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Buffalo Grazers vs. Smoked Pacific Salmon Swimmers

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Chef Dan Vasterling from St. Paul College presents two recipes to accompany the Super Bowl's competing teams. Even though the Broncos were destroyed, both recipes are true crowd pleasers.

Representing the Denver Broncos: Buffalo Grazers and Rocky Mountain mixed grain salad


2 pounds ground Buffalo

½ cup minced onion

¼ cup minced sweet pepper

1 t minced Jalapeno

¼ cup cooked Quinoa

1 T grape jelly

1 beaten egg

½ cup Panko

1 t granulated garlic

1 t onion powder

1 t salt

1 t black pepper

Mix thoroughly. Make into 2 ounce flat patties. Grill or sauté.

Rocky Mountain mixed grain salad:

1 cup cooked Quinoa

1 cup cooked brown rice

2 cups mixed cous cous

1 cup dried blueberries

1 cup toasted pecans

1 cup diced red onion

½ cup diced sweet red pepper

¼ cup chopped cilantro

¼ cup chopped parsley

1 T white balsamic vinaigrette

2 T cotton seed oil

1 t honey

pinch of salt & pepper

Mix thoroughly. Chill

Representing the Seattle Seahawks: Smoked Pacific Salmon Swimmers and Potato Salad Bites


2 pounds cold smoked Pacific salmon

¼ cup minced red peppers

¼ cup minced green pepper

¼ cup sliced green onion

½ pound mashed potatoes

1 egg

½ Panko

2 T chopped dill

1 T chopped thyme

½ T chopped rosemary

1 t cayenne pepper

1 t salt

1 t black pepper

Mix thoroughly. Make into 2 ounce flat patties. Dredge cakes in Panko bread crumbs and sauté in a preheated med high heat skillet for 3-5 minutes on each side.

Potato Salad Bites:

Blanch 8 baby red potatoes. Chill. Cut potatoes in half and remove 1/3 of the middle of the potato. Dice potato and reserve for filling.

Reserved potato filling

8 hard cooked eggs diced

½ cup minced white onion

¼ cup minced celery

1 cup mayonnaise

¼ diced cooked bacon

¼ chopped parsley

½ t salt

½ t black pepper

Mix thoroughly. Spoon a small amount of potato salad into the hollowed out potato halves. Chill

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