10/15/18

Sweet Dumpling Squash and Pear Soup

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Ingredients:

  • 4 Cups Sweet Dumpling Squash, Peeled & Cubed

  • 1-2 cups Pears, peeled and cubed

  • 4 Cups Vegetable Broth

  • 1/4 Cup Yellow Onion, Chopped

  • 1 Clove Garlic, Finely Chopped

  • 1 Tbsp. Grated Ginger

  • 1 Tbsp. Maple Syrup

  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil

  • Salt

Process:

  1. Preheat Oven to 400F

  2. Peel, de-seed and cube Squash & Pears

  3. Evenly coat Squash and Pears in 1 Tbsp. of Olive Oil and Season with Salt; place on a sheet pan and place in preheated oven

  4. Cook Squash and Pears for 30 minutes, or until Squash is tender

  5. Grate Ginger, Chop Garlic and Onion

  6. In a medium Sauce pan, heat 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil over medium/high heat

  7. Add Chopped Onion and Garlic to the pan, and allow to brown

  8. Add Vegetable broth, Squash and Pears, Ginger and Maple Syrup to the pan; cook for five minutes

  9. Using and Immersion Blender, Blend the squash and pears until the soup is a consistent texture

  10. Allow for soup to boil, Season with Salt

  11. Top with pepitas & Serve

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Pan Seared Sirloin with Chimichurri & Roasted Carrots

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Lb. Steak

  • 1/4 Cut Feta Cheese

  • 2 Tbs. Chimichurri

  • 3 Medium Carrots

  • 1 Clove Garlic, Finely chopped

  • 2 Tbsp. Butter

  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil

  • Salt

  • Pepper

Process:

  1. Preheat over to 400F

  2. Defrost steak; place in microwave and use proper setting, or allow steak to sit out on counter until thawed (allow for steak to get to room temperature)

  3. Cut the carrots in half, long ways; coat in olive oil and season with salt

  4. Place carrots on a sheet pan and place in the oven for 45 minutes, or until soft, and beginning to brown

  5. In a large skillet heat butter over medium heat, add garlic

  6. Season the steak with salt and pepper, and place in the hot skillet

  7. Let the steak brown for five minutes; flip and let the steak sit for another five minutes, or until browned

  8. Remove steak from the pan, and allow for the steak to rest for several minutes

  9. Top the steak with Feta cheese and Chimichurri

  10. Serve with roasted carrots

Potato & Spinach Cakes

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Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups Red Potato, Cubed

  • 1 Cup Spinach

  • 1/2 Large Yellow Onion, chopped

  • 1 Clove Garlic

  • 1/4 Cup grated Parmesan

  • 1 Cup Bread Crumbs

  • 1 Egg

  • 1/4 Cup Milk

  • 2 Tbsp. Butter

  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil

  • Salt

  • Pepper

Process:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F

  1. Cut Potatoes into cubes, place on sheet pan; coat evenly with 1 Tbsp. of Olive Oil and season with Salt

  2. Place in the oven for 35 minutes or until potatoes are soft (potatoes can also be boiled to softness, if preferred)

  3. Once potatoes are soft, put them in a bowl, and add milk; mash potatoes until smooth

  4. In a large sauté pan, heat 1 tbsp. of butter over medium high heat, add garlic and onion; cook for three minutes or until fragrant

  5. Add spinach to the pan, cover for three minutes; until spinach has wilted

  6. Remove pan from the heat; add garlic, onions and spinach to the potato mash

  7. Add Parmesan, Bread Crumbs, and Egg to the bowl; mix thoroughly

  8. In the same Pan as before, add 1 Tbsp. of butter, place over high heat

  9. Form patties with the potato mash, and place them on the skillet

  10. Cook for three minutes, or until bottom has browned; flip and cook second side until browned

  11. top with Dijon Mustard

Roasted Vegetable Salad, with Dijon Vinaigarette

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Ingredients:

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  • 1/2 Large Beet, cubed

  • 1 Cup Sweet Dumpling Squash, cubed

  • 1 Cup Brussels Sprouts, halved

  • 1 Cup Spinach

  • 1/4 Cup Feta Cheese

  • 2 Tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon Mustard

  • 4 Tbsp. Olive Oil

  • 1 Clove Garlic, finely chopped

  • Salt

  • Pepper

Process: Roasted Vegetables

  1. Preheat oven to 400F

  2. Cut Beet, Squash & Brussels Sprouts; evenly coat with Olive Oil & season with Salt

  3. Place vegetables on a baking sheet, place in the oven for 30 minutes, or until Squash and Beets are tender, and Brussels Sprouts are browning

  4. Place Spinach in a bowl, top with roasted vegetables, feta and Dijon Vinaigrette*

Dijon Vinaigrette

  1. Combine, 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil, Dijon Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar, Garlic, salt and pepper in a small bowl; Mix evenly

  2. Pour over Salad