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Chicken Chili (low-fat)

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 3/4 pounds ground chicken breast 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 tablespoons Mexican-style hot chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 (14.5 oz.) can chicken broth 1 (14...

BBQ Chicken Sloppy Joes

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 lb lean ground chicken 3 ⁄ 4 cup barbecue sauce 4 hamburger buns lettuce (optional) cheddar cheese(optional) Preparation Instructions: In large nonstick skillet, brown ground chicken, onion and...

Simple Ground Chicken Stroganoff

Ingredients: 1 lb fresh ground chicken 1 ⁄ 2 cup chopped onion 1 ⁄ 8 teaspoon garlic powder 1 ⁄ 4 teaspoon salt 1 ⁄ 8 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup chicken broth 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup 1 (4 ounce) can mushroom stems and...

Spicy Ground Chicken

Ingredients: 1 lb ground chicken 1 zucchini, sliced 1 green pepper, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 1 onion, chopped 1 cup mushroom, sliced 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 - 3 cups chunky salsa (I use hot) 4 soft flour tortillas(optional) 1 teaspoon olive...

Unbelievable Chicken Meatloaf

Ingredients: 1 lb ground chicken 1 ⁄ 2 cup fine breadcrumbs 1 large egg white 1 medium carrot 1 small onion 1 ⁄ 4 cup ketchup 1 ⁄ 2 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoonWorcestershire sauce 1 ⁄ 4 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon salt 1 ⁄ 8 teaspoon pepper...

Chicken and Noodles over Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 – Qt. Root’s Chicken Noodle Soup 1 – Qt. Root’s Unseasoned Chicken Broth (or water) 6 – Tbs. Corn Starch Cold Water Mashed potatoes prepared (enough for 4-6 servings) and heated 1 – cup Frozen Vegetable mix (optional) Preparation...

Root’s Classics Family Recipes Chicken Almond Casserole

Ingredients: 2 – 16 oz. ( 1lb. ) containers Root’s White- or Combo- Cubed Chicken, thawed in refrigerator or microwave. 2 – 10 3/4 oz. cans condensed cream of chicken soup 1 C. milk (substitute half-and-half for richer flavor) 1 1/2 C. real mayonnaise 2 C....

Marlene McHennery’s Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 1 – 16 oz. ( 1lb. ) container Root’s White Meat Cubed Chicken, thawed in refrigerator or microwave. 1/2 C. black rip olives, sliced and drained 1/2 C. celery, sliced 1/2 medium green pepper, chopped 1/2 C. silvered almonds 1/2 C. mayonnaise...

Root’s Fiesta Mexican Cheese Dip

Ingredients: 1 pkg. Velveeta Mexican or regular cheese 1 qt. Root’s Shredded Chicken Mix 2 C. salsa (medium or hot to taste) Preparation Instructions: Mix all ingredients together and heat until cheese is melted. Serve with tortilla...

Suzette Steinmetz’s Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas

Ingredients: 1 – 16 oz. ( 1lb. ) container Root’s Seasoned Shredded Chicken Mix, thawed in refrigerator or microwave, and drained. 6 flour tortillas, 6-8 inch 12 oz. shredded or sliced cheese (cheddar, cojack, Mexican blend or pepper jack) Cajun or Creole...

Buckeye Tailgate Buffalo Chicken Dip

Ingredients: 1 – 32 oz. (2 lb.) container Root’s Seasoned Shredded Chicken Mix, thawed in refrigerator or microwave. 2 – 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup FRANKS® RedHot® Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce 1 cup ranch...

Serendipity plays a role in economic lives

The News-Messenger 8/30/2016 Most of my working hours nowadays are spent at Root’s Poultry, working alongside brothers Mark and Mike in the third generation family-owned business started by my grandfather, Wayne A. Root, who had lost his job with the telephone company...

July 4th @ Roots Poultry

Independence Day is special everywhere in America but there was a day when every member of the Root family gathered to celebrate both the birthday of our nation and the birthday of our company founder and family patriarch. ​Wayne A. Root, dad or grandpa to those of us...

It’s In our Root’s…….

Here is a guest post from someone near and dear to my heart! Root's Poultry is literally in my roots, as my middle name honors the founder of the company, my grandfather, Wayne A. Root. The store at it's present location was opened in the year of my birth, the first...

Party Planning 101

Planning a party can be a stressful event. The thought of running out of food can put almost anyone on edge. So with graduation time right around the corner, I’m sure many of you are scratching your head thinking “where do I start?” Or maybe it’s a wedding, shower or...

Fremont City Schools Celebrate Local in Everyday Menus

Story and photos by Amy Fovargue We talked with Michaeleen Rogers, child nutrition supervisor who retired last month after 40 years of service in Fremont City Schools to learn about their farm to school work. Rogers was instrumental in bringing local foods to the...