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German Potato Dumplings

German Potato Dumplings

Ingredients
3 pounds medium potatoes (about 10), peeled and quartered
1 cup all-purpose flour
3 eggs, lightly beaten
2/3 cup dry bread crumbs
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
12 cups water

BROWNED BUTTER SAUCE:
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1 tablespoon chopped onion
1/4 cup dry bread crumbs

Directions
Place potatoes in a Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain; transfer to a large bowl.

Mash potatoes. Stir in flour, eggs, bread crumbs, salt and nutmeg. Shape into sixteen (2-in.) balls.

In a Dutch oven, bring 12 cups water to a boil. Carefully add dumplings. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 7-9 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center of dumplings comes out clean.

Meanwhile, in a small heavy saucepan, heat butter and onion over medium heat. Heat 5-7 minutes or until butter is golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in bread crumbs. Serve with dumplings. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: German Potato Dumplings

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Hearty Cheese Potatoes

Hearty Cheese Potatoes

Ingredients
6 tablespoons butter, cubed
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 cups milk
12 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
About 4 pounds potatoes, peeled, cooked and thinly sliced (8 cups)
Paprika

Directions
Melt butter in a saucepan; add flour, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture is smooth and bubbly.

Add milk all at once; cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more.

Remove from the heat. Add cheese and stir until melted.

Place potatoes in a large bowl; gently stir in cheese sauce.

Transfer to a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Recipe found here: Hearty Cheese Potatoes

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Sweet & White Scalloped Potatoes

Sweet & White Scalloped Potatoes

Ingredients
3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
3 medium russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
3-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
3 small garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions
Arrange potatoes in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a small saucepan, combine the cream, flour, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper. Bring to a gentle boil. Remove from the heat; pour over potatoes.

Cover and bake at 400° for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 25-30 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender and the top is golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Sweet & White Scalloped Potatoes

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Spinach Rice

Spinach Rice

Ingredients
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups torn baby spinach
3/4 cup water
1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
1/2 cup uncooked Minute® White Rice
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions
In a large saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Add the spinach, water and parsley. Bring to a boil. Stir in the rice, salt and pepper. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 7-10 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Yield: 2 servings

Recipe found here: Spinach Rice

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Fried Rice

Fried Rice

Ingredients
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/2 cup egg substitute
4 cups cooked rice
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

Directions
In a skillet coated with cooking spray, saute green pepper until crisp-tender. Add egg substitute; cook and stir until egg is completely set. Chop egg into small pieces. Add rice and soy sauce; heat through. Yield: 5 servings.

Recipe found here: Fried Rice

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Swiss Mushroom Orzo

Swiss Mushroom Orzo

Ingredients
1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
4 tablespoons cold butter, divided
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

Directions
Cook orzo according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the cheese, 3 tablespoons butter, garlic, salt and pepper; cover and process until smooth. In a large saucepan, saute the mushrooms in remaining butter until tender. Drain orzo and add to mushrooms. Stir in cheese mixture until melted. Yield: 3 servings.

Recipe found here: Swiss Mushroom Orzo

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Mushroom Rice

Mushroom Rice

Ingredients
1 can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed beef broth, undiluted
3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion salt

Directions
In a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine all ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Microwave at 50% power for 12 minutes. Let stand for 5-10 minutes. Stir before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe found here: Mushroom Rice

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