Kick & Creamy Cheesy Veggies
(Prep & cook time: 30 mins. 4 servings)
Your local fresh shopping list:
♦ 2 T. Spitfire Gourmet Cravin’ Creamy
♦ 1/4 c. Dry Vermouth Wine (found at any liquor store)
♦ 1 c. Half & Half
♦ 4 oz. Cream Cheese
♦ 4 oz. grated Sharp Cheddar
♦ 16 oz. (about 8 cups) frozen or fresh Veggies (broccoli, cauliflower and/or carrots all work great)
♦ In a sauce pan on low heat, whisk 2 T. Kick & Creamy packet into Dry Vermouth wine, and then stir in Half & Half, 4 oz. Cream Cheese, and 4 oz. Sharp Cheddar cheese until blended & warm.
♦ Place 16 oz. Veggies in a large roasting pan, and pour cheese mixture over the top. If desired, top with 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs.
♦ Bake at 375° uncovered for 15-20 minutes (until colorful & al dente, NOT dark & mushy).
WINE: This recipe pairs great with a California Pinot Noir (red) or Chardonnay (white).
MAKE IT A MEAL:
♦ Place cooked Chicken and/or 2 cups cooked Pasta in the bottom of the pan before baking.