Vegetables

Thanksgiving Leftovers Shepherd’s Pie

Thanksgiving Leftovers Shepherd’s Pie
A great way to give new life to Thanksgiving leftovers.
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Ingredients
  1. 2.5 cups cooked Turkey, cut into small pieces
  2. 2 cups Pea and asparagus casserole (green beans, Brussels sprouts, or whatever your leftovers may be)
  3. 2 cups Carrots, onions, celery left from cooking the turkey, all cut into small pieces
  4. ½ - ¾ cup Gravy
  5. 3 cups Sweet Potato Souffle (or mashed russet potatoes or a combination)
  6. 2 Tbsp butter, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350*F
  2. Butter an 8” or 9” pie pan or an 8x8 or 9x13 baking pan depending on how many leftovers you have.
  3. Layer the turkey, then pea and asparagus, then carrots, onions, celery in the pie pan. Add gravy as needed until the mixture is moist but not runny. Top with the sweet potatoes to cover completely.
  4. Brush the sweet potatoes with the melted butter and place the pie in the oven to bake approx. 30 minutes until the potatoes are slightly browned and the filling is bubbling.Let the pie rest 5-10 minutes before serving.
Notes
  1. **Note – the above amounts are for a 9.5” pie pan
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Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn Squash Soup
Maple syrup, nutmeg and ground cinnamon add holiday flavor to this classic autumn soup. Garnish with roasted pumpkin seeds for even more holiday zest.
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Total Time
55 min
Total Time
55 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups (480 ml) chicken broth
  2. ½ cup (120 ml) low fat evaporated milk
  3. ½ acorn squash, cooked, peeled, seeded
  4. 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  5. 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  6. ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  7. salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 4-5 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
Notes
  1. Yields 4 cups
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Cool as a Cucumber

Cool as a Cucumber
Learn more about the Juice Fountain Cold
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For two servings
  1. 2 cucumbers
  2. 2 medium green apples, stem removed
  3. 4 large sprigs fresh mint
  4. 1 small lime, peeled
  5. Ice cubes, to serve
For a crowd (2 quarts)
  1. 10 cucumbers
  2. 10 medium green apples, stems removed
  3. 12 large sprigs fresh mint
  4. 4 small limes, peeled
  5. Ice cubes, to serve
Instructions
  1. Juice on HIGH setting, feeding all ingredients (except the ice cubes) into the juicer, one at a time.
  2. Stir juice and serve over ice.
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