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Simple Creamy Ranchero Salsa Soup

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Simple Creamy Ranchero Salsa Soup
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 lb sirloin beef
  • 12 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 32 oz chunky salsa (medium hot)
  • 15 oz garbanzo beans, drained
  • 15 oz black beans, divided
  • 2 Tbsp mild chili peppers, dried
Instructions
  1. In a large cooking pot on high heat; heat the oil and brown the beef.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend and the chicken broth.
  3. Add to beef and bring to a boil.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients and bring back to a boil.
  5. Serve hot.
  6. Total cooking time approximately 30 minutes.

 

Sensational Sour Cream Buttermilk Pancakes

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Sensational Sour Cream Buttermilk Pancakes
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Serves: 18 pancakes
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 6 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp water
Instructions
  1. In medium mixing bowl combine flour, Buttermilk Blend, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  2. In small mixing bowl combine milk, eggs, sour cream, oil, and whisking until smooth.
  3. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients, mixing just until combined.
  4. Heat skillet or griddle until a drop of water dances on it, then lightly grease skillet.
  5. Drop 2 to 3 Tbsp of batter for each pancake onto skillet.
  6. When small bubbles break the surface, turn pancakes over and cook for 1 minute, or until bottom is lightly browned.
  7. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 148 Fat: 14g Saturated fat: 2g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 5g Sugar: 2g Sodium: 142mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 5mg

 

Seafood Artichoke Chowder

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Seafood Artichoke Chowder
Serves: 4 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • ¾ cup onion, chopped
  • 1½ cups potatoes, peeled & diced
  • ½ cup red pepper, diced
  • ½ cup celery, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsp seafood seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp chicken soup base
  • 8 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 14 oz artichoke hearts, drained & chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 12 oz lump crab meat, drained
  • 4 oz tiny shrimp, drained
  • 1½ cups half & half or cream
  • ¼ cup chives, snipped
Instructions
  1. In a dutch oven cook bacon until crisp.
  2. Drain on paper toweling; set aside.
  3. Remove all bacon drippings except for 2 Tbsp.
  4. Over medium heat add onion, potatoes, pepper, celery, bay leaf and water.
  5. Cook until vegetables are just tender.
  6. Stir in seasoning, thyme, soup base, Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend, flour and broth.
  7. Add artichoke hearts, corn, crab meat, shrimp and cream.
  8. Heat until hot.
  9. Ladle into bowls and garnish with bacon and chives.

 

Scrumptious Smoothie

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Scrumptious Smoothie
Serves: 2 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup frozen vanilla yogurt
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup fruit of choice
  • ¼ cup SACO Mix’n Drink Instant Ski
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients together to desired consistency and pour into a large glass.
  2. For delicious variations add:  granola, wheat germ or nuts, chocolate chips, coconut, or select different flavors of yogurt or juice.
  3. This makes a wonderful addition to break or brunch; a terrific after-school snack, or a warm-weather pick-me-up.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 186 Fat: 4g Saturated fat: 3g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 31g Sugar: 24g Sodium: 110mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 6g Cholesterol: 3mg

 

Scandinavian Carrot Dill Bread

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Scandinavian Carrot Dill Bread
Serves: 12 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1lb Loaf
  • ⅔ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried dill weed
  • ⅔ cup carrots, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • *2 2 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 2¼ tsp Red Star® Active Dry Yeast
  • 1.5lb Loaf
  • ⅞ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ tsp dried dill weed
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 3 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • *2 3 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 Tbsp Red Star® Active Dry Yeast
Instructions
  1. Add ingredients in the order suggested by your bread machine manual.
  2. Use Basic Medium setting.
  3. *1 The water used should be about 80°F.
  4. Since your body temperature is higher than 80°F, this will feel cool (not cold) to you.
  5. Using water too warm will inhibit the yeast from working at its full potential, as will water that is too cold.
  6. *2 For a 1½ Lb. loaf use 3 Tbsp. of SACO cultured Buttermilk Blend, or entire contents of one 0.8 ounce envelope.
  7. For a 1 Lb. loaf use 2 Tbsp. of SACO cultured Buttermilk Blend, or approximately ⅔ of a 0.8 ounce envelope.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 102 Fat: 1g Saturated fat: 0g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 20g Sugar: 3g Sodium: 206mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 3g Cholesterol: 0mg

 

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

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Scalloped Potatoes and Ham
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Serves: 6 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 6 medium potatoes
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thin
  • 3 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup SACO Mix’n Drink Instant Skim Milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1½ cups finely chopped ham
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease one 2-quart casserole dish.
  3. Pare and thinly slice potatoes.
  4. Melt 3 Tbsp butter over low heat.
  5. Blend in flour, salt and pepper.
  6. Cook until mixture is smooth and bubbly; remove from heat.
  7. Stir in SACO Mix’n Drink powder and water.
  8. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  9. Arrange ⅓ potatoes in prepared casserole dish.
  10. Sprinkle ½ the onion and ham over potatoes.
  11. Pour ⅓ of the milk mixture over all.
  12. Repeat layers.
  13. Dot top with 1 Tbsp butter.
  14. Cover and bake 30 minutes.
  15. Uncover and bake until potatoes are tender, 60 to 70 minutes longer.
  16. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
  17. Variations: Adding ham, chopped into cubes, and/or shredded cheese makes this a delicious main dish. Note: This dish can be prepared ahead of time and reheated with delicious results.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 349 Fat: 11g Saturated fat: 6g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 48g Sugar: 8g Sodium: 1042mg Fiber: 5g Protein: 17g Cholesterol: 43mg

 

Sauerkraut Soup

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Sauerkraut Soup
Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 4 medium potatoes, cut into
  • ½” cubes
  • ¾ cup onions, diced
  • ¾ lb kielbasa, sliced and quartered
  • 2 cups chicken broth, reduced sodium
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 16 oz sauerkraut
  • 1½ Tbsp fresh dill, minced
  • 1 Tbsp dried yellow mustard
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 3 cups water
  • 1½ Tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2½ Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend Fresh Dill
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan combine the potatoes, onions, Kielbasa, chicken broth and bay leaf in 2 quarts of water; boil until the vegetables are tender.
  2. Rinse and drain the sauerkraut in a colander.
  3. Add the sauerkraut, dill, yellow mustard, pepper, and water to the soup.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. Add the parsley.
  7. In a separate bowl combine the sour cream, flour and Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend with ½ cup liquid from the soup.
  8. Add this mixture to the soup.
  9. Simmer until thickened, but do not boil.
  10. Spoon into soup bowls and garnish with fresh dill.
  11. Serve with toasted French Rounds if desired.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 304 Fat: 14g Saturated fat: 6g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 34g Sugar: 8g Sodium: 1177mg Fiber: 5g Protein: 13g Cholesterol: 51mg

 

Salmon Crepes

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Salmon Crepes
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Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • Salmon Crepes Filling
  • Prepare Basic Crepes
  • 1 lb can salmon, drained and flaked
  • 3 oz can mushrooms, chopped
  • 3 hard cooked eggs, chopped
  • ¼ cup onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp salt dash pepper
  • ¼ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ¼ cup celery, chopped
  • 1½ tsp lemon juice
  • Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • ¼ cup butter or margarine
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 3 oz sharp Cheddar cheese, cubed
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp white pepper
Instructions
  1. Salmon Crepes Filling
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  3. Place all ingredients in large mixing bowl and blend well.
  4. Put about 2 Tbsp of filling on each crepe, roll up, and put in well-buttered shallow baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over crepes and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
  5. Makes enough filling for about 16 crepes.
  6. Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  7. Melt butter and blend in flour.
  8. Gradually stir in water.
  9. Add Buttermilk Blend and blend with wire whisk.
  10. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened.
  11. Add cheese and stir over low heat until melted.
  12. Season to taste.

 

Salmon Chowder

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Salmon Chowder
Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup leeks, sliced, white parts only
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups small red potatoes, quartered
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups zuchinni, sliced and quartered
  • 2 Tbsp corn starch
  • 4 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 2 Tbsp sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 lb poached salmon, reserving liquid
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, saute celery, carrots and leeks in oil with garlic until garlic is soft.
  2. Add potatoes and broth.
  3. Cook 10-15 minutes.
  4. Add zuchinni and cook till crisp/tender.
  5. In a separate bowl combine corn starch with Saco Cultured Buttermilk Blend; slowly add 3 cups of the poaching liquid.
  6. Add peppers, capers and parsley to the saucepan and then the liquid mixture.
  7. Cook until thickened.
  8. Fold in flaked salmon.
  9. Warm through and serve.

 

Saco’s Fudge Dream

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Saco’s Fudge Dream
Cook time: 
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Serves: 16 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 Tbsp SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1¾ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda dash salt
  • 1¼ cups water
  • ¾ cup solid shortening
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup SACO Premium Cocoa
  • 2 eggs Almond bark Chocolate curls
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease one bundt pan.
  3. In large mixing bowl combine flour, Buttermilk Blend, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Add water, shortening and vanilla.
  4. Beat on low speed until combined.
  5. Beat 2 more minutes.
  6. Add cocoa and beat again.
  7. Add eggs and beat until well-blended.
  8. Pour into prepared pan.
  9. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until wooden toothpick tests done.
  10. Cool 10 minutes in pan, then remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
  11. Garnish with almond bark and chocolate curls.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 163 Fat: 1g Saturated fat: 0g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 26g Sugar: 23g Sodium: 87mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 3g Cholesterol: 1mg