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recipe vegetable

783 – Veggie Burgers, Brown Rice with Beans and Cheese

Veggie Burgers

3.5 cups pinto beans, pureed
1 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup diced celery
1/4 cup diced onion
1/4 cup bell pepper
2/3 cup shredded cheddar
1/2 tbsp salt free seasoning
1/2 tsp mustard powder
1/2 tsp thyme
1 tbsp parsley
bread crumbs
10 whole grain bun
cheese to top
lettuce and tomato

Puree beans. Add carrots, celery, onion, pepper, cheddar cheese and seasoning. Mix to bring together. Scoop into 1/3 cup balls, flatten to patty shape and coat with bread crumbs. Saute or bake in oven with pan coated with pan spray. Top with cheese, serve with bun, lettuce, and tomato. You may choose tooffer BBQ sauce or Buffalo sauce.

Brown Rice with Beans and Cheese

3 cups cooked bronw rice
1 can canned black beans, drained
2 cloves minced garlic
1 small onion minced
2 tsp cumin
1 tbsp chili powder
1 small can diced green chili peppers
1 cup nonfat greek yogurt
2 cups lowfat shredded cheddar
1 cup salsa

Mix rice, beans, garlic, onion, cumin, chili powder, green chili peppers, yogurt, and 2 cups of cheddar in a bowl. Place mixture ino a lightly oiled casserole dish and bake 20-30 minutes on 350 degrees. Top with cheese and salsa and bake another 5 minutes.

Ron Jones

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beef recipe

770 – Chili

3 lbs ground beef
1 onion chopped
1 green pepper chopped
1 yellow pepper chopped
1 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp paprika
1 cup hunts ketchup
1 16oz can kidney beans
1 can diced tomatoes
1 cup water

In large saucepan over medium heat, add beef, stir. As beef begins to brown, add green and yellow peppers, onion. Add dice tomatoes, salt, black pepper, chili powder, kidney beans and one cup of water. Simmer until bubbly, 30 minutes to an hour.

Chef Manigault

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fruit pork recipe vegetable

739 – Pinto Beans Ole’

Pinto Beans Ole’

1-16 ounce bag dry pinto beans
8 cups water
1-16 ounce jar salsa
4 cups water

Sort dry pintos and discard any shriveled, odd beans. Soak beans overnight in 8 cups water.
Discard soaking water once the beans have rehydrated.
Cook beans with remaining ingredients on low setting for 3-4 hours in crockpot.

Crispy Pork

1 pound fresh pork, cut into cubes
1 tablespoon oil
1 tablespoon ground cumin
Salt to taste

Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat. Add pork cubes and saute quickly until browned and just crispy. Add cumin and salt and stir. Serve immediately.

Favorite Spinach

1 pound frozen spinach, thawed
2 tablespoons margarine
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese

Melt margarine over medium heat in a small pot. Add garlic powder and onion powder, stirring to combine. Add flour, and whisk until smooth. Cook 3-4 minutes then add skim milk, stirring continually until white sauce forms.

Pour white sauce over thawed spinach and gently stir to combine. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until bubbly. Serve immediately.

Pineapple Perfection

1 can (20 ounces) pineapple
1 container lemon yogurt
Juice of 1 lime
2 tablespoons sugar
1 cup ice

Add all ingredients to blender and puree until completely smooth. Serve immediately.

Rhonda Matthews