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Chicken Mole and Mexican Rice
May 5, 2017 8:36 am
6-8 Boneless chicken breasts, defrosted
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups finely chopped onions
3 Tablespoons light brown sugar
1 16 oz. can diced tomatoes
3 Tablespoons cocoa powder
3 Tablespoons peanut butter
Add water to 11 qt. Nesco® Pressure Cooker. Place chicken breasts on wire rack in cooker and set regulator knob to PRESSURE. Set Cooker to HIGH temp for 5 minutes and press START. Timer will not begin counting down until ideal pressure is reached. Ensure that internal temperature of chicken reaches 180 for doneness. When finished, release the pressure but leave chicken in Cooker to keep warm.
In Nesco® 8" Electric Skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until onions slightly are browned, about 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in chili powder, brown sugar, cloves and cook for 2 minutes, continuing to stir. Mix in tomatoes, cocoa powder, peanut butter and water. Let simmer over medium-low heat for 15 minutes, or until desired thickness is achieved.
2 cups frozen peas and carrots
Preheat Skillet to medium-high and add oil. Reduce heat to medium, add rice, stirring constantly until lightly brown, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic, cumin, salt, tomato paste and water. Raise heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Cover and cook until rice is tender. Add peas and carrots, and cook for another 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.
Mar. 2, 2017 3:38 pm
More and more you read how nuts are a good source of vitamins and nutrients. This recipe for Oriental Cashews made in your NESCO/American Harvest® Food Dehydrator is great tasting as well as a healthy snack. Also try these delicious cashews on a salad for a wonderful crunch.
Let us know what you think. What are some of your favorite snacks you like to make in your NESCO/American Harvest® Food Dehydrator?
12 oz can dry-roasted whole cashews
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup water
2 Tbsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp powdered ginger
Place nuts in a 9 inch square pan. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over nuts. Let sit at room temperature overnight. Drain liquid from nuts and place on Nesco®/American Harvest® Dehydrator tray.
Dry at 145? F for 3 to 5 hours or until nuts are crunchy.
Store in an air-tight container. -
Mar. 2, 2017 3:36 pm
This recipe for a wholesome spaghetti and meatball dinner is extremely easy in your NESCO® 6 Quart Pressure Cooker. Simply add all the ingredients in the order of the recipe, lock the lid and set. In only 10 minutes you have a wonderful meal.
Let us know what you think. What are some of your favorite meals you like to make in your NESCO Pressure Cooker?
1 1/2 cups spaghetti, break in thirds
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
16 frozen meatballs
1 cup sliced black olives, or whole
2 tsp olive oil
Optional: Top with Parmesan Cheese
Pour all ingredients in the order listed into the cooking pot of your Nesco® Pressure Cooker.
Lock lid into place and set the pressure regulator knob to SEAL. Cook on High for 10 minutes.
4-6 servings -
Easy Cheesy Broccoli & Cauliflower
Mar. 2, 2017 3:34 pm
The NESCO® 5 Quart Steamer with Rice Bowl makes this Cheesy Broccoli & Cauliflower recipe simple and tasty. The rice bowl is used here to make the creamy cheese sauce that is oh so delicious. The sauce is made right inside the steamer along with your perfectly cooked vegetables.
Try it and let us know what you think. Also, let us know what are some of your favorite foods you like to make in your NESCO Steamer.
1 lb broccoli, cut into florets
1 lb cauliflower, cut into florets
4 Tbsp butter or margarine
1 cup soft Cheddar Cheese Spread
1 cup prepared white sauce
1 tsp white pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced red peppers (optional)
Place 1 cup water in water reservoir (base of unit) of Nesco Electric Food Steamer. Place broccoli, butter and cauliflower in lower Steamer basket. Cover and steam for 20-25 minutes.
Mix together cheese spread, white sauce and pepper and pour into rice bowl. Place in upper Steamer basket approximately 10 minutes before end of steam cycle to soften. To serve, pour cheese sauce over vegetables.
Serves 6 -