Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – BISON CURRY

June 17, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | 1 Comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a Bison Curry. To make this delicious dish you’ll be needing Wild Idea Ground Buffalo, Olive Oil, Red Curry Paste, Water, Onion, Mini Red Peppers, Fish Sauce, Coconut Milk, Cilantro, Lemongrass Paste, Peanuts, Basil, and Jasmine Rice. One special Curry! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wide Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

BISON CURRY
The flavors in curry can take you to faraway places right in your own kitchen. This super easy recipe will have you on a culinary journey in a snap! Approved by Dan & Jill. 😉

Ingredients:

1 – pound Ground Buffalo Meat
2 – tablespoons olive oil
3 – tablespoons red curry paste
3 – tablespoons water
1 – onion, chopped
5 – mini red peppers, sliced
2 – tablespoons fish sauce
1 – can coconut milk
½ – cup cilantro, chopped
2 – slices fresh ginger (or a pinch of ginger)
2 – teaspoons lemongrass paste
Chopped peanuts
Cilantro and/or fresh basil, chopped
Jasmine or Basmati rice

Preparation:

1 – In a heavy skillet or wok, over medium high heat add oil and crumble in the ground buffalo meat. Push around the pan occasionally to brown.
2 – Halfway through browning the meat, mix the curry paste with the water and drizzle over the meat.
3 – Add the chopped onion and stir to incorporate and continue to cook until the meat is nicely browned and onions are al dente.
4 – Add the sliced red peppers and stir to incorporate.
5 – Deglaze with the fish sauce, then add the coconut milk, lemongrass paste and ginger.
6 – Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer until desired consistency is achieved. If curry gets too thick, add a little water.
7 – To serve, place a scoop of rice in the center of a bowl and add the curry. Garnish with chopped peanuts, cilantro and/or basil leaves.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/bison-curry

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Buffalo Beans

June 10, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Buffalo Beans WEDNESDAY

This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is Buffalo Beans. I can just taste and smell the aroma of this dish! Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Wild Idea Ground Buffalo, Olive Oil, Onions, Spices, Roasted and Chopped Green Chilies, Maple Syrup, a cup of Strong Coffee, Beans, Green Onions, Shredded Cheddar Cheese and more! Oh these Wild Idea Buffalo Recipes just keep coming! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wide Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

BUFFALO BEANS
Recently, a customer (thank you Suzanne) sent me a recipe for cowboy beans. It was a recipe that I was very familiar with as a kid – which we called “Hamburger Beans”. It was often dinner, or served as a side dish during outdoor cookouts. I took her suggestions, along with notes from my mother’s recipe from years back and came up with Buffalo Beans. It’s good-ole-fashioned, stick to your ribs food. A good hunger remover after a big day. Approved by Wild Idea’s Harvest Crew!

Ingredients:

1 – pound Ground Buffalo
2 – tablespoons olive oil
2 – onions, chopped
4 – cloves garlic, chopped
2 – teaspoons salt
1 – teaspoon black pepper
1 – tablespoon cumin
2 – teaspoons coriander
2 – teaspoons chili powder
1 – teaspoon oregano
½ – teaspoon smoked paprika
1 – 8 ounce can roasted and chopped green chilies
1 – cup ketchup
¼ – cup mustard
½ – cup maple syrup
½ – cup strong coffee
2 – cans beans, rinsed
Green onions or shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation:

1 – In a heavy pot over medium high heat, heat oil and crumble in ground buffalo meat and add the onions, garlic and dry seasonings. Push the meat around in the pan breaking up the meat pieces and incorporating the spices. Cook until the meat is browned, about 10 minutes.
2 – Add the remaining ingredients and stir to incorporate. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to low and simmer until desired consistency is reached.
3 – Garnish the beans with green onions or cheddar cheese and accompany with corn bread.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/buffalo-beans

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Bison and Pasta Bake

June 3, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a Bison and Pasta Bake. I can’t wait to try this one! To make this week’s dish you’ll need Wild Idea Ground Buffalo, Olive Oil, Salt, Black Pepper, Oregano, Fennel, Basil, Garlic Powder, Pizza Sauce, Ziti Pasta, Mozzarella Cheese, Grated Parmesan Cheese, and Parsley. Looking forward to this one! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wide Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Bison and Pasta Bake
A great make ahead dish that can be frozen and popped in the oven at any time. I made four small casseroles out of this recipe, which fed four people each. Approved by my grand kids, who are two and five years old! Honest deliciousness!

Ingredients: (serves 8 to 16, based on appetite)

1 – pound Ground Buffalo Meat
1 – tablespoon olive oil
1 – teaspoon salt
1 – teaspoon black pepper
2 – teaspoons oregano
2 – teaspoons fennel, crushed
2 – teaspoons basil
2 – teaspoons garlic powder
1 – 14 oz. jar pizza sauce
1 – 1 pound bag penne or ziti pasta, cooked al dente
8 – ounces mozzarella or cheddar cheese, chopped or grated
½ – cup parmesan, grated
Italian Parsley, fresh basil or green onions for garnish

Preparation:

1 – In a pan over medium high heat add oil and heat, then crumble in ground buffalo and add the dry seasonings. Push the meat around the pan breaking it up and incorporating the spices. Continue to cook until the meat is browned.
2 – Add the jar of pizza sauce and stir to incorporate. Remove from the heat.
3 – Place the cooked pasta in a large bowl and add the meat sauce and the mozzarella cheese. Toss to incorporate.
4 – Transfer the pasta mix to a lightly buttered casserole pan or divide between smaller pans.
5 – Cover the pan with foil and bake in a 375° preheated oven for 30 minutes. *If baking a frozen pan, extend cooking time to 45 minutes.
6 – Remove the foil from the pan and top with the grated parmesan cheese. Bake uncovered until the cheese is melted and the top is slightly browned.
Serve immediately and accompany with a vegetable salad.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/bison-pasta-bake

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – BISON MINESTRONE SOUP

May 27, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a BISON MINESTRONE SOUP. Comfort Food here we come! Some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Wild Idea Ground Buffalo, Onion, Carrots, Roasted Red Peppers, Kale, Lemon, Spices, Grated Parmesan Cheese, and Penne Pasta. This will make enough so you can freeze some also! You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Ground Bison along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wide Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

BISON MINESTRONE SOUP
You’re going to love, love, love this recipe! Seriously, you’ll make the recipe with the intention of freezing some for a quick and easy meal, but… you may find that it will disappear before you have the chance to freeze it. Approved by Dan & Gervase, men of discerning tastes!

Ingredients: (serves 8)

1 – pound Ground Buffalo Meat
1 – onion, chopped (about 3 cups)
2 – tablespoons olive oil
1 – tablespoon thyme
1 – tablespoon basil
1 – tablespoon fennel seed, crushed
1 – tablespoon oregano
2 – teaspoons salt
1 – teaspoon black pepper
3 – cups carrots, chopped
3 – cups celery chopped
3 – tablespoon garlic, chopped
1 – 32 oz. organic chicken stock
1 – 16oz. jar roasted red peppers, pureed
2 – tablespoons tomato paste
1 – 15oz. can of red kidney beans, or any beans
1 – head kale, chopped (about 3 handfuls)
Squeeze of half a lemon
Italian Parsley, chopped
Parmesan Cheese, grated
Penne pasta *optional

Preparation:

1 – In a large pot, over medium high heat add the olive oil and coarsely crumble in the ground buffalo and add the chopped onions and dry spices. Brown the meat and stir occasionally, for about 7 minutes.
2 – Add the carrots, celery and garlic and stir in to incorporate. Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3 – Add the stock, pureed peppers and tomato paste, stir to incorporate and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium low, cover the pot and simmer for about 10 to 15 minutes.
4 – Add the beans and the kale and stir to incorporate. Increase the heat and bring to a boil.
5 – Reduce heat to low and add the fresh lemon.
6 – To serve, place a half a cup of cooked pasta in individual bowls and ladle the soup over the pasta. Top with Italian Parsley and grated parmesan and accompany with crusty bread.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/bison-minestrone-soup

 

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Buffalo and Cheese Smashburger w/ Baked Fries

April 24, 2020 at 6:42 PM | Posted in Ore - Ida, Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Buffalo and Cheese Smashburger w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast on this Friday Morning I prepared a Fried Egg and Cheese Sandwich. I used 2 Eggs that I beat and fried, a slice of Kraft Deli Style Sharp Cheddar Cheese, and toasted 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Partly cloudy and a high of 68 degrees. Did a few chores around the house. Later I got the leaf blower out and cleaned off the driveway area. That was about it for my day. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Buffalo and Cheese Smashburger w/ Baked Fries.

 

I’ve heard of Smashburgers but never had made one or had one. I seen them made a few times on TV and they looked delicious and easy to make as all Hamburgers. One thing that I wasn’t sure on was I had always heard not to smash your Hamburgers when cooking them because you would lose some of the juice and the flavor, so I’m going to find out! To prepare I’ll be using Wild Idea Ground Buffalo, for Seasoning Wild Idea Buffalo Omnivore Salt, Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray, Boar’s Head Yellow Vermont Cheddar, and Kroger 100% Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns.

 

So to prepare it I’ll be using my Cast Iron Griddle. I lightly sprayed the Griddle with the Pam Cooking Spray and heated it on the stove on high. As that was heating I got the Burger ready. The Ground Buffalo comes in a 1 pound package. I divided it into 3 – 1/3 of a pound portions. I froze 2 of them and used the other one for my Burger. So instead of forming the Ground Buffalo into perfect patty with smooth edges, leave it as a hunk. The meat should not be packed, smoothed into a ball, or shaped into a patty. You want a rough ball of Buffalo that’s loosely held together. And Seasoned it with the Omnivore Salt.

 

Place the hunk of Buffalo onto the griddle, press with the back of a spatula for 10 seconds (you can use a second spatula for even more leverage). Cook patty about 2½ minutes on the first side. Flip patty, cook 1 minute, then top with the Vermont Cheddar Cheese, and cook just until cheese begins to melt, about 30 seconds more.

 

Then for the bun, for more flavor, use the cut sides of the buns to absorb excess drippings from the griddle. Toast buns directly on the Griddle, or in a skillet, until golden brown, about 10–15 seconds. And you’re ready to serve! Well Smashing the Buffalo Burger didn’t seem to affect the flavor any at all. It came out a flavorful delicious Burger. What was really good was the edges of the Burger being nice and crispy. Thumbs up on Smashburgers!

 

 

As the Burger was cooking I had preheat the stove at 425 degrees. I baked some Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries. Served those with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Stick Pretzels with a Sprite Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – SLOPPY JOE’S WITH SWEET CORN

April 22, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is – SLOPPY JOE’S WITH SWEET CORN. Kicked up Sloppy Joe’s made using Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with Onion, Garlic, Spices, Worcestershire, Dijon Mustard, and Maple Syrup. The family is going to love Sloppy Joe’s Night! You can find this recipe or purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

SLOPPY JOE’S WITH SWEET CORN
This ground BBQ concoction has been called many things, including; Steam Burger, Tavern Sandwich, Spoon Burgers, Barbeque Sandwich and of course Sloppy Joe’s. Whatever you call it, they are delicious!
This hearty sandwich was a childhood favorite for simple suppers and was a huge treat for tailgate events (and still is)! My following recipe is a modified New York Times version, that one of our customers recommended. I modified it based on my own taste, as well as what I had on hand. Garnish it with homemade pickles and flash sautéed fresh sweet corn, for grown-up goodness, that kids will love too. *For best flavor profile, make a day ahead. Leftovers were even better!

Ingredients:
2 – tablespoons olive oil
1 – large onion, diced
1 – 1 lb. packages Wild Idea Ground Buffalo
2 – cloves garlic, minced
1 – teaspoon salt
1 – teaspoon black pepper
1 – teaspoon chili powder
1 – teaspoon cumin
½ – teaspoon smoked paprika
¼ – teaspoon cloves
½ – cup water
2 – cups tomato sauce
½ – cup ketchup
2 – tablespoons Worcestershire
1 – tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 – tablespoons Maple Syrup
¼ – cup fresh squeezed lemon juice, or other citrus

Preparation:

1 – In a heavy skillet over medium heat, heat oil and add onions. Cook the onions, stirring occasionally, until tender and lightly caramelized. About 10 minutes.
2 – Increase your heat to medium high and crumble in the ground buffalo, and the garlic and dry spices. Cook the meat until browned, stirring occasionally, breaking up the larger pieces up with your spoon.
3 – Add the tomato sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire, mustard and syrup and stir to incorporate. Reduce your heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, or until desired consistency is reached.
4 – Add the fresh squeezed lemon and season to taste.
5 – Serve on toasted buns and top with pickles and fresh sautéed sweet corn with green onions. So good!
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/sloppy-joes-with-sweet-corn

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Potato Pie – Buffalo Wing Style

January 22, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Potato Pie – Buffalo Wing Style. Made using the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with Jill’s Chili Seasoning (or other chili seasoning), Celery, Carrots, Green Onions, Wing Sauce, Potatoes, Mexican Blend Cheese, Blue Cheese, Eggs, and a Cup of Cream. All this and Baked in a Pie! You can find this delicious dish and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Potato Pie – Buffalo Wing Style “doesn’t taste like chicken” (serves 8)
Ground Buffalo sautéed with carrots, celery and onion and seasoned with “buffalo wing sauce” and then baked into a pie with golden potatoes and cheese. Yup – it’s pretty tasty.

Ingredients:

1 – pound Ground Buffalo
1 – tablespoon olive oil
3 – tablespoons Jill’s Chili Seasoning (or other chili seasoning)
2 – cups celery, chopped
1 – cup carrots, chopped
4 – green onions, chopped
1 – cup wing sauce
8 – potatoes, pre-cooked and chopped
8 – ounces Mexican blend cheese
4 – ounces blue cheese, crumbled
2 – eggs, beaten
¼ – cup cream

Preparation:

1 – In a sauté pan over medium high heat add the oil and crumble in the ground buffalo meat.
2 -Add the chili seasonings and stir in to incorporate, breaking up the meat with a spatula as you stir.
3 – Add the carrots celery and green onions and continue to cook until meat is browned and vegetables are slightly tender.
4 – Remove meat/vegetable mix from heat and allow the meat mixture to cool a bit, about 10 minutes.
5 – Lightly oil into a deep-dish pie pan.
6 – In a bowl mix the meat, potatoes and cheeses together.
7 – Whisk the eggs with the cream and fold into the mixture.
8 – Press the mixture into a deep dish pie-pan and cover with foil.
9 – Bake at 375° for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and palace under broiler until top is browned and crusty.
10 – Remove from heat and serve.

Serve with wing sauce and additional blue cheese crumbles or dressing. Note: If making ahead of time and refrigerating for baking later increase cooking time by 10 minutes.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/meat-pies-oh-my

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – BUFFALO BACON CHEESEBURGER

December 18, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a BUFFALO BACON CHEESEBURGER. My favorite Burgers are the Wild Idea Buffalo Burgers! Love these so much, easy to prepare and the most delicious Burger you can find! This one is made using Wild Idea Ground Buffalo and Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon or Pancetta. You can find the recipe and both Wild Idea Buffalo items used in this recipe along with all the Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

BUFFALO BACON CHEESEBURGER

Ingredients: (makes 6 to 8)

2 – pounds Wild Idea Ground Buffalo
2 – tablespoons olive oil

½ – teaspoon mustard

1 – teaspoon ketchup

1 – teaspoon thyme

1 – teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

2 – teaspoon salt & pepper

6 to 8 – ounces Irish cheddar cheese

6 to 8 – ounces Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon or Pancetta, pan fried

1 – onion, sliced and sautéed lightly

6 to 8 – hamburger buns or sour dough bread, lightly toasted
Preparation:

1 – Mix all spice ingredients, but Buffalo into paste.

2 – Add ground Buffalo and mix thoroughly together with hands.

3 – Pat into 6 or 8 patties, about 1” thick.

4 – Grill buffalo burgers over high hot gas heat. Grill with lid closed for 2 minutes each side. Sprinkle cooked burgers with a pinch of finishing salt.

5 – Top burgers with cheese slices and grill with lid shut for one more minute.

6 – Remove burgers from the grill and allow them to rest for a couple of minutes.
7 – Place burgers on bun and op with pan-fried bacon or pancetta, and lightly sautéed onions.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/buffalo-bacon-cheeseburgers

 

 

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Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Enchilada Pie

October 2, 2019 at 6:03 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a Enchilada Pie. This recipe is made using Wild Idea Ground Buffalo, Jill’s Mexican Seasonings, Green Onions, White Corn Tortillas, Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese, and Chili Verde Sauce ( (*recipe below or pre-made sauce). You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo and Jill’s Mexican Seasonings along with all of the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Enchilada Pie (serves 8)
Layers of homemade green chili sauce, seasoned ground buffalo and cheese – what’s not to love… Great addition to tailgate parties too!

Ingredients:

1 – pound Wild Idea Ground Buffalo
1 – tablespoon olive oil
½ – pkg. Jill’s Mexican Seasonings (or other Mexican seasonings)
4 – green onions, chopped
8 – white corn tortillas, chopped
16 – ounces shredded Mexican Blend Cheese
3 – cups Chili Verde Sauce (*recipe below or pre-made sauce)

Preparation:

1 – In a sauté pan over medium high heat add oil and crumble in ground buffalo meat.
2 – Add Mexican seasonings and green onions and stir in to incorporate. Break up the meat with a spatula as you stir and continue to brown the meat.
3 – Remove meat from heat and cover.
4 – Lightly oil into a deep-dish pie pan.
5 – Pour ½ cup of the chili verde sauce into the pie pan.
6 – Layer the pie-pan with a third of the tortillas, followed by half of the meat, then 6 ounces of the cheese and one cup of the chili verde sauce.
7 – Repeat the above step and top with the last third of tortillas and last half cup of chili verde sauce.
8 – Cover with foil and bake at 375° for 30 minutes.
9 – Remove foil and top with remaining 4 ounces of cheese and continue to bake until cheese is melted.
10 – Remove the enchilada pie from the oven and serve
11 – Serve with additional chili verde sauce or pico de gallo. Note: If making ahead of time and refrigerating for baking later increase cooking time by 10 minutes.

Chili Verde Sauce
Ingredients:

10 – Tomatillos, husk removed and washed
1 – cup water
4 – green chilies, roasted, peeled and seeded
½ – cup packed cilantro leaves
1 – teaspoon each: cumin, coriander, and salt
Juice of 2 limes (1/2 cup)

1 – Place tomatillos and water in saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes, until Tomatillos are tender.
2 – Place tomatillos and water in blender with all other ingredients.
3 – Blend until well incorporated.
4 – Return to saucepan and let simmer until desired thickness is achieved.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/meat-pies-oh-my

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – Pasta Pie

September 25, 2019 at 6:03 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is – Pasta Pie. This is made using Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with Jill’s Italian Seasoning, Pasta, Pesto (Recipe Included), Spinach, Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Eggs, Cream, and Seasonings. Suggested side dish would be a Salad. You can find this Recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Ground Buffalo along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and make 2019 a Healthy One! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

Pasta Pie (serves 8)
Made with garden fresh ingredients this recipe believe it or not is light and so good. Serve it up with a delicious salad for a simple, fab, flavorful meal!

Ingredients:

1 – pound Wild Idea Ground Buffalo
1 – tablespoon olive oil
1 – 1 oz. pkg. Jill’s Italian Seasoning (or other Italian seasoning)
8 – ounces pasta, linguini, spaghetti or other, cooked el dente
½ – cup pesto (*recipe below or pre-made pesto)
2 – cups packed, chopped, fresh spinach
1 – cup chopped tomatoes, seeded
8 – ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
4 – ounces shredded parmesan cheese
2 – eggs, beaten
¼ – cup cream

Preparation:

1 – In a sauté pan over medium high heat add the oil and crumble in the ground buffalo meat.
2 – Add the Italian seasonings and stir in to incorporate. Break up the meat with a spatula as you stir and continue to brown the meat.
Remove meat from heat and cover.
3 – Lightly oil into a deep-dish pie pan.
4 – In a large bowl toss the pasta with the pesto.
5 – Add the meat, spinach, tomatoes, the mozzarella cheese and half of the parmesan cheese, tossing to incorporate.
6 – Whisk the eggs with the cream and toss into the pasta mixture.
7 – Press the ingredients into a deep-dish pie pan and cover with foil.
8 – Bake at 375° for 30 minutes.
9 – Uncover the pie and cover with remaining Parmesan cheese and continue to cook until cheese is melted.
10 – Remove form the oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
11 – Drizzle with a little more pesto and garnish with fresh tomatoes. Note: If making ahead of time and refrigerating for baking later increase cooking time by 10 minutes.

Basil Pesto
Ingredients:

2 – cups fresh basil leaves, packed
2 – cups shredded Parmesan cheese
3 – garlic cloves, chopped
1 – teaspoon salt
1 – teaspoon pepper (I like a little more)
1 – tablespoon lemon juice (I like a little more)
1 – cup olive oil

Preparation: Place all ingredients in blender and puree until smooth. Refrigerate.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/meat-pies-oh-my

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