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Cheesy Chicken Cordon Bleu

The flavor of this dish shines thanks to the Holland House cooking wine. You can serve it with brown rice and steamed broccoli florets on the side … or with whole grain noodles and just about any other veggie your... Read More

Beef, Tomato and Green Pepper Stir-Fry

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients 1 pound round steak, trimmed, cut into 1 ½-inch by 3/4-inch strips 1 tablespoon sherry or Shaoxing rice wine ½ teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce, divided 2 tablespoons vegetable oil,... Read More

Barley Jambalaya

Yield: 6, 1¼ cups per serving Ingredients 1 cup pearl barley 4 cups water 2 whole bay leaves 2 medium celery stalks 1 medium green bell pepper 3 medium onions 2 medium cloves garlic 4 ounces turkey ham 1 Tablespoon... Read More

“Ritzy” Chicken Nuggets

Yield: Makes 12-16 nuggets to feed 3-4 children Ingredients 2 chicken breasts (with the bone each weighing approx. 8oz; slightly less without) 1 cup buttermilk 1¾ cup Ritz cracker crumbs ½ cup vegetable oil Directions Cut out the chicken bone... Read More

Zucchini Green Bean Salad

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. zucchini, trimmed ¼ lb. green beans, trimmed 1 T. fresh dill, finely chopped ¼ c. scallions, finely chopped 1 c. white mushrooms, sliced 1/3 c. white wine vinegar 1/3 c. olive oil Salt and... Read More

White “Green Chili”

Yield: 8 servings Ingredients ½ c. flour 2 t. ground cumin 2 t. dried oregano ½ t. ground pepper 2 t. kosher salt 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken pieces, *cut into 1½" cubes Olive oil to sauté 1 c. diced... Read More

Watermelon, Feta and Black Olive Salad

Yield: Serves 8 Ingredients 1 small red onion 2-4 limes, depending on juiciness 3½ pounds sweet, ripe watermelon 9 ounces feta cheese Bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley Bunch fresh mint, chopped 3-4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 ounces (½ cup) pitted... Read More

Spinach-Green Apple Salad

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 5 ounces baby spinach leaves (about 5 cups lightly packed) 1 Granny Smith apple... Read More

Spaghetti Squash Marinara Style

Here's a great way to utilize spaghetti squash into an Italian style dish. Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients 1 2 lb. spaghetti squash halved lengthwise and seeded* 1 Tbsp. canola oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, chopped 1 green... Read More

Shepherd’s Pie

Entered into the 2010 EatWell@School cooking competition by Manual High School. Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 lbs lean ground beef (90% lean or higher) 2 tsp olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped (about 3 cups) 6 medium carrots, diced 1... Read More