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Mushroom Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ingredients

1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, sliced
8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
1/4 cup white wine or broth
salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
1/2 teaspoon truffle oil (optional)
1 cup fontina or gruyere, shredded
1/4 cup parmigiano reggiano, grated
4 slices bread
2 tablespoon butter

Directions

Melt the butter and heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.

Add the onion and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.

Add the garlic and thyme and saute until fragrant, about a minute.

Add the cremini mushrooms and saute until the start to caramelized and turn golden brown, about 10-15 minutes.

Add the wine, deglaze the pan and cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 2-3 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper, add the parsley and remove from heat and let cool a bit.

Mix the cheese into the mushrooms.

Butter one side of each slice of bread and place 2 in the pan buttered side down.

Top each with 1/2 of the mushroom mixture and finally the remaining slices of bread with the buttered side up.

Grill until the cheese has melted and the bread is golden brown, about 2-4 minutes per side.
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Bacon Cheddar Ranch Pinwheels

Ingredients

8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/4 c. ranch dressing
1/2 c. finely shredded cheddar cheese
6 pieces bacon, cooked and chopped
1 Tbsp. minced chives
flour tortillas (6 small or 3 large)

Instructions

In a small mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and ranch dressing. Mix until smooth.

Stir in cheddar cheese, bacon, and chives.

Spread in a generous layer over tortillas.

Roll tortillas tightly and slice into 1 inch pieces.
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Crock Pot Cheesy Hamburger Dip Spicy

Ingredients

2 lb Velveeta, cubed
1 (10.5 oz) can cream of mushroom soup
1 (16 oz) jar Mild Pace Salsa
1 lb hamburger
1 lb Hot Jimmy Dean Sausage

Instructions

In a large skillet fry hamburger and sausage until cooked through, drain grease.

Mix all ingredients together in large crock pot.

Cook on low for 2-3 hours or until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally.

Serve with tortilla chips
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Super Cowboy Lasagna

Ingredients

1 lb of ground beef
Minced onions – 4 tbsp
Worcestershire sauce – generous sprinkling
Parsley – roughly 3 tbsp, divided
One can of tomato soup – 10 3/4 ozs
One can of corn – 15.25 ozs
Dried ground mustard – 3 tbsp
One package of tater tots – 32 ozs
Salt and Pepper to taste
Mozzarella cheese – roughly 4 cups

Directions

Brown ground beef with spices – drain. Add can of soup and can of corn, simmer for about 10 minutes.

In a greased 9×13 baking dish, arrange tater tots in single layer. Cover with 2 cups of cheese. Pour ground beef mixture over top and cover with remaining cheese and 1 tbsp of parsley.

Place in a 350F oven for 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
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Chicken Cheese Enchiladas 2

Ingredients

2 cups sour cream
1 can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 (4 oz) can chopped green chilies
1 (2 oz) can sliced ripe olives, drained
4 cups cooked chicken, cubed
3 cups shredded monterey jack cheese, divided
3 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
12 flour tortillas (6 inches)
4 green onions, thinly sliced

Instructions

In a large bowl, combine the sour cream, soup, chilies, and olives. Set aside 1-1/2 cups for topping.

Add the chicken, 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese and 2 cups Cheddar cheese to remaining soup mixture, mix.

Spoon about 1/2 cup chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla; roll up tightly. Place seam side down in a greased 13-x9x2-inch baking dish. Top with reserved soup mixture.

Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Sprinkle with remaining cheeses; top with onions Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
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Cheesy Chicken Rollups

Ingredients

1 large chicken breast, flattened to 1/2″ thickness and cut into strips
salt, pepper and Italian seasoning to taste
2 tubes crescent roll dough
1/2 cup Roasted Garlic Parmesan Sauce
1 cup mozzarella cheese

Instructions

Flatten the chicken breast and cut into strips.

Season with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning and cook in olive oil until golden brown on both sides (about 3 minutes each side.) Set aside.

Unroll the crescent roll dough and separate into triangles.

Spread about 1 tbsp of sauce over each triangle.

Place one or two strips of cooked chicken on the wide end of each triangle.

Sprinkle with cheese.

Roll up each triangle from the wide end to the narrow and place on a baking sheet.

Bake according to package directions until golden brown.
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Sweet-and-Salty Honey-Cheese Spread

Ingredients

1 (10.5 oz.) goat cheese log (may be called chevre cheese)
1/2 c. roasted, salted sunflower seeds
1/3 c. honey
1 pt. fresh raspberries, blackberries, or blueberries
fresh mint leaves
assorted crackers

Directions

Press or roll goat cheese log in sunflower seeds, thoroughly covering goat cheese, including ends. Arrange cheese on a serving platter with any remaining sunflower seeds. Drizzle with honey. Sprinkle with berries. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired.

Serve immediately with assorted crackers.

Yield: 6 to 8 appetizer servings.
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