Toasted Tortellini with Pesto Cheese Fondue

Toasted Tortellini with Pesto Cheese Fondue

Toasted Tortellini with Pesto Cheese Fondue

Ingredients:
For the Tortellini:
  • 1 lb tortellini (any kind is fine), cooked according to package instructions
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Olive oil cooking spray
For the Pesto Fondue:
  • 1 pound part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded (don’t use the fresh stuff– bagged is better here)
  • 6 ounces Provolone cheese, shredded
  • 6 ounces Fontina cheese, shredded
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups white wine (I prefer Pinot Grigio, but any dry white will do)
  • ½ cup basil pesto

See full instructions on: hostthetoast.com

QUINOA BLACK BEAN CROCKPOT STUFFED PEPPERS

QUINOA BLACK BEAN CROCKPOT STUFFED PEPPERS

QUINOA BLACK BEAN CROCKPOT STUFFED PEPPERS

INGREDIENTS

6 bell peppers
1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1 14 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 14 ounce can refried beans
1½ cups red enchilada sauce
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon garlic salt
1½ cups shredded Pepperjack cheese
toppings! cilantro, avocado, sour cream, etc.

See full instructions : www.pinchofyum.com

Chicken Posole

Chicken Posole

Chicken Posole

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, grilled and shredded*
  • 1.25 lb Roma tomatoes (about 5)
  • 1/2 large yellow onion
  • 2 green onions
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1-5 jalapenos, to taste**
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 6 cups chicken broth (you can add an additional 2 cups if desired)
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 (29 oz) can Mexican Style hominy (don’t drain)
Serve with
  • chopped cabbage (cut to about 1/2″- 1″ pieces)
  • lime wedges
  • shredded Monterrey or Cheddar cheese
  • sour cream
  • chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish (optional)
  • diced avocados (don’t ask me why but I totally forgot to add these when I took the pics)
  • tortilla chips

See full instructions : http://www.cookingclassy.com/

Tuscan Tortellini Vegetable Soup

Tuscan Tortellini Vegetable Soup

Tuscan Tortellini Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped carrots (about 4)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion (1 medium)
  • 1 cup chopped celery (about 3 stalks)
  • 2 cups chopped green beans, about 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups chopped zucchini (about 2 small)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 (14.5 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes (I used one regular and one petite diced)
  • 1 tsp each dried basil and rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 (9 oz) package refrigerated 3-cheese tortellini
  • 3 cups packed spinach
  • Shredded Romano or Parmesan cheese, for serving

See full instructions : www.cookingclassy.com

Shepherd’s Pie (aka. Cottage Pie)

Shepherd's Pie (aka. Cottage Pie)

Shepherd’s Pie (aka. Cottage Pie)

Ingredients

POTATO LAYER

3 large russet potatoes
2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon garlic powder

MEAT LAYER

2 pounds ground beef ( or lamb, turkey)
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon each, salt and pepper
2 Tablespoons flour
2 Tablespoons tomato paste
1 cup beef broth
1/2 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots
1/2 cup frozen corn
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

See full instructions : life-in-the-lofthouse.com

Panko Mozzarella Sticks

Panko Mozzarella Sticks

Panko Mozzarella Sticks

INGREDIENTS

16 sticks of mozzarella string cheese
1/2 cup all purpose flour
2 large eggs, beaten
1/4 cup whole milk
2 cups Japanese Panko bread crumbs
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp fresh black pepper
1 TB dried oregano flakes
oil for frying (peanut oil is great for frying)
Marinara sauce for dipping

See full instructions : www.chewoutloud.com

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas or garbanzo beans (15 ounce)
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 jar roasted red peppers, drained (12 ounce jar)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • pinch cayenne pepper (or more to taste)
  • lemon juice from 1/2 a lemon (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1 small clove fresh garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4-1/2 c. olive oil

See full instructions : www.blessthismessplease.com

Cake Pop Corn Dogs

Cake Pop Corn Dogs

Cake Pop Corn Dogs

Ingredients:

  • 1 baked yellow cake
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup vanilla frosting
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate frosting
  • 20 ounces (2 bags) Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips
  • 8 ounces white confectionery coating/candy melts, divided
  • optional: paramount crystals or shortening, if needed to thin out candy coating
  • 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • yellow candy coloring

Supplies:

  • 32-40 lollipop sticks
  • baking sheets lined with parchment paper (that fit in your freezer)
  • Squeeze-It mold maker squeeze bottle, disposable pastry bag or zip top bag

Instructions
See full instructions on : www.hungryhappenings.com