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Popeye Classic Spinach Dip

Popeye Classic Spinach Dip

Difficulty:Easy Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Popeye Spinach
  • 1 can (14 oz) Popeye Spinach, drained
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp dill weed

Directions

Combine yogurt and cottage cheese, and stir until smooth. Stir in spinach, onion, chili powder and dill weed. Place in serving dish. Cover and chill until ready to serve with fresh vegetables, crackers, or bread sticks.

6-8 Servings

Five Bean Salad

Five Bean Salad

Difficulty: Easy Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Allens Black Beans
  • 1 can (15.25 oz) Allens Lima Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) Allens Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) Allens Red Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz) Allens Garbanzo Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Allens Green Beans, drained
  • 1 cup carrots, sliced
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup Italian dressing (may use light)

Directions

In large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients, mix well. Chill before serving.

10 Servings

Allens Southern-Style Green Beans

Allens southern-style Green Beans

Difficulty: Easy Preparation Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

Allens Green Beans
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz) Allens Cut Italian Green Beans, drained
  • 5 slices bacon, diced in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 onion, sliced (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Place the bacon in a skillet; cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned and crisp. Mix the sugar and green beans into the bacon. Cook over medium-low heat until green beans start to caramelize. Top with slices of onion, serve hot.

4 Servings

Garbanzo Burgers

Grabanzo Burger

Difficulty: Easy Preparation Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Allens Garbanzon Beans
  • 2 cans (15 oz) Allens Garbanzo Beans
  • 2 Tbsp. dried chives
  • 2 Tbsp. mustard
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • Burger buns and toppings

Directions

Drain and rinse Allens Garbanzo Beans. In a large bowl, combine beans, chives, mustard and soy sauce using an electric mixer. Add breadcrumbs and mix well. Spread flour on a plate. Form bean mixture into 4 patties. Turn patties in the flour, coating them on each side. Refrigerate patties for 30 minutes or longer. In a medium pan, heat oil on medium-high. Shallow fry patties. Brown on both sides, then remove to drain on paper towels. Serve either plain or on burger buns with your favorite toppings.

4 Servings

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Blueberry Sweet Potato Muffins

Blueberry Sweet Potato Muffins

Difficulty:Easy Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Sugary Sam Cut Sweet Potatoes
  • 1/2 can (15 oz) Princella or Sugary Sam Cut Sweet Potatoes, drained and mashed
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup blueberries, fresh or thawed frozen
  • 1 cup cranberries, fresh or thawed frozen (optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups; set aside. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in large bowl and stir until blended. Add sweet potatoes, milk, butter and egg. Stir until just moistened. Stir in blueberries. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling two-thirds full. Sprinkle with additional sugar and cinnamon. Bake 15 to 20 minutes until toothpick inserted in muffins comes out clean. Remove from muffin cups and cool on wire racks 5 minutes.

12 Servings

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