whole Body Reboot by Manuel Villacorta, HCI Books/December 2014 – ISBN: 9780757318214. Read an interview with the author here.

Carma’s Note: The purple potatoes, included in this recipe, are one of many superfoods that pack a lot of nutrition in one simple food. Purple potatoes have two to three times the antioxidants of other potatoes and the plant chemicals that make them purple have numerous health benefits, including anti-cancer and heart-protective effects, as well as a boost for the immune system and protecting against age-related memory loss.

Ingredients:

  • Oil spray
  • 4 small purple potatoes, but into 1/2-inch thick rounds
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 chicken sausages, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes, re-hydrated
  • 1/4 cup sliced Katamata olives
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped basil

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F. Lightly spray a sheet pay with oil.
  2. Place the potato rounds on the sheet pan and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bake until tender, for 30 to 40 minutes.
  3. While the potatoes are baking, make the scramble. Heat the oil in a large saut´ pan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the onion and saut´ until softened, for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the sausage, tomatoes and olives. Saut´ until the sausage is cooked through. Turn off the heat and toss with the feta cheese and basil. Serve warm over the roasted potatoes.

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About the author

Carma Spence has been experimenting in the kitchen since she was four years old and loves trying out new recipe ideas. She is the author of Bonkers for Bundt Cakes and Your Perfect Pie, as well as author and contributor to several more non-food-related books. With Carma's Cookery, she is taking her passion for empowering people and blending it with her passion for cooking, gift-giving and entertaining.