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Hope Springs Piñata Pot Roast 


Ingredients
2 to 3 LB. Top Sirloin or Chuck Roast

1/2 LG. Yellow Onion - Sliced

1/2 Med Green Bell Pepper - Sliced

1/2 Med. Yellow Bell Pepper - Sliced

1/2 Med. Red Bell Pepper - Sliced

2 - 4 TBLS. Vegetable or Olive Oil

2 Cups Brewed Coffee (May use instant coffee dissolved in hot water)

1 TLBS Garlic Powder

2 TBLS. Hope Springs Gourmet Green Chile Piñata Spice Blend

1 to 2 Dry Bay Leaf

Water

2 to 4 TBLS Cornstarch

2 to 4 TBLS Hope Springs Hatch Green Chile Dip Mix


Hope Springs Gourmet Green Chile Piñata Spice Blend

Salt & Pepper to taste


Directions:
1. In large dutch oven or oven proof pot, heat oil on medium high heat. 
2. Brown Roast on all sides.
3. Season with garlic powder and Green Chile Piñata Spice Blend  
4. Add brewed coffee.
5. Add enough water to cover roast.

6. Add Bay leaf and cover.  

7. Cook in 350 degree oven for 3 hours.

8. Slice onion and bell peppers

9. Add onion and bell peppers to roast pot and cook 1 more hour.

10. Remove roast, onion and peppers from pot. Discard Bay leaves.

11. Heat pot on medium heat on stove top.

12. Add Hatch Green Chile Dip Mix and stir.

13. Dissolve corn starch in small amount of water.

14. When liquid in pot starts to simmer, add cornstarch liquid and still to make gravy.


Serve with mashed potatoes and corn seasoned with Green Chile Piñata Spice Blend.

Note: Green Chile flavor is mild. For more robust Chile flavor, add chopped green chilies.


Leftover ideas, if you have any!

Combine chopped roast, onions and peppers and roll in flour tortillas to make burritos.

Chop roast, onion, peppers and add to gravy. Heat through and serve over cooked rice, cornbread or mashed potatoes.

Chunky Sloppy Joe's 


Ingredients
1 LB. Lean Hamburger Meat

1/2 LG. Yellow Onion - Chopped

1/2 Med Green Bell Pepper - Chopped

1/2 Med. Yellow Bell Pepper - Chopped

2 TBLS. Butter

1 to 2 Cloves Garlic - Minced

1 TBLS. Hope Springs Gourmet Brazilian Café Dry Rub Spice Blend

1 TBLS. Hope Springs Gourmet Texas Branded Onion Spice Blend

1 TBLS. Mild Chile Powder

1 TBLS. Brown Sugar

4 oz. Tomato Paste

14.5 oz. Can Fire Roasted Chopped Tomato

4 to 6 TBLS. Worcestershire Sauce

8 oz. Water

Buns - Such as Ciabatta, Sour Dough or Artisan

1 TBLS Melted Butter - per bun

Frozen Tater Tots

Hope Springs Gourmet Green Chile Piñata Spice Blend

Salt & Pepper to taste


Directions:
1. In large skillet, melt 2 Tbls. butter on medium heat. Saute onion and bell peppers

    until tender and remove from pan.
2. In same skillet, brown hamburger meat until done. Add onion and bell peppers back to pan.
3. Add garlic, Brazilian Café Dry Rub, Texas Branded Onion, Chile Powder, Brown Sugar and combine.  
4. Stir in tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, worsteshire sauce, and water.
5. Reduce heat to low and simmer 20 minutes. Salt and Pepper to taste.

6. While mixture is simmering, brush melted butter on buns and place under broiler until toasted.

    Cook tater tots in oil according to directions on package.

7. When tater tots are browned, remove to drain and dust with Green Chile Piñata and salt to taste.


Build your Chunky Sloppy Joe and ENJOY!




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Poly Peppercorn & Garlic Filet Mignon 

Submitted by Sarah C.


Ingredients


2 - 5oz bacon wrapped filets
2 Tbsp. Hope Springs Gourmet Poly Peppercorn & Garlic Spice Blend
1 tsp olive oil
Cooking spray


1. Preheat oven to 450°F
2. Rub filets with olive oil and spice on both sides
3. Heat cast iron skillet on high heat, spray with cooking spray, brown one side of steak. 
4. Turn over, and put in oven.  Cook 7 - 16 minutes, depending on how you like your steak.
5. Pull out of oven, and serve with Broccoli-Potato Mash (recipe)

2 servings - 260 kcal each

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Hope Springs Mexi - Cornbread

 Ingredients

​1 lb. lean ground beef

2 TBLS Hope Springs MEXI-FIESTA Spice Blend

1 small onion - chopped

2 pkg. Cornbread Mix (Jiffy recommended)

2 Eggs

2/3 cup milk

1 can chopped Tomatoes & Green Chilies

8 oz. Shredded Colby Jack Cheese - divided


Directions

​1. In skillet, cook beef, and onion seasoned with 1 TBLS  Mexi-Fiesta Spice Blend.
2. When beef is cooked and no pink remains, drain grease and let cool.

3. In large mixing bowl mix cornbread mixes, eggs, milk and 1 TBLS Mexi-Fiesta Spice Blend

    Note: Don't over mix, just blended.
4. Spray 9" x 13" glass baking dish with non-stick spray.

5. Spread 1/2 of cornbread mix in bottom of dish.

6. Evenly spread cooked beef/onion over cornbread.

7. Spoon tomatoes and green chilies over beef.

8. Sprinkle 1/2 of cheese evenly over tomatoes and green chilies.

9. Evenly spread remaining cornbread mix over top. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
10. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 30  minutes or until golden brown and cornbread is done in center.

Imagination Kit! Try adding 1 cup frozen corn (thawed) in beef onion mixture or in cornbread mixture or

                             spread one can cream corn over beef in dish before adding tomatoes and green chilies.


Freezes well!

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Hope Springs Corned Beef & Cabbage Stack


Ingredients

1 Medium to Large Green Cabbage Head

Olive Oil
Hope Springs Gourmet Sedona Garlic, Texas Banded Onion 

or Poly Peppercorn & Garlic Spice Blend
1/3 to 1/2 LB. Shaved Corned Beef

1 Medium Yellow Onion - sliced

2 to 4 TBLS. Butter

1 1/2 to 2 Cups Shredded Horseradish Cheddar or White Cheddar Cheese.

Salt & Pepper to taste


Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F
2. Make Cabbage Steaks (recipe)
3. While cabbage steaks are baking... 
4. Melt butter in medium skillet. Cook onions until tender and

just starts to lightly brown. 
5. When cabbage steaks are done, remove from oven.

6. Top cabbage steaks with shaved corned beef and then onions.

7. Top with shredded cheese.

8. Place back in oven and broil until cheese melts and starts to brown.


Enjoy!

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Saveur de France Boullettes avec Épinards Pâtes
(French Meatballs with Spinach Pasta)

Ingredients:


1 1/2 lb. Ground Lamb or Ground Beef (85% lean)
1/2 cup
Hope Springs Gourmet Cheesy Potato Crumbs
2 Lg. Eggs - beaten

1/4 cup Heavy Cream
3 TBLS Onion or Green Onion – finely chopped
2 oz.  Cheese such as Havarti, Provolone, Gouda – finely cubed or shredded
2 - 3 TBLS
Hope Springs Gourmet Saveur de France Spice Blend
1 1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt
1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
1 Pkg. Spinach Fettuccine Pasta – cooked according to directions on pkg.
Fresh Parsley

Sauce:
1 Med. Onion – quartered & sliced thin
8 oz. Mushrooms (preferably baby portabellas) – sliced thin
4 - 6 TBLS Butter or as needed
1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
1/4 cup Flour
2 1/2 cups Beef Broth or homemade beef stock
1/2 cup Shiraz Wine or your favorite red wine
2 TBLS Tomato Paste
1 TBLS Hope Springs Gourmet Saveur de France Spice Blend

Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions:


1.   Combine meat, crumbs, eggs, onion, and 1 1/2 TBLS Saveur de France spice blend in large bowl. Gently fold in cheese.
2.   Shape into 1 inch size meatballs
3.   Place meatballs evenly on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
4.   Bake on 375 degree oven until lightly brown and cooked through. Approx. 20 to 25 minutes.
5.   In large skillet, melt 2 TBLS butter, add sliced onions and cook on low heat until onions are translucent and caramelized.  

      Remove onions and set aside. Approx. 10 minutes.
6.   In same skillet, melt 2 TBLS butter, add mushrooms and sprinkle with garlic powder. Cook until mushrooms are slightly brown.

      Remove mushrooms and set aside.
7.   In same skillet, using remaining juices from onion and mushrooms melt 2 TBLS butter (if needed). Add flour to make a roux.

      Stir constantly to blend in flour and cook for 2 to 4 minutes on medium heat to remove flour taste.
8.   Gently add beef stock, wine, tomato paste and Saveur de France blend and stir well.
9.   Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until lightly thickened - stirring constantly. Note: If sauce becomes to thick, add beef stock.
10. Add onions, mushrooms and cooked meatballs to the sauce.
11. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes until heated through and flavors combined.
12. Serve over cooked & drained pasta, garnish with fresh cut parsley.



Hope Springs Ole' Chipotle Stuffed Bell Peppers


Ingredients

1 lb. lean ground beef (or 1/2 lb. ground beef & 1/2 lb. ground pork)
1 - 2 TBLS Hope Springs Ole' Chipotle Spice Blend
1/3 Cup Hope Springs Mexi-Fiesta Gourmet Crumbs
1 Egg
3 - 4 Green Onion - sliced thin
1/2 Cup Fresh Mushrooms - chopped (optional)
1/3 Cup Frozen Corn
1 Clove Garlic - minced
1 - 8 oz. Can Tomato Sauce - divided
1 TBLS Tomato Paste
1/4 - 1/3 Cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
4 Medium Bell Peppers - color of choice

Directions
1. Combine all ingredients in large bowl, until well blended, using only 1/2 of tomato sauce.
2. Prepare bell peppers, removing tops, seeds and veins from center.
Cut small hole in bottom of each pepper.
3. Stuff each pepper with meat mixture. Spoon remaining tomato sauce on top of each pepper.
4. Place peppers in glass baking dish sprayed with non-stick spray.
5. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees for additional 30 minutes.
6. Top each pepper with your favorite shredded cheese such as Gouda or Monterey Jack.
Cook additional 20 to 30 minutes or until center of peppers reach 165 degrees.
Freezes well! Note: cut each pepper in half when freezing. Heat in 350 degree oven. Add cheese.

Serve with Hope Springs Supreme Mashed Potatoes
(recipe)

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Hope Springs Italian Meatloaf

Submitted by Harold J.


Ingredients

1 lb. Italian sausage
1 lb. lean hamburger meat
1 TBLS Hope Springs FUSIONE ITALIANO Spice Blend
1/3 cup Hope Springs ROSEMARY, THYME & PARMESAN Gourmet Crumbs
1 medium onion - finely chopped
1 medium carrot - finely shredded
2 cloves minced garlic
1 small can mushroom pieces, drained or 1/2 cup sautéed fresh mushrooms - optional
1/2 cup shredded or small cubed cheese such as cheddar, smoked Gouda or Havarti
1 egg
1 cup of your favorite marinara sauce - divided in half
Salt & Pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in a bowl using only 1/2 cup of marinara sauce. Shape into loaf in greased glass baking dish. Spoon remaining 1/2 cup marinara sauce over top of loaf. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until meatloaf is done in center - 165 degrees. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Hope Springs Jamaican Reggae Burgers

 Ingredients

​1/2 lb. Ground Beef (85% lean)

1/2 lb. Ground Pork

1 TBLS Hope Springs Gourmet Jamaican Reggae Spice Blend

1/4 cup Hope Springs Gourmet Cheese Potato Crumbs

1/4 cup Onion - chopped fine

2 TBLS Pinon Nuts - roasted

2 TBLS Coconut Milk - unsweetened

1 Egg

3 Ciabata Rolls - toasted

1/4 Head Red Cabbage - shredded

Sauce:

1 Cup Pineapple Tid Bits with juice

1/2 TBLS Hope Springs Gourmet Jamaican Reggae Spice Blend

1 TBLS Brown Sugar

1/2 TBLS Coconut Milk

1 Jalapeno - de-seeded and chopped fine (optional)

Frozen French Fries

Directions

​1. In medium bowl, mix beef, pork, Jamaican Reggae spice, crumbs, onion, pinon nuts, coconut

    milk, and egg until well mixed. Form into 3 large patties
2. In small pan, mix pineapple, Jamaican Reggae spice, brown sugar, coconut milk and jalapeno.

    Bring to boil and reduce to simmer stirring often.

3. Cook patties in skillet on medium heat or out on the grill until done and no pink remains.
4. Season French fries with Jamaican Reggae spice and cook according to directions.
5. Place patty on roll and top with pineapple sauce and cabbage. Serve with seasoned French fries.


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Hope Springs Brazilian Café Grilled Rib Eyed Steaks


 Ingredients

Edes Meats Rib Eyed Steaks

Hope Springs Brazilian Café  Dry Rub Spice Blend

Olive Oil

Seasoned Butter (softened) - 1 TBLS per steak (Recipe)

Hope Springs Sedona Garlic Spice Blend



Directions

1. Mix 1/2 tsp. Hope Springs Sedona Garlic Blend per 1 TBLS soften butter. Set aside.
2. Lightly coat both sides of steaks with olive oil. 
3. Season to taste with Hope Springs Brazilian Café Dry Rub. Let sit for 10 to 20 minutes.  

4. Grill slowly on outside grill until desired wellness.

5. Place seasoned butter on top of hot steak, let sit for 5 minutes and serve.


Serve with Hope Springs Chesapeake Bayside Grilled Seafood Combo - pictured(recipe) or

Your favorite Hope Springs Side Dish such as Easy Home Fries (recipe)


Imagination Kit!May grill outside, broil in oven or brown each side in cast iron skillet

and bake (covered) in oven at 350 degrees. 

Try using other Hope Springs Gourmet Spices such as Smokehouse Manzana Rojo, Smokey Top Dry Rub, Old Southern Dry Rub, or Kaleidoscope  for a variety of flavors.

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Hope Springs Hatch Green Chile Meatballs with Sour Cream Sauce over Rice 

Ingredients:


1 lb. Ground Sirloin or Beef (85% lean)
1/2 Pkg. (3 oz.) 
Hope Springs Gourmet Hatch Green Chili Cheese Crackers 

1 Egg

1/4 cup Milk, Evaporated Milk or Heavy Cream

1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
1/4 cup Green Onion – finely chopped
2 TBLS
Hope Springs Gourmet Hatch Green Chili Cheese Dip Mix
Salt and Pepper to taste


Rice:

1 TBLS Butter 

1 1/4 cups Long Grain Brown Rice

2 cups beef stock or water


Sauce:

2 cups prepared Brown Gravy or Mushroom Brown Gravy

1/2 Yellow Onion – quartered & sliced thin

2 TBLS Butter

1 - 4 oz. can Chopped Green Chiles
2 TBLS Hope Springs Gourmet Hatch Green Chili Cheese Dip Mix

1/2 cup Sour Cream


Directions:


1.   Place Hope Springs Green Chili Rice Crackers in food processor and pulse to make 1/2 cup of crumbs.

2.   Combine meat, crumbs, egg, green onion, milk, garlic powder, 2 TBLS Hatch Green Chile Dip Mix and salt & pepper in large bowl..
3.   Shape into 1 inch size meatballs
3.   Place meatballs evenly on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
4.   Bake in 350 degree oven until lightly brown and cooked through. Approx. 20 to 25 minutes.

5.   In medium pot, bring beef stock/water with butter to boil. Add rice and stir. Bring back to boil, cover and reduce heat to simmer

      for 20 minutes. Turn off heat keeping pot on burner. Let sit until all liquid is gone. Fluff rice with fork.
5.   In medium skillet, melt 2 TBLS butter, add sliced onions and cook on low heat until onions are translucent and caramelized.  

      Remove onions and set aside. Approx. 10 minutes.
6.   In medium/  large pot, heat gravy combined with 2 TBLS Hope Springs Hatch Green Chile Cheese Dip Mix

      until heated but careful not to boil. 

      Add caramelized onions and chopped green chilies and heat through. Remove from heat for 5 minutes, add sour cream and stir well.
7.   Add cooked meatball to sauce and heat through on low heat.
8.   Serve over cooked rice and garnish with slice green onion, fresh parsley or cilantro. 


Imagination Kit! Try making meatballs and serving with Hope Springs Gourmet Hatch Green Chile Cheese Dip Mix as an appetizer.

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Hope Springs "Texas Style" Alfredo


 Ingredients

1 Pint Heavy Cream

1 Stick Butter

2 TBLS Cream Cheese - room temperature

1 tsp. Garlic Powder

Salt & Pepper

1 Pkg. Hope Springs Gourmet Tejas Toasted Onion Dip Mix 
1/2 Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese 

1/2 Cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese

1 LB Lean Hamburger Meat

1 Pkg. Penne Pasta - cooked according to directions on package

Sliced Green Onion for garnish


Directions

1. In medium / large skillet melt butter on medium heat.
2. Gradually add heavy cream and whisk / stir to combine and heat through. 
3. Add cream cheese and stir until combined.  

4. Add garlic powder, salt, pepper and 2 TBLS Tejas Toasted Onion Dip Mix.

5. Add shredded cheeses and continue cooking, stirring often. When mixture starts to bubble,

     reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until sauce has thickened.

6. In separate skillet, brown hamburger meat adding 2 TBLS Tejas Toasted Onion Dip Mix. Drain

7. Add cooked/seasoned meat to sauce and stir.

8. Spoon over cooked / drained pasta and garnish with Monterey Jack cheese and green onion.


Serve with Hope Springs Easy Cheesy Rolls (recipe)


Note: Add chopped jalapeño peppers for added kick!


Imagination Kit! Replace hamburger meat with cooked brisket, roast or steak.

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Hope Springs Easy 30 Minute Goulash 


Ingredients

1 1/2 LB Ground Sirloin or Chuck
1 TBLS Olive Oil
1 Medium Onion - chopped
2 TBLS Hope Springs Gourmet Smokehouse Manzana Rojo Spice Blend
2 TBLS Hope Springs Gourmet Sedona Garlic Spice Blend
2 TBLS Brown Sugar.
2 - 15 oz. Cans Chopped Fire Roasted Tomatoes
1 Cup Frozen Corn
1 to 2 Cups Tomato Juice
2 TBLS Worcestershire Sauce
1 Heaping spoonful Sour Cream (approximately 1/4 cup)
8 oz. Uncooked Macaroni Pasta
S & P to taste

Directions:

1. In large pot, heat olive oil on medium high heat.
2. Add ground meat to brown.
3. When meat starts to brown, add onion. 
4. When meat is cooked through and onions are tender, add Spices and brown sugar.
  (Note: if liquid is still remaining, continue to simmer until liquid is gone before
  adding remaining ingredients.)

5. Add can tomatoes with liquid and corn.
6. Add 1 Cup tomato Juice
7. Heat until well combined. (Add more tomato juice if too thick)
8. Add sour cream and combine.
9. Cook pasta until Al Dente according to package directions and drain.
10. Drain pasta and add to Goulash mixture and stir.

Serve with your favorite Hope Springs Gourmet Crackers.

Imagination Kit: Try adding chopped bell peppers, green chiles or Jalapenos. 

Hope Springs Cajun Stir Fry

 Ingredients

​1 lb. lean Sirloin Steak

2 TBLS Hope Springs CAJUN NOUVEAU Spice Blend

1 cup uncooked White Rice

2 cups water

1 cup Fresh Brussel Sprouts -

    trimmed, halved or quartered depending on size

1 cup Baby Portabella Mushrooms - quartered

1 cup Frozen Broccoli Florets

1 cup Shredded Carrots

3 Green Onions - sliced

1 small / medium Tomato - diced

1 clove Fresh Garlic

2 TBLS Butter

2 TBLS Olive Oil

1/4 cup Chicken Stock or water



Directions

​1. Trim steak and slice thin. Season with 1 TBLS  Cajun Nouveau Spice Blend.

2. In medium pot bring water to boil adding 1 TBLS butter.

    Add rice, cover and bring back to boil. Reduce heat to simmer for 20 minutes.

    Turn off heat leaving pot on burner to absorb remaining liquid.

    Season cooked rice with 1 TBLS Cajun Nouveau Spice Blend and stir until well blended.

3. In wok or large skillet, heat 1 TBLS olive oil. Add garlic & brussel sprouts and cook until lightly seared, stirring often.

    Then add chicken stock and cook until brussel sprouts start to tender.

4. Add mushrooms and cook with sprouts until starts to tender, careful not to over cook.

5. Add broccoli, carrots and green onion. Stir until all veggies are blended and heated through.

    Remove veggies to bowl and set aside.

6. In same wok / skillet. Heat 1 TBLS olive oil and 1 TBLS butter.

    Add seasoned steak strips and cook until done through and brown.

7. Add back veggies to steak strips and stir until well blended and heated through.

8. Add tomatoes, stir and serve over seasoned rice.

   

Imagination Kit! Try adding other vegetables such as bean sprouts, frozen edamame, corn or any of your favorites .


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Mexi - Beef and Rice Casserole

 Ingredients

​1 lb. lean ground beef

2 tsp. Hope Springs MEXI-FIESTA Spice Blend

1 medium onion - chopped

16 oz. frozen green beans

16 oz. frozen Chuck Wagon corn

1 10 oz. can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies

1 1/2 cup cooked brown rice

3/4 cup Hope Springs MEXI-FIESTA Gourmet Crumbs
1 cup shredded Colby Jack cheese

Directions

​1. In skillet, cook beef, onion seasoned with Mexi-Fiesta spice blend.
2. When beef is cooked, drain grease.

3. Add green beans, corn, Rotel and rice. Mix together and pour into

     lightly greased rectangle baking dish.
4. Blend Mexi-Fiesta gourmet crumbs with cheese and sprinkle on

    top of casserole.
5. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 20 minutes or until

    golden brown and cheese is melted.


Imagination Kit! May substitute cubed chicken or pork for beef.

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Hope Springs Zucchini Squash Boats 
Submitted by Sarah C.

Ingredients
2 Med. Zucchini Squash

​2 Med. Yellow Squash

1 lb. lean ground sirloin

1 TBLS Hope Springs Mexi-Fiesta Spice Blend

1 TBLS Hope Springs Sedona Garlic Spice Blend

1/2 Cup Each - chopped:

     Onion 

     Yellow Bell Pepper

     Orange Bell Pepper

     Green Bell Pepper

     Red Bell Pepper

1 Med. Pablano Pepper - roasted, peeled and chopped

1 16 oz. Can Red Enchilada Sauce

    Click here for our homemade enchilada sauce recipe!

1 cup shredded Colby Jack Cheese or Mexican Blend

Directions

​1.  In skillet, cook beef, onion, and peppers seasoned with Mexi-Fiesta and Sedona Garlic spice blend.
2.  When beef is cooked, drain grease.

3.  Rinse and trim ends off of squash and cut in half lengthwise. Spoon out seeds to make a boat.

4.  Spoon meat mixture in each squash boat. 

5.  Pour enchilada sauce in bottom of 9" x 13" baking dish.

6.  Place squash boats in dish and sprinkle with cheese.
5.  Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 20 minutes or until squash starts to tender and cheese is melted.

    Careful not to over cook squash.


Imagination Kit! May substitute cubed chicken or pork for beef.

Hope Springs Brazilian Café Burgers


 Ingredients

1 to 1 1/2 LB. Lean Hamburger Meat

Hope Springs Brazilian Café  Dry Rub Spice Blend

Salt & Pepper

Garlic Powder

Smoked Gouda Cheese - sliced

Lettuce & Tomato

4 of your favorite rolls such as Sour Dough, Ciabatta or Asiago Bagel (Pictured)

2 TBLS Butter - melted


Directions

1. In medium / large bowl combine meat with Brazilian Café Dry Rub, salt & pepper and garlic powder.

    Season to taste
2. Form into 4 patties and season again with spices on each side. 
3. Place patties in hot skillet and cook on medium heat until cooked through.  

4. When patties are done, place sliced cheese on top and let melt.

5. Slice rolls and brush insides with melted butter. Broil until lightly brown.

6. Place patties on rolls with your favorite toppings such as lettuce & tomato.


Serve with (pictured):

Hope Springs Easy Home Fries (recipe)


Imagination Kit!May grill outside or broil in oven.

Try using other Hope Springs Gourmet Spices for a variety of flavors.

Hope Springs Texas Branded Chicken Fried Steak 


 Ingredients

1 to 1 1/2 LB. Tenderized Round Steak or Cube Steak

1 Pkg. Hope Springs Gourmet Cheesy Potato Crumbs

           (may use Hope Springs Cheesy Potato Crackers -

            processed / crushed into crumbs)

Hope Springs Texas Branded Onion Spice Blend

3/4 to 1 Cup Flour (plus 2 to 3 TBLS for Gravy)

Salt & Pepper

1 Egg

1 Cup Milk (plus 2 to 3 Cups for gravy)

Vegetable Oil


Directions

1. In medium / large skillet heat vegetable oil on medium heat.
2. Whisk 1 cup milk and egg together in bowl. 
3. Place flour (minus 2 TBLS) on plate and season with salt and pepper.  

4. On separate plate, season crumbs with Texas Branded Onion Spice Blend - to taste.

5. Dredge meat in flour and dip in egg/milk mixture. Then coat both sides with seasoned crumbs.

    Note: if you do not have crumbs, you may use flour seasoned with Texas Branded Onion Spice Blend.

6. Cook in skillet on medium / low heat until golden brown and gently turn to cook on both sides until meat is done.

7. Remove cooked meat and drain on paper towel.

8. Remove excess oil from skillet reserving 1/4 cup.


GRAVY:

1. Add 2 to 3 TBLS Flour in 1/4 cup hot oil and stir to make roux in skillet & lightly brown, stirring constantly.

2. Gently add remaining milk and stir until gravy thickens. Add Texas Branded Onion Spice Blend

    and salt & pepper to taste. Stir often.


Serve with (pictured):

Hope Springs Mashed Potatoes (recipe)

Corn seasoned with butter and Texas Branded Onion Spice Blend.

Hope Springs Easy Cheesy Rolls (recipe)