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    Green Split Pea & Pasta Salad

    Green Split Pea & Pasta Salad Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients½ cup dry split peas2 cups water3 cups Farfalle pasta (bow tie pasta)5 cups water5-6 green onion, sliced1 container grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise7-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped1 fresh lemon squeezed¼ cup olive oil1 clove garlic, minced1 tsp. oregano1/8 tsp lemon pepperSalt and pepper to tasteInstructionsBring water to a boil and add split peas, reduce heat to a soft boil for approximately 25 minutes or until they are just tender. Drain and rinse until cool while preparing the remainder of the salad.Bring water to a boil, add pasta and reduce heat to a…

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    Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

    Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients16 oz dried split peas (about 2 cups)1 1/2 lb ham bone3 carrots, diced1 yellow onion, diced1 shallot, diced2 stalks celery, diced3 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp dried thyme1/2 tsp ground black pepper1 bay leafInstructionsIn the bowl of a slow cooker, combine the split peas, carrots, yellow onion, shallot, celery, garlic, thyme, pepper, bay leaf, and chicken stock. Mix well.Add the ham bone on top and nestle into the contents of the slow cooker.Cover and cook on Low for 5-6 hours, or until ham is tender and easily pulls off the bone.Remove the ham and shred…

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    Shredded Chicken and Mayocoba Bean Enchiladas

    Shredded Chicken and Mayocoba Bean Enchiladas Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar IngredientsFor Beans:1 package (16 oz.) dry Mayocoba beans (also known as Peruvian beans or Canary beans)8 cups water1 garlic clove, grated2 tsp. saltFor the Chicken:5 boneless, skinless chicken breasts2 medium onions, preferably white or yellow1 green bell pepper2 tbsp. minced green chili of your choice (like jalapeno or pasilla)6 garlic cloves½ tsp. cumin2 tbsp. olive oil½ cup light sour cream½ cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheeseSalt and pepper to tasteFor the enchilada sauce:2 tbsp. butter2 tbsp. flour3 cups chicken stock1 cup light sour cream½ cup shredded monterrey jack cheeseFor the assembly:8 flour tortillascooking spray or…

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    Slow Cooker Mexican Beans

    Slow Cooker Mexican Beans Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients4 cups dry Peruano beans4 teaspoons chicken bouillon1/2 cup butter2-(7 oz cans) Herdez salsa verdecilantro for garnish, optionalInstructionsSort through dry beans to remove all stones and any other debris. Place beans in a large bowl and cover with water at least 2" above beans. Soak for 12 hours. Dump water and rinse beans in a colander.Add beans to a 6-7 quart slow cooker. Sprinkle chicken bouillon on top of beans. Cover beans with water, at least 1" above beans. Add butter. Cook beans on high for 3 hours. Add salsa verde and cook one hour more.…

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    Spicy Sausage Skillet

    Nick Sampson (Adapted from bushbeans.com, 2017.) Serves 4641Spicy Sausage Skillet Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients2 cups of Great Northern Beans, rinsed and drained1 Tbsp olive oil1 lb sweet or spicy sausage, cut into 2-inch pieces (casings removed)1 green pepper, chopped1 jar (15 oz) chunky tomato or spaghetti sauce1 cup shredded mozzarella cheeseInstructionsHeat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage; brown evenly, about 3 minutes. Add green pepper and cook slightly.Add beans and tomato sauce; reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, for about 10 minutes.Serve hot and topped with cheese.NotesCan substitute any kind of sausage that you want.7.8.1.215http://21stcenturybean.com/food/spicy-sausage-skillet/

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    Creamy White Chili

    Nick Sampson (Adapted from Allrecipes.com, 2017.) Creamy White Chili Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 tablespoon olive oil1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch cubes1 onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, chopped4 cups of great Northern beans, rinsed and drained1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth2 (4 ounce) cans chopped green chiles1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 cup sour cream1/2 cup heavy whipping creamInstructionsHeat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat; stir in the chicken, onion, and garlic into the hot pan. Cook until the center of the chicken is cooked and…

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    White Chicken Chili in a Crock Pot

    Nick Sampson (Adapted from Iowagirleats.com, 2016) Serves 3-4White Chicken Chili in a Crock Pot Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1lb chicken breasts2 cups great northern beans, presoaked overnight4oz can chopped green chiles1 - 2 jalapenos, minced (using 1 made for a mild chili)1 shallot or 1/2 onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1-1/2 teaspoons cumin1-1/2 teaspoons salt1/4 teaspoon pepperbig pinch dried oregano2 cups gluten-free chicken brothjuice of 1/2 lime1/4 cup milk unsweetened almond or cow's milk1 Tablespoon gluten-free flour (any kind, I used brown rice flour)Toppings (optional): green Tabasco sauce, verde sauce, lime wedges, tortilla chips, shredded cheese, chopped cilantroInstructionsCombine all ingredients except the flour and milk…

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    Garbanzo Bean Salad

    Nick Sampson (Adapted from Allrecipes.com, 2017.) Garbanzo Bean Salad Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients2 cups of garbanzo beans, presoaked overnight2 cucumbers, halved lengthwise and sliced12 cherry tomatoes, halved1/2 red onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1 (15 ounce) can black olives, drained and chopped1 ounce crumbled feta cheese1/2 cup Italian-style salad dressing1/2 lemon, juiced1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepperInstructionsCombine the beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, garlic, olives, cheese, salad dressing, lemon juice, garlic salt and pepper. Toss together and refrigerate 2 hours before serving. Serve chilled.7.8.1.211http://21stcenturybean.com/food/garbanzo-bean-salad/

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    Lentil Soup

    Nick Sampson (Adapted from Alton Brown 2006.) Yields 6 to 8 ServingsLentil Soup1 hr, 15 Total Time Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil1 cup finely chopped onion1/2 cup finely chopped carrot1/2 cup finely chopped celery2 teaspoons kosher salt1 pound lentils, picked and rinsed1 cup peeled and chopped tomatoes2 quarts chicken or vegetable broth1/2 teaspoon freshly ground coriander1/2 teaspoon freshly ground toasted cumin1/2 teaspoon freshly ground grains of paradiseInstructionsPlace the olive oil into a large 6-quart Dutch oven and set over medium heat. Once hot, add the onion, carrot, celery and salt and sweat until the onions are translucent, approximately 6 to 7…