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Europe’s Best® brand fruits and vegetables are picked and frozen at the peak of perfection. They are all natural and pre-washed so they are ready to eat or ready to cook. Europe’s Best® Fruits can be used on their own for snacking, in smoothies and in baking. Europe’s Best® Vegetables can also be used on their own to complete a meal or in recipes.  Europe’s Best® brand provides a wide variety of high quality products, with innovative blends all in a convenient resealeable package.  With Europe’s Best® brand you only use what you need so there is less waste.  With Europe’s Best® brand you will appreciate the availability and convenience of our frozen fruits and vegetables year-round and how easy it is to incorporate into your meals at home.

Canada’s Food Guide recommends 4 to 10 servings of fruit & vegetables per day.  Nutritionallly, ½ cup (125 mL) of Europe’s Best® brand products is equal to 1 fruit or vegetable serving.  Europe’s Best® brand prides itself on providing convenient and delicious products to inspire Canadians to eat fruits and vegetables more often. 

Try our new innovative blend Europe’s Best® Fruit Essentials, an exciting line of frozen fruit blends with a wholesome and delicious twist on the ordinary.  Berry Cherry Medley is a blend of strawberries, black currants, sweet & sour cherries, blackberries and blueberries.  This delicious blend offers a good source of vitamin C which is a dietary antioxidant and a high source of fibre.  Sun Inspirations Fruit Blend is a unique blend of papaya, pineapple, sliced strawberries and sliced plums.  This delicious blend offers an excellent source of Vitamin C.  Europe’s Best® Fruit Essentials are extra-ordinary fruit blends packed with natural benefits!


You should also try Europe’s Best® Roasted Gourmet, a new inspiration of Frozen Vegetables. These vegetables are roasted and frozen at the peak of perfection to deliver a gourmet taste experience.  There is Tuscan Inspired Blend with roasted potatoes, onions, zucchini, red peppers and eggplant.  There’s also fire-roasted sweet potato slices and Grilled Red & Yellow Pepper Parilla, a delicious blend of red and yellow peppers.  Europe’s Best® Roasted Gourmet line allows you to add a little gourmet to the everyday. 

Europe’s Best® brand is always in season…offering the convenience of frozen and the look and delicious taste of fresh any time of the year.   Europe’s Best® brand, we only Freeze the Best.

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Zesty Cheddar Bean Bake

This easy, fresh update on a classic holiday potluck dish pairs beautifully with roasted turkey, beef or ham.

  • 3 tbsp Lactantia® Salted Butter, divided
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cupsmilk
  • 2 tbsp each Dijon mustard and Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Black Diamond® Old Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 1 pkg (500 g) Europe's Best Green and Yellow Beans®
  • 1 cup coarse, fresh, whole wheat breadcrumbs (about 3 slices)
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped

Praparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Melt 1 tbsp butter in a saucepan set over medium heat. Add flour; cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Whisk milk with mustard, hot sauce, salt and pepper; gradually whisk into flour mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup cheese until smooth. Stir in beans until well coated. Transfer to a greased 8-cup casserole dish.
  3. Toss breadcrumbs with almonds, remaining cheese and onions. Melt remaining butter and toss with crumb mixture to combine. Sprinkle over bean mixture. Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly and golden.

Makes 8 servings. 


 

zesty cheddar bake