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Mediterranean Potatoes

Mediterranean Potatoes

Ingredients

  • potatoes, russet or gold- 2 lbs (4), peeled and sliced into ¼-inch slices
  • feta cheese, crumbled- 4oz.
  • kalamata olives, pitted- 1 small 6oz. jar
  • Staples:
  • salt- 1 tspn
  • olive oil- ¼ cup
  • minced garlic- 1 tablespoon
  • dried oregano- 1 tspn
  • ground cumin- 1 tspn

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F
  2. Arrange potato slices onto greased baking dish
  3. Season potato slices with salt
  4. In small mixing bowl or measuring cup combine olive oil, garlic, oregano and cumin; mix well
  5. Pour olive oil mixture over potatoes
  6. Top potatoes with feta cheese and kalamata olives
  7. Bake until brown, approximately 40-45 minutes
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Mediterranean Potatoes are the perfect side dish for this easy dinner idea:

easy dinner idea

Greek Pita Pockets with Greek Yogurt Cucumber Sauce

 

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Escalloped Carrots

Escalloped Carrots Recipe

Escalloped Carrots

Escalloped Carrots

Ingredients

  • 5-6 large carrots, sliced into 1/2 inch slices
  • 4 cups seasoned breadcrumbs
  • onion- 1, minced
  • shredded cheddar cheese- 2 cups
  • milk- 2 cups
  • butter or margarine- 4 tbspns

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Melt butter or margarine in casserole baking dish.
  3. Place carrots, breadcrumbs and onion in alternate layers on top.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover with cheese.
  6. Pour milk over the top.
  7. Bake until bubbly and brown, and carrots are tender approximately 1 hour.
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Escalloped Carrots

Ingredients:

  1. 5-6 large carrots, sliced into 1/2 inch slices
  2. 4 cups seasoned breadcrumbs
    carrots, breadcrumbs, onion, cheese, milk, butter & salt
  3. onion- 1, minced
  4. shredded cheddar cheese- 2 cups
  5. milk- 2 cups
  6. butter or margarine- 4 tbspns

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Melt butter or margarine in casserole dish.
  3. Place carrots, breadcrumbs and onion in alternate layers in a buttered casserole dish.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover with cheese.
  6. Pour milk over the top.
  7. Bake until bubbly and brown, and carrots are tender approximately 1 hour.
easy thanksgiving side dish
melt butter in bottom of casserole baking dish
easy thanksgiving side dish
dice carrots
easy thanksgiving side dish
layer carrots
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and breadcrumbs
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after layering onion, pour cheese over the top
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and repeat
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pour hot milk over the top

 

easy thanksgiving side dish
bake at 375 degrees for about an hour, until bubbly hot, tender and brown

 

easy thanksgiving side dish
in case you were wondering where I got the super groovy measuring cups- Anthropology!

 

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Fire Rice

This simple and mild recipe for Fire Rice gets its name from the color- not the flavor.  With vibrant red, orange and yellow bell peppers, I couldn’t think of a more appropriate name for this delicious side dish.

bell peppers

Red, Orange and Yellow Bell Peppers

Fire Rice Recipe

Ingredients:

  1. cooked long-grain rice- 2-3 cups (this recipe is perfect with leftover steamed rice)
  2. red, orange and yellow bell peppers- diced fine
  3. cilantro- 1 bundle ripped from stems

Staples:

  1. olive oil- 3-4 tablespoons
  2. minced garlic- 1 tablespoon
  3. saffron- 1 pinch
  4. salt

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat
  2. add cooked rice, garlic and saffron; and saute for about two minutes
  3. season with salt to taste
  4. add diced bell pepper and saute for another two minutes
  5. add cilantro and toss

Add crushed red peppers for a spicy version!

 

 

 

Fire Rice

 

Fire Rice is the perfect side dish for these delicious recipes:

 

Peggy Sue Enchiladas:

Peggy Sue Enchiladas

Peggy Sue Enchiladas

 

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Homemade Sweet Potato Fries

Homemade Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

With the many health benefits of sweet potatoes combined with my weakness for fries, sweet potato fries are quickly becoming my favorite side dish.

 

Homemade Sweet Potato Fries Recipesweet potato fries recipe

 

Ingredients:

  1. Sweet Potatoes- 1-2 large
  2. olive oil- 1/4 cup
  3. Montreal Steak Seasoning- 2 tablespoons

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Wash sweet potatoes and slice in half length-wise and then width-wise; then slice each section into long, thin pieces- or cut into rounds for grilling
  3. Transfer slices to mixing bowl
  4. Drizzle potatoes with olive oil and top with Montreal Steak Seasoning, then toss

    sweet potato fries recipe grilling

    how to grill sweet potato fries

  5. Transfer to a baking sheet
  6. Bake, flipping once, until crisp, approximately 8-10 minutes each side

 

Secret Fries Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

  1. ketchup- 1/4 cup
  2. dijon- 2 tablespoons
  3. Worcestershire sauce- 1 tablespoon

Directions:

mix together ingredients

 

sweet potato fries recipe

Homemade Sweet Potato Fries

 

 

Homemade Sweet Potato Fries go well these favorite recipes from The Organized Cook:

 

Homemade Sloppy Joes:

Homemade Sloppy Joe's

Homemade Sloppy Joe's

Burger Blankets:

Burger Blankets

Burger Blankets

Mushroom Swiss Burger

Mushroom Swiss Burger

 

 

 

 

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