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POTATO SALADS

AFC Tater Tot Tomato Salad

AFC TATER TOT TOMATO SALAD

If you want to be the talk of the gathering, bring this dish. If you want to make more festive the occasion, serve this dish! Family and guests will think it’s fried chicken or shrimp salad!

What’s easier, baking some tater tots or peeling, boiling, cutting and cooling potatoes? You don’t have to give up on the traditional, but what’s wrong with trying a different potato version? Everything is right with it!!

Makes 5 cupsserving size 1/2 cup

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MAINS PASTA

Saffron Pesto Rotini

THE ANIMAL-FREE CHEF

SAFFRON PESTO ROTINI 5

SAFFRON PESTO ROTINI

This is just one of the uses for SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO:

Sauteed celery, red pepper and onion mixed with cooked tri-color rotini pasta, then tossed with Saffron Walnut Pesto that was heated till bubbly with a can of Bush’s Vegetarian Baked Beans! All the more creamy with the beans! You won’t believe how flavorful and textural this dish becomes! Tossed with fresh cut grape tomatoes and topped with a fresh combo of chopped mint, basil and sage!

Makes 9 cups

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MAINS MY FRENCH RICE SAFFRON

TOMATO SAFFRON RICE

TOMATO SAFFRON RICE

Saffron, curry, basil and tarragon seasoned rice mixed with a saute of mushroom, celery and sweet onion, mixed with peas and carrots. Tossed with garlic and fresh grape tomatoes!

Makes 11 cups

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APPETIZERS BITES MY FRENCH

ROASTED RATATOUILLE ANTIPASTO

ROASTED RATATOUILLE ANTIPASTO

A really easy, flavorful antipasto that requires little effort or time!

Makes about 4 cups

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APPETIZERS SALSA SPREAD-DIP

BOURBON BAKED BEAN SALSA

BOURBON BAKED BEAN SALSA

An American slant to Mexican bean salsa. Bourbon Baked Beans mixed with caramelized peppers and onion and pineapple salsa. Seasoned with fresh basil and mint! Serve with your favorite tortilla chips!

Makes 7 cups

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GREEN SALADS

ESCAROLE MAPLE WALNUT SALAD

ESCAROLE MAPLE WALNUT SALAD

Crisp escarole lettuce with red grape tomatoes, cucumber and red onion. Drizzled with maple walnut Balsamic dressing. Then topped with candied walnuts!

Serves 6

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GREEN SALADS

SHARON’S WEDGE SALAD

SHARON’S WEDGE SALAD

Iceberg lettuce wedges topped with red grape tomatoes and chopped red onion. Covered with a sweet and sour soy bacon and pine nut dressing made with extra virgin olive oil and Balsamic vinegar plus non-filtered apple cider vinegar.  Sprinkled with fresh cracked pepper!

Serves 6

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MAINS MY ITALIAN PASTA TOFU

CREAMY BASIL PESTO

CREAMY BASIL PESTO

Made from fresh garlic, onion, basil and tofu with extra virgin olive oil and fresh lemon. Combined with a cooked Kalamata olive, mushroom and roasted pepper antipasto with grape tomatoes. Flavored with whiskey. Tossed with bite-sized rigatoni pasta and topped with smoked almond crumbles and additional grape tomatoes. Extra special!

Makes 6-8 servings