Daily Archives: November 6, 2013

Bread Puddin Pie!

Ingredients

2 c whole milk or 1/2 &1/2
4 Tbsp butter
2/3 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tbsp cinnamon, ground
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 c stale bread or glazed donuts
3 large eggs
1 c whole milk
2 Tbsp butter
1/2 c sugar
1 Tbsp flour

Directions

1 Preheat oven to 350

2 In sauce pan heat 2 c milk med heat till a film forms on top add 4 Tlbs butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, and brown sugar

3 In bowl whip eggs till blended , add 1/4 cup hot milk mix while mixing so not to scramble eggs ( temper) add remaining mixture till blended

4 Tear up bread and or donuts place in greased baking dish 9×13 casserole , pour milk mix on top press down bread so all is covered

5 Bake 40 to 45 mins

6 In saucepan mix remainder of milk sugar, flour on med heat stir so not to scorch , heat to boiling 4 mins and pour over cooled pudding

Chipotle Black Bean Burgers

Chipotle Black Bean Burgers:

What it took for 4 burgers:

* 1 (14.5 oz) can of black beans, drained and rinsed
* 2 Tbs. minced white onion
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 1/4 cup smoked chopped almonds
* 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
* 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
* 4 Tbs. jarred chipotle spread, divided
* 1 egg
* 4 sliced pepper jack cheese
* 4 onion buns, split and lightly toasted
* mixed greens
* sliced avocado
* coarse salt, to taste
* lime wedges, for serving

Preheat oven to 425.

In a large bowl, add the beans and lightly mash with a fork. Add the onions, garlic, almonds, corn, cilantro, 2 Tbs. chipotle spread, egg and a small pinch of coarse salt. Mix to combine.

Using your hands, equally form the mixture into 4 patties. Arrange on a lightly oiled baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Carefully flip, add the cheese and bake for 8 to 10 more.

Spread the remaining chipotle spread on the bottom of each toasted bun and serve with greens, avocado slices and fresh lime wedges!