Carolina Dreaming Appetizer Meatballs

Yield: 24 meatballs, about 8 servings 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup fig preserves 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon minced or grated fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey 4 green onions, finely chopped (including green tops) 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 large egg 1 teaspoon salt Optional garnishes: diced green onion tops and/or [...]


Nutty Jalapeño-Chicken Stuffed Peppers

12 large jalapeño peppers, split open (but not all the way through) and seeded 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 cup shredded cooked chicken 3-oz. package cooked bacon pieces 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 cup crushed cornflakes Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Place peppers in a medium bowl and cover with boiling water 2 minutes. Drain and pat dry. In a medium bowl, mix [...]


Southwestern Peanut-Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Makes 1 cup (8 servings) 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 6 tablespoons mild salsa verde 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon sugar 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro Combine the peanut butter, salsa verde, water, sour cream and sugar in a blender. Process until smooth, 1-2 minutes. Transfer to bowl and stir in cilantro. Serve with fresh veggies, chips or [...]