Turkey Butter Burger Sliders

July 23, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Here’s a recipe for Turkey Butter Burger Sliders. To make these Delicious Sliders you’ll be needing Butter, Onions, Water, JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, Sliced American Cheese, Slider Buns, and Lettuce Leaves. The Sliders are 390 calories and 32 net carbs per serving. You can cut the calories and carbs down by using a low carb and reduced calorie Slider Buns. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey Butter Burger Sliders
These easy ground turkey sliders will butter up the gathering! They’re delicious little cheeseburgers with a rich, buttery flavor. Serve Turkey Butter Burger Sliders for the biggest bite-sized taste.

Total Time – 1 Hour
Serving Size – 12 Servings

Ingredients
4 – tablespoons butter, divided
3 – large onions, thinly sliced
½ – cup water
1 – (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
6 – slices American cheese, quartered
12 – soft slider buns, split and toasted
12 – lettuce leaves

Directions
1) In large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat; add onions.

2) Cook 10 minutes or until onions are golden brown. Add water. Cover.

3) Cook 10 minutes or until onions are very soft, stirring occasionally.

4) Divide ground turkey into 12 equal balls. Press 1 teaspoon butter into each ball. Shape into patties.

5) Place in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 8 minutes covered, turning twice and internal temperature reaches 165°F. as measured by meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done.

6) Top each patty with two cheese pieces.

7) Place lettuce on bottom halves of buns. Top with onion mixture and patties; replace bun tops.

Nutrition
Calories – 390
Protein – 14g
Carbohydrates – 34g
Fiber – 2g
Sugars – 13g
Fat – 22g
Cholesterol – 65mg
Sodium – 280mg
Saturated Fat – 9g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/turkey-butter-burger-sliders/

One of America’s Favorites – Chili Burger

July 19, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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Chili burger with fries

A chili burger (also known as a chili size, or simply size, stemming from “hamburger size” is a type of hamburger. It consists of a hamburger, with the patty topped with chili con carne. It is often served open-faced, and sometimes the chili is served alongside the burger rather than on top. The chili may be served alone, or with cheese, onions, or occasionally tomatoes as garnishes.

Chili burgers appear to have been invented in the 1920s by Thomas M. “Ptomaine Tommy” DeForest, who founded a sawdust-floored all-night restaurant, “Ptomaine Tommy’s”, located in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Ptomaine Tommy’s was open from around 1919 to 1958, where his chili burger was referred to as “size”, and chopped onions as “flowers” or “violets”.

The term size for a chili burger arguably derives from the portion size of the chili used at Ptomaine Tommy’s. Ptomaine Tommy “had two ladles, a large and a small” with which to serve his chili, whether smothered on top of the burger or in a bowl; originally the ordering lingo used by his patrons was “hamburger size” vs. “steak size”, but later simplified to “size” and “oversize”. The use of the shorthand term “size” for burger-size portion of chili (in a bowl or on a burger) then gained currency throughout Los Angeles. Ptomaine Tommy was forced to close his restaurant August 10, 1958 and sell his property to satisfy creditors, and he died just a week later. His service to the community and his invention was noted by resolution of the California State Senate that same year. Food author John T. Edge considers the invention the milestone that marks the start of “traceable history of burgers in LA”, a first step to what he considers the “baroque” character of the Los Angeles hamburger scene. By interviewing former customers and friends decades after the fact, columnist Jack Smith wrote a definitive article in 1974 about DeForest and the dish that he had invented which became a very important part of the history of Los Angeles. What helped spread the popularity of this is dish was Deforest’s diverse clientel which included doctors coming off the late shift at the local county hospital, fight fans on their way home after attending matches at the Olympic Auditorium, and people associated with the Hollywood film industry.

The Carolina Burger is a regional variant of the chili burger served with coleslaw, mustard and chopped onions. Common in local restaurants in the Carolinas, it is also periodically offered at Wendy’s restaurants as the Carolina Classic.

Buttermilk Coleslaw

July 2, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for a Buttermilk Coleslaw to pass along from Jennie – O. To make the Coleslaw you’ll be needing Green Cabbage, Red Cabbage, Carrots, Onions, Buttermilk, Mayonnaise, Dijon Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar, Kosher Salt, and freshly Ground Black Pepper. Great side dish for any meal! There’s 106 calories and 6 net carbs per serving. Great side for any meal! You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Buttermilk Coleslaw
This homemade coleslaw recipe brings together shredded cabbage, carrots and onion in a tasty buttermilk dressing to compliment your dinner menu.

Total Time – 40 Minutes
Serving Size – Makes 6 Servings

Ingredients
4 – cups shredded green cabbage

1- cup shredded red cabbage

1/2 – cup shredded carrots

1/4 – cup grated onion

3/4 – cup buttermilk

1/4 – cup mayonnaise

1 – tablespoon Dijon mustard

2 – teaspoons apple cider vinegar

2 – teaspoons sugar

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions
1.) In large bowl, combine cabbage, carrots, and onion.

2.) In medium bowl, whisk together buttermilk, mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, and sugar. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour mixture over cabbage mixture. Toss to combine. Refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition
Calories 106

Protein 2.1g

Carbohydrates 8.3g

Fiber 2.1g

Sugars 5.4g

Fat 7.3g

Cholesterol 5.1mg

Sodium 170.4mg

Saturated Fat 1.2g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/buttermilk-coleslaw/

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

June 25, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Preparing onions………….

When sauteing onions, add a pinch of baking soda. It speeds browning and cuts cooking time practically in half.

Diabetic Dish of the Week -Turkey Burgers with Grilled Onions and Blue Cheese

June 15, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a Turkey Burgers with Grilled Onions and Blue Cheese. You’ll combine Ground Turkey Breast along with Garlic, Worcestershire Sauce, Oil, Paprika, Cumin, Salt, and Pepper. When I make my Turkey Burgers I use Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast. It’s less calories and less fat than regular Ground Turkey. The Burger is topped with Onions and Blue Cheese. A Burger to please for sure! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Turkey Burgers with Grilled Onions and Blue Cheese

Ingredients
1 pound ground turkey breast meat*
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce (see note)
6 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
8 ounces thinly sliced onions
1 ounce crumbled blue cheese

Directions
1 – Combine turkey, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, 2 teaspoons oil, paprika, cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in medium bowl. Shape into 4 patties.

2 – Heat 2 teaspoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, swirling to coat bottom of pan. Cook patties 4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. Remove from heat and place on serving platter; cover to keep warm.

3 – Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to pan residue in skillet. Heat over medium-high heat and cook onions 4 minutes or until beginning to richly brown, stirring frequently. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Spoon onions over patties and top with cheese.

*Note: Ground turkey breast is made from white meat only, with no skin. It’s leaner than regular ground turkey, which is made from white and dark meat with some skin. Frozen ground turkey is usually all dark meat with skin, and is 15% fat, similar to ground sirloin.

**Note: Check the nutrition label on the Worcestershire sauce to be sure it’s gluten-free. Some varieties may contain gluten, while others are gluten-free.

Yield: 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 237 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 28 g, Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 60 mg, Sodium: 491 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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Healthy Turkey Burger Recipes

June 15, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well, ground turkey | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Turkey Burger Recipes. Find some always Delicious and Healthy Turkey Burger Recipes with recipes including Mushroom-Swiss Turkey Burgers, Cranberry and Herb Turkey Burgers, and Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Mushroom-Swiss Turkey Burgers
In this gluten-free turkey burger recipe, lean ground turkey stands in for ground beef, and portobello mushrooms produce a juicy, flavorful alternative to the traditional bun. Melted Swiss cheese, sliced tomato and arugula top off this delicious low-carb dinner!………

Cranberry and Herb Turkey Burgers
Our usual problem with turkey burgers is the dry, chewy texture of the cooked meat. The usual solution is to add fat, but a little sautéed onion, dried cranberries and soaked couscous work even better without larding down this healthy main course. With sage and thyme, call it a summery answer to Thanksgiving dinner. If you like, serve with homemade Blueberry Ketchup……..

Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers
These tasty turkey burgers, served on toasted focaccia and dressed with marinara sauce, are reminiscent of a sausage pizza. Shredded mozzarella combined with fresh basil melts beautifully inside these gems………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Turkey Burger Recipes
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One of America’s Favorites – Chili Mac

May 31, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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A plate of chili mac prepared with macaroni noodles, chili, cheese, onion and green onion

Chili mac is a dish prepared using chili and macaroni as primary ingredients, which is often topped or intermingled with cheese. Some versions are made using prepared or homemade macaroni and cheese. It is a common dish in the cuisine of the Midwestern United States, and is also popular in other areas of the United States.

Several variations of the dish exist, and prepared canned and boxed versions also exist. It can be a relatively inexpensive dish to prepare, and has been described as a comfort food.

Preparation
Several preparation methods exist. Basic versions may be prepared using chopped meat, tomato, spices, and elbow macaroni. Another basic preparation method incorporates boxed, prepared macaroni and cheese and canned chili. Some recipes incorporate all of the ingredients together, while others are prepared with the ingredients separately layered. Those that use cheese may use grated cheese atop the dish, while others mix the cheese throughout the dish. Sometimes, onions or beans are added. Some diners in St. Louis, Missouri serve a version called “chili mac a la mode”, in which the dish is served topped with fried eggs.

The dish may be prepared on a range top in a skillet, in a slow cooker, or baked as a casserole. Vegetarian and vegan versions of the dish are sometimes prepared.

Versions
Chili mac has been a staple dish at American military dining facilities for years. It was introduced into the Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) field ration menu in 1995 and is one of only three of the twelve MRE meals offered in 1995 that has remained on the MRE menu to date. A variation called “taco chili mac” has been consumed by NASA astronauts in space. It is processed by NASA as a freeze-dried product.

Healthy Scallion Onion Recipes

May 30, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Scallion Onion Recipes. Find some Delicious and Healthy Scallion Onion Recipes with recipes including Crock-Pot Pineapple Chicken, Skillet Green Chile-Chicken Enchilada Casserole, and Easy Loaded Baked Omelet Muffins. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Scallion Onion Recipes
Find healthy, delicious red onion recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Crock-Pot Pineapple Chicken
This slow-cooker chicken with pineapple has a hint of ginger and sesame and is made with simple ingredients you may already have in your pantry! Look for fresh pineapple that’s been peeled and cored already to make assembly even easier. Serve with brown rice to sop up the sweet and savory sauce……………..

Skillet Green Chile-Chicken Enchilada Casserole
This 45-minute enchilada recipe is bursting with chicken, tomatoes, tomatillos, chile peppers, and cheese, and because it’s a one-skillet casserole, cleanup is a breeze…………

Easy Loaded Baked Omelet Muffins
Protein-packed omelet muffins, or baked mini omelets, are a perfect breakfast for busy mornings. Make a batch ahead and freeze for the days when you don’t have time for your typical bowl of oatmeal. You can also serve these fresh with fruit salad for a simple weekend brunch…………….

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Scallion Onion Recipes
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One of America’s Favorites – Clam Chowder

May 17, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | 2 Comments
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New England clam chowder

Clam chowder is any of several chowder soups in American cuisine containing clams. In addition to clams, common ingredients include diced potatoes, salt pork, and onions. Other vegetables are not typically used. It is believed that clams were used in chowder because of the relative ease of harvesting them. Clam chowder is usually served with saltine crackers or small, hexagonal oyster crackers.

The dish originated in the Eastern United States, but is now commonly served in restaurants throughout the country. Many regional variations exist, but the three most prevalent are New England or “white” clam chowder, which includes milk or cream, Manhattan or “red” clam chowder, which includes tomatoes, and Rhode Island or “clear” clam chowder, which omits both.

 

The most popular variety of clam chowder, the milk-based New England clam chowder, which was influenced by French and Nova Scotian cuisine, became common in the 18th century. The first recipe for Manhattan clam chowder, with tomatoes and no milk, was published before 1919, and the current name is attested in 1934. In 1939, the legislature of the state of Maine considered outlawing the use of tomatoes in clam chowder, but this did not pass.

 

Manhattan clam chowder has a reddish color from tomatoes

As recipes for clam chowder spread throughout the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries, many regionally developed variants have arisen.

Manhattan clam chowder
Manhattan clam chowder has a red, tomato-based broth, initially introduced by Portuguese immigrants in Rhode Island, as tomato-based stews were already a traditional part of Portuguese cuisine. Thyme is often used as a seasoning.

In the 1890s, this chowder was called “Fulton Fish Market clam chowder” and “New York City clam chowder. Manhattan clam chowder is included in Victor Hirtzler’s Hotel St. Francis Cookbook (1919) as “clam chowder.” The “Manhattan” name is first attested in a 1934 cookbook.

Today, Manhattan-style chowder often contains other vegetables, such as adding celery and carrots to include a mirepoix.

New England clam chowder
New England clam chowder, occasionally referred to as Boston or Boston-style clam chowder, is a milk or cream-based chowder, and is often of a thicker consistency than other regional styles. It is commonly made with milk, butter, potatoes, salt pork, onion, and clams. Flour or, historically, crushed hard tack may be added as a thickener.

New England clam chowder is usually accompanied by oyster crackers. Crackers may be crushed and mixed into the soup for thickener, or used as a garnish.

Rhode Island clam chowder
Rhode Island clam chowder is made with clear broth, and contains no dairy or tomatoes. It is common in southeastern Rhode Island through eastern Connecticut. In Rhode Island, it is sometimes called “South County Style” referring to Washington County, where it apparently originated.

Long Island clam chowder
Long Island clam chowder is part New England-style and part Manhattan-style, making it a pinkish creamy tomato clam chowder. The name is a joke: Long Island is between Manhattan and New England. The two parent chowders are typically cooked separately before being poured in the same bowl. This variant is popular in many small restaurants across Suffolk County, New York.

 

 

One of America’s Favorites – Steak Sandwich

May 10, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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A steak sandwich with shredded steak, cheese, mushrooms, onions, peppers and tomatoes

A steak sandwich is a sandwich that is prepared with steak that has been broiled, fried, grilled, barbecued or seared using steel grates or gridirons then served on bread or a roll. Steak sandwiches are sometimes served with toppings of cheese, onions, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, and in some instances fried eggs, coleslaw, and French fries.

According to the Library of Congress, the first steak sandwich sold in the United States was at Louis’ Lunch of New Haven, Connecticut.

Cheesesteak
A cheesesteak, or steak and cheese, is made from thinly sliced pieces of steak and melted cheese in a long roll. The cheesesteak is one of the favorite foods of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It can be found in most parts of the U.S. outside the Philadelphia area, often sold as a “Philadelphia” or “Philly Cheesesteak”, even when prepared in a manner different from that customary in the city. Variations include the type of condiments, including grilled onions and peppers, the type of cheese used, or the type of roll.

Italian beef
An Italian beef sandwich features thin slices of seasoned roast beef, dripping with meat juices, on a dense, long Italian-style roll, believed to have originated in Chicago, where its history dates back at least to the 1930s. The bread itself is often dipped (or double-dipped) into the jus the meat is cooked in, and the sandwich is typically topped off with Chicago-style giardiniera or sauteed, green Italian sweet peppers. Despite the name, it is almost completely unknown in Italy.

French dip
A French dip sandwich, also known as a beef dip (especially in Canada), is a hot sandwich consisting of thinly sliced roast beef (or, sometimes, other meats such as pastrami or corned beef) on a French roll or baguette. It is usually served au jus (“with juice”), that is, with beef juice from the cooking process. Though it can be found in many parts of the U.S. and Canada, the sandwich originated in Los Angeles, California, in the first decades of the twentieth century. Despite the name, it is almost completely unknown in France.

A cheesesteak sandwich with Cheez Whiz

Beef on weck
A beef on weck is a variety of sandwich found primarily in Western New York. It is made with roast beef on a kummelweck roll. The meat on the sandwich is traditionally served rare, thin cut, with the top bun getting a dip au jus. Accompaniments include horseradish, a dill pickle spear, and French fries.

Steak bomb
A steak bomb is a hot submarine sandwich consisting of shaved steak and melted provolone or mozzarella cheese with grilled onions, sautéed red and green bell peppers, mushrooms, and peppered shaved steak all on a submarine sandwich roll. It is a variation on the steak submarine sandwich, as is the cheese steak. It is most closely associated with the New England region of the United States, where steak sandwiches are made by quickly grilling shaved steak on a griddle and then adding either cheese, or grilling the steak together with peppers and onions or mushrooms. If all three are combined together it becomes a steak bomb. The addition of salami or other preserved meats or pickles is optional and exact recipes and proportions vary widely. Nearly every pizzeria and sub shop in New England has their own version of the various steak sandwiches and the steak bomb.

 

Other variations
In Australia a steak sandwich is made much like a traditional Australian hamburger, with a piece of grilled steak or fried minute steak, fried onions, lettuce, tomato, tinned beetroot and barbecue sauce or tomato ketchup (known as tomato sauce in Australia). Cheese, a fried egg, bacon or pineapple might also be added. In some establishments the sandwich will be constructed on slices of bread, which are toasted on only one side while other establishments serve it on the same roll (bun) as is used for hamburgers. Some establishments call this a steak burger.

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