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Hatch Green Chile Enchiladas

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Sep, 01, 2016 @ 15:09 PM

Hatch Chili resized 600Hatch Green Chiles come from the Hatch Valley in New Mexico and are available for a short period of time between August and September. These versatile green chiles range in hotness and are great for a number of uses.  Get them roasting on your grill for late summer barbecues and add them as an extra touch to your favorite recipes. Here is a delicious Hatch Green Chile Enchilada recipe to try while you can still find them!


Hatch Green Chile Enchiladas

Ingredients:
1 oz Vegetable Oil
8 oz Yellow Onion, minced
1 T Fresh Garlic, minced
32 oz Diced or Chopped Canned Tomatoes in Water
2 T Chipotle Peppers
5 each Hatch Chile Peppers, Fire Roasted and Chopped
1 T Cumin, ground
2 t Garlic Powder
2 t Onion Powder
2 t Chili Powder
2 t Coriander, ground
1/4 t Cayenne
1 T Sugar
1/2 Bunch Fresh Cilantro
Salt and Pepper to Taste
Approx 3lb Pulled Roasted Chicken
20 Fresh Corn Tortillas
1 Cup Shredded Jack Cheese
1 Cup Cheddar Cheese

Instructions:
1. Heat the oil and sweat the onions and garlic
2. Add the spices and toast slightly over low heat for 1 minute
3. Add the tomatoes, chipotle peppers, sugar and chiles
4. Simmer for 1 hour and puree in a blender
5. Add the cilantro, salt and pepper
6. Fold half of the mixture in with the pulled chicken and half of each of the cheeses
7. Place about 1/4 cup of mix in the center of a tortilla (Warm the tortilla slightly in a pan before) and roll
8. Place them together in a casserole dish
9. Top them with the remaining sauce and cheese
10. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is thoroughly melted

Enjoy!
 

Chorizo Steamed Mussels

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Aug, 25, 2016 @ 19:08 PM

This Chorizo Steamed Mussels recipe is not only super easy but also super delicious.  Give it a try to experience mussels with an amazing flavor!

Ingredients:
24 Medium Sized Black Mussels, cleaned
4 oz  Ground Chorizo, cooked 
1 tsp Garlic, minced
2 oz White Wine
2 oz Butter
4 oz Clam Juice
1 cup Fresh Tomato, large diced
Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions:
1. Combine all ingredients except the mussels in a large saute pan and bring to a boil
2. Add the mussels and cover for about 1 minute or just until the mussels open.  Season to taste.  
3. Serve immediately with some nice crusty Italian bread

Ham & Cheese Panini Bites

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, May, 05, 2016 @ 05:05 AM

 
Try this amazing recipe for the perfect ham & cheese panini!  Delicious whether you are having it as a meal all to yourself or cutting into bite size pieces for the perfect appetizer when catering to guests!

Ingredients:
2 Ounces Shaved Prosciutto
2 Ounces Shaved Manchego Cheese
2 Tablespoons Sweet Tomato Confit
1 Tablespoon Fresh Basil, Chiffonade
1 Each Ciabatta Bread

Instructions:
1. Slice the Ciabatta in half & spread 1 tablespoon of the tomato confit on each side
2. Sprinkle the basil on top of the tomato confit
3. Lay the Prosciutto and Manchego in the bread
4. Place the bread in a standard panini machine until toasted and cheese melts
5. Cut into bite size pieces

Enjoy!

Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Apr, 14, 2016 @ 11:04 AM

 
Try this recipe for the perfect side dish to any meal, or add it on top of your entree for an extra delicious finishing touch!

This recipe serves 6-8 people

Ingredients:
¼ Cup Olive Oil
2 Pounds Small Button Mushrooms
2 Ounces Balsamic Vinegar
2 Tablespoons Red Onion, minced
2 Tablespoons Parsley, chopped
1 Tablespoon Basil, chopped
2 Teaspoons Herb de Provence
1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
½ Teaspoon Black Pepper, ground

Instructions:
1. Heat the oil and sauté the mushrooms until tender
2. Add all of the remaining ingredients and toss until hot

Enjoy!

Honey Mustard Roasted Pork Loin

Posted by Douglas Brown on Thu, Mar, 24, 2016 @ 10:03 AM

 
Having some guests over for dinner and really want to impress?  Have no fear!  Try this delicious and super easy pork loin dish.  Your guests will be glad you did!

This recipe serves 8-12 people

Ingredients:
1 Whole Pork Loin (Approx 5-7 Pounds)
½ Cup Honey
½ Cup Whole Grain Mustard
1-16 Ounce Jar Mango Chutney
¼ Cup Vegetable Oil
½ Cup Garlic, minced
¼ Cup Salt
2 Tablespoons Black Pepper

Instructions:
1. Season the Pork Loin with the Salt, Pepper and Rub with Oil
2. Combine the Honey, Garlic, Mustard and Mango Chutney
3. Rub the entire Pork Loin with the Mix and pour any excess over the top
4. Roast the Pork Loin at 350 degrees for about 90 minutes or until an internal temperature of 145 degrees
5. Remove the Pork Loin and let sit for 10 minutes
6. Slice the Pork Loin into ½ inch pieces and serve

Enjoy!

Apricot Glazed Salmon

Posted by Douglas Brown on Fri, Mar, 18, 2016 @ 09:03 AM

 
Who doesn't love a great salmon dish?!  This is a delicious and super easy recipe so don't be scared to give it a try!

This recipe makes 8 ounces of glaze and serves 4 people

Ingredients:
4  6-Ounce Salmon Fillets
2 Ounces Dried Apricots
1 Cup Water
¼ Cup Honey

Instructions:
1. Combine the apricots, water and honey and simmer for 5 minutes until the apricots
    are tender and re-hydrated

2. Puree the mixture in a blender and chill
3. Season the salmon with salt and pepper and pan sear
4. Brush with apricot glaze and finish in the oven until done

Enjoy!

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