Recipe: Garlic Parmesan Shredded Chicken with Shiitake and Mukimame

What to do with leftover rotisserie chicken? I needed something quick and easy to fix, while utilizing a package of shiitake mushrooms that were languishing in my fridge. Good thing I still had a bag of frozen mukimame ready to go. And I really was looking forward to using the garlic parmesan olive oil I picked up at Scarborough Faire.

  • 16oz frozen mukimame
  • 12oz roasted or rotisserie chicken, meat and skin, shredded
  • 11.5 oz sliced‚Äč shiitake mushrooms
  • 3oz raw garlic, chopped, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • .25 tsp sea salt
  • 1oz extra virgin olive oil
  • 1oz Garlic Festival Garlic and Parmesan infused olive oi

Recipe: Lamb Meatballs in Pumpkin Marinara

I had leftover pumpkin from my blondie recipe so I had to find a creative use for it. A coworker previously mentioned adding pumpkin to spaghetti sauce for extra fiber, and it sounded like a great idea. The natural sweetness of the pumpkin will take the edge off the acidity, while adding a little volume to the sauce.

This recipe provided an opportunity for me to clear out some fridge space as well. We had ample leftovers of bbq sauce and spaghetti sauce that needed to be used. About the only thing that I needed to purchase was the ground protein and the cheese; I stocked everything else in my pantry.

You’ll also notice that these meatballs are grain-free…no breadcrumbs. In the cooking instructions, I explain how to keep the meatballs together while it slow cooks. It does take an extra cooking step, but the results are worth it!

  • 8 oz(s), Canned Pumpkin
  • 4 fluid ounce, Bbq Sauce
  • 8 fluid ounce, chunky garden (tomato, onion &