As the temperature drops, the dishes get HOT! Rule number one for winter, keep the dishes warm and the ingredients nutritious. This month, we are showcasing the most enticing, soul-warming dishes that are sure to be a hit with the whole family. From a hearty garden gumbo to soups overflowing with Green Valley goodness, you’ll be rushing home to secure your flavorful serving.
Smoky Squash Chili with Quinoa, Pinto & Black Beans
A rich chili recipe with an extra dose of something special. This mouthwatering smoky squash chili embodies the cozy feeling we all crave this time of year and uses two of Green Valley’s delicious beans! The exquisite combination of our organic pinto beans and black beans flawlessly compliments the semi-sweet taste of squash and smoky seasonings.
Chickpea and Kale soup
Whip up this delectable soup in under 30 minutes! There isn’t always time to spend hours cooking a 5-course meal, but that does not mean you have to sacrifice flavor and nutritional value. This Chickpea and Kale Soup, made using Green Valley’s organic garbanzo beans, is the perfect meal for those cold winter evenings when all your family wants to do is cuddle up and watch a movie.
Green Pea Arancini with Herby Lemon Dipping Sauce
Looking for a warm dish with a bit more bite? This green pea arancini recipe is for you. Arancini are cheese-stuffed, deep-fried Italian rice balls, and yes…they are as delicious as they sound! Swap the boring frozen peas for Green Valley’s naturally sweet organic peas that balance perfectly with the zesty herb lemon dipping sauce.
Creamy Great Northern Bean Soup with bacon
The easiest soup you’ll ever make! This simple yet flavorful soup can be made in 35 minutes, serving a family of four. Made using Green Valley’s smooth and tasty great northern beans, it is protein-packed and brings a new flavor profile to your weekly dinner rotations with its unique use of bacon and vegetables. Definitely a must-try!
Garden Gumbo with Smoked Sausage & Kidney Beans
You might want to make a double batch of this one because we are sure your family will ask for 3rds and 4ths. This garden gumbo is filled to the brim with every grain, protein, and vegetable you can dream of, including Green Valley’s mouthwatering organic dark red kidney beans. One thing this recipe does not lack is flavor, slowly simmering the seasoning and ingredients for 30 minutes unlocks a new level of deliciousness you’ll find in every spoonful.
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