Roasted Ham and Spring Vegetables

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5

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Total Time
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30

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Serves
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5

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1600 g pkg Maple Leaf® Original Natural Smoked Ham, diced
  • 500g Brussels sprout, halved
  • 3yellow Bell pepper, diced
  • 3Green Bell pepper, diced
  • 2Medium Red Onion, diced
  • 3Carrots, diced
  • 2Tbsp olive oil
  • 3Cloves garlic finely diced
  • 1Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1Tsp Salt
  • ½tsp pepper
  1. Preheat oven at 350 F.
  2. Combine all ingredients on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Drizzle Olive oil and add garlic, Italian seasoning, Salt, and pepper and mix well.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes or until the vegetables are lightly charred and crisp on the outside and tender in the center.
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Shredded Chicken Nachos

Preparation
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10

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Total Time
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20

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Serves
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4

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  • Preparation

  • 1250g pkg Maple Leaf® Natural Shredded Chicken
  • 1tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1445g pkg tortilla chips
  • 1medium red onion, diced
  • 1medium tomato, diced
  • ¼cup sour cream
  • ¼cup guacamole, prepared
  • 1spring onion, chopped
  • 1cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  1. Preheat the oven at 400 F.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  3. Add shredded chicken and season with taco seasoning.
  4. Sauté until thoroughly mixed for 3-4 minutes. Using a slotted spoon remove onto a plate and keep warm.
  5. For the nachos, arrange the tortilla chips in a single layer, overlapping slightly, on to a baking sheet pan. Spread the chicken evenly over the chips.
  6. Sprinkle the cheeses evenly over the chicken and add tomato and onion on top.
  7. Bake until the cheese is melted, 4-5 minutes.
  8. Remove the nachos from the oven, then sprinkle with scallions and spreading the guacamole, sour cream, and lime wedges separately.
  9. Serve immediately.
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Add:
Black olives (optional)
Corn kernels (optional)
Black Beans (optional)

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Tasty Za’atar Chicken Dinner

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5

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Total Time
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35

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Serves
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4

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  • Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, za’atar spice blend, lime juice, and salt. Separate mixture into four equal parts.
  3. Coat the chicken breast with half of the mixture and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Combine the cauliflower florets and red onion with ¼ of the za’atar mixture and add to baking sheet.
  5. Place the baking sheet on the center rack for 25-30 minutes, or until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached. Vegetables should be golden and caramelized.
  6. Drizzle the chicken with remaining ¼ za’atar mixture that was set aside and serve immediately.
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Serve with hummus or tahini sauce.

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Dinner for Breakfast: Smoked Ham Open Waffle

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5

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Total Time
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10

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Serves
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4

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  • Preparation

  • 1(600g) pkg Maple Leaf® Original Natural Smoked Ham, sliced
  • 1280g pkg prepared frozen buttermilk waffles, toasted
  • ½cup leftover mashed potatoes
  • ½cup leftover cranberry sauce
  • 1cup leftover gravy, warmed
  1. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium high heat and sear the smoked ham slices for 1 minute per side, then set aside.
  2. Assemble each toasted waffle by spreading 1 tbsp cranberry sauce on the waffle, topped with 1 tbsp of mashed potato and 3-4 slices of smoked ham.
  3. Pour the warm gravy on top and serve.
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Any Thanksgiving leftovers? Pile them on top of a fresh waffle to make for the most delicious breakfast creation

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Sweet & Salty Bacon Coconut Macaroons

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10

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Total Time
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25

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Serves
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24

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  • Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the milk, shredded coconut, and condensed milk.
  4. Gently stir in the flour until completely incorporated.
  5. Add 1 cup of Maple Leaf® Ready Crisp® Fully Cooked Natural Bacon Pieces and mix until evenly combined.
  6. Scoop 1 tablespoon of the mixture on a baking sheet, placing each spoonful 1 inch apart.
  7. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  8. Cool before serving.
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Want to add some extra crunch?
Add ¼ cup of crushed cashew nuts!

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Tangy Pomegranate Chicken

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5

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Total Time
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50

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Serves
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4

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  • Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Insert the onion inside the chicken cavity.
  3. Thoroughly mix the olive, salt, pepper, and thyme together. Evenly pour mixture over chicken.
  4. Roast chicken for 45 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a saucepan stir in all ingredients of the glaze and bring to a boil over medium heat. Stir occasionally and reduce to ¾ of its original size and set aside.
  6. Halfway through the cook time, baste the chicken with the glaze and baste again at 40 minutes. Chicken should be a deep golden brown colour and cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F.
  7. Allow to rest a few minutes before carving.
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Serve with orange slices and pomegranate for a decorative look – and squeeze orange over chicken for an added tangy taste!

If the chicken is browning too quickly, cover loosely with tin foil and remove for the last 10 to 15 minutes of cook time.

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Bacon Sweet Potato Mash

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5

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Total Time
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20

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Serves
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4

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  • Preparation

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Cook bacon until just crisp, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, remove onto a paper towel lined plate and keep warm.
  4. Add heavy cream, maple syrup, butter, and cooked bacon to the prepared mashed sweet potatoes and combine until all ingredients are incorporated and have a silky texture.
  5. Add salt to taste.
  6. Serve immediately.
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Tight on time? Swap our Maple Leaf® Original Natural Bacon to our Maple Leaf® Ready Crisp® Fully Cooked Natural Bacon Pieces!

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Wrapped Dog Skewers

Preparation
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10

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Total Time
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20

minutes

Serves
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4

Portions

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  • Preparation

  • 4pieces Maple Leaf® Natural Top Dogs™ BBQ Format
  • 4slices Maple Leaf® Original Natural Bacon
  • 1green pepper, cubed
  • 1zucchini, cubed
  • 1yellow pepper, cubed
  • 1red onion, cubed
  • BBQ sauce to glaze
  1. Heat grill to 400°F.
  2. Cut hot dog and bacon into quarters and wrap each piece of Maple Leaf® Natural Top Dogs™ with bacon.
  3. Alternately thread each skewer with one piece of bacon-wrapped hot dog, along with one piece of pepper, red onion, and zucchini. Repeat with each skewer until all ingredients are used.
  4. Grill over medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes, turning frequently until lightly charred. Baste with BBQ sauce during last minute of grilling. Brush with additional sauce if desired.
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Pair a sweet siracha dipping sauce with this dish!

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Lemon Pepper Sweet Potato Poutine

Preparation
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5

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Total Time
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40

minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 2pieces Maple Leaf Prime® Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs
  • 1(500g pkg) sweet potato fries, prepared
  • 1cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • ¼cup spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp Creamy Garlic Lemon Mayo, prepared
  • Creamy Garlic Lemon Mayo

  • 1large egg
  • 1tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1tbsp white vinegar
  • 1cup (240 ml) canola oil
  • 1teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4cloves garlic, roasted salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Bake chicken thighs for 30 minutes or until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached. Allow to cool slightly.
  3. Using a fork, shred chicken away from bone. Set aside.
  4. Prepare fries according to package instructions.
  5. Arrange cooked fries on a large serving tray.
  6. Top fries with cooked chicken and shredded cheese. Drizzle the Creamy Garlic Lemon Mayo over top and garnish with finely chopped spring onions.

Creamy Garlic Lemon Mayo

  1. Add egg to the small bowl of a food processor and process for 20 seconds. Add the mustard, vinegar, roasted garlic, and salt. Process for another 20 seconds.
  2. Turn the food processor on then begin to slowly add the oil.
  3. When all the oil has been added, scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl and process for an extra 10 seconds. Add extra salt, lemon juice, or vinegar to taste.
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Remaining 6 cuts of chicken in the box can be roasted at 375° F for 30-35 minutes until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached. Serve with warm pita bread.

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