7-Pot Chocolate Pepper Ramen

Ingredients:

  • 1 package 7-pot Chocolate Pepper Ramen Noodles
  • 1 large Onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 8 Garlic Cloves, chopped
  • 3-inch piece of fresh Ginger, sliced
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 Star Anise pods
  • 4 Cloves
  • 8 cups Vegetable Broth
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 8 oz. Shiitake Mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • Bean Sprouts, Lime Wedges, or Fresh Mint, for Garnish

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, sauté the first six ingredients in Olive Oil until slightly browned.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
  3. Boil Ramen Noodles in water for 4-6 minutes until just al dente.
  4. Add to broth and simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Garnish with Bean Sprouts, Lime Wedges, or sprigs of Fresh Mint, then serve.

Autumn Harvest Orzo with Pumpkin, Sage, and Parmesan

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Autumn Harvest Orzo, cooked el dente (5-7 minutes)
  • 1 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 cup Vegetable or Chicken Broth
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • 12 Sage leaves, chopped
  • 1 Shallot, diced
  • 1 tbsp. Unsalted Butter
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan Cheese

Directions:

  1. Sauté Shallots and Sage in Butter for about 5 minutes over medium heat.
  2. Add Milk and half of Broth. Simmer for 5 more minutes.
  3. Stir in Pumpkin Puree add Salt, Pepper, and remaining Broth. Simmer for about 10 minutes until mixture reaches desired thickness.
  4. Stir in Parmesan.
  5. Toss with Autumn Harvest Orzo and serve immediately.