Chile relleno

Ingredients 4 large poblano chiles 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound ground beef 1 pear, peeled and shredded 1 Roma tomato, chopped 3/4 cup crumbled queso fresco 1 cup black beans 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Directions Roast the peppers under the broiler,...

Mexican Pizza

Ingredients 1 cup cooked black beans, rinsed 1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper 1 garlic clove 1 tablespoon chili powder Kosher salt GF crust (we are loving the Against The Grain ones from the freezer section these days) 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (about 3 ounces- you can get...

Chicken and Cauliflower Casserole

Ingredients 4 slices of bacon, chopped 1 large yellow onion, chopped 8 oz. button mushrooms, chopped 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt 1 large head cauliflower 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup sour cream 1 cup raw cheddar 4 scallions, chopped...

Spicy White Beans & Greens

Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil 1 T bacon fat 4 T fish sauce 2T chili garlic paste 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 4 cloves garlic roughly chopped 1 large onion, diced 4 celery stalks, diced 1 sprig fresh rosemary (or 1 tsp. dried) 1 Parmesan rind, plus Parmesan to...

Collard Greens Soup

Ingredients 1/2 lb. stew beef cut into small pieces (or other cut that will render lots of flavor- I used some leftover braised short ribs) 1 large bunch collard greens 2 quarts chicken stock 1 cup white beans (cannellini or northern beans) or 1 can, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup coarse...