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Frontier Co-Op Herbs of Italy -- 0.8 oz


Frontier Co-Op Herbs of Italy
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Frontier Co-Op Herbs of Italy -- 0.8 oz

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Frontier Co-Op Herbs of Italy Description

  • Italian Blend of Aromatic Herbs
  • Kosher
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • Non-Irradiated

The Italian seasoning basics are here in just the right proportions. Add it at the beginning of cooking whenever possible, to allow the flavors to meld. If you love to cook Italian, the blend will quickly become a staple in your kitchen. Use it in traditional Italian fare, but also in unexpected places--like your poached eggs or sub sandwich.

Free Of
GMOs

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Ingredients: Oregano, thyme, basil, garlic, black pepper, tarragon, red bell pepper and chives.
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Pastelón – Dominican Sweet Plantain Casserole

Pastelón, a Caribbean layered casserole made with sweet plantains, is a dish with many interpretations stemming from individual family traditions. People across the Caribbean take familial pride in the dish and like to say that all pastelón are not created equal – and there are many delicious variations depending on country of origin. This version is a Dominican-style pastelón based on a family favorite, but with a lean twist. The classic Caribbean flavors of sweet and savory are kept bold, but this evolution incorporates healthier ingredients. Serve it at your next gathering and introduce this cherished tradition to your family.Plantain Lasagna Pastelón in Casserole Dish with Serving on Blue Plate | Vitacost.com/blog

Pastelón – Dominican Sweet Plantain Casserole

Base

  • 8 sweet plantains (peeled and halved (optional: remove core and black seeds))
  • 3 tsp. Vitacost Himalayan Pink Salt
  • 2 cups water ((approx.))
  • 1-½ – 2 Tbsp. Organic Valley Ghee Butter
  • 2 eggs (room temperature)

Filling

  • 1 lb. ground turkey breast
  • 1 medium summer squash or zucchini
  • 4 Tbsp. Cento All Purpose Crushed Tomatoes
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • ½ yellow onion (minced)
  • 1 tsp. Vitacost Himalayan Pink Salt
  • ½ tsp. Simply Organic Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp. Turmeric
  • 2 tsp. Italian herb, adobo or sofrito seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Bragg Organic Raw Unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. Simply Organic Crushed Red Pepper

Topping

  • 8 oz. mozzarella cheese

Notes: For a vegan variation, use dairy-free cheese and vegan butter. Substitute turkey with sautéed tomatoes and eggplant or minced sautéed mushrooms with onions.

Base

  1. In saucepan, cover plantains with water and salt. (Note: Fill with enough water to just cover plantains; do not overfill). Boil for 20 minutes.
  2. Drain water and let plantains cool slightly.
  3. In bowl, mash plantains with potato masher.
  4. Stir in butter and eggs until well combined.

Filling

  1. Peel and grate squash. Squeeze out water using hands or cheese cloth and set aside.
  2. Season turkey with salt, pepper, turmeric, garlic, onion, Italian, adobo or sofrito seasoning, vinegar. Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil and mix well. (Note: Do not overmix.)
  3. In skillet over medium heat, combine turkey and squash and cook 10-15 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes, crushed red peppers and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Set aside.

Layered assembly

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Grease 8x8-inch glass casserole dish with butter.
  3. In dish, spread half of plantain mixture. Top with turkey mixture, then sprinkle on half of mozzarella cheese.
  4. Top with remaining plantain mixture, then additional mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake 30 minutes.
  6. Let cool slightly before serving.

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