Dijon Crusted Chicken Breasts

Dijon Crusted Chicken Breasts

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup whole wheat dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Instructions

  1. Place the first five ingredients in a shallow bowl.
  2. Brush chicken with mustard; roll in crumb mixture.
  3. Bake the chicken at 350 Degrees Fahrenheit for approx. 25 minutes and until the internal temperature 165°.

Notes

Dietitian's Tips: Serve on a bed of Zucchini Noodles with a side of your favorite fruit or vegetables!

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Hatch Chile Chicken Alfredo

Hatch Chile Chicken Alfredo

Yield: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 4 Tbsp Olive Oil, divided
  • Melissa's Hatch Chile Powder
  • Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/4 Cup Dry White Wine
  • 3 Cups Heavy Cream
  • 1 Cup Roasted, Peeled, Stemmed, Seeded and chopped Hatch Chiles
  • 1 Lb. Uncooked Fettuccine or Zucchini Noodles
  • 3/4 Cup Grated Parmesan, divided
  • 1 tsp Fine Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Thinly Sliced Green Onion, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. If using fettuccine noodles, bring large pot of salted water to a boil
  2. In large cast-iron skillet, heat 2 Tbsp olive oil over high heat until shimmering. Season chicken with Hatch Chile powder and salt. Brown chicken in skillet, 2-3 minutes per side.
  3. Transfer chicken to baking sheet and bake until internal temperature reaches 165ºF on an instant-read thermometer, about 10 minutes. Let cool slightly, then slice into strips.
  4. Heat cast-iron skillet over medium heat and ad the 2 remaining Tbsp of oil along with garlic. Sauté garlic 2-3 minutes until lightly browned. Stir in wine,then add in heavy cream. Bring mixture to a simmer and cook until sauce is creamy and reduced by half, 10-15 minutes.
  5. Add chiles and chicken to sauce, store to coat and keep warm.
  6. Meanwhile, cooke fettuccine al dente according to package directions; drain. If using zucchini noodles, heat medium saucepan with olive oil, add zucchini and any desired seasonings. Fry, stirring occasionally, to desired doneness.
  7. Add 1/2 cup parmesan to the sauce and season with sea salt and pepper.
  8. To serve, place pasta or zucchini on large rimmed plate and top with cream sauce. Garnish with green onions and remaining parmesan.
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Cheesy Pepper Pork Chops

Cheesy Pepper Pork Chops

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 Compart Duroc Premium America's Cut Boneless Pork Chops
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Colored Bell Peppers, sliced thin
  • 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook or Grill Pork Chops until cooked through (145 degrees Fahrenheit and holding that temp for 4 minutes)
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in medium skillet, add peppers and sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  3. Sautee peppers to desired doneness.
  4. Once pork chops and peppers are done, top each pork chop with peppers followed by shredded cheese.
  5. Allow cheese to melt and enjoy.
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Quesadilla Burgers

Quesadilla Burgers

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, minced
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
  • 8 Small corn or flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Pico de Gallo
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine ground beef, garlic, jalapeño, and chili powder. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.
  2. Divide mixture into four large, thin patties.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties about 4 minutes per side, or until fully cooked.
  4. Set burgers aside, covered to keep warm, and wipe skillet clean. In same skillet over medium heat, heat remaining oil. Add one tortilla and top with cheese.
  5. Once cheese has melted and tortilla is browned, remove tortilla from pan and repeat with second tortilla.
  6. Once second tortilla is almost browned, place burger in center along with pico de galo and cilantro. Top with the first tortilla. Remove from pan and serve hot.
  7. Repeat for remaining ingredients and burgers.

Notes

Additional Topping Ideas: Avocado, Sour Cream, Lettuce, Tomato, Black Beans, Corn, Salsa

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Biscuits & Gravy

Biscuits & Gravy

Ingredients:

  • 1 Can Refrigerated Biscuits
    16 Oz. Ground Italian Pork Sausage
    1/3 Cup All-Purpose Flour
    2 1/2 Cups Milk
    Salt & Pepper To Taste

Directions: 

  1. Bake biscuits as directed on can.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink.
  3. Using whisk, stir in flour. Gradually stir in milk and heat to boiling; boil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Add salt and pepper.
  4. Server gravy over warm biscuits.

Crunchy Enchilada Casserole

Crunchy Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients: 

  • 1 Lb. Ground Beef
  • 16 Oz. Can Refried Beans
  • 8 Oz. Bottle Taco Sauce
  • 1 Bag Tortilla Chips
  • 2 Cups Shredded Mexican Style or Cheddar Cheese 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF
  2. Brown ground beef in large skillet; drain. Stir in beans and taco sauce; mix well. 
  3. Place generous layer of tortilla chips into ungreased baking dish. Top with meat mixture; cover and bake for 25 min. 
  4. Remove from oven, top with another layer of chips, and cover with cheese. Bake additional 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. 
  5. Serve hot. 

Blueberry, Avocado & Banana Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry, Avocado & Banana Smoothie Bowl

Serves: 1-2
Ingredients
  • 1 Cup Blueberry Low-Fat Lifeway Kefir
  • 1 Cup Frozen Blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp. Avocado
  • 1 Banana, frozen
  • Additional Toppings
  • Granola
  • Blueberries
  • Banana Slices
  • Fresh Mint
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients in blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. Pour into 1-2 Bowls. Top with desired toppings. 
Notes
Try adding 1 Tbsp Ground Flaxseed or 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds for added nutrition!

 

 

Hamburger & Noodle Soup

Hamburger & Noodle Soup

 
Ingredients
  • 1 Lb. Lean Ground Beef
  • 1-2 Celery Stalks, chopped
  • 1 Package Dry Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 Can Petite Diced Tomatoes
  • 6 Cups Water
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 2 Cups Frozen Mixed Vegetables, thawed
  • 2-3 Cups Egg Noodles
Instructions
  1. In large skillet, brown hamburger until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  2. In large pot, combine all ingredients except vegetables and noodles.
  3. Let simmer for 1 hour or until celery becomes tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add vegetables and noodles, bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  5. Cook until noodles are done, about 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Layered Beef Salad

Layered Beef Salad

Ingredients
  • 3 Oz. Cooked Lean Beef (Top Sirloin Steak, Strip Steak, Tenderloin Steak or Flank Steak), cut into slices
  • 3 Cups Mixed Salad Greens or Chopped Romaine Lettuce
  • 1/2 Cup Assorted Vegetables (Shredded Carrots, Sliced Cucumber, Grape Tomatoes, Sliced Radish, Sugar Snap Peas)
  • 1/4 Cup Cooked Small Pasta, Rinsed Drained Chickpeas or Great Northern Beans
  • Dressing
  • 1/4 Cup Greek or Plain Nonfat Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp Chipotle Pepper Sauce
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2 tsp Orange Juice
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
Instructions
  1. Combine dressing ingredients in bottom of medium container or small bowl with lid.
  2. Layer salad greens, vegetables, pasta or beans and beef on top of dressing. Close lid securely or cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap; refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Before serving, shake covered container to coat salad well.

 

How To Slice A Bone-In Ham

Kevin C.So many families have the traditional ham every Easter as the centerpiece on their dinner table. The Easter ham is something almost everyone looks forward to on Easter Sunday. Maybe you’re a pro at carving the ham by now, or maybe it’s your first time. Either way, you’ll be able to find some useful tips in this quick how-to video on how to slice a bone-in ham!

Happy Easter!

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Merchandising Specialist Team Manager for Meat and Seafood

 

 

 


White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili

Ingredients
  • 32 oz low sodium chicken broth
  • 16 oz boneless, chicken breasts
  • 15 oz can cannellini beans
  • 15 oz can no salt added black beans
  • 16 Oz. salsa verde
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2-3 Tbsp corn starch
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 6 hours, until chicken is cooked through. Shred chicken with a fork and return to slow cooker. Mix well.
  3. Serve with desired toppings.
Topping Ideas:
  • cilantro
  • shredded cheese
  • green onion
  • crumbled tortilla chips
  • avocado
  • bread

Corned Beef & Cabbage

Corned Beef & Cabbage

Ingredients
  • 2 whole yellow onions, peeled
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 3 1/2 lbs corned beef, preferably bottom round
  • 3 whole carrots, peeled and cut into thirds
  • 2 bay leaf(s)
  • 8 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 medium whole head green cabbage
  • 5 whole russet potatoes, peeled and halved
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • hot-sweet mustard, to taste (optional)
Instructions
  1. Stud onions with cloves. Rinse corned beef in cold water to remove brine. Put beef in a large pot and add onions, carrots, bay leaves, peppercorns, and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 hours, skimming occasionally.
  2. Wash cabbage, remove core and any torn leaves, then cut into 6 wedges. Add cabbage and potatoes to beef, then cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 25 minutes.
  3. Transfer beef to a cutting board and cover with a plate weighted with heavy cans (weighting makes meat easier to slice).
  4. Transfer onions, carrots, cabbage, and potatoes to a platter. Remove cloves from onions. Strain cooking liquid, discarding bay leaves and peppercorns. Return liquid to pot and cook over high heat until reduced by one-third, 20 – 30 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper
  5. Return vegetables to stock and heat through for about 5 minutes. Remove plate and cans from meat and cut across the grain, in 1/4 inch-thick slices. Arrange beef and vegetables on warmed platter. Moisten with stock. Serve with additional stock and hot mustard if you like.

Salmon Glazed With Honey & Mustard

Salmon Glazed with Honey & Mustard

Ingredients
  • 1.5 lb. salmon fillet with skin
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 4-5 Tbsp grainy dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp mild honey
  • 1/2 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp caraway seeds, crushed
Instructions
  1. Preheat broiler. Line rack of a broiler pan with foil and lightly coat with oil.
  2. Pat salmon dry and put skin side down on pan. Season with 1/2 tsp salt.
  3. Mince and mash garlic to a paste with a pinch of salt, then stir together remaining ingredients. Spread mustard mixture evenly on top of salmon, then broil 5-6 inches from heat until just cooked through, about 12-15 minutes.
  4. Transfer salmon using 2 large spatulas and serve with nutty brown rice.
Notes
Marinate salmon in glaze overnight for even more flavor!