Sautéed Green Beans

Ingredients:4 strips of thick-cut bacon12 ounces green beans, washed and trimmed1 large garlic clove, chopped1-2 tablespoons butterSalt1/4 teaspoon chili flakes (optional) Directions:In a medium pan over medium heat, cook bacon to desired crispness. Then, remove bacon from pan, and drain half the bacon fat. Add green beans and garlic to pan, plus butter, and cookContinue reading “Sautéed Green Beans”

Italian-Style Rolled Eggplant

Ingredients:1 small- to medium-sized eggplant4 ounces cream cheese1 tablespoon freshly chopped basil1/4 cup chopped sweet onionSalt and pepper1/2 cup Italian-style breadcrumbsA splash of oil, for cooking Directions:Preheat the oven to 350. Peel eggplant and thinly slice lengthwise. (Slices should be no thicker than 1/4-inch). In a bowl, combine cream cheese, basil, and sweet onion. SeasonContinue reading “Italian-Style Rolled Eggplant”

Shrimp Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients:1 bell pepper1/4 cup chopped yellow onion6-8 uncooked shrimp, chopped1 chipotle pepper in adobo, chopped2-3 tablespoons queso frescoSalt and pepper Directions:Preheat the oven to 350. Slice bell pepper in half lengthwise; hollow out seeds and white membrane, and set aside. In a bowl, combine onion, shrimp, chipotle pepper, and queso fresco. Season with salt andContinue reading “Shrimp Stuffed Bell Peppers”