Garfield…Recipes with Cattitude Giveaway!

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Is there any cat who enjoys comfort food more than Garfield? Creator Jim Davis has teamed up with homestyle cookbook experts, Gooseberry Patch to create the first Garfield cookbook in more than a decade! Filled with lasagna and hundreds more recipes that stick to your ribs, Garfield…Recipes with Cattitude! will be a treat for fans of both brands. They’ll love the lighthearted artwork, in Garfield’s signature style, and the simple recipes, inspired by all the foods Garfield would love.

As you all know, I am huge fan of Gooseberry Patch cookbooks. This one does not disappoint! The ingredients of these recipes will easily be found in your pantry. The instructions are easy to follow. There are also so many choices in here that there is something for everyone!

Here is one of the recipes:

Bachelor Style Skillet Lasagna
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 14-oz cans beef broth
  • 14-1/2 oz can diced tomatoes
  • ¼ tsp Italian Seasoning
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cup rotini pasta, uncooked
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella
  • Garnish: Grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Brown meat in a skillet over medium heat; drain.
  2. Stir in broth, undrained tomatoes, and seasonings; bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in uncooked pasta. Cover and simmer for 12 - 14 minutes, until pasta is tender.
  4. Stir in mozzarella cheese.
  5. Top with parmesan cheese and serve.

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Since I am such a fan of Garfield…Recipes with Cattitude, I have arranged for one lucky reader to win their own! Here’s what you need to do:

Seared Steak

Seared Steak
 
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Ingredients
  • 12 oz steak
  • 6 oz broccolini
  • ½ oz dill
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 oz peanuts
  • ½ t cinnamon
  • 4 T butter
  • 2 T Olive oil
Instructions
  1. Bring pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the broccolini in the boiling water for 30 seconds.
  2. Fill a large bowl with water and ice cubes.
  3. Drain broccolini and transfer it to the ice water. When cold, set aside.
  4. Chop the dill.
  5. Peel the sweet potato and cut into 8 equal pieces. Add the sweet potato pieces to a pot with cold water. Bring to a boil, lower the temp, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Drain the sweet potato and return to the pot. Add 2 T of butter and cinnamon and mash with a fork.
  7. Season the steak with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. When hot, cook the steaks for 2 minutes on each side. Remove.
  8. Heat 1 T of oil and the remaining butter in a pan over medium heat. When the butter has melted, add the peanuts and stir for 1 minute.
  9. Add in the broccolini until hot and crispy.
  10. Serve the steak with the sweet potato and broccolini on the side. Top with fresh dill.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 649 Fat: 38g Carbohydrates: 35g Protein: 43g

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Fish Tacos with Crunchy Slaw

Fish Tacos with Crunchy Slaw
 
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Ingredients
  • 12 oz Tilapia Fillets
  • 2 Limes
  • 4 oz red cabbage
  • 1 avacado
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 2 T sour cream
  • 2 T Hot sauce
  • 2 T Olive Oil
Instructions
  1. Thinly slice the cabbage.
  2. Juice one lime and cut the other one into wedges.
  3. Cut the bell pepper and onion into thin strips.
  4. Chop the cilantro.
  5. Halve, peel, pit, and slice the avocado.
  6. Heat 1 T of oil. When hot, sweat the onions for 2 minutes.
  7. Add in the red pepper and stir.
  8. When soft, lower the heat and let it sit for 2 more minutes.
  9. Season the fish with salt and pepper on both sides and add to the pan. Cover and cook for 4 minutes flipping once.
  10. Uncover and stir every 2 minutes breaking up the fish. Transfer fish into a bowl.
  11. In another bowl, combine the sour cream and lime juice. Toss in the cabbage and season with the remaining salt and pepper.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Wipe the pan clean and warm tortillas over medium heat for about 1 minute.
  14. Fill the tortillas with the fish and slaw. Top with Avacado slices and fresh cilantro. Serve with lime wedges and hot sauce on the side.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 634 Fat: 17g Carbohydrates: 84g Protein: 55g

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