Recipes using Black pepper


Black-Bean-Lasagna

Black Bean Lasagna

Going meatless As the meatless trend grows in popularity, the reasons for individuals going meatless vary. For some, a plant-based diet is a health decision, others choose a meatless diet for religious purposes and some choose vegetarianism over concern for animal welfare. For whatever the reason, vegetarian diets tend to be lower in saturated fat, […]

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

Going meatless As the meatless trend grows in popularity, the reasons for individuals going meatless vary. For some, a plant-based diet is a health decision, others choose a meatless diet for religious purposes and some choose vegetarianism over concern for animal welfare. For whatever the reason, vegetarian diets tend to be lower in saturated fat, […]

Sheet Pan Fajitas

Sheet Pan Fajitas

One and done Life is busy and putting dinner on the table every night can be a challenge. Resist the urge to drive-thru and try the quick and easy sheet pan craze. Only one dirty pan for a meal? Sign me up! Everything gets placed on a sheet pan, put in the oven and voila, […]

Buttery Roasted Rutabega

Buttery Roasted Rutabaga

Eat your carrots Plentiful year-round, root vegetables can be found in a wide variety of colors from deep purple beets to vibrant orange sweet potatoes and carrots and creamy white parsnips, turnips and rutabagas. Easily obtainable and budget friendly, these nutritious vegetables are packed with nutrients from the soil and have a high concentration of […]

Easy stewed tomatoes

Easy Stewed Tomatoes

Fruit or vegetable? As a child, I remember going into our family garden, picking the biggest, reddest tomato I could find, wiping any dirt off on my shorts and biting into this sun-kissed delight. The juice dripped down my chin and I relished every bite. It was my favorite then and that hasn’t changed. We […]

PotatoSalad

Smokin’ Good Potato Salad

It’s time to break out the red, white and blue and celebrate July Fourth! Cookouts and picnics seem to go hand-in-hand with the holiday and everyone has their favorite foods. Rather than stick with the expected burgers and hotdogs, (and there’s nothing wrong with those!) we decided to break out the smoker to celebrate with […]

Shrimp, Sausage and Grits

Submitted by Sarah Cannon, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative Makes 2 generous servings Print Recipe Shrimp, Sausage and Grits Course Entrée Cuisine Cajun Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 1/4 cup Ketchup1/2 tablespoon honey2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice3 tablespoons white whole wheat flourPinch ground red pepper1.5 cups chicken broth1 3/4 cups milk or chicken broth or a […]


Ham and potato casserole

Ham and Potato Casserole

Submitted by Lauren Workman, Corn Belt Energy Corporation Print Recipe Ham and Potato Casserole Course Entrée Cuisine American Skill Level Easy Servings Ingredients 3/8 cup onion chopped1/8 cup Green pepper chopped1 tablespoon butter or margarine1/2 tablespoon all-purpose flour1 dash Black pepper1/2 cup milk1/2 cup Cheddar cheese shredded1/8 cup real mayonnaise1-1/2 cup potatoes cooked and diced […]

Pork Sausage

The Other White Meat Considered by some to be the other white meat, lean cuts of pork are low in fat and a naturally high source of protein. In fact, a study conducted by the USDA found pork tenderloin to be more lean than skinless chicken breast. It also contains many essential nutrients and vitamins. […]