Monthly Archives: August 2017

BACON-CHEESE TOPPED CHICKEN RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash paprika
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • Bacon strips, partially cooked
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley

DIRECTIONS

In a small bowl, combine the mustard, honey, 1-1/2 teaspoons oil and lemon juice. Pour 1/2 cup into a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal the bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate the remaining marinade.
Drain and discard marinade from chicken. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken in remaining oil on all sides. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika. Transfer to a greased 11×7-in. baking dish.
In the same skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Spoon reserved marinade over chicken. Top with cheeses and mushrooms. Place bacon strips in a crisscross pattern over chicken.
Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Sprinkle with parsley.
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Mexican Lasagna Breakfast Casserole xmas plan

12 large eggs
2 cups whole milk
2 teaspoons New Mexico chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon kosher salt
6 medium roma tomatoes, chopped
1/4 medium white onion, diced
2 jalapeños, deveined and minced
4 garlic cloves, minced
12 corn tortillas
1 (16 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon, cooked and cut into bite-sized pieces
8 ounces pepper jack cheese, shredded
8 ounces medium cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 9×13-inch baking pan with non-stick spray.

In large bowl combine eggs and milk. Sprinkle chili powder, cumin and salt over the bowl while whisking to prevent large clumps from forming. Whisk until completely combined.

In medium bowl combine tomatoes, onion, jalapeno and garlic. Toss to combine.

Line bottom of prepared baking pan with 4 corn tortillas, overlapping if necessary. Top tortillas with 1/4 of tomato mixture, 1/4 of bacon and 1/4 of each cheese. Repeat layers 2 more times beginning with 4 tortillas and ending with cheeses.

Pour egg mixture over casserole.

Bake uncovered for 40-50 minutes, or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Top with remaining cheese and broil until melted, about 2 minutes.

Sprinkle remaining tomato salsa and bacon over top and garnish with cilantro. Serve and enjoy!

To Make Ahead:

Refrigerate overnight. Allow casserole to sit on counter for about 30 minutes before baking.

veal chop

1 1 12– lb. bone-in veal chop, about 2 12” thick
4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tbsp.  butter
4 sprigs thyme
Heat oven to 350˚. Rub veal chop with 1 tbsp. oil and massage in salt and pepper. Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a 10″ skillet over high heat. Add veal and cook, turning occasionally, until browned on all sides, about 12 minutes. Add butter, rosemary, thyme, and garlic to the skillet and transfer to the oven. Roast, basting frequently with the juices, until veal is medium rare and an instant-read thermometer inserted into center of the chop reads 140˚, about 30 minutes. Transfer veal to a plate and let rest for 10 minutes. Discard herbs, garlic, and all but 2 tbsp. oil from skillet.