Taste of Home….Super Bowl Sunday Recipes

Super Bowl Sunday comes in second place, only to Thanksgiving, as the biggest eating day of the year in the United States and nothing says game day like mouth-watering appetizers.

Chipotle Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Serves 8
Serving Size: 1/2 sweet potato

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 sweet red pepper, chopped
1 cup red cabbage, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cup whole kernel corn
1 1/2 cup black beans
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 lime, juiced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
4 medium sweet potatoes, baked and cooled
1/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (optional)
Salt and pepper

Creamy chipotle sauce:
1 cup plain yogurt
1 small chipotle in adobo sauce
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 lime, juiced
Salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet. Once hot, add sweet pepper and garlic, sauté until pepper is soft.

  3. Add in red cabbage, corn and black beans. Cook for five to six minutes.

  4. Remove and place in a bowl with chopped cilantro and lime juice. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Cut sweet potatoes in half and scoop out orange flesh, keeping a thin layer of flesh against the skin so the skins don’t fall apart.

  6. Mash the orange flesh and mix with black bean and cabbage mixture.

  7. Stuff your mixture back inside the sweet potato skins. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  8. Next, whisk together all ingredients for chipotle sauce or combine in a blender and process until thoroughly mixed.

  9. Remove sweet potatoes and drizzle on the chipotle sauce. Serve immediately.

For more recipes from Alexa, visit Simple Roots Wellness

 

Eating low carb? Craving a cheesy slice of pizza? These inventive personal pies are built on portobello mushrooms, which are rich in fiber and much lower in carbs than regular pizza dough.

Low-Carb Portobello Pizza Recipe

Serves: 4

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

4 portobello mushrooms
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Pinch of salt
2/3 cup tomato sauce
1/3 cup chopped ham, prosciutto or chorizo
1/2 cup fresh spinach, chopped
1/2 cup low-fat cheddar cheese
1/4 tablespoon basil, chopped
1 teaspoon chili flakes (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Remove the stems from each mushroom. Using a spoon, clean out the darker gills from the inside of the mushrooms.

  3. In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, crushed garlic, salt and oregano. Place the mushrooms on the baking sheet and gently brush with the garlic oil mixture. Bake for 5 minutes.

  4. After 5 minutes, remove the mushrooms from the oven and top with tomato sauce, ham, spinach and cheese. Place back in the oven to back for 15 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

  5. Before serving top with fresh basil and chili flakes, if desired.

For more recipes from Carmen, visit everylastbite.com

 

Now you want to know, where are the chips and dip?  Try this… Crispy Green Bean “chips” with dip! Yum

Baked Green Bean Fries Recipe

Serves 3

Prep time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
1/4 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup gluten free breadcrumbs
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 cup gluten free flour
2 eggs
Cooking spray

For the Herb Yogurt Dip: 
1/3 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt

For the Sriracha Dip:
2 tablespoons fat-free Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F

  2. Make the two dips by combining the ingredients for each in bowls and stirring the ingredients until they’re well combined. Store the bowls in the fridge until they’re ready to serve.

  3. In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, breadcrumbs, paprika, garlic powder and chili powder.

  4. Place the flour on a plate. Crack the two eggs into a bowl and whisk.

  5. Wash the green beans. Working in batches, coat the beans in the flour, dip them into the egg and then dredge them in the breadcrumb mixture until they’re well-coated. Lay the beans out evenly on a baking sheet. Lightly spray the beans with cooking spray

  6. Bake the beans in the oven for 12-15 minutes until they are crispy and golden. Test a bean to ensure that it’s cooked and tender on the inside.

  7. Serve the green bean fries with the two dipping sauces.

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