Appetizers

Lemony White Bean Hummus

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Super-fresh hummus with white beans, lemon and parsley and topped with a "dressing" of olives and feta cheese.

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hummus:
1 can (15 oz.) white cannellini beans, drained
1/2 c. fresh flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
juice of one lemon
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 t. salt
1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil

hummus topping:
2 T. kalamata olives, minced
1 T. feta cheese
1 T. flat leaf parsley, minced
1 t. extra virgin olive oil
1 t. lemon zest

chips:
10 (6-inch) bakery fresh wheat tortillas, each cut into 4 wedges
2 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 t. dark sesame oil
salt to taste
hummus: In the bowl of a food processor, combine the beans, parsley, lemon juice, garlic and salt. Pulse to combine and then while food processor is running, stream in the olive oil until the hummus is...
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Nutritions

Calories
909

Sodium
832mg
34% DV

Fat
19g
29% DV

Protein
32g
64% DV

Carbs
155g
52% DV

Fiber
21g
84% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV