Garlic Red-Skin Mashed Potato Puffs

Garlic Red-Skin Mashed Potato Puffs

Garlic Red-Skin Mashed Potato Puffs

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Create endless flavor combinations with these easy mashed potato puffs. A step away from a traditional side dish that will attract kids and adults alike!

Base Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 cups, unheated, Mrs. Gerry’s Garlic Red-Skin Mashed Potatoes

  • 3 large eggs

  • ²⁄3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • Salt

  • Black Pepper

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400°F. Use cooking spray to lightly coat a muffin tin (mini muffin tin typically used. If desired, use a regular sized muffin tin and increase cooking time by 10 minutes.)

Place the eggs in a large mixing bowl and whisk until blended. Then add the mashed potatoes and Parmesan cheese to the bowl and stir to combine. Mix in additional salt and pepper if desired.

Use this base mixture and add in any of the ingredient sets found below to create one of the various flavor profiles. Alternatively, you can mix your own set of desired ingredients in. Mix until ingredients are blended evenly.

Fill muffin tins with batter. Bake for about 20 minutes, until tops are golden brown and internal temperature reaches at least 165°F. Allow puffs to cool for 5 minutes. Serve with garnish if desired.

Serve immediately or maintain at 165º to 180ºF.


Add in the following ingredients to the base recipe to create new flavor combinations:

Rosemary & Garlic Potato Puff

  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary

  • 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped

  • Garnish option: sour cream

Louisiana Potato Puff

  • ¼ teaspoon mustard powder

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

  • 1⁄8 teaspoon cayenne (add more for additional heat, if desired)

  • ²⁄3 cup andouille sausage, cubed

  • Garnish options: sour cream, tomato sauce or hot sauce

Spinach & Feta Potato Puff

  • ¾ cup Feta cheese crumbles

  • 2 cups fresh spinach, loosely packed

  • Garnish options: sour cream, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes or garlic butter

Breakfast Potato Puff

  • ¼ cup cooked bacon or sausage

  • ¼ cup onions, diced

  • ¼ cup fresh green bell pepper, diced

  • Garnish with: sour cream, hot sauce or hollandaise sauce

"Kool" Cheesecake Supreme

"Kool" Cheesecake Supreme

“Kool” Cheesecake Supreme

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The addition of one simple package of drink mix into a container of Cheesecake Supreme creates a fun, colorful and tasty dessert option.

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. Mrs. Gerry's Cheesecake Supreme

  • 1 (0.16 oz.) package unsweetened drink mix, such as Kool-Aid, flavor of your choice

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients; mix well to combine. Keep refrigerated at 33° to 39°F.

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Fajita Mac & Cheese

Fajita Mac & Cheese

Fajita Mac & Cheese

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Five ingredients transforms our Gourmet Macaroni & Cheese into a dish that everyone will love!

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. Mrs. Gerry’s Gourmet Macaroni & Cheese

  • 1-15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained*

  • 1 -10 oz. can tomatoes & green chilies*

  • 2-5 oz. cans chicken breast, drained*

  • 1 tbsp. fajita seasoning mix

  • 2 cups (about 4 oz.) coarsely crushed yellow corn tortilla chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Heat Mrs. Gerry’s Gourmet Macaroni & Cheese according to package directions.

  3. Carefully pour into large mixing bowl.

  4. Gently stir in ingredients, except tortilla chips.

  5. Pour into greased half pan; top with crushed tortilla chips.

  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until mixture is hot and tortilla chips are lightly browned.

  7. Serve immediately or maintain at 165° to 180°F. Makes 12 to 14 servings.

    *If available, use "no salt added" canned products

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Hot Cowboy Caviar Cheese Dip

Hot Cowboy Caviar Cheese Dip

Hot Cowboy Caviar Cheese Dip

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Southwestern Dip and Cowboy Caviar in one recipe?! You won’t be able to stop until it’s all gone.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Mrs. Gerry’s Cowboy Caviar, drained

  • 1 cup Mrs. Gerry’s Southwestern Dip

  • 1-8 oz. pkg. cream cheese

  • 1-4 oz. can diced green chilies

  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken breast

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 tsp. dry taco seasoning mix

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in medium saucepan.

  2. Heat to 165° to 180°F, stirring often to prevent sticking.

  3. Dip may be kept warm in a Crockpot on low setting. Serve with tortilla chips.

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Mexican Shrimp Salad

Mexican Shrimp Salad

Mexican Shrimp Salad

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The angel hair pasta and red wine vinegar dressing from our Spaghettini Salad paired with shrimp, lime juice, cilantro and fresh avocado makes for a great side salad during Lent or any time of the year.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Mrs. Gerry's Spaghettini Salad

  • 8 oz. cooked & peeled shrimp, thawed

  • 2 tbsp. lime juice

  • 1 to 2 tbsp. minced fresh cilantro

  • ½ tsp. Tabasco sauce

  • 1 ripe avocado, diced just before serving

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except avocado.

  2. Chill to 33° to 39°F.

  3. Just before serving, dice the avocado and add to salad. Serve chilled.

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Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Peppers

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Peppers

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Peppers

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Your taste buds will thank you after eating this delicious dish! Simply stuff peppers with our Jalapeno Popper Pasta Salad, top with bacon and cheese, and bake.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Mrs. Gerry's Jalapeno Popper Pasta Salad

  • 4 whole bell peppers, any color, medium sized

  • ¼ cup chicken broth

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 tablespoons crumbled bacon pieces

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Add the ¼ cup chicken broth to a 9” x 13” baking pan.

  3. Wash, halve, deseed and remove stem from peppers.

  4. In a bowl, combine Jalapeno Popper Pasta Salad and 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese.

  5. Evenly stuff the peppers with the salad mixture. Sprinkle remaining Cheddar cheese and bacon pieces on top of peppers.

  6. Bake peppers in pan for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F and the peppers are well cooked. After baking, allow to cool for a couple minutes. Serve immediately or maintain at 165º to 180ºF.

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Southwestern Potato Salad

Southwestern Potato Salad

Southwestern Potato Salad

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Kick your potato salad up a notch! Add our Southwestern Dip and Cheddar cheese to our already delicious Deli Fresh or Original Potato Salads.

Ingredients

  • 13 lbs. Mrs. Gerry’s Original Potato Salad or Mrs. Gerry’s Deli Fresh Potato Salad

  • 3 lbs. Mrs. Gerry’s Southwestern Dip

  • 1-12 oz. pkg. shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 small can black olives, drained (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients.

  2. Keep refrigerated at 33° to 39°F until serving.

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Mexi-Salsa

Mexi-Salsa

Mexi-Salsa

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Just add salsa to our Harvest Corn for a hearty chip dip! 

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Mrs. Gerry’s Harvest Corn, drained

  • 1½ cups medium salsa or Picante sauce

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients.

  2. Chill to 33° to 39°F before serving. Serve with tortilla chips.

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Sweet Pepper Reuben or Rachel Sandwich

Sweet Pepper Reuben or Rachel Sandwich

Sweet Pepper Reuben or Rachel Sandwich

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Ingredients

  • 2 slices Rye bread

  • 2 tablespoons Russian dressing

  • 1/4 pound corned beef, thinly sliced or 1/4 lb. thinly sliced turkey

  • 2 to 3 slices Swiss cheese

  • 1/4 – 1/3 cup Mrs. Gerry’s Sweet Pepper Slaw

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

Instructions

  1. Place the sliced rye bread on the countertop; spread about 1 tablespoon of Russian dressing over each slice.

  2. Top one of the slices of bread with the corned beef or turkey and Swiss cheese.

  3. Drain the Sweet Pepper Slaw removing any excess moisture. Pile the Sweet Pepper Slaw on the cheese layer and then top with the other slice of bread (Russian dressing side down).

  4. Spread the softened butter over the top and bottom of the sandwich.

  5. Place a heavy skillet or griddle over medium-low heat. Add the sandwich and cook until the bottom is golden brown. Carefully turn it over and cook until the other side has browned and the cheese has melted and sandwich is heated to 165°F.

Serve immediately or maintain 165° to 180°F.

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Breakfast Mac & Cheese

Breakfast Mac & Cheese

Breakfast Mac & Cheese

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Next time your kids ask for macaroni & cheese for breakfast, surprise them by saying YES! This rich, flavorful breakfast casserole is something kids and adults with both love!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (5 lb.) bag Mrs. Gerry's Premium Macaroni & Cheese

  • 1 lb. breakfast sausage

  • 1 red pepper, diced

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, diced

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 4 eggs

  • 5-6 refrigerated biscuits, cooked according to package directions, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a large skillet, cook and crumble breakfast sausage. Remove from pan and set aside.

  3. In same skillet, sautee red pepper, jalapeno pepper and onion. When cooked through, combine in bowl with sausage.

  4. Combine sausage mixture with 1/2 (5 lb.) bag of Mrs. Gerry’s Premium Macaroni & Cheese. Pour into greased oven-safe or cast iron skillet.

  5. Whisk eggs then stir in crumbled biscuits. Pour on top of macaroni & cheese mixture.

  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until biscuits are golden brown and mac & cheese is heated through. Enjoy!

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Ricotta & Kale Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

Ricotta & Kale Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

Ricotta & Kale Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

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Ingredients

  • Mrs. Gerry’s Sweet Mashed Potatoes

  • Kale, cooked

  • Ricotta cheese

  • Dried cranberries

  • Rosemary, optional

Instructions

  1. Heat Mrs. Gerry’s Mashed Sweet Potatoes to 165° to 180°F.

  2. Stir in Ricotta and kale

  3. Top with dried cranberries

  4. Garnish with rosemary, optional

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Dessert Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

Dessert Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

Dessert Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

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Ingredients

  • Mrs. Gerry’s Sweet Mashed Potatoes

  • Streusel (combine 1/4 c. brown sugar, 2 Tbsp. flour, 1/4 c. pecans, 1 Tbsp. melted butter)

  • Cinnamon sprinkle and mini marshmallows, optional

Instructions

  1. Heat Mrs. Gerry’s Mashed Sweet Potatoes to 165° to 180°F.

  2. Top with streusel and lightly toast in oven.

  3. If desired, top with a sprinkle of cinnamon and/or mix in mini marshmallows.

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Asian Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

Asian Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

Asian Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

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Ingredients

  • Mrs. Gerry’s Sweet Mashed Potatoes

  • Asian vegetable mix (green beans, broccoli, onions and mushrooms)

  • Peanuts

  • Cilantro

  • Soy sauce

Instructions

  1. Heat Mrs. Gerry’s Mashed Sweet Potatoes to 165° to 180°F.

  2. Cook Asian vegetable mix according to package directions.

  3. Top Sweet Mashed Potatoes with vegetables. Garnish wish peanuts and cilantro.

  4. Drizzle with soy sauce immediately before serving.

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Savory Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

Savory Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

Savory Sweet Mashed Potato Bowl

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Ingredients

  • Mrs. Gerry’s Sweet Mashed Potatoes

  • Roast beef, cooked

  • Scallions, sliced

  • Blue cheese crumbles

  • Rosemary, optional

Instructions

  1. Heat Mrs. Gerry’s Mashed Sweet Potatoes to 165° to 180°F.

  2. Top with desired amount of roast beef, blue cheese crumbles, and scallions.

  3. Garnish with fresh rosemary.

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Sombrero Skillet

Sombrero Skillet

Sombrero Skillet

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Our Sombrero Pasta is a sweet and spicy Mexican-inspired salad. Add in ground beef and extra cheese, and you have a hearty entree everyone will love. Make it extra special by topping it off with sour cream, salsa and crushed corn chips. 

Ingredients

  • 1 (5 lb.) container Mrs. Gerry's Sombrero Pasta Salad
  • 2 lbs. ground beef, browned, crumbled and drained
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 12 oz. shredded Cheddar Jack cheese
  • Sour cream, salsa and crushed corn chips (optional)

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef with salt; drain off grease. 
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan, and heat over medium low heat to 165° to 180°F, stirring often to prevent sticking. 
  3. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spoon hot mixture into lightly greased 4-inch deep half pan. Spread with Cheddar Jack cheese.
  4. Bake at 375°F for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. Serve immediately with sour cream, salsa and crushed corn chips, sprinkled on top. 
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Oriental Chicken Wrap

Oriental Chicken Wrap

Oriental Chicken Wrap

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Freshly grilled chicken wrapped in a fresh vegetable and cabbage mixture that has been tossed in our sweet oriental-flavored dressing. Ramen noodles an an extra crunch!

Ingredients

  • 1 (1 lb.) container Mrs. Gerry’s Oriental Crunch dressing
  • 1 (8 oz.) pouch Mrs. Gerry’s Ramen/Nut mixture
  • 3 lbs. pre-packaged salad mix that includes shredded cabbage, carrots, green onions, celery, etc.
  • 2 grilled chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 4 whole wheat wraps or large tortillas
  • Leaf lettuce
  • Snow pea pods

Instructions

  1. Combine Oriental Crunch dressing, ramen/nut mixture and prepackaged salad mix.
  2. Arrange lettuce leaves and snow pea pods on each wrap.
  3. Layer with 1 cup Mrs. Gerry’s Oriental Crunch Salad and top with chicken breast strips.
  4. Keep chilled at 33° to 39°F until served.
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Thai Couscous Lettuce Wrap

Thai Couscous Lettuce Wrap

Thai Couscous Lettuce Wrap

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Ingredients

  • 1 (5 lb.) container Mrs. Gerry’s Thai Couscous Salad
  • 1 lb. (4 cups) diced, cooked chicken*
  • 6 oz. (2/3 cup) creamy peanut butter
  • 3 heads of butter lettuce or endive, cleaned and separated into leaves
  • 4 oz. (1 cup) chopped, lightly salted peanuts

Instructions

  1. Place peanut butter in microwavable bowl; cover. Gently heat until it is slightly warm and pourable.
  2. Stir peanut butter into Thai Couscous Salad. Add the cooked chicken and stir to combine.
  3. Scoop ½ cup of mixture into each lettuce leaf. Garnish with chopped peanuts. Keep chilled at 33° to 39°F until served.

    *For a vegetarian option, omit chicken. 
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Cowboy Chicken Wrap

Cowboy Chicken Wrap

Cowboy Chicken Wrap

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Two of our most popular products wrapped up in a tortilla with chicken, lettuce and cheddar cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Mrs. Gerry’s Cowboy Caviar Salad, drained
  • 3 tbsp. Mrs. Gerry’s Southwestern Dip
  • 1 (9 inch) flour tortilla or plain wrap
  • 2 oz. grilled chicken breast fajita strips
  • ½ cup shredded lettuce
  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Spread Southwestern Dip evenly on wrap to within ½ inch of edge.
  2. Top with drained Cowboy Caviar, chicken strips, lettuce and cheese.
  3. Keep chilled at 33° to 39°F until served.
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Hot Pork Sandwich

Hot Pork Sandwich

Hot Pork Sandwich

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If you're looking for the ultimate comfort food, look no further! Tender pork on top of a piece of whole wheat bread, with a generous scoop of our Hot Premium Mashed Potatoes. Ladle on the gravy and enjoy!

Ingredients

  • Whole wheat bread, or bread of choice
  • Pork tenderloin, sliced
  • Mrs. Gerry's Premium Mashed Potatoes
  • Mrs. Gerry's Premium Poultry Gravy

Instructions

  1.  Heat pork, mashed potatoes and gravy to 165° to 180°F. 
  2. Top bread with pork and mashed potatoes.
  3. Ladle on gravy.
  4. Serve immediately. 
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Tortellini Alfredo

Tortellini Alfredo

Tortellini Alfredo

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Our Cheese Tortellini Kit and your Alfredo sauce makes one easy, cheesy meal! 

Ingredients

  • 1 (4.5 lb.) container Mrs. Gerry's Cheese Tortellini Salad, drained
  • 1 (16 oz.) jar Alfredo sauce
  • 6 oz. pouch Mrs. Gerry's shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine salad and Alfredo sauce. 
  2. Heat until mixture reaches 165° to 180°F, stirring frequently.
  3. Sprinkle generously with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Serve immediately. 
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