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3 EASY Risotto Recipes

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Butternut Squash & Sage Risotto
2 tablespoons vegan butter or olive oil
1 small onion, finely diced
2 cups diced butternut squash
1 cup risotto rice http://amzn.to/2u1JTKx
2 tablespoons chopped sage leaves
1/2 cup white wine (optional)
4 cups vegetable broth
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until it beings to soften, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the squash and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally until the squash begins to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the rice and sage leaves and cook until they the rice is translucent, 1 to 2 minutes. If using wine, pour it over the rice and add the broth. Bring the mixture to a boil then reduce to a simmer. Cook, covered, occasionally until most of the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes.
Enjoy immediately.

Asparagus, Leek & Goat Cheese Risotto
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup finely chopped leeks
1 celery stalk, finely diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons thyme leaves
1 cup risotto rice http://amzn.to/2u1JTKx
4 cups vegetable broth
2 cups chopped asparagus
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the leeks and celery and cook until they have softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the garlic, thyme and rice. Cook, stirring, for another minute. Add the broth and bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook, covered, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in the asparagus and goat cheese. Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes, or until the asparagus is bright green and tender crisp.
Serve immediately.

Caesar Salad Risotto
4 bacon slices, chopped
1 small onion, finely diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
4 anchovy fillets, chopped
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 cup risotto rice http://amzn.to/2u1JTKx
1/2 cup white wine (optional)
4 cups chicken broth
3 cups chopped baby spinach
1 lemon, zest and juice
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Add the bacon to a hot saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook the bacon until the fat has rendered and it begins to brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove the bacon and remove any excess oil. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until it becomes translucent, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the garlic, anchovies and Dijon mustard. Cook, stirring, until the anchovies begin to break down. Add the risotto rice and cook until the it becomes translucent. If using, stir in the white wine and add the broth. Bring the mixture to a boil and reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook, covered, stirring occasionally, until most of the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Turn the heat off and stir in the spinach, bacon, lemon zest, lemon juice and Parmesan. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve immediately topped with more Parmesan cheese.

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4 Easy SLOW COOKER Recipes

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Pineapple Chicken

2 cups diced pineapple
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 red onion, diced
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons honey (optional)
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 lime for garnish
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Place the pineapple, green pepper, red pepper and onion into the slow cooker. Pour over the pineapple juice, chicken broth, barbecue sauce, soy sauce and honey. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes. Mix everything together and top with the chicken and season with salt and pepper.

Cook until the chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165ºF, on low for 6 to 8 hours, or on high for 3 to 4 hours.

Easy French Dip Beef Roast
2 cups beef broth
1 onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, smashed
1-2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
3lb beef shoulder roast
2 thyme sprigs
2 rosemary sprigs
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
8 bread rolls to serve
1 cup shredded provolone to serve
4 cups arugula to serve

In the slow cooker, whisk together the beef broth, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish and mustard. Place the roast into the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Top with the thyme and rosemary. Cook on low until the beef is tender, about 8 hours.

Assemble the sandwiches with the shredded roast, provolone and arugula. Strain the remaining liquid in the slow cooker and serve with the sandwiches.

Asian Style Meatballs
1/4 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup hoisin sauce
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
1 red chili, minced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1 1/2 lbs frozen turkey meatballs
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
2 green onions, sliced for garnish
Sesame seeds for garnish

In the slow cooker, whisk together the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, chili, garlic and ginger. Stir in the meatballs. Cook until the meatballs are hot and the sauce has thickened, on high for 3 hours or low for 6 to 8.

Serve immediately topped with green onion and sesame seeds.

Vegetable Barley Stew
1 cup pearl barley
1 onion, finely diced
2 carrots, diced
2 celery ribs, sliced
2 cups chopped green beans, fresh or frozen
1 green pepper, diced
2 cups quartered mushrooms
1 cup frozen peas
3 garlic cloves, minced
6 cups vegetable broth
2 cups diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley for garnish
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Place all of the ingredients into a slow cooker and mix well. Cook until the barley has softened, on high heat for 4 hours or low for 6 to 8 hours.

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3 Healthy Breakfast Wraps | Better Breakfasts

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Fajita Breakfast Wrap
1 teaspoon oil
1/4 green pepper, sliced
1/4 red pepper, sliced
1/4 white onion, sliced
1 teaspoon chili powder or fajita seasoning
1 small whole wheat tortilla
2 scrambled eggs
1 tablespoon sour cream
2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the peppers and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with the chili powder, salt and pepper.

Assemble the wrap by layering all of the ingredients in the centre. Serve immediately topped with the sour cream and cheddar cheese.

Egg White, Spinach and Artichoke Wrap
1 small whole wheat tortilla
1-2 tablespoons cream cheese
2 teaspoon vegetable oil, divided
1 garlic clove, minced
2 cups chopped spinach
Red pepper flakes to taste
3 tablespoons chopped marinated artichoke hearts
3 large egg whites
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Spread the cream cheese over the tortilla. Set it aside.

Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until it is fragrant, 30 seconds. Add the spinach and cook until it begins to wilt, another minute. Add the red pepper flakes to taste and artichoke hearts. Continue to cook until the spinach has completely wilted and the artichoke hearts have heated through. Transfer the spinach mixture to the centre of the tortilla.

Reduce the heat to medium and add another teaspoon of oil into the skillet and add the egg whites. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the egg whites have solidified, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the egg whites to the wrap and season with salt and pepper to taste. Roll up the wrap and enjoy!

Vegan Breakfast Wrap
1 small whole wheat tortilla
2 tablespoons hummus
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 mushrooms, chopped
1 shallot, minced
1/2 cup crumbled extra-firm tofu
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon freshly chopped basil
1/3 cup sprouts
1/4 red pepper, finely sliced
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Spread the hummus over the tortilla and set it aside.

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms and cook until they release their moisture and begin to brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the shallot and cook until they begin to soften, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the tofu, turmeric, soy sauce and basil. Cook them, stirring occasionally, until the tofu is heated through. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Once hot, transfer the mixture to the tortilla and top with sprouts and red pepper slices.

Enjoy!

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3 Quick & Easy Dinner Ideas | Fixing Dinner

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Thai Curry Chicken & Rice

3 chicken legs, divided into thighs and drumsticks
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon oil
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
2 medium carrots, julienned
1-2 tablespoons red curry paste
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon grated ginger
2 cups jasmine rice
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 carton (900mL) Campbell’s 30% Less Sodium Thai Chicken Broth
Fresh cilantro and lime wedges for serving

Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.

Heat the oil in a large high-sided skillet with a lid over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until it begins to brown and releases easily from the pan, about 5 minutes. Flip the chicken and cook until the other side is browned, an additional 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer the browned chicken to a plate and set it aside.

Add the bell pepper and carrot. Cook until it begins to soften, about 3 minutes. Add the curry paste, garlic, and ginger. Cook, stirring constantly, until it is fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the rice, coconut milk, and broth. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well and bring the mixture to a simmer. Return the chicken to the skillet. Cover with a lid and reduce the heat to medium-low. Continue to cook until all the liquid has been absorbed and the chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165ºF, 15 to 20 minutes.

Serve it with fresh cilantro and lime wedges. Enjoy it immediately or store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Creamy Mushroom & Spinach One Pot Pasta

2 tablespoons butter
1 small yellow onion, diced
4 cups quartered mushrooms
1 pound rotini
1 carton (900mL) Campbell’s Mushroom Broth
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
4 cups chopped baby spinach
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese, room temperature
Salt and pepper

Melt the butter in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the onion and mushrooms and cook, stirring, until they begin to soften and the mushrooms release their moisture, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the rotini, broth, and thyme leaves, and cook, stirring frequently, until most of the liquid has been absorbed and the pasta is nearly cooked through, about 14 minutes. Add the spinach and cook, stirring, until it has completely wilted, 1 to 2 minutes. Turn off the heat and stir in the goat cheese until it is completely melted and creamy. Season the pasta with salt and pepper to taste and enjoy immediately.

Roasted Garlic Chicken with Creamy Asiago Sauce

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons oil, divided
1 small yellow onion, diced
2 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 cups Campbell’s 30% Less Sodium Roasted Garlic Chicken Broth
2 teaspoons finely chopped rosemary leaves
1/2 cup grated asiago cheese

Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large high-sided skillet with a lid over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until it begins to brown and releases easily from the pan, about 5 minutes. Flip the chicken and cook until the other side is browned, an additional 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer the browned chicken to a plate and set it aside.

Reduce the heat to medium and add another tablespoon of oil. Add the onion to the pan and cook until it has softened, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for about 1 minute. While whisking, slowly add the broth. Continue to whisk until the liquid begins to thicken, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the asiago cheese and continue to whisk until it is fully incorporated. Stir in the rosemary.

Return the chicken to the pan, flip it in the sauce to coat and then cover it. Continue to cook until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF, about 6 minutes.

Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

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3 EASY Budget Meals | Dinner Made Easy

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Mushroom Frittata
6 eggs
2 tbsp milk
1 tbsp butter
1 cups mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup spinach, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

In a large bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste and set aside. In a medium sized oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat, add butter. Add mushrooms and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Add garlic and spinach and cook until wilted. Add garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. Pour over egg mixture and mix well. Bake at 350ºF for 8-10 minutes, or until the egg is cooked through. Garnish with parsley.
Enjoy!

Baked Chicken Thighs
8 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless
3 potatoes, cut into wedges
½ red onion, chopped
1 cup cherry tomatoes

1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp oregano
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
Oil
Salt and pepper to taste

In a large baking dish, toss all ingredients together. Bake at 400ºF for 35-40 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes have softened.
Enjoy!

Tuscan Rice Skillet
1lb Italian sausage, casings removed
½ cup onion, finely diced
3 cups spinach, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup rice
1 can white beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 ½ cups chicken broth
2 tsp Italian seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste
Oil

In a medium size pot or cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, add oil. Add onion and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and sausage. Break meat up with the side of a spoon and cook until no longer pink. Add rice and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Add beans, diced tomatoes, chicken broth and Italian seasoning. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring mixture to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the liquid is mostly absorbed. Stir in spinach and cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until wilted.
Enjoy!

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5 Healthy(ish) DESSERTS | Just 4 Ingredients Each

Peanut Butter Cookies
1 cup peanut butter
½ cup rolled oats
½ cup coconut sugar
1 egg

In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Roll dough out into 1 inch balls and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Using a fork, gently press down dough balls to form a cookie shape. Bake at 350ºF for 8-10 minutes.

Brownies
2 cups Medjool dates, pitted
½ cup cocoa powder
2 cups walnuts
½ cup dark chocolate, melted

Place walnuts into the food processor and blend to create a coarse walnut flour. Add dates and cocoa powder and blend until a dough forms. Press mixture into a well greased or parchment-lined baking dish and top with melted chocolate. Allow to set in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
Enjoy!

Peanut Butter Cups
1 cup peanut butter
1 tbsp agave
2 cups dark chocolate, finely chopped
2 tsp coconut oil
Sea salt to taste (optional)

In a medium sized bowl, mix together peanut butter with agave. Spoon small discs of peanut butter onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and freeze. Place chocolate and coconut oil over a double boiler and melt over low heat. To assemble cups, line a muffin tin with paper liners and fill with 2-3 tsp of melted chocolate. Allow mixture to solidify slightly in the refrigerator. Place disc of frozen peanut butter into the centre of each chocolate filled cupcake liner and top with melted chocolate. Sprinkle with sea salt to taste and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
Enjoy!

Baked Apples
2 apples, cut in half and cored
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ cup granola (optional)
vanilla greek yogurt (optional)

Place apples onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and drizzle with maple syrup to taste. Sprinkle with cinnamon and bake at 350ºF for 25-30 minutes, or until softened and slightly golden. Serve with your favourite granola and/or greek yogurt and enjoy!

Flambéed Bananas
2 Bananas, thickly sliced
3 tbsp Rum
2 tbsp Coconut Sugar
2 tbsp Coconut oil

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In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add coconut oil. Once melted, add bananas and cook until slightly golden, flipping once. Sprinkle over sugar and rum. Cook for another minute and flambé. If you aren’t comfortable flambéing, just cook the banana for another 1-2 minutes or until the sugar has caramelized.
Enjoy!

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3 Spring Pasta Recipes!

Asparagus & Spring Pea Penne

1lb penne, dried
½ cup pancetta, diced
1 onion, finely diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 asparagus bunch, cut into 2” pieces
2 cups snap peas, sliced sliced into thirds
1 ½ cups ricotta cheese
¼ cup parsley, chopped
3 tbsp chives, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
Lemon wedges for garnish

Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside. In dutch oven over medium-high heat, add pancetta. Cook for 1-2 minutes and add onions and cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until softened. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add peas and cook for another 1-2 minutes, or until bright green. Add cooked pasta to dutch oven and mix well. Stir in ricotta and herbs. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Enjoy!

Deconstructed Pesto Fusilli

1lb fusilli, dried
¼ cup olive oil
4 garlic cloves, minced
4 cups spinach, chopped
1-2 cup basil, chopped
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup parmesan, grated
½ cup pine nuts

Cook pasta according to directions on the box. Drain excess water and set aside. In a dutch oven over medium-high heat, add oil. Add garlic and cook until it becomes fragrant. Reduce heat to medium-low and add pasta. Add spinach, basil, tomatoes and half of the parmesan. Mix well and season with salt and pepper to taste. To serve pasta, garnish with remaining parmesan and top with pine nuts.
Enjoy!

Sausage, Oyster Mushroom & Broccolini Fettuccine

1lb fettuccine, dried
½ lb Italian sausage, casings removed
½ tsp chili flakes
2 cups oyster mushrooms, chopped
1 tbsp thyme leaves
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 bunch broccolini
Salt and pepper to taste

In a dutch oven over medium-high heat, cook for 3-4 minutes. Add chili flakes and oyster mushrooms and continue to cook until golden and cooked through. Add thyme and garlic and cook for another minute. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package instructions. Add broccolini to pasta pot 1-2 minutes before pasta is cooked through. Drain excess water and toss pasta with sausage and mushroom mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Enjoy!

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3 Clever Cauliflower Recipes | Dinner Made Easy

Crispy Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower:
1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
2 eggs, whisked
1 cup panko breadcrumbs

Honey Garlic Sauce:
1/3 cup honey
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp soy sauce
1/3 cup water
2 tsp cornstarch

To bread cauliflower, individually dip florets into eggs.
Next, roll cauliflower in panko breadcrumbs.
Place on a nonstick or parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake at 400ºF for 15-20 minutes, turning once halfway.
While cauliflower is baking, in saucepan over medium heat, add honey, garlic and soy sauce.
In a small bowl, make a cornstarch slurry by whisking water together with cornstarch.
Add cornstarch slurry to saucepan.
Cook for another 2-3 minutes or until sauce thickens.
Once cauliflower is golden and cooked to your liking, remove from oven and drizzle with honey garlic sauce.
*Allow to cool for a few minutes before eating!
Enjoy!

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Crust:
1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
¼ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
2 tsp Italian seasoning
¼ tsp salt
1 large egg

For the pizza:
½ cup tomato sauce
1 cup mozzarella
½ cup mushrooms, sliced
½ green pepper, sliced
¼ red onion, sliced

For the crust, place cauliflower into a food processor.
Pulse until cauliflower is finely ground.
Steam crumbled cauliflower for 3-4 minutes or until tender
Using a clean kitchen towel, place cauliflower into the centre and wrap tightly so cauliflower doesn’t fall out.
Allow cauliflower to cool to avoid burning hands.
Once cooled, squeeze out as much moisture as possible.
Add cauliflower to a large bowl and add cheeses, egg, Italian seasoning and salt & pepper to taste.
Mix well.
Place mixture on an oiled nonstick or parchment lined baking sheet or pizza tray.
Press into desired shape.
Bake at 425ºF for 10-15 minutes, or until crust begins to brown.
To assemble pizza, add toppings of choice.
In this case, add tomato sauce and cheese.
Top with broccoli, tomatoes, orange pepper, corn and red onion.
Return to oven and bake until cheese has melted and crust is golden (approximately 5 minutes).
Enjoy!

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Creamy Mushroom Sauce [Vegan]

Cauliflower:
1 head cauliflower, trimmed
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste

For the Creamy Mushroom Sauce:
1 small onion, finely diced
1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced
1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
1 tbsp flour or cornstarch
1 cup mushroom or vegetable broth
1 tbsp soy sauce

Preheat oven to 375°F.
Clean cauliflower by removing core and excess leaves.
Place whole cauliflower head in a baking dish.
Drizzle with oil and season with garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste.
Cover with foil and roast for 30 minutes. Uncover and roast for 20-30 minutes more or until cauliflower is crispy.
In the meantime, heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and mushrooms and sauté for about 6 minutes or until mushrooms have released their moisture.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add flour and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
Add mushroom or vegetable broth and soy sauce and cook, whisking constantly until sauce thickens.
Add soy sauce and thyme and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
Enjoy!

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Homemade Chicken and Corn Soup

 

Chicken & Corn Soup

4 cups chicken broth
2 cup cooked chicken, shredded
1 cup creamed corn
1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
1 tbsp cornstarch, mixed with 1 tbsp water
2 eggs, beaten
3 green onion, finely chopped

In a large saucepan combine chicken broth, cooked chicken, creamed corn, corn kernels, soy sauce and grated ginger.  Bring mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Cook for 10 minutes.  Stir in cornstarch mixture until soup begins to thicken.  Pour in beaten eggs swirling the soup with chopstick to create ribbons.  Stir in green onion.

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Chicken Pot Pie Soup with Pie Crust Crackers

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Chicken Pot Pie Soup with Pie Crust Crackers
Serves: 6
Preparation Time: 35 minutes

For the soup:
1 tbsp butter
1 yellow onion, finely diced
3 celery ribs, finely diced
3 carrots, finely diced
2 cloves garlic
¼ cup flour
2 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
2 potatoes, peeled and finely diced
3 cups chicken broth
2 cups milk
1 sprig fresh thyme
1 cup peas, fresh or frozen
1 cup corn, fresh or frozen

For the crackers:
1 store-bought pie crust, chilled
1 egg, beaten
½ tsp onion powder
½ dried thyme
salt and pepper

In a large soup pot or Dutch oven melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion, celery and carrot and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes; until veggies start to soften. Add garlic and cook for another 30 seconds. Add flour, stir well and cook for another 30 seconds. Add cooked chicken, potatoes, broth, milk and thyme and bring everything to simmer; be sure not to bring it to a boil as you do not want to scald the milk. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes or until soup is thickened and potatoes are cooked through.
In the meantime, preheat oven to 400°F. Using a small cookie cutter or drinking glass to cut store-bought pie crust into discs. Transfer the pie crust crackers to a baking sheet and brush with egg wash. Sprinkle with onion powder, thyme, salt and pepper. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until they become golden and crisp.
After 15 minutes, remove the stem from the thyme and add frozen peas and corn and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve with crackers.

 

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