Ham & Potato Soup #SlowCooker

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A hearty, creamy, simple soup perfect for any night of the week – Ham & Potato Soup is a an excellent slow cooker meal. It is so quick to put together and smells absolutely divine all day while it’s cooking. Your family is going to be so happy to come home from a day in the snow or a hard day’s work to this delectable soup.

Ham & Potato Soup

Most people over look leeks or think they are some odd strange vegetable. Really it is just a milder, sweeter flavor of onion or scallion. They add such a depth of flavor to soups and also really help with thickening it up. Leeks balance so well with potato that I almost always include them in my potato based soups.

Ham & Potato Soup

I didn’t have a side dish with this soup but if I was going to do I probably would have done a jalapeno cheddar corn bread (just add some diced up jalapenos and cheddar cheese to your favorite corn bread mix).

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Ham & Potato Soup

A hearty, creamy, simple soup perfect for any night of the week.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword comfort food, Ham, potato, slow cooker, soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Slow Cooker Time 6 hours
Servings 6

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • 2 lb Ham diced (½ inch pieces)
  • 8 Yukon Gold Potatoes peeled and diced (½ inch pieces)
  • 1 Leek halved and thinly sliced
  • ½ Yellow Onion diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 6 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Rosemary
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • Add everything EXCEPT the heavy cream and cheese to the slow cooker. Cover with lid and set to low for 6 hours.
  • After 5 1/2 hours, remove roughly a third of the liquid, with a few potatoes but avoiding ham chunks to a bowl. Using a immersion blender, blitz until creamy. Add heavy cream and cheese to bowl and return to slow cooker. Stir to combine and replace lid. Let cook for remaining 30 minutes.

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Lazy Lasagna

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Sometimes you get a hankering for homemade lasagna but just don’t have the time to devote to the laborious process of creating the layered delight. Lazy Lasagna to the rescue! You have all those great flavors and textures with considerably less effort involved. My boys practically licked the baking dish to get ever last bit of this lasagna eaten.

Lazy Lasagna

This dish is also a great way to use up broken lasagna noodles or all those boxes that have 3 noodles left over – we all have them! The sauce is also great over any type of pasta you have on hand. You could use different pastas in this dish – just make sure that you don’t cook them all the way before adding to the sauce. The pasta will be come mushy while it bakes. You are only giving it a little jump start when you boil it, so that the whole things doesn’t have to be in the oven for as long.

Lazy Lasagna

I served it with some toasted bread. You could make garlic bread or a nice green salad. Caesar salad also goes great with lasagna.

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Lazy Lasagna

A much faster version of homemade lasagna for a weeknight meal
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword casseroles, ground pork, lasagna, tomato sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Lasagna Noodles broken into 2-4 inch pieces
  • 24 oz Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 cup Mozzarella Cheese shredded
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese shredded
  • 1 lb Italian Sausage ground
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ½ Red Onion diced
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 1 28oz can Crushed Tomato
  • 2 15oz can Tomato Puree
  • 1 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seed
  • 2 tsp Parsley

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Start water boiling for pasta. Preheat oven to 400deg.
  • In a large saute pan over medium high heat, add oil, onions and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes then add Italian sausage. Break up to crumbles and cook for 7-9 minutes (until you no longer see pink). Add tomatoes, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, 1 tsp parsley and fennel seed. Reduce heat to medium low and let simmer.
  • Add broken lasagna noodles to boiling water and cook for 6 minutes. Drain in colander and rinse with cool water. Add to tomato sauce pan and stir to combine. (do not cook the noodles all the way through, they will become mushy if you do)
  • In a bowl, combine ricotta, 1 cup mozzarella and ½ cup parmesan.
  • In a 13×9 baking dish, pour noodle and sauce mixture. Spoon dollops (about 2 tbsps) of cheese mixture evenly through baking dish, pushing then down slightly to be submerged in the sauce. Sprinkle top with remaining cheese and parsley. Place in oven for 30 minutes.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Bourbon Bacon Jam

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If you have never tried bacon jam, you have been seriously missing out on one of the tastiest condiments to ever grace a burger! Bourbon Bacon Jam is so incredible delicious – your family is going to flip. It is also pretty easy to make – so it’s win-win.

Bourbon Bacon Jam

While it does not photograph well – the blast of flavor makes up for it in spades. The combination of brown sugar, bourbon, vinegar and pepper is just amazing. I served this atop a beef burger with white cheddar cheese and arugula that I dressed with balsamic vinegar and avocado oil on a toasted ciabatta bun. It was nothing short of divine.

Bourbon Bacon Jam Burger

You could also use it over the top of pretty much any grilled piece of meat – chicken, steak, pork. It would be wonderful in a brisket taco too! You really can use it in lots and lots of ways. If you do have any left when you make it, you can store it in an air tight container for 2-3 days.

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Bourbon Bacon Jam

A delicious sweet and spicy condiment that you are going to want to put on everything.
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, bacon jam
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Bacon cut into ¼-inch pieces
  • ½ White Onion finely diced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • cup Bourbon
  • cup Water
  • ¾ cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Cayenne

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • In a saute pan over medium high heat, add bacon. Cook until crispy then add onions and garlic and cook for 5 minutes (onions should be translucent).
  • In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Once the onions are cooked through, add mixture to pan. Bring to a boil and let cook for 3 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium low and let simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Most of the liquid will cook off and you will be left with a syrupy jam.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Loaded Chicken & Cauliflower Casserole

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Casseroles are the perfect weeknight meal because you can put them together in just a few minutes and then let the oven do the rest. It gives you time to get all those little things done around the house, like switch the laundry, or even take a quick shower. Loaded Chicken & Cauliflower Casserole is so full of flavor your house is going to be smelling like heaven within 10 minutes of getting it into the oven.

Loaded Chicken & Cauliflower Casserole

This dish is full on keto – cauliflower is one of the very best potato substitutes for keto dishes. And they really are just as versatile too! In this particular casserole, they add just enough crunch for texture and give a great flavor. If you have not yet been able to convince yourself or family to give cauliflower a try – this is an excellent casserole to make! The cheesy, creamy, bacony goodness cannot go wrong!

If you have trouble finding Everything Seasoning (try Costco, Trader Joe’s or Amazon) – you could also just uses some garlic powder, and onion powder. It won’t be exactly the same but still yummy.

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Loaded Chicken & Cauliflower Casserole

Cheesy, creamy, cauliflower covered goodness – topped with bacon!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, casseroles, cauliflower, cheese, Cheesy Chicken, Chicken, keto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • lb Chicken Tenderloins cut into 1-inch cubes
  • crowns Cauliflower chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 3 Scallions chopped
  • ½ lb Bacon cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 8oz bricks Cream Cheese
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • 1 tbsp Everything Seasoning
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 375deg.
  • In a frying pan over medium-high heat, add bacon. Cook until crispy and remove to paper towel covered plate.
  • In a microwave safe dish, add cream cheese. Microwave for 1 minute to soften. Add heavy cream, salt, pepper, parsley, everything seasoning and 1 cup of cheddar. Mix well to combine.
  • In a 13×9 baking dish, add chicken, cauliflower, half of scallions, and cream cheese mixture. Stir to combine. Top with remaining cheese and bacon. Put in preheated oven for 40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining scallions. Let cool at least 5 minutes before serving.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Chicken Fajita Casserole #KetoFriendly

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Fajitas are one of my very favorite mexican dishes to order when we go out to our local taqueria. But they aren’t exactly keto friendly with the tortillas and all. So I started working on an idea of how to get the flavors without needing a tortilla but also without just eating a plate of chicken and bell peppers. Chicken Fajita Casserole is just that – combining it with my favorite recipe for homemade red enchilada sauce was a win!

Chicken Fajita Casserole

This enchilada sauce is so simple to make but so yummy! It actually comes right out of my cookbook – Homemade on a Weeknight: A Family Cookbook by Estelle Forrest. You can use it for all sorts of dishes. My kids even just like to have it to dip cheese quesadillas into it. If you don’t have time to make the enchilada sauce on your own, you could certainly use your favorite canned sauce. But really the sauce only takes about 5 minutes to come together and is totally worth extra effort. I also taste that “tinny” taste from enchilada sauce in a can, so I figured out how to make it on my own and never turned back.

Chicken Fajita Casserole

So the idea of this casserole is to be keto-friendly. It doesn’t have any flour products in it. But if you just need those carbs – you could cook up a tortilla and use it in the more traditional tear, fill and eat method.

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Chicken Fajita Casserole

Yummy bell peppers and onions with chicken smothered in homemade enchilada sauce and cheese!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword casseroles, cheese, Chicken, Chicken Dishes, enchilada sauce, fajita, keto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • lb Chicken Breast, boneless, skinless cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper in slices
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper in slices
  • 1 Jalapeno seeded and diced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ½ Red Onion in slices
  • 2 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
  • 1 tsp Parsley

For the Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 2 6 oz can Tomato Paste
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 qt Chicken Broth

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400deg.
  • In a sauce pan over medium-high heat, add oil. Then add tomato paste and seasonings, stirring to combine. Whisk in chicken broth until sauce is smooth and creamy. Reduce heat and simmer.
  • In a large bowl, combine peppers, chicken, onion and garlic. Add to a 13×9 baking dish. Pour sauce over top. Top with cheese and parsley. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Let cool 5 minutes before serving.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Creamy Balsamic Chicken

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Chicken and pasta is a great combination. For this dish, I decided to go with the delicious tang of balsamic vinegar. Creamy Balsamic Chicken with parmesan garlic pasta is going to bet a hit in your home.

Creamy Balsamic Chicken

You don’t have to serve this with the pasta – you could serve it over rice or even roasted potatoes. If you are keto – try it over some whipped or roasted cauliflower. This pasta recipe could also be used with a ton of other proteins – it would be delicious with a nice steak or pork chop. You could also use the balsamic sauce over a steak or pork chop as well.

Creamy Balsamic Chicken

One note of caution – you will need to use balsamic VINEGAR not VINEGARETTE. The vinaigrette or salad dressing versions are not going to mix into the sauce as well (they usually have additional oil as well as other seasoning and flavors). If you are concerned with the strength of the vinegar flavor, you could decrease the amount you add to the sauce or increase the amount of cream until you get the desired taste.

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Creamy Balsamic Chicken

Chicken and Pasta with a delicious and simple creamy balsamic sauce
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword balsamic, Chicken, Chicken Dishes, pasta dishes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

For the Chicken

  • lb Chicken Breast thin sliced
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Parsley

For the Pasta

  • lb Long Pasta spaghetti, linguini, fettuccini
  • 4 tbsp Butter melted
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese shredded

For the Sauce

  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 3 tbsp Flour
  • ½ Yellow onion diced
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 tsp Parsley
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup Balsamic Vinegar

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Start water boiling for pasta.
  • Sprinkle both sides of chicken with seasonings. In large saute pan over medium-high heat, add oil. Cook chicken for 8-9 minutes on each side. Remove to plate and keep warm.
  • Add pasta to boiling water and cook as directed on package. Drain in colander and rinse with cool water to arrest cooking process. Return to pot and add butter, garlic, parsley and parmesan cheese. Toss to coat.
  • Add butter and oil for sauce to saute pan. Add onions, garlic and parsley. Cook until butter is fully melted. Whisk in flour and cook for 3 minutes. Whisk in chicken broth and cook for 3 minutes. Whisk in balsamic vinegar and cook for 2 minutes then add heavy cream and cook another 2 minutes.
  • To plate, place a portion of pasta to one side of plate. Take a piece of chicken and dunk it in balsamic sauce and place on other side of plate. Ladle additional sauce down center of plate and garnish with additional parmesan, if desired.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Soup

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Soup’s On! There is just something about a big warm bowl of soup in your hands to push the cold away. And I love that you can achieve just about any flavor profile with a soup. Case in point – this delectable Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Soup! It teased us all day from the slow cooker but was so worth the wait!

Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Soup

Slow cookers were made for soups. They cook it low and slow all day to develop delicious flavors all the way through. This soup is no exception. The garlic infuses into the broccoli and chicken to give it such a depth of flavor you will be blown away.

I know some people will put the dried pasta right into the slow cooker on a dish like this. But I just don’t care for that. It never seems to cook evenly, so you end up with some less than al dente and some mushy. I think it’s much more successful to make the pasta separate. Plus the melted butter tossed over the pasta before adding it, gives it a richness.

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Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Soup

A warm bowl of soup with all the flavors of the delicious pasta dish!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword alfredo, broccoli, Chicken, chicken soup, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Slow Cooker Time 6 hours
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • lb Chicken thighs, boneless, skinless cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 8oz bricks Cream Cheese cut into quarters
  • 3 Broccoli Crowns cut into flowerets
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 6 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Dried Minced Onion
  • 2 cups Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 lb Short Pasta small shells, elbow macaroni, rotini
  • 4 tbsp Butter melted

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • In a slow cooker set to low, add broccoli, garlic, chicken, salt, pepper, onion, cream cheese chunks and chicken broth. Secure lid and let cook for 5½ hours.
  • Remove lid and stir to combine cheese into broth. Add parmesan cheese and heavy cream, stir to combine. Return lid and let cook for remaining 30 minutes.
  • Start water boiling for pasta. Once boiling, add pasta and cook as directed on package. Drain in colander, rinse with cool water to arrest cooking process and return to pot. Add melted butter and toss to evenly coat.
  • In a bowl, add a portion (about a cup) of pasta. Ladle soup over top until pasta is "floating". Garnish with parmesan and parsley, if desired.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Bacon Green Beans #SideDishes

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Side Dishes are an important part of any meal, but especially important when it comes to the holiday season. I like to think of side dishes as supporting characters – they should compliment the main dish but not necessarily outshine. This particular side dish walks that fine line very well. Bacon Green Beans is so totally simple, you are going to be shocked by the amount of flavor you get!

Bacon Green Beans

When you read the recipe you might be a bit shocked to see that it’s literally only four ingredients. And – YES! – you really do just cook it all in the bacon grease. Trust me on this one! While your vegetarian/vegan family and friends won’t be able to try this dish – the meat eaters are going to absolutely love it!

Bacon Green Beans

The greatest thing about this side dish is that it basically goes with anything. A perfect side for a spiral ham, a roasted turkey or a nice juicy prime rib! You can have it along side potatoes, salads, mac & cheese. It is so delicious but simple.

My cookbook – Homemade on a Weeknight: A Family Cookbook by Estelle Forrest – has an entire section on Side Dishes, if you are in need of some more ideas this holiday season.

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Bacon Green Beans

Perfectly roasted Green Beans covered in bacon and garlic!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, green beans, Side Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • ½ lb Bacon cut in ½-inch pieces
  • 2 lb Green Beans ends trimmed
  • ½ Red Onion diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400deg.
  • In a frying pan over medium high heat, add bacon. Cook until crispy but do not remove bacon or grease from pan.
  • Spread green beans over a large baking sheet. Sprinkle with onions and garlic. Then pour bacon and bacon grease over the top. Using tongs, toss the green beans around on the baking sheet to coat and combine. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Black Bean Chicken Chili #SlowCooker

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Chili is another of those types of foods that can be pulled together in so many ways. You can have meat or no meat – you can have chicken, turkey, beef or pork. You can have beans or no beans – you can have kidney beans, white beans, black beans, or pinto beans. It can be spicy or not. Also you could add other veggies or not. For this slow cooker creation, I made Black Bean Chicken Chili – and was deliciousness in a bowl!

Black Bean Chicken Chili

I love the combination of Black Beans and Corn – they balance each other so perfectly. And honestly this chili could not be more simple. It took me maybe 5 minutes to put everything in the pot. Then I went out and enjoyed the day with my family and came home to a yummy, hearty bowl of chili!

Black Bean Chicken Chili

As you can see from the pics, I served mine up with some cheese quesadillas. All I do it put some cheese, paprika and cumin in a folded tortilla and toast them in my biggest saute pan until gold brown on each side. You could also serve it with some Cheesy Jalapeno Corn Bread (just add a cup of shredded cheese and half a diced jalapeno to your fave corn bread recipe).

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Black Bean Chicken Chili

A delicious hearty bowl of not your average chili!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken chili, chicken soup, chili, hearty soup, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Slow Cooker 6 hours
Servings 6

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Sour Cream

For the Chili

  • lb Chicken Thigh boneless, skinless
  • 1 28oz can Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 15oz can Sweet Corn
  • 2 15oz can Black Beans drained
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • ½ Yellow Onion diced
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley

For the Rice

  • 2 cup Long Grain Rice
  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 1 15oz can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 4 cups Chicken Broth

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients.
  • Place all ingredients for chili in slow cooker. Stir to combine. Cover with lid and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • At 5½ hours, remove chicken from pot and chop into small pieces. Return chicken to pot and replace lid.
  • In a sauce pan over medium heat, add oil and rice. Stir and cook until rice is lightly toasted. Add tomato sauce and cumin, stir to combine. Add chicken broth and cover with lid. Cook for 15 minutes (do not remove lid).
  • Place a portion of rice in a shallow bowl. Ladle chili over top and garnish with a dollop of sour cream in the center.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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Thai Turkey Meatballs

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When I think of Thai food I always think of that sweet yet spicy flavor combo it’s famous for. And I love to play around with different combos to get that profile. These meatballs are no exception – Thai Turkey Meatballs have jalapeno, ginger and sweet chili sauce packed in. And the veggie noodle combo on the side is just yum!

Thai Turkey Meatballs

I made these meatballs a little bigger than typical meatballs because I wanted them to be closer to a meatloaf, to make sure you get all the flavors in one. You could also use a brownie bite pan to cook these up if you wanted.

If you can’t find the rice noodles (or don’t like), you could also use regular linguini or spaghetti pasta. You could also use a glass noodle or other chow mein style noodle. If you do use a flour based pasta, you may want to increase the amount of coco aminos you add, as they don’t soak it up quite the same way.

I use a fairly mild Sweet Chili Sauce – if you want a little more kick you could use a Chili Garlic Sauce instead.

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Thai Turkey Meatballs

Try something a little different tonight with Sweet Chili flavors!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, thai
Keyword ground turkey, meatballs, rice noodles, thai
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

For the Meatballs

  • 2 lb Ground Turkey
  • 2 Eggs beaten
  • ½ Jalapeno seeded and diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • ½ cup Cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup Coco Aminos
  • ¼ cup Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Ginger grated
  • ¼ cup Sweet Chili Sauce plus more for garnish

For the Noodles

  • 1 lb Rice Noodles for Stir Fry
  • 3 Carrots cut in matchsticks
  • ½ cup Cilantro chopped
  • ½ Jalapeno seeded and diced
  • ½ Red Onion sliced
  • 5 Radishes halved and sliced
  • ½ cup Sweet Chili Sauce
  • ¼ cup Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • ½ cup Coco Aminos

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400deg. Start water boiling for noodles.
  • In a bowl combine carrots, radishes, onions, cilantro, jalapeno, lemon juice and sweet chili sauce. Toss until well coated and place in refrigerator.
  • In a mixing bowl combine all ingredients for meatballs. Form into 2-in balls and line out on a baking sheet (either covered with parchment paper or greased). Place in oven for 35 minutes.
  • Once water is boil, add noodles and cook as directed on package.
  • In a large saute pan or wok over medium-high heat, add oil. Once noodles are cooked add to oil along with coco aminos. Toss to coat and cook for 3-5 minutes. Add veggie mixture and toss to combine. Cook another 5 minutes.
  • Serve 3-5 meatballs per plate along with a portion of noodles and a drizzle of Sweet Chili Sauce.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:

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