Brazilian Black Bean Soup

Brazilian Black Bean Soup Ingredients 1/4 cup pancetta 1lbs black beans 8 cups Water 2 bay leaves 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce (optional) 1/2 tsp cumin 2 Tbsp olive oil Fried pancetta or bacon to garnish Chopped parsley or […]

Sweet Potato Soup (with secret ingredient)

Sweet Potato Soup Ingredients 2lbs sweet potatoes (yams), peeled and diced into small cubes 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 large leek, white and light green parts only, chopped 1 sweet onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp butter, unsalted 4.5 cups low sodium chicken […]

The Best Turkey Chili Ever!

The Best Turkey Chili Ever! Ingredients 2lbs lean ground turkey 1 (28oz) can black beans, drained 1 (15oz) can kidney or pinto beans 1 (28oz) can crushed tomatoes 1 (15oz) can petite diced tomatoes 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped into small pieces 1 green bell pepper, chopped into small pieces […]

Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup)

Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup) Ingredients 2lbs Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled 1 onion, peeled and quartered 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 cup olive oil plus more for serving 1lbs sausage (chorizo, linguiça or kielbasa), thinly sliced 1 bunch collard greens, thoroughly washed 4 slices bacon, roughly chopped 8 cups […]

Meat & Rice Stuffed Grape Leaves

Meat & Rice Stuffed Grape Leaves Ingredients 50 to 60 grape leaves (fresh or jarred) 6 cups chicken (or vegetable) broth 1.5 lbs ground beef 1 cup white basmati rice 1 onion, finely chopped 1 large onion, cut into large rings 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1/3 cup chopped parsley […]

The Disney Gourmet Series – Ratatouille: Ratatouille Tart

Ratatouille Tart Ingredients 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed 4 Tbsp crushed tomatoes 1 medium onion 2 Tbsp olive oil plus more for drizzling vegetables 1 small zucchini 1 small yellow squash 1 small japanese eggplant 3 vine tomatoes (Make sure they’re firm!) Salt and pepper to taste Flour for dusting […]