BULK FOODS

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Cheddar Cheese Powder

Cheddar cheese powder for making cheddar cheese sauces. Try it with pasta, rice dishes and dips!

Rehydration Instructions:

Add ¼ cup of hot water or milk to ¼ cup of cheese.

Stir well and enjoy as a dip or sauce.

Add 2 tbsp. of butter for every ¼ cup of dry cheese if a richer flavor is desired.

Countrywild Rice

In a pot with a tight-fitting lied, combine 1 cup of rice with two cups of water or broth. 

Add 1 tbsp butter or margarine (optional)

Bring to a boil, stir once and cover with the lid

Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 50 minutes

Remove from heat, let standing cover pot for 10 minutes

Fluff with a fork, and salt to taste

To prepare in a rice cooker, use the same ratio - 1 rice to 2 water

Yield 4 - 6 servings

Ali's Bazaar Falafel

Mix 1 cup of falafel mix with 1/2 cup of water.

Form small patties of balls.

Deep fry in vegetable oil until golden brown

Instant Pasta Regate - fully cooked semolina wheat pasta

Boil 3/4 cup of water for every 1 cup of pasta

Add pasta, stir, cover, and remove from heat.

Let stand 7-9 minutes

Top with your favorite sauce and enjoy!

Israeli Couscous

Directions: 

Add 1 ¼ cups of boiling water to 1 cup of Israeli “couscous”.

Cover pot and simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serving suggestion:

Sauté one small chopped onion in olive oil until golden brown.

Add contents of the bag and stir until browned.

Add salt, pepper, chopped parsley, and other spices according to taste.

Add 2 cups of boiling water or soup. Cover the pot and simmer for 8-10 minutes.

Baja Black Bean Mix (cooked and dehydrated black bean flakes with spices)

For Black Beans: Boil 1 cup of water for every 1 cup of bean mix

For soup: Boil 1 1/2 cups of water for every 1 cup of bean mix

Add beans to boiling water, turn off the heat, and keep covered for 3 - 5 minutes

Organic Black Refried Beans

Cooking instructions: 

In a saucepan, bring water to a boil, then add soup mix. 

Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat, stir and serve.

1:1 Ratio

Organic Pinto Refried Beans

Cooking instructions: 

Pour instant beans into a serving bowl.

Add boiling water and stir briefly

Cover 5 minutes, stir & serve

1:1 Ratio beans to water

Ali's Bazaar Tabouleh

Mix 1 cup of Tabouleh mix with 1 cup of boiling water, and 1/3 cup of vegetable oil and mix

Add 2 large diced tomatoes and 2tbsp of lemon juice. 

Mix thoroughly

Add 2 large tomatoes diced, and 2 Tbsp of Lemon juice, and mix.

Refrigerate for 2 hours, mix and serve

Wild Blend Rice

In a pot with a tight-fitting lied, combine 1 cup of rice with two cups of water or broth. 

Add 1 tbsp butter or margarine (optional)

Bring to a boil, stir once and cover with the lid

Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 50 minutes

Remove from heat, let standing cover pot for 10 minutes

Fluff with a fork, and salt to taste

To prepare in a rice cooker, use the same ratio - 1 rice to 2 water

Yield 4 - 6 servings

Keto Instant Hot Cereal

Microwave directions:

Empty the packet (1OZ) into a microwave-safe bowl or cup

Add 1/4 cup of cold water and stir

Cook on HIGH for 45 - 60 seconds, or until desired texture is reached

Stir and serve Immediately.

Kettle Directions

Empty the packet (1OZ) into a heat-safe bowl or cup

Add 1/4 - 1/3 cup of rapidly boiling water

Stir and cover immediately

Wait 1 minute

Serve immediately