Recipe from Genius Kitchen
READY IN: 40mins
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 lb ground lamb
1 large onion, finely diced
3 -4 large carrots, finely diced
1 cup frozen peas
3 -4 sprigs fresh thyme, finely chopped
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon butter
1 glass red wine
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 cup chicken stock
About 6 cups mashed potatoes
1 egg, beaten
grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
Pre-heat oven to 400°F.
Saute carrots in the olive oil until starting to get tender. Add in the onions and saute for a minute or two then add the meat.
Season with black pepper and thyme.
Cook until browned then drain fat. Add the butter and peas.
Sprinkle with flour and stir through.
Add tomato paste, wine and Worcestershire sauce.
Let this reduce slightly then add the chicken stock. Allow to reduce down until you have a thick meaty gravy. Season to your taste.
Remove from heat. Grease an oven proof dish (9x13) with butter and add the sauce.
Spoon or pipe the mashed potatoes over top. Brush with egg and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.
Bake for about 20 minutes or until the potato is nice and browned on top
JORDAN RUBIN'S CLEANSING CHICKEN SOUP
1 Whole Chicken (free-range, pastured or organic)
1 Tbsp, raw apple cider Vinegar
3-4 qts of filtered water
4 medium size onions coarsely chopped
8 carrots peeled, coarsely chopped
2-4 zucchinis coarsely chopped (optional)
4 Tblsp of extra virgin coconut oil
½ c frozen green peas
4 inches grated ginger
¼- ½ tsp cayenne pepper
6 celery stalks, coarsely chopped
1 lb green beans
1 bunch parsely
5 garlic cloves
2-4 Tblsp Celtic-Sea Salt
If using whole chicken: make sure to remove gizzards, and fat glands from cavity.
Place chicken or chicken pieces in large stainless steel pot with water, vinegar, garlic, ginger, salt, cayenne pepper, extra virgin Olive Oil, and all vegetables (except parsley). Let stand for 10 minutes before heating. Bring to a boil, remove the scum that rises to the top. Cover and cook for 8-12 hours. The longer you cook the Stock the more cleansing it will be. 15 mins before finishing the stock, add parsley.(this imparts additional mineral ions to the broth)
Remove from heat, take out chicken. After it cools, remove chicken meat from carcass, discarding bones. Drop meat back into the soup.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Everybody!
One of our favorite celebratory meals is grilled lamb chops. There's just something about the simplicity and elegance of lamb with herbs, and we've found a recipe similar to the one we use for you to check out! Click HERE to check out a recipe from the Food Network using ingredients everyone has on hand. Have an amazing dinner and we'll see you in the new year!
We just got six new piglets on the farm! We'll be raising them for the next few months and enjoying all their personalities. It's amazing how personable pigs are, they're one of our favorite animals to have around the farm. We'll take ideas for names, but good luck telling them apart!
Welcome to the new McDonald Farm website! It's still under construction at the moment, but we'll be keeping it updated with new information, photos, and recipes in the days and weeks ahead! Please check out the information we do have posted, and email us at McDonaldFarmOrders@gmail.com if you have any questions at all!