This week’s special recipe is a mix of vegetable and your favorite smoked sausage for a great mix to your weekly food planning!
Cabbage & Sausage Packets
1 lb. Turkey sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces (or your favorite smoked sausage)
1/2 head of cabbage, cut in 1/4 in wedges
15 small red and white potatoes, quartered
1 large onion, sliced
1/4 cup garlic butter
salt & pepper to taste
4 ice cubes
How to Cook
Preheat your grill to 400 degrees F.
Cut four 18 x 12 inch sheets of foil.
Divide the cabbage, potatoes, and onion over the foil sheets.
Add 1 ice cube to each mound.
Evenly divide the sausage between the packets and top with garlic butter 1 tablespoons per packet, salt, and pepper.
Seal each packet well and place in oven for 50 minutes.
Allow to rest 10 minutes before serving.
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It’s Tostadas Tuesday… and Smarty Marty gives you here take on this delightful dish!
Quick and easy meals for your family… This one Prep time of 25 mins!
1 package (20 ounces) lean ground turkey
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1 teaspoon canola oil
3/4 cup water
1 envelope taco seasoning
1 can (15-1/2 ounces) hominy, rinsed and drained
12 tostada shells
3 cups shredded lettuce
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
1 cup chopped tomato
1 cup cubed avocado
In a large skillet, cook the turkey, onion and green pepper in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes or until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the water, taco seasoning and hominy. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until heated through.
On each tostada shell, layer the lettuce, about 1/3 cup turkey mixture, cheese, tomato and avocado.Yield: 6 servings.
Recipe – Taste of Home
Today’s Foodie Tuesday is Smarty Marty’s take on a classic Shrimp Boil!
Getting all your ingredients together
- 2 lemons, halved, plus wedges for serving
- 1/2 cup Old Bay Seasoning
- 8 cloves garlic, smashed
- 1 large red onion, quartered
- 6 sprigs fresh thyme
- 1 pound baby red potatoes
- 4 ears corn, husked and snapped in half
- 1 1/4 pounds large shrimp, unpeeled
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- Hot sauce, for serving (optional)
Fill a large pot with 4 quarts of water. Squeeze the lemon juice into the water and add the squeezed lemon halves. Add the Old Bay, garlic, and onion. Tie the thyme sprigs together with kitchen twine and add to the pot. Cover and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook about 5 minutes.
Add the potatoes to the pot and cook until just tender, about 10 minutes. Add the corn and cook 5 more minutes.
Meanwhile, slice along the back of each shrimp through the shells; remove the veins and rinse the shrimp. Add to the pot, cover and cook until the shrimp curl and are just opaque, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer the shrimp and vegetables with a slotted spoon or skimmer to a large bowl. Add the butter and about 1 cup broth to the bowl and toss until the butter is melted. Transfer the shrimp and vegetables to a platter. Serve with the remaining broth, lemon wedges and hot sauce, if desired.
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Recipe courtesy of Food Network Magazine
We are excited about this colorful summer meal that would be delicious delights for lunch or dinner for a summertime specialty.
This week’s meal is a Baked Turkey leg with a side salad and corn on the cob. Simple and Delicious!
Great way to have a turkey dinner all year around
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Are you ready to get your taste buds roaring…
We are here again for another Foodie Tuesday By Smarty Marty this week dish is
Here is your Ingredient List:
2 pounds whole red snapper (about 2-3 fish ) or any white fish – cleaned and scaled
½ cup vegetable oil or more as needed
1 teaspoon minced garlic (about 2 garlic cloves)
½ teaspoon ginger
2 sprigs thyme
1 bay leave
½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced
½ yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 yellow medium onion, thinly sliced
1 medium carrot Julienne
1 tablespoon sugar
½ teaspoon Jamaican all spice
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 Scotch bonnet pepper, pierced or replace with ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
¾ cup malt vinegar ( sub red wine vinegar)
Freshly ground white pepper
Season fish with salt and black pepper and fry for about 5 minutes each side.
Dry fish with paper towel and pan, set aside
Cut and chop vegetables and put aside.
Put vinegar and sugar into a saucepan and bring to a boil, allow to reduce slightly
Add carrots and let simmer for about a minute
Add red and green bell peppers a simmer for a minute
Add onion and simmer for about 5 minutes or until the onion is transparent
Add scotch bonnet pepper and stir
Place fish into serving dish and spoon dressing on top.
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We are super excited to be coming back to you for Foodie Tuesday By Smarty Marty!
Each Tuesday we are going to be sharing great Food ideas with great display with you.
Here we have a delicious Chicken Salad for a Tuesday!
Fresh Ingredients Great Food in Minutes
2 cups chicken breasts, cooked and cubed
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 1⁄2 tablespoons plain fat-free yogurt (regular or Greek)
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon chives, chopped
Combine chicken, celery and chives in a medium bowl. I use bone-in, skin-on chicken breast that I season with salt, pepper and garlic and roast at 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Discard the skin and bones and cut into cubes.
Add mayo and yogurt and stir to combine.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve on a whole wheat bun or scoop onto a bed of lettuce.
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