Labor Day is upon us. The day of rest, to relax and pat yourself on the back for all the hard work you do all year long. The day to honor all the working people deserves delicious food. Here are our picks for this years Labor Day festivites. So, when you get a chance to move – try these easy recipes and then head back to the pool or couch to consume. Enjoy!
If you are a foodie, this day is already marked in your diary. May 28, 2015 is National burger day… are you ready? This is a day when foodies unite for one thing.. the hamburger. Whether you are a vegetarian, non-red meat eater or an all around red meat eater – we shall celebrate! There are so many different varieties and the best part is you customize the burger to suit you.. just change up the patty to suit your lifestyleye! Although hamburgers originated in Hamburg, Germany, eating the burger in a bun is actually an American innovation. Let’s carry on the tradition, turn that BBQ up and get to grilling with these lip smacking, mouth watering, sauced up insane burgers..
Every year pounds of meat are rolled into balls, flavored, dipped, battered, baked, fried or bbqed and consumed by the masses. On National Meatball Day, 2015 we introduce you to some of the greatest meatball recipes we could find on the world wide web. Warning, you may drool, head to the store and attempt these recipes at home. Cheers to National Meatball Day! The greatest day of the year.. so far!
This dish is so versatile, you could add more veggies, add beans or even change up the meat from beef to chicken, turkey, or even a meat substitute. It is fabulous in tacos and burritos, salad bowls- or even baked in a bell pepper! Of course, this is incredibly delicious on it’s own too. There is just something you can’t beat about a creamy, spicy and rich dish that you can make in under 40 minutes in just one pan!
1lb ground beef
1 large onion, diced
2 bell peppers, diced
1 can diced tomatoes with green chilis
1 cup salsa
1 cup rice
1 cup water
1 cup beef stock
2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 cup shredded cheddar or jack cheese
green onions, to garnish
In a large pan, brown beef.
When beef is lightly browned, add diced onions and peppers.
Cook until beef is fully cooked, onions and peppers are soft.
Add can of tomatoes with green chili- no need to drain.
Add salsa, rice, water and stock.
Stir well to combine.
Add in spices and mix, cover.
Let simmer on low until rice is soft and liquid has cooked off.