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Cocktails

Mexican Martini

Like margaritas, but garnished with olives and served straight up rather than frozen or on the rocks, Mexican martinis are a quintessential part of hot Austin summers.

Yield: 1 large serving Total time: 10 minutes
Pasta

Tortellini Skewers

When you’re squeezed for time and trying to get dinner on the table, your grocery store’s deli will save the day. Prepare any flavor of tortellini from the refrigerator case, and thread onto skewers with antipasti favorites.

Total time: 25 minutes
Poultry

Leesa’s Mediterranean Buddha Bowls

This fresh and easy bowl of couscous, chopped cabbage, cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, chicken, olives, and hummus, is an easy weeknight dinner that appeals to adults and kids alike.

Yield: 3 servings Total time: 25 minutes
Pasta

Terri’s Grilled Chicken Pasta

Marinated chicken, pasta, olives, and tomatoes make a perfect dinner.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Beef

Grilled Steak Salad Nicoise

This steak salad is every bit as elegant as it is good for you. Sliced flank steak and potatoes, green beans, salad greens, tomatoes, olives, and sliced hard-boiled eggs make a delicious main-course salad.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Breads

Pissaladière with Ham, Onions, & Olives

This sauceless pizza is delicious topped with olives, Parmesan cheese, and a mixture of sautéed onions, ham, and wine. The homemade crust is worth the effort!

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 2 hours