Main Dishes

Lamb Ragu with Polenta and Mint Gremolata

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Tender braised lamb shanks over creamy polenta

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for the lamb ragu

2 pieces lamb shanks, about 1.25 lbs each
1 yellow onion, diced
1 carrot, peeled and diced
1 stalk celery, diced
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup white wine
1 14 oz can tomatoes, crushed
4 cups chicken stock
1 sprig rosemary, chopped
salt
fresh cracked black pepper
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

for the polenta

2 cups polenta
6 cups water, plus more if needed
8 tablespoons butter, cubed
3/4 cup Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, grated
salt to taste
for the mint gremolata
2 tablespoons Italian parsley, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons celery leaves, thinly sliced use the inner leaves that are more yellow in color
2 lemons zested
1/2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
for the lamb ragu Preheat the oven to 350. Season the lamb shanks generously all over with salt and pepper. In a dutch oven over medium-high heat add the olive oil and heat until almost smoking. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
985

Sodium
1189mg
49% DV

Fat
63g
97% DV

Protein
29g
58% DV

Carbs
97g
32% DV

Fiber
15g
63% DV

Chili Cheese Dip

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This six ingredient hot Chili Cheese Dip is always a hit with friends and family. It takes less than 15 minutes to make on the stovetop and can easily be adapted to a crock pot.

2 1/2 cups homemade chili
6 ounces cream cheese
1/3 cup salsa style tomatoes (or salsa)
1 tablespoon hot sauce
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
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Nutritions

Calories
279

Sodium
1024mg
42% DV

Fat
17g
27% DV

Protein
14g
28% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
14g
58% DV
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