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THREE CHEESE GREEN ENCHILADA CASSEROLE
serves 4-6


HEALTHFUL LIBATION Berry smoothie

CARMELIZED ONION TORTE
serves 4


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502 BACHELOR SHOW

THREE CHEESE GREEN ENCHILADA CASSEROLE

  1. Brush the vegetable slices lightly with olive oil. Place them on an indoor or outdoor grill that has been pre-heated. Grill until black lines appear. Remove from the grill and set aside.
  2. Brush the bottom of a 9X13 casserole dish with olive oil.
  3. Line the bottom of the dish with 4 tortillas spread out to cover as much of the bottom as possible.
  4. Layer the grilled onions and red peppers onto the tortillas.
  5. Place half of the ricotta, in spoonfuls, onto the vegetables, then sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  6. Pour 1/3 of a can of the enchilada sauce over this.
  7. Add another layer of 4 tortillas.
  8. Place the zucchini slices on top, evenly distributed. Drizzle with a little olive oil, then a light sprinkling of salt and pepper.
  9. Spread 1 can of diced chilies onto this.
  10. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese evenly over the top.
  11. Place the remaining ricotta by spoonfuls onto the top.
  12. Pour 1/3 of the enchilada sauce over the top.
  13. Place the remaining 4 tortillas on top.
  14. Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the top, making sure to coat the tortillas evenly.
  15. Sprinkle the Grana Pedano evenly on top.
  16. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake another 10 minutes.

Garnish with a little heated enchilada sauce and a dollop of sour cream.

Ingredients:

- 1 red onion, sliced into 1/4 inch thick slices
- 1 large zucchini, sliced into 1/4 inch thick slices
- 1 red bell pepper, cored seeded and quartered
- olive oil
- salt
- pepper
- 12 corn tortillas
- 1 cup Ricotta cheese
- 2 15 oz. cans green enchilada sauce (mild, medium or hot , to your taste)
- 1 - 4 oz. can mild green diced chilies
- 1 cup sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
- 1 cup Grana Pedano cheese, grated (or any hard white cheese such as Parmesan)
- sour cream for garnish

 

 


HEALTHFUL LIBATION Berry smoothie

Combine and blend in a blender.

Ingredients:

- 1 1/2 cups Almond milk (or any milk of choice)
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 1 cup mixed berries, fresh or frozen
- 1 cup strawberries, fresh or frozen
- 2-3 Tb. grade B maple syrup
- 1 scoop (30 grams) protein powder
- 1 Tb. Omega 3 and Omega 6 oil blend (optional)
- 4-5 ice cubes, if using fruit that is not frozen

 


CARMELIZED ONION TORTE

  1. Pre-bake the pie crust according to package instructions.
  2. In a medium skillet, place the onions, vinegar, salt and pepper (to taste), and enough vegetable broth to simmer them in. Cook until the onions have softened and the broth has mostly evaporated. When finished cooking, add the butter (optional) and stir until it has melted. Place this mixture into the pre-baked pie crust.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the eggs and cream. Pour this over the onions. Top with the cheese and move the contents of the pie around gently with a fork to evenly distribute them.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes until the top is golden.
Ingredients:

- 1 frozen pie crust
- 2 sweet yellow onions, thinly sliced
- vegetable broth
- 1 Tb. balsamic vinegar
- 1 Tb. butter (optional)
- 6 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 cup cream (or half-and-half or condensed milk)
- 1/2 cup Gruyere cheese, grated
- salt
- pepper

 

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