Crock Pot Chicken with Olives 3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into bite sized dice
1 large green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 medium onion, chopped
1 can (15 oz.) or 2 cans (8 oz. ea.) tomato sauce
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup green pimiento stuffed olives
1-1/2 TB olive oil
1 TB tomato paste
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
1 bay leaf
6 chicken drumsticks and thighs (about 3 lb.) skin and fat removed
Combine all ingredients except chicken in a 4-1/2 quart crock pot. Mix well.
Add chicken, stir until well mixed.
Cover and cook on HIGH heat setting for 5 hours or LOW heat setting for 8 hours,
or until chicken is cooked through and tender and potatoes can be easily pierced.
Discard bay leaf.
Serve with cooked rice, if desired.
Earth Day Paté
The richest of the earth’s offerings mingle together for a simple yet elegant appetizer.
1 large sweet onion (peeled and thinly sliced)
1 large garlic clove (peeled and minced)
6 ounces fresh mushrooms (wiped clean and sliced thin)
1 splash balsamic vinegar (or to taste)
1/2 cup Organic Valley Salted Butter
6 large Organic Valley Grade A Large Brown Eggs (hard boiled and cooled, peeled and
1 cup walnuts (raw)
1/2 cup almonds (raw)
1 tablespoon tamari soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon chili powder (or to taste)
sea salt and white pepper (to taste)
In a heavy skillet over medium heat, saute onion, garlic, and mushrooms in butter with a
splash of balsamic vinegar. Saute until soft and almost golden.
In a food processor (fitted with the metal blade) pulse prepared eggs, walnuts, and
almonds about 5-7 times until thoroughly minced.
Add cooled mushroom mixture, tamari soy sauce, chili powder, sea salt, and pepper. Process
about 5-10 seconds to combine.
Transfer mixture into a beautiful serving bowl, cover tightly with plastic wrap and
refrigerate for 2-3 hours to let flavors mingle.
Prior to service, let paté sit for 30 minutes at room temperature.
Decorate with fresh herbs (watercress, parsley, tarragon, basil, etc.) and slivered
Serve with fresh rustic breads, crackers, or fresh vegetables. Pairs well with chicken
Meatless Recipes Carnival of the Recipes
10000 Birds has the The Meatless Edition of the Carnival of the Recipes posted today.
Diabetic Recipes and Easter Recipes Carnival of the Recipes
Creamy Potato Casserole
8 med. potatoes — peeled and sliced thin
1 small onion — chopped
1 can condensed cheddar cheese soup — undiluted
1 c. sour cream
1 tsp. salt – optional
Combine and mix well.
Place in a greased 8″ square baking dish.
Cover and bake at 350, for 70 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
Uncover and bake 10 minutes longer until lightly browned.
Serves 6 to 8
Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 163 Calories; 6g Fat (33.2% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 24g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 13mg Cholesterol; 23mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Vegetable; 0 Non-Fat Milk; 1 Fat.
Slow Cooker South Of The Border Lasagna
3/4 pound turkey sausage
2 tomatoes — seeded and chopped
3 fresh tomatillos — husked and chopped
19 ounces green enchilada sauce
1 garlic clove — crushed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
8 ounces lasagna noodles
1 cup ricotta cheese
1 cup shredded jalapeño jack cheese
Chopped fresh cilantro — for garnish
Crumble sausage into a slow cooker. Stir in tomatoes, tomatillos, enchilada sauce, garlic, salt and pepper. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 1/2 to 6 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13- by 9-inch dish.
Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions and drain. Spread about 1/2 cup turkey mixture in bottom of prepared pan; arrange alternate layers of noodles, ricotta cheese and hot turkey mix. Top with jack cheese. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly around edges. Sprinkle with cilantro.
This recipe for Slow Cooker South Of The Border Lasagna serves/makes 4.
April Fools Carnival of the Recipes
Today is April 1, 2007 and this April Fools Carnival of the Recipes comes with a special surprise.
Every participant in this week’s Carnival of the Recipes is hereby awarded the Blog of the Day Award for Today, April 1, 2007. To get the Award Code you can visit the Award Code Page
Blog of the Day Awards is a feature of Famous Quotes and presents daily awards for the best blogs submitted by visitors.
Some featured Recipes include:
Visit this week’s Carnival of the Recipes to see the dozens of deleicious recipes posted by participants.
Next Week’s Carnival will be hosted at Diabetic Recipes and will have a theme of both Diabetic Recipes and Easter Recipes.