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Casserole Baked Beans

1 quart cooked dried beans (Great Northern, cranberry or limas) 1/2 cup chili sauce or tomato catsup 1 cup maple syrup Pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 pound sliced bacon or ham Pour beans into casserole. Mix together maple syrup, salt, chili sauce or tomato catsup, and pepper. Stir into beans. Top with bacon or ham. […]

Cottage Pie with Garlic Butter

3 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, mashed 1 small onion, chopped 1 pound beef, freshly ground 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 1 1/2 cups beef stock 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon tomato paste Roux (recipe follows) Salt and freshly ground pepper For the topping: 3 pounds baking potatoes, unpeeled 1 cup whole milk, […]

Roasted Lemon-Garlic Chicken

No-Stick Cooking Spray 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 (4 to 5 pound) whole chicken, rinsed with neck and giblets removed Salt and pepper Gravy: 1/2 cup cold water 1/4 cup milk 1 (0.87 to 1.2 ounces) package chicken gravy mix 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 […]

Goulash Meatballs

Sauce 2/3 onion, very finely chopped 1 cup chicken broth 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red and 1 green bell pepper, deseeded and diced 2 teaspoons paprika 14 ounces canned chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon tomato paste Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Meatballs 1/3 onion, very finely chopped 1 pound extra lean pork 1 […]

Braised Lamb Shank with Three Bean Ragout

8 American Lamb shanks 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup chili powder 2 tablespoons salt 2 tablespoons black pepper 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 2 cups diced onions 2 cups diced carrots 2 cups diced celery 10 garlic cloves 2 cups white wine 6 cups stock 4 sprigs thyme 6 sprigs rosemary 4 bay leaves […]

Peanut Butter Caramel French Toast

No-stick cooking spray 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup extra crunchy peanut butter 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 12 (1-inch-thick) slices French bread 6 large eggs, beaten 1 1/2 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract Whipped cream or whipped butter Coat 13 by […]

Roast Pork Tenderloin with Asian Dry Rub

Add some Asian flavoring to the traditional roast pork tenderloin. This recipe includes a rub made with ginger, cinnamon, brown sugar and cayenne pepper, among other spices. It also offers healthy, Asian-inspired side dish suggestions.

Turkey Tetrazzini with Cheddar and Parmesan

(Recipe from Midwest Dairy Association) Nonstick cooking spray 1 package (12 ounces) whole wheat penne pasta 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup flour 3 cups low-fat milk 1 cup fat-free low-sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry white wine (or additional chicken broth) 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 cups sliced white button mushrooms 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese […]

Herb Butter Roasted Turkey

Turkey: 1 (14-pound) turkey 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper Herb Butter: 1 cup salted butter, softened 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary Directions Preheat oven to 425°F. Remove giblets and neck from cavity […]

Taco Salad

2 packages (5.6 ounces each) refrigerated taco salad shells 3 bacon strips, diced 1 pound lean ground beef (90 percent lean) 2 large onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin, optional 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 can (16 ounces) refried beans […]

Skillet Mac and Cheese

Recipe provided by Midwest Dairy Association. 3 tablespoons butter 1?2 (13.25 ounce) package whole-wheat shell or elbow macaroni, uncooked 1?2 cup chopped onion (about 1?2 medium onion) 1?4 teaspoon salt 1?4 teaspoon pepper 2 cups water 1 1?2 tablespoons flour 3?4 cup lowfat milk 2 cups reduced-fat shredded Colby Jack cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh […]

Chicken and Rice Casserole

2 cups cooked rice 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1 1/2 cups cooked, chopped chicken breast 1 can (12 fluid ounces) evaporated milk 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1 tablespoon diced jalapenos (optional) Preheat oven […]

Maple, Brown Sugar and Coffee Bacon

1 pound thick-cut bacon (10 slices) 2 tablespoons Starbucks Natural Fusions Vanilla flavored ground coffee 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon real maple syrup 2 tablespoons freshly brewed Starbucks Natural Fusions Vanilla flavored coffee Fresh cracked pepper Preheat oven to 375°. Line a rimmed baking pan with parchment or waxed paper and set a […]

El Macho Turkey Dog

8 turkey hot dogs 8 hot dog buns, toasted As needed sweet onions, chopped As needed ketchup As needed mustard As needed sweet pickle relish or dill pickle chips, drained As needed salsa As needed jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced As needed Cheddar cheese or cheese spread As needed chili Cook turkey hot dogs on […]

Turkey and Apple Roll-Ups

1-2 tablespoons cream cheese, low-fat 1 96% fat free tortilla (8 inch) 2 slices turkey breast 1/4 cup fresh baby spinach 1/2 medium-sized apple, cut into thin strips Spread cream cheese on one side of tortilla. Place turkey slices evenly over tortilla, then add spinach leaves and sliced apple. Roll tortilla tightly, tucking ingredients as […]

Potato salad

4 cups cubed peeled potatoes 1 celery rib, thinly sliced 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1/3 cup sweet pickle relish 3/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced 1/8 teaspoon paprika Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. […]

Beef Kabobs with Peanut Sauce

This recipe was one of the top three recipes in Southern Peanut Growers recipe contest. The recipe was submitted by James of Ohio. 1 pound beef fillet cut into 1-inch cubes 2 teaspoons curry powder 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons light brown sugar 1 teaspoon chili […]

Cumin Crusted Black Bean Burger with Avocado Relish

2 tablespoons seeded, peeled, and finely chopped avocado 2 tablespoons seeded and finely chopped tomato 2 teaspoons finely chopped red onion 1 teaspoon lime juice (divided) 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Veggie Burger 1/8 teaspoon cumin 1 hamburger bun, split (about 1 1/2 ounces) In small bowl toss together […]

Hawaiian Hibachi Steak Marinade

Recipe provided by Missouri Beef Industry Council. 2 kiwis, peeled and pureed 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme Dash pepper 4 bay leaves, crumbled Combine all ingredients in […]

Mediterranean Grilled Strip Steak

Recipe provided by Certified Angus Beef® brand. 4 (12-oz) Certified Angus Beef® New York strip steaks 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon finely ground coffee 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper 1/2 red onion, cut into 4 full circle slices 1 tomato, cut into 4 […]


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