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Tasteful Tuesday: Thanksgiving Leftovers – Stuffed Shells

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

This year, we’re trying something a little different with our Thanksgiving leftovers. If you have a favorite casserole, pot pie or stew you like making with Turkey Day fixings, share the recipe in the comments!

What You’ll Need:

  • 9×13-inch baking dish
  • food processor
  • stand mixer
  • 12 ounces jumbo pasta shellsThanksgiving Leftovers
  • 2 cups cooked turkey
  • 1½ cups leftover stuffing
  • 4 ounces
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 cups shredded
    mozzarella cheese
  • 1¾ cups leftover turkey gravy

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish and set aside.
  2. Cook jumbo pasta shells according to package directions. Meanwhile, place turkey and stuffing in food processor, and pulse until finely ground. Move to the bowl of a stand mixer and add in cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise and 1½ cups of mozzarella. Mix on medium-low until well blended.
  3. Spread ½ cup of gravy on the bottom of the prepared dish. Stuff each pasta shell with turkey mixture and tightly arrange in the. Top with remaining mozzarella cheese and gravy.
  4. Cover and bake for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 10 minutes until top is brown and bubbly. Cool for at least 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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Tasteful Tuesday: Chorizo Nachos

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Serve these spicy nachos during the next game, your next party, or for an easy weeknight family dinner. The best part about them? You can alter the ingredients based on your own taste buds.

What You’ll Need:

Homemade Tortilla Chips

  • 9 ounces ground pork chorizo
  • 7 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, sliced
  • tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup guacamole
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line one baking sheet, jelly roll pan or large cake pan with parchment paper.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir pork chorizo until browned and crumbly, about 7-9 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and place in the refrigerator to cool.
  3. Layer tortilla chips, chorizo, cheddar cheese and jalapeno slices in the prepared pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until cheese is melted, about 20 minutes. Top with guacamole, sour cream, cilantro and green onions. Serve hot and enjoy!

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Tasteful Tuesday: Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Brussels Sprouts are versatile and – when roasted just right – one of the most delicious vegetables, side dishes, and/or snacks (if we may be so bold). The following video from The Kitchn features the basics of preparing and roasting Brussels Sprouts so you can do it perfectly and experiment with pairings like bacon, shallots, prosciutto and more.

Two of our favorite Brussels Sprouts dishes include Pan Roasted Chicken with Brussels Sprouts & Potatoes, and this Thanksgiving veggie medley. Tell us yours in a comment below!

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