Although peanuts are legumes and not true nuts, they are still considered one of the world’s favorite “nuts”. Since March is National Peanut Month, I have gathered some of my best globally-inspired peanut recipes for you to try. From hearty Mexican Chicken Mole to savory West African Peanut Stew, to an All-American Pan-Fried Peanut Butter & Apple Sammy, the peanut reigns supreme!
Many delicious Asian-style dishes are easy to make and ready in about 30 minutes, like my yummy Asian Noodle Salad. It is loaded with tender soba noodles, pre-made broccoli slaw, crunchy peanuts and a spicy combination of Asian spices. Make it as a side or a quick main course.
Do you want a classic Mexican-style dish without the hassle? Try my scrumptious Mole Chicken. Your Instapot creates the warm, spicy sauce and tender chicken in less than an hour! Use it as a savory filling for any of your favorite Mexican dishes or a hearty topping for nachos.
Vegans do not have to miss out on juicy burgers! My Thai-inspired veggie burgers are bursting with flavorful sweet potatoes, vegetables, herbs & spices. Bake them golden brown and top with the zesty peanut sauce and any other topping you wish.
To lend a deliciously authentic style to your Thai-inspired recipes, try my yummy peanut sauce! Imagine the sweet & nutty goodness of peanut butter paired with savory Thai-style spices, with a delicate kiss of pure maple syrup. Use it as a salad dressing or dipping sauce.
Peanut butter and apple sandwiches are the perfect flavor combination for after school snack. The grilled peanut butter goodness tantalizes both the taste buds and satisfies any hunger cravings. Using a tart Granny Smith apple pairs nicely with the sweet nature of the sugar and peanut butter. Your family will love this recipe.
Instead of buying delicious sandwich cookies at the bakery, try this easy recipe. Imagine scrumptious peanut butter cookies sandwiched together with a luscious layer of creamy peanut butter filling! Your family will love them so much, they are sure to become a cookie jar classic.
This hearty and comforting peanut stew is both super quick and easy, featuring a bounty of tomatoes, collard greens, and sweet potatoes. This dish can be made completely vegetarian by simply omitting the chicken and chicken stock. Serve this stew with flat bread or steamed white rice.
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My food philosophy is simple; food should be a feast of all five senses. Meals should be based on simple, tasty and smart recipes that are easy to follow. Instead of serving processed junk, I prefer to use fresh & seasonal ingredients. I gravitate towards all cuisines that are BIG on flavor. By cooking at home, we can all eat healthier and save money.