Remove stems and any yellowed leaves from greens, then rinse greens well and drain.
Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until onion is tender.
Add greens, water, and bouillon to the pot. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes or until greens are tender, stirring occasionally.
Add salt, sugar, and Tabasco sauce. Toss well and simmer an additional 5 minutes. May be served with cider vinegar to bring out the best in the greens.
SWEET PEPPER, ONION AND TOMATO SALAD
1/2 cup cider vinegar 1 garlic clove, sliced 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 large bell pepper, any color, cut into thin rings 1 large onion, sliced into thin rings 2 large tomatoes, peeled, cut into 8 wedges
Combine all ingredients except pepper, onion, and tomato and mix well.
Pour dressing over vegetables and stir. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight, stirring occasionally.
1/4 cup white vinegar ¼ cup water 1 tablespoon corn oil 1/2 cup ketchup 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons finely diced onion 2 tablespoons brown sugar (light or dark) 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper 4, 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts Cooking spray
Preheat oven to 350⁰ F. Combine all sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and simmer for 15 minutes over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally.
Place chicken in a 9×13-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover chicken evenly with 1 cup barbecue sauce.
Back for 20-25 minutes, baste with remaining sauce, and cook another 5-10 minutes (or until chicken is tender and no longer pink).
1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium green bell pepper, cut in 4 pieces 1/2 cup fresh green beans, cut in ½-inch pieces (or use frozen) 1 medium tomato, peeled and diced 1 cup short-grain rice 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley 1/4 teaspoon ground annatto 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups water 1/2 cup canned lima beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup drained and chopped canned artichoke hearts
Heat oil in medium frying pan over medium heat. Sauté pepper and green beans for 2 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients except lima beans and artichoke hearts and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
Add lima beans and artichokes, stir, cover, and cook 5 more minutes.
½ lb ground chuck (this is a cut of beef) 7 cups peeled, chopped fresh tomatoes or 2, 28-oz. cans no salt added diced tomatoes 4 cups water 1, 14.5-oz can no salt added cut green beans, drained and rinsed 1, 15-oz can no salt added peas, drained and rinsed 1, 15.25-oz can no salt added corn, drained and rinsed 2 medium carrots (3 oz each), peeled and chopped 3 medium potatoes (5 oz each), peeled and diced 1 medium onion (5 oz), diced 1/4 cup dry rice 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Place ground chuck in a 2-gallon stockpot and brown over medium heat. Remove meat and drain it well. Wipe drippings from pot.
Return meat to stockpot, then add tomatoes and water. Bring to a simmer and cook, covered, until tomatoes are soft and a juicy broth is created, about 20 minutes.
Add remaining ingredients, cover, and continue cooking 60 additional minutes to allow flavors to blend.
MANGO AND TOMATO SALSA
1/2 – 1 chopped jalapeno 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 cup chopped mango 1/4 cup chopped white onion 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 teaspoon lime juice
Determine how much jalapeno you want to use. If you prefer to remove the seeds, do so carefully. Avoid touching eyes and nose.