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Southern Comfort

Tuesday, April 15 at 11:00am to 12:30pm

Holmes Student Center, Ellington's 600 Lucinda Ave

Ellington’s offers exciting, fresh, three-course menus. Price of a full meal is $10.00 including beverages and tips. Reservations are recommended. Menu options for this date include:

STARTERS

Mama’s Sweet Potato Soup
Warm, creamy soup made with heart-healthy sweet potatoes; seasoned with garlic and onions and blended with apple cider.

‘Bama Black-Eyed Pea Salad
Delicious, vegetarian-friendly salad colored with fresh yellow summer squash, tomatoes, green onions, jalapeno peppers, and black-eyed peas.
 

ENTRÉES

Shrimp and Grits
Succulent shrimp covered in fresh, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and shrimp sauce with bacon and veggies over white, coarse-ground grits.

Southern Butternut Squash with Rigatoni
Stomach warming, vegetarian-friendly pasta made with butternut squash, Rigatoni noodles and kidney beans. Seasoned with garlic, Chile pepper, and freshly grated nutmeg.

**Both entrees served with side of Kickin’ Collard Greens seasoned with red pepper flakes and flavored with onion and garlic.
 

DESSERTS

Cin-ful Peach Crisp
Delectable southern dessert made with delicious peaches and a warm, crumbly pie topping seasoned in cinnamon and sugar, topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs
Fresh and juicy strawberries drizzled with chocolate and skewered together with light pieces of angel food cake served with whipped cream.
 

TABLE ITEM

Southern Style biscuits
Soft and crumbly biscuits served with a side of honey butter.
 

BEVERAGES

Pepsi Products: Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Sierra Mist, Lipton Brisk Tea, Lipton Raspberry Tea, Coffee- Regular and Decaffeinated, Hot Tea Selections

Wine: 
Salmon Creek Pinot Grigio- $4.50 per glass
Fontera Shiraz- $6.50 per glass

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Departments

College of Health & Human Sciences, Ellington's (Student Luncheons)

Website

http://www.niu.edu/ellingtons/

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