SOUPS & SALADS
3 leeks, washed, dark green ends removed and chopped
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
4 Tbsp. Halladay's Sage Peppercorn Backyard BBQ Rub
1 parmesan rind, plus finely shredded parmesan for serving
4 Tbsp. lemon juice
3 to 4 (15 oz.) cans cannellini beans
1 (5 oz.) bag spinach
Combine first 5 ingredients in a slow cooker; add 8 cups of water. Cook on low 7-8 hours or on high 4-5 hours. Add lemon juice, beans and spinach in the last 10 minutes of cooking. Salt and pepper to taste.
3 cups mixed salad greens
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp. Halladay's Garlic Tomato Basil Seasoning
½ cup toasted walnuts
2 Tbsp. feta cheese
Just before serving, toss greens with olive oil, vinegar and seasoning; salt and pepper to taste. Top with walnuts and cheese.
1 cup low fat yogurt (regular or Greek)
2 Tbsp. of selected vinegar; cider, wine, tarragon, or balsamic
2 Tbsp. Halladay's Buffalo Chicken and Blue Cheese Dip
Whisk together ingredients until well blended. Add 2-4 Tbsp. of oil or milk to thin, if desired.
10 cups water
1 package Halladay's Farmhouse Minestrone Soup, divided
1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes
½ lb. sweet Italian sausage, cooked and drained (or cooked, diced ham)
2 carrots, chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 (15.5 oz.) can cannellini beans
1 medium zucchini
In a slow cooker, combine water, beans and spice mixture from package, tomatoes and sausage, reserving pasta for later. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. In a medium skillet, sauté carrots and celery until soft, about 3-5 minutes; add to soup in the last 2 hours of cooking. Add pasta, cannellini beans and zucchini in the last hour of cooking. Salt and pepper to taste.
For a vegetarian version, remove sausage from recipe or substitute for vegan sausage.
1 pint light or regular sour cream
½ cup mayo
1 Tbsp. Halladay's Roasted Red Pepper Seasoning
1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
2 chicken breasts, cooked and sliced
½ cup red onion, sliced
½ cup black olives, sliced
½ cup red kidney beans, cooked
½ cup corn, cooked
Combine sour cream, mayo and seasoning; toss with remaining ingredients.
1 package Halladay's Farmhouse Vegetable Barley Stew
1 to 1 ½ lbs. lamb stew meat (or beef chuck roast)
12-16 oz. Guinness (or stout of your choice)
1 (10.5 oz.) can cream of mushroom soup
4 carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
3 potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
3 ribs celery, chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
6 cups water
Combine all ingredients in a large slow cooker. Cook on low 7-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
1 (8 oz.) bottle clam juice
1 lb. scallops
1 lb. small shrimp
½ lb. cooked lobster meat
8 Tbsp. (1 stick) salted butter
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 package Halladay's Lobster Bisque Seasoning
4 cups heavy cream
1 tsp. red paprika
1 cup dry sherry
Heat clam juice and add scallops, shrimp and lobster; cook for 2 minutes. Strain seafood and reserve broth. Melt butter in frying pan (do not burn); whisk in flour slowly to make a roux. Add seasoning and reserved broth and bring up to heat. Slowly whisk in heavy cream. Add paprika, and sherry (to taste). When bisque is to texture and taste, add seafood and heat for 2 minutes or until well heated without boiling.