Porotos Granados

*For some reason I don’t have a picture of this… I’ll fix that ASAP*

tsp = teaspoon

Tbsp = Tablespoon

lbs = Pounds

Mince = chop into very small pieces

Diced = You chop the thing into roughly square like shapes

Cubed = Actually what it says, cut the ingredients into rough cubes, much bigger than diced

Sliced = Cut into thin broad strips (usually circles)

Chopped = to cut into small pieces with repeated blows

Al Dente = Pasta and/or Vegetables, Rice or Beans that are cooked to be firm to the bite. – Another way to put it is that it’s cooked but not fully cooked

Simmer = stay just below the boiling point while being heated. (small occasional bubble)

Saute = cook with oil

Fold = Mix the ingredients by scooping the bottom of the mix onto the top of the mix.

Reserve = Hold on/Don’t discard. Usually a liquid that is normally considered waste.

Ingredients

  1. 3 cup Beef broth
  2. 1 cup Milk
  3. 2 cup Frozen Corn
  4. 1 heaped tsp of Pesto
  5. 1 Red Onion – Chopped
  6. 1 tsp of salt
  7. 12 ounce bag of butternut squash
  8. 1 Can of Kidney or Navy Beans – Drained
  9.  4 Sausage – Johnsonville Original Bratwurst (Real specific yes but its the favorite brand we’ve found)
  10. Penne or Bowtie Pasta (Not spaghetti) –  1 serving

Necessary Equipment

  • Large Sauce Pan
  • Blender
  • Spatula
  • Barbecue/cast iron pan or frying pan

Instructions

  1. Barbecue or pan fry the Sausage, the taste is better if you barbecue or cast iron pan fry the whole Sausage but frying pan works
    • Sausage smokes a ton, be ready to run your stove fan or open a window
  2. Blend 2 cups of Beef Broth, 1 cup of Milk, 1 cup of Frozen Corn and the Pesto in the blender. Blend it coarsely, you don’t need everything to be super finely blended.
    • Set aside
  3. In the Saucepan, saute the Onion until slightly golden
  4. Add the remaining Broth (1 cup) and Corn (1cup) into the saucepan, Along with the salt, butternut squash and beans.
  5. Add the mixture from the blender
  6. Bring mixture to a boil for 15 mins
    • DO NOT PUT A LID ON, EVERYTHING WILL BOIL OVER
    • Stir Frequently
  7. Slice and add the Sausage to the mix
  8. Let Simmer for about 10 more minutes
    • Stir Frequently
  9. Add the noodles to the mix and let simmer for another 5 minutes or until pasta is cooked
    • Note: Pasta thickens the mix, if you want it thinner add less pasta and if you want it thicker add more
  10. Let sit for 5-10mins
  11. Enjoy