Entrées

Nutty Noodles

½ cup low fat, low sodium chicken broth 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce 1 tablespoon lime juice ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 to ¼ teaspoon red pepper Noodles: 6 cups cooked spaghetti noodles ¾ cup chopped green onion 1 ½ cups grated carrots 1 ½ cups broccoli flowerettes, chopped 1 cup snow peas ½ cup thinly sliced red cabbage 4 tablespoons dry roasted, salted peanuts, chopped Combine all sauce [...]

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Peanut Chicken Chili

4 cups diced cooked chicken 1 medium yellow sweet onion, chopped 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 2 Tbsp. yellow mustard 1 tsp. chili powder salt and pepper to taste In a pot or large Dutch oven mix these ingredients and cook over medium heat, stirring often until the onions have become clear in appearance and all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. 1 cup finely chopped peanuts 1 [...]

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Peanut and Tomato Pesto

2 ½ cups cherry tomatoes ½ cup roasted peanuts 16 large basil leaves ½ tsp. salt 1 large clove garlic, peeled and crushed ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil   Rinse the cherry tomatoes and basil and pat dry. Drop the tomatoes into a food processor bowl, followed by the basil, garlic, peanuts and ½ tsp. salt. Process for about one minute to form a fine puree; scrape [...]

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Beef Peanut Marinade and Sauce

by Don Koehler and Chef Alex Reethof Ingredients 4 12-oz. NY Strip Steaks, trimmed of excess fat. Marinade in the recipe below for 4 hours. 1 tablespoon peanut oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 red onion, sliced thin 1 yellow pepper, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 1 small zucchini, sliced 1 small yellow squash, sliced 1 tablespoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 tablespoon lite soy sauce 1 tablespoon Hoisin sauce 3 [...]

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Crispy Peanut Butter Pretzel Chicken

Serves 6 ($1.66 per serving) 3 tablespoons fig jam 2 tablespoons prepared stone ground mustard 6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, thighs or legs 8 ounces sourdough pretzels, coarsely crushed 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1 large egg 1/2 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce 1/2 cup flour 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1. Preheat oven to 400°. Mix together fig jam and mustard in a small [...]

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Chai-Peanut Butter Apple Breakfast

Serves 4 ($1.91 per serving) 1 cup boiling water 3 chai flavored tea bags 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/3 cup honey 2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons butter 3 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced 1/2-inch thick 1 cup granola 1. Combine boiling water and tea; steep for 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Add peanut butter and honey. Whisk until well [...]

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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 [...]

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Southern Peanut Soup

3 tablespoons butter 1 small Vidalia onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons flour 3-4 cups hot chicken stock or broth 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 cup natural peanut butter (no sugar added) Juice of 1/2 - 1 lime (to taste) Melt butter in saucepan over medium low heat, add onions, celery and carrots and cook for about 10 [...]

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