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Employee Appreciation: Vandy’s Cookin’ on Sept. 16

Sep. 10, 2020, 3:07 PM

Vanderbilt Employee Appreciation invites you to attend a series of Zoom webinars to learn recipes geared toward employees working remotely and preparing food at home. Vandy’s Cookin’ will take place on four consecutive Wednesdays, Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30, from 3:30 to 4 p.m. each day.

The recipes on Wednesday, Sept. 16, will be presented by Jordan Rogers, executive chef for Vanderbilt Campus Dining. Check out the menu and list of ingredients to cook along with us.

Jordan Rogers, Vanderbilt Campus Dining

Sept. 16 – Small Bites, Big Flavor

Beet Chorizo Tacos

  • 1.5 lbs. of beets, diced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. sage
  • 6 oz. shredded spinach
  • 6 oz. pico de gallo
  • 6 oz. queso fresca
  • 6 corn tortillas

Mexican Street Corn

  • 2 ears of corn
  • 1/3 cup of mayo
  • 1/3 cup of Cotija cheese
  • Chili powder
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges

Pico de Gallo

  • 1 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeño, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 4 large tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ cup cilantro, finely chopped

Guacamole

  • 3 medium Hass avocados
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/3 cup red onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Black Bean Hummus

  • 14-oz. can of black beans
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tsp. tahini paste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. cilantro
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • Salt to taste

Traditional Hummus

  • 1 can garbanzo beans
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tsp. tahini paste
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh or dry herbs to garnish

If you would like to cook along with us, please have all of your ingredients pre-portioned and ready to combine.

For more information and to access the Zoom link, visit the Vandy’s Cookin’ webpage.

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Please be sure to tag Employee Appreciation on Instagram and Facebook.

Questions? Contact Human Resources at employeeappreciation@vanderbilt.edu.

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