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Recipe: Honey Mustard Chicken Legs

Looking for a quick and tasty recipe to bake chicken drumsticks? This one’s for you!

No marinating time required!

I like to use an enameled rectangular stone baking dish like Le Creuset.
It cleans up easily and no need for aluminum foil!

Serves 2.

Ingredients:

5 drumsticks
2 Tbs yellow mustard
2 Tbs honey
1 Tbs oil
1 Tbs mayo
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven 375˚F
  2. Mix all seasoning ingredients in baking dish.
  3. Wash drumsticks and pat dry with paper towel.
  4. Place drumsticks in the baking dish, rubbing the seasoning mix thoroughly over the drumsticks.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes on each side.
  6. [Optional]:  In the last 5 minutes throw in half broccoli florets (from half a head), carrots and chopped onions.

I just made this for lunch and the husband did not hesitate to reach for a second helping.

Cleanup tip: soak baking dish with soap and warm water. Requires minimal scrubbing.

Recipe: Green Bean Casserole

Green bean casserole is our staple side dish for Thanksgiving dinner.

green bean casserole

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp butter
1 cup fresh mushrooms (sliced)

1/2 cup onions (diced)
3 garlic cloves (minced)
2 cups green beans (sliced into thirds)
3 cups chicken broth (low sodium)
1 can cream of mushroom soup (10.75 ounce)
1 (2.8-ounce) can French-fried onion rings
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
pinch salt
two slices bacon (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet. Saute the mushrooms in the butter. Add the onions. Add the garlic.
  3. Boil green beans in chicken broth for 10 minutes and drain.
  4. Add the green beans, cream of mushroom soup, 1/2 can onion rings, 1/2 cup cheese, salt and pepper, to the onion mixture. Stir well.
  5. Pour into a greased 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes
  7. Top the casserole with 1/2 can onion rings and 1/2 cup cheese.
  8. Bake 5 minutes.

Adapted from: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/green-bean-casserole-recipe.html?oc=linkback

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