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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!
 

Charred Tomato Salsa

Posted by Douglas Brown on Wed, Jun, 08, 2016 @ 18:06 PM

Charred Tomato Salsa

 

 You can't go wrong with salsa.  Whether you are at a party or just snacking, it is always a favorite.  Ditch the store bought jars and learn how to make the perfect salsa with this super easy and delicious recipe! 

Ingredients:
4 oz Yellow Onion
1/2 Poblano Pepper
1 Jalapeno Pepper
1 oz Garlic
4 lbs Tomatoes
1.5 tsp Lime Juice
1/2 Bunch Fresh Cilantro
Salt and Pepper to taste 

Instructions:
1. Char the tomatoes, onions and peppers on the grill
2. Add the remaining ingredients and blend
3. Season with salt and pepper


ENJOY!
 

Butternut Squash Soup

Posted by Douglas Brown on Fri, Feb, 19, 2016 @ 10:02 AM

 
Warm yourself up with this delicious Butternut Squash Soup recipe! 

Ingredients:
1 Quart Roasted Butternut Squash (about 2 medium squash)
1 oz Butter
1/4 lb yellow onion, chopped
1 Granny Smith Apple, chopped
1 Quart Apple Cider
1 Cup Heavy Cream
1/8 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg 
1/8 Teaspoon Ground Clove
Salt and Pepper to taste

*Bonus Tip*: To roast your butternut squash, split the squash length wise and scoop out the seeds.  
Lay the two pieces face down on an oiled pan and roast for about 1 hour until soft.

Instructions:
1. Heat the butter in a heavy bottom sauce pan and sweat the onions and apple
2. Add the apple cider and reduce by half
3. Add the chicken stock, spices and squash
4. Simmer for 30 minutes
5. Add the heavy cream and simmer for 10 more minutes
6. Blend
7. Season to taste with salt and pepper

Enjoy!

Tagine Spiced Lamb Meatball Lollipops

Posted by Douglas Brown on Fri, Jan, 29, 2016 @ 07:01 AM

 
Enjoy this delicious Meatball Recipe!  Take a break from the traditional meatball with this unique tagine spiced lamb recipe that sure to please. The finishing touch of the added skewers will make them the perfect appetizer for your next party or event!



This recipe makes 13 1oz meatballs.

Ingredients for the Tagine Spice:
½ cup Cumin
¼ cup Curry Powder
1½ teaspoon Turmeric 
¾ teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Cloves
½ teaspoon Celery Seed
1 tablespoon Fennel Seed
¼ cup Sugar
1½ teaspoon Black Peppers
2 tablespoons Salt
½ teaspoon Ginger, ground
½ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
Instructions for the Tagine Spice
1. Combine all ingredients

Ingredients for the Meatballs:
1 lb Ground Lamb
2 tablespoon Tagine Spice
1½ teaspoon Fresh Garlic, minced
2 tablespoon Parsley, chopped
1 Egg
¼ cup Japanese Breadcrumbs
2 teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Black Pepper
1½ teaspoon Sambal
Instructions for the Meatballs:
1. Combine all of the Ingredients
2. Form into 1oz balls (Tip: wet your hands slightly when rolling to pack the meatball tightly)

Ingredients for Cooking:
2 cups Chicken Stock
1 tablespoon Tagine Spice
Cooking Instructions:
1. Combine the tagine spice and chicken stock in a pot and bring to a boil
2. Remove from heat and drop the meatballs into the broth
3. Cover with foil and place in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes
4. Remove and Let the meatballs rest for 10 minutes in the broth
5. Skewer each meatball with a lollipop stick or a skewer

Enjoy!

 

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