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Shiitake, Swiss Chard, and Polenta Casserole

Shiitake, Swiss Chard, and Polenta Casserole

Super easy, super tasty, super nutritious, and super eye candy for all you vegetarians. Don’t worry, you carnivores will love it too!   This is a wonderful dish for a buffet side item or a one pot meal. With one bite, you get the tasty, spicy blend of vegetables, and the comforting creamy polenta…yummie-licious! Ok, I created a new word…but that’s how damn good this is! Shiitake mushrooms are one of my most favorite mushrooms to cook with. Their nutty, earthy, flavor is big and bold enough to satisfy anyone’s taste buds. Shiitakes are always around — fresh, dried and...

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Southwest Green Bean and Hominy Casserole

Southwest Green Bean and Hominy Casserole

A delicious family favorite meal                                     Serves 8-10   Ingredients: 3-16oz. cans Yellow Hominy1 lb. Blanched Green Beans cut into 2’’ lengths1 lb. Bacon, cooked and drained1- 9oz. Jar of Southwest Roasted Green Pepper Slather1 C Red Onion, ¼” diced1/3 C Garlic, freshly minced1/2T Dark Chili Powder (Ancho)1/2T Cumin, dry1T Sage, freshly chopped1 T Oregano, freshly chopped1 T Salt1/4 C Brown Sugar2 C Monterey Jack Cheese2 C Panko Crumbs10 Whole Eggs   Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.2. Drain hominy3. Chop cooked bacon...

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Wild Rice, Roasted Chicken, and Pumpkin Bake

Wild Rice, Roasted Chicken, and Pumpkin Bake

Wild Rice, Roasted Chicken and Pumpkin Bake  Say “YES” to a vitamin packed wild rice and chicken casserole that is a twist on the traditional chicken and rice version. This casserole recipe gets “Pump-ed Up” with some pumpkin, which brings on tons of nutrition and sweet flavor. Go wild with wild rice! Actually, it’s not a rice…it’s a grass! Wild Rice is a semi-aquatic grass that historically has grown in lakes, tidal rivers and bays, in water between 2 and 4 feet deep. The vitamins and minerals alone in wild rice and pumpkin will cause you to bake this casserole. Check out wild rice and pumpkin’s FDA...

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