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By Lingonberrylane, Lydia Ln

Rate this recipe 3.7/5 (502 Votes)
Stuffed Eggplant 4 Pictures
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Servings 2
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10
Cost Average budget

  • 1 Eggplant
  • 3 slices Bacon
  • 1/4-1/2 cup onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 package button mushrooms
  • Cheese - I used a mixture of cheddar and parmesan because that's what I had on hand.
  • Topping:
  • breadcrumbs - I had some homemade from an old baguette mixed with a little parmesan, garlic and chives
  • Garnish (make it pretty)
  • Crumbled bacon
  • chives
  • parsley

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A classic BBQ favorite with an Asian twist! Full recipe HERE

  • 1 pound button bone spareribs
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of flour
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 heaping tablespoons cornstarch mixed in cold water
4.9/5 (209 Votes)

Mortadella flowers decorate this savory leek quiche in a unique rectangular shape.

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Mix the sour cream & soups together

  • Chicken Breasts
  • 1 package of Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 500 ml of Sour Cream
  • 2 cans of Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • Dill
  • Paprika
5/5 (2 Votes)

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Cut skinless smoked sausage in half, lengthwise, and then chop into 1/2 inch "half moon" cuts

  • 3 cups idaho potatoes, peeled, boiled and cut into cubes when cool, approx. 1 lb
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 lb Velveeta cheese, diced
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 lb skinless smoked sausage (Eckrich is my favorite brand)
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Place chicken in crock pot

  • 2 Tbs Worcester sauce
  • 1 Can cream of Mushroom soup
  • 1 Soup can milk
  • 1/2 Envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 4 Boneless chicken breast
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Nothing beats a good club sandwich, with its stacked layers of simple ingredients that go together so deliciously

  • 3 slices white bread (toasted)
  • 2 slices cooked bacon
  • 2 ounces cooked roasted chicken breast
  • 2 tomato slices
  • 1 slice cheese
  • 2 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
4.9/5 (17 Votes)

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This classic French Tomato Tart is easy to make, and perfect for sharing!

  • 1 prepared tart dough
  • 2-3 tomatoes, depending on size
  • hot or grainy mustard
  • grated cheese
  • olive oil
  • dried parsley and garlic
4.8/5 (55 Votes)

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saute mushrooms and onions in margarine about 5 mins

  • 1 cup of thinly sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup of finely chopped onions
  • 2 tbsp. of corn oil margarine
  • 2 tbsp. of flour
  • 2 cups of chicken broth or stock
  • 2 tbsp. skim milk powder
  • 1/2 cup of skim milk
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 1/2 tsp. of pepper
4.8/5 (32 Votes)

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Put 2 tbsp. of butter in a wok and sauté garlic and onions for 2-3 minutes on low to medium heat until onions beco

  • 8 oz. sliced crimini or baby bella mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp. onions, finely chopped
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp. unbleached wheat flour
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg powder
4.8/5 (10 Votes)

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MAMA'S RECIPE

  • 6 chicken breast(cooked and boiled) ,2 cans of cream of mushroom & chicken soup ,1 cup of milk ,1 3/4 cup chicken broth ,1 stick of butter ,1 bag of cornbread stuffing
4.7/5 (66 Votes)

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Preheat your oven to 400°F/ 205°C

  • 1/4 cup / 60 ml best-quality olive oil
  • • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • • 1 tsp / 5 ml paprika
  • • 1 tsp / 5 ml ginger
  • • 1 tsp / 5 ml fresh ground black pepper
  • • 1 tsp / 5 ml dried mustard
  • • 1 tsp / 5 ml oregano
  • • 1 tsp / 5 ml chili powder
  • • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • • 4 tilapia filets, thawed
4.8/5 (4 Votes)

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