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Gourmet Mushroom Risotto

Gourmet Mushroom Risotto

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes

Ingredients 

  • 8 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1-1/4 pounds Portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/4 pounds white mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2-3/4 shallots, diced
  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 2/3 cup dry white wine
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Heath’s Blends Mark’s Masterpiece seasoning
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped chives
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup and 3 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

1.     In a saucepan, warm the broth over low heat.

2.     Warm 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the mushrooms, and cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Remove mushrooms and their liquid, and set aside.

3.     Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to skillet, and stir in the shallots. Cook 1 minute. Add rice, stirring to coat with oil, about 2 minutes. When the rice has taken on a pale, golden color, pour in wine, stirring constantly until the wine is fully absorbed. Add 1/2 cup broth to the rice, and stir until the broth is absorbed. Continue adding broth 1/2 cup at a time, stirring continuously, until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is al dente, about 15 to 20 minutes.

4.     Remove from heat, and stir in mushrooms with their liquid, butter, chives, and parmesan. Season with Marks Masterpiece to taste.

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Arkansas Chicken

Arkansas Chicken

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 70 Minutes
Ready In: 90 Minutes

Ingredients 

  • 4 large chicken breasts – divided in half lengthwise
  • 16 slices of quality bacon
  • 1 package of thinly sliced deli beef
  • 2 8 oz packages of cream cheese
  • 2 8 oz tubs of sour cream
  • 2 cans of Campbells Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 1 tbsp Heath’s Blends Chicken Scratch seasoning
  • 8 round toothpicks

Directions

1.     In a large mixing bowl, mix thoroughly the sour cream, cream cheese, and Cream of Chicken Soup mix. Either with fork or strong blender. Blend in the Chicken Scratch seasoning.

2.     Take 2 pieces of bacon and criss-cross to X pattern. Roll up a breast half, long ways, and wrap the bacon ends over top, draping ends over each. Use a toothpick to hold the bacon in place. Repeat with all chicken breasts.

3.      On bottom of 9×14 bakeware dish, completely cover the bottom of pan with the thin-sliced beef. Now evenly place the bacon-wrapped chicken in dish. 

4.      Preheat oven to 375. Pour the Mix of creams over top of chicken, spreading evenly. Try to completely cover the chicken, so only the toothpicks are showing. Cover with foil tightly, and place in over for 45 minutes.

5.       Pull dish from oven and increase over temp to 425. Remove foil cover. Place back in oven for another 25 minutes to brown top. Serve over white rice.

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Mediterranean Fried Scallops

Mediterranean Fried Scallops

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 0 Minutes
Cook Time: 10-15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • Heath’s Blends Moroccan Blend seasoning
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2/3 cup Heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp Powdered saffron
  • 1 lb Large Sea scallops

Directions

1.   In a heavy frying pan heat the butter and olive oil over medium heat. Sauté the scallops, stirring, about 4 minutes, just until they turn opaque. Remove scallops to serving platter and season with Moroccan Blend seasoning to taste..

2.   Drain any excess fat from pan. Add cream and powdered saffron to the pan and bring to a quick boil. Stir and cook for about 1 minute. Turn off heat and return the scallops to the pan. Stir to coat and return to serving platter. 

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Cuban Pork Roast

Cuban Pork Roast

Serves: 10
Prep Time: 70 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 85 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves minced  Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Heath’s Blends Havana Heaven
  • 3 lb quality Pork Loin roast

Directions

1.   In a small bowl, combine the first 3 ingredients; rub over pork roast. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

2.   Place roast on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting occasionally with pan juices. Let meat stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing.

Gourmet Mushroom Risotto
Arkansas Chicken
Mediterranean Fried Scallops
Cuban Pork Roast