Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty- Cheese Broccoli Casserole

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Eat your vegetable Please…. Yes Yes… we are coming to you this week with Foodie Tuesday with a Broccoli Casserole… Yummy… this is a delicious way to eat your vegetables. Let’s get started with the ingredient list:

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup onions, chopped

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  • (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped broccoli
  • 8 ounces shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to tasteBroccoli Casserole2Broccoli Casserole3
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9×13 inch baking dish.

    1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together condensed soup, mayonnaise, egg and onions.
    2. Place frozen broccoli into a very large mixing bowl. (I like to use my large stainless steel bowl to mix this recipe thoroughly.) Break up the frozen broccoli. Using a rubber spatula, scrape soup-mayonnaise mixture on top of broccoli, and mix well. Sprinkle on cheese, and mix well. Spread mixture into prepared baking dish, and smooth top of casserole. Season with salt, pepper and paprika.
    3. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

    Broccoli Casserole

    Food Styled and Prepared By Smarty Marty

    Recipe By -www.allrecipes.com

    Atlanta Based Photography Elisha Akram (Kustom Kreation Photography) weekly food/recipe contributor Smarty Marty(My Older Sister) combines her love for cooking, photography and plating meals each and every Tuesday for this Segment entitled Foodie Tuesday. Join us each week for a variety of dishes prepared by Smarty Marty

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Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty- Blackened Trout

We know it’s been a couple of weeks since we’ve posted a delicious recipe on Foodie Tuesday! But we are back and we have this deliciously prepared blackened trout for our dinner inspiration today! First things First…. Let us gather the necessary ingredients to prepare this dish.

  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 6 (4 ounce) fillets troutBlackened TroutBlackened Trout3Blackened Trout2Food Styled and Prepared By Smarty Marty

    Recipe By -www.allrecipes.com

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Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty- Tuna Croissant Sandwich

Smarty Foodie this week is keeping it easy with a quick meal idea for you. Grab you a can a Tuna we are going to assist with this delicious delight!

Tuna Croissant Sandwich

First Things First gather up the necessary ingredients.

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 oz.) can tuna
  • ½ medium red onion
  • 4 pieces scallions
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2½ tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 5 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 pieces Croissant
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  • Directions

    1. Open the tuna and drain water or oil.
    2. Chop the onion, celery, and scallions.
    3. Arrange the tuna in a mixing bowl. Add mayonnaise, chopped onion, celery, and scallions.
    4. Add Parmesan cheese and garlic powder. Mix well
    5. Slice the Croissant in half and then lay a piece of lettuce flat on one slice of the bread. Scoop some tuna salad over the lettuce. Top with the other bread slice.
    6. Serve and Enjoy!

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    Recipe By -www.speedyrecipe.com

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Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty – Mandarin Orange Chicken

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This week’s Foodie Tuesday Delight from Smarty Marty is a Mandarin Orange Chicken

a different twist on your chicken breast. Let’s get started. 1st things first lets gather up the necessary ingredients.

What you need is the following: 
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch22218332_1957460367598236_4980106681036265822_oDirections: 

Ingredients
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned.
While chicken cooks, drain oranges in a colander over a bowl, reserving 2 tablespoons liquid. Add oranges, 2 tablespoons liquid, onions, jalapeño, and garlic to pan. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Combine broth, soy sauce, and cornstarch; add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute or until slightly thickened.

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Recipe By – Allrecipes.com

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Foodie Tuesday by Smarty Marty- Homemade Potato Salad!

So Smarty Marty is getting you all prepared for your 4th of July cook out! So along with all the favorite BBQ delights here is a recipe for one of the sides that can make a way to the table come tomorrow. So let’s get started by father up the necessary ingredients needed:

  • 5 potatoes
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
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  • Direction:
    • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool, peel and chop.
    • Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil; cover, remove from heat, and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.
    • In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, eggs, celery, onion, relish, garlic salt, celery salt, mustard, pepper and mayonnaise. Mix together well and refrigerate until chilled.

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  • Food Styled and Prepared By Smarty Marty

    Recipe By – Allrecipes.com

    Atlanta Based Photography Elisha Akram (Kustom Kreation Photography) weekly food/recipe contributor Smarty Marty(My Older Sister) combines her love for cooking, photography and plating meals each and every Tuesday for this Segment entitled Foodie Tuesday. Join us each week for a variety of dishes prepared by Smarty Marty

Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty- Macaroni Salad

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This week recipe idea is a classic with a twist… Macaroni Please, but not just any macaroni,

we are adding a few vegetables to make this what they call a Macaroni Salad….  As always 1st things 1st we need to gather up the following ingredients.

Ingredient Listing: 

  • 4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup mayonnaise1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pimento peppers (optional)

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The Fresh Ingredients 

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Chopped & Diced 

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Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the macaroni, and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Rinse under cold water and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in the onion, celery, green pepper, carrot, pimentos and macaroni. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving, but preferably overnight.

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Recipe By – Allrecipes.com

Atlanta Based Photography Elisha Akram (Kustom Kreation Photography) weekly food/recipe contributor Smarty Marty(My Older Sister) combines her love for cooking, photography and plating meals each and every Tuesday for this Segment entitled Foodie Tuesday. Join us each week for a variety of dishes prepared by Smarty Marty

Foodie Tuesday with Smarty Marty -Vegetable & Chicken Lasagna

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Noodles Chicken and Vegetables… a delicious combination. This week Smarty Marty is cooking up Lasagna utilizing chicken tenderloins and fresh vegetables. To get started with this dish we need to gather up the following ingredients.

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Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2cups very thin bite-size carrot strips
  • 1cup chopped onion (1 large)
  • 4cloves garlic, minced
  • 14 – 16ounces frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 12ounces shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 3cups fat-free milk
  • 9tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2teaspoons salt
  • 1/2teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4cup snipped fresh basil
  • 115 ounce carton fat-free ricotta cheese
  • 1cup shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese (4 ounces)
  • 12no-boil lasagna noodles (about 8 ounces)
  • 1cup whole wheat panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
  • 1/4cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)

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Directions

  1. Lightly coat a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat, swirling to coat the bottom of the skillet. Add carrots, onion, and garlic; cook about 6 minutes or until softened, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in broccoli and chicken; set aside.
  3. For sauce, in a large saucepan whisk together milk and flour. Add broth, salt, and pepper, whisking until smooth. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat, whisking constantly. Boil about 1 minute or until slightly thickened, whisking constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in basil. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl stir together ricotta cheese and mozzarella cheese.
  5. Spread 1 cup of the sauce in the prepared baking dish. Arrange three of the lasagna noodles crosswise over the sauce in baking dish. Spoon another 1 cup of the sauce over the noodles, spreading evenly. Dot with one-third of the ricotta mixture, then one-third of the chicken mixture. Repeat layers twice. Top with the remaining three lasagna noodles. Spread the remaining sauce over the top. Cover baking dish with foil. Cover and chill for at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Bake, covered, for 1-1/2 hours. Remove foil. Bake for 30 minutes more.
  7. Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together panko and Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle panko mixture over lasagna. Drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes more or until the top is lightly browned. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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Recipe By – www.bhg.com

Atlanta Based Photography Elisha Akram (Kustom Kreation Photography) weekly food/recipe contributor Smarty Marty(My Older Sister) combines her love for cooking, photography and plating meals each and every Tuesday for this Segment entitled Foodie Tuesday. Join us each week for a variety of dishes prepared by Smarty Marty