Roasted Brussels Sprouts

RECIPE LIGHTLY ADAPTED FROM THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA “Keep that New Year’s resolution going with this healthy roasted veggie.” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions 1 1/2 pounds thawed Southwestern Produce Brussels sprouts3 tablespoons good olive oil3/4 teaspoon kosher salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepperBalsamic vinegar 1. Preheat the oven to 400°F 2. Cut off the ends of … Read More

Strawberry Cake

“The strawberry cream cheese frosting on this beauty is amazing! Your family might just fight over who gets to lick the bowl!” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions Cake:1 box white cake mix1 box strawberry Jell-O3/4 cup milk1/2 cup Southwestern Produce strawberries, thawed & pureed1/2 cup chopped pecans1 cup coconut, finely shredded3/4 cup oil4 eggs Frosting:1 stick … Read More

Blueberry Pie

“Nobody in my house liked blueberry pie before I tried this recipe. Now I find myself wanting to bake one all the time!” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions 6 cups thawed Southwestern Produce Blueberries3/4 cup sugarPinch of nutmeg1/3 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice2 teaspoons lemon zest1 tablespoon orange zest1/3 cup flour2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca1 … Read More

Blackeye Peas

“A new year is coming! Be sure to ring it in with a helping of traditional Blackeye Peas” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions Southwestern Produce Blackeye Peas (desired amount)1/2 tablespoon salt for every pound of peasAdd some meat for flavor (bacon, ham, leftover turkey leg) 1. Cook peas in pot of water adding salt and meat. … Read More

Raspberry Baked French Toast

RECIPE LIGHTLY ADAPTED FROM INA GARTEN “This is the perfect French Toast for Christmas morning! With a slight scent of citrus the house will smell delightful. And the best part is you can prep it the night before.” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, at room temperature10 extra-large eggs2 3/4 cups half-and-half1/3 cup … Read More

Cauliflower Gratin

RECIPE LIGHTLY ADAPTED FROM THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA “A crispy, cheesy topping and warm hint of nutmeg make this dish a sure winner!” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions 2 1/2 – 3 lbs Southwestern Produce CauliflowerKosher salt4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, divided3 tablespoons all-purpose flour2 cups hot milk1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg1 … Read More

Dipped Pecan Bars

RECIPE LIGHTLY ADAPTED FROM INA GARTEN “These are big, these are beautiful, and are sure to be a big hit at a family holiday get-together.” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions Crust:1 1/4 pounds unsalted butter, room temperature3/4 cup granulated sugar3 extra-large eggs3/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt Topping:1 … Read More

Vegetable Soup

RECIPE FROM JOANNA VARNUM “Perfect for a cold night with grilled cheese!” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions 1 lb ground beef1/2 onion diced4 cups of Southwestern Produce mixed vegetables2 10 oz cans of Campbell’s tomato soupLawry’s garlic saltSalt & Pepper 1. Cook diced onion in a medium skillet over low heat until translucent. 2. Add ground … Read More

Sweet Potato Casserole

“Sweet potatoes the way Mama used to make them! No holiday dinner is complete without this casserole.” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions Sweet Potato Mixture:3 heaping cups of Southwestern Produce sweet potato chunks1/3 cup milk3/4 cup sugar1 stick butter (melted)2 eggs1 tsp. vanilla Topping:1 stick butter (melted)1 cup brown sugar1/4 cup flour1 cup Southwestern Produce pecan … Read More

Cherry Pie

“A fresh cherry pie without all the fuss. SWP cherries makes this classic super easy… and super tasty!” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions Double pie crust pastry, unbaked (homemade or store bought)1 cup granulated sugar1/4 teaspoon almond extractpinch of salt3 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca, or up to 4 tablespoons for thicker filling (use all purpose flour if … Read More

Raspberry Cheesecake

RECIPE LIGHTLY ADAPTED FROM THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA “This cheesecake is amazing! If you don’t have time to bake one from scratch, this raspberry sauce will spruce up a store-bought as well.” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions For the crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (10 crackers)1 tablespoon sugar6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted For … Read More

Zucchini Gratin

RECIPE LIGHTLY ADAPTED FROM THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA “You will be the talk of the potluck or holiday dinner with this dish! Cheesy, yummy, goodness!” – Bobbie Jo Ingredients Directions 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, plus extra for topping1 pound yellow onions, cut in 1/2 and sliced (3 large)2 pounds Southwestern Produce Sliced Zucchini2 teaspoons kosher … Read More