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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Corny Rice

Corny Rice

Corny Rice

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Taco seasoning spices up this simple recipe made with rice, chicken and our Harvest Corn Salad. Top with Cheddar cheese and serve with sour cream, salsa and tortilla chips. 

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Mrs. Gerry's Harvest Corn, drained
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1.25 oz. package dry taco seasoning mix
  • 6 oz. cooked, oven roasted chicken
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Tortilla chips, sour cream and salsa (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large, non-stick skillet, combine water and taco seasoning mix. Bring to a boil; stir in drained salad, rice, and chicken.
  2. Heat to 165° to 180°F, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese and cover pan.
  4. Reduce heat and continue heating until cheese melts. 
  5. Serve immediately. If desired, top with sour cream and salsa, and serve with tortilla chips.
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Thai Pasta Entrée

Thai Pasta Entrée

Thai Pasta Entrée

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Spaghetti edamame, sliced green onion, shredded carrots, water chestnuts, diced red pepper, and sesame seeds are combined in a honey and ginger-flavored vinaigrette dressing. Add in peanut butter and cooked chicken to make this delicious salad a meal! Garnish with peanuts, cilantro and lime. 

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. Mrs. Gerry's Honey Ginger Pasta
  • 4 oz. (1/2 cup) creamy or crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 lb. (4 cups) roasted, salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed, coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 1 fresh lime, sliced

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, gently heat peanut butter until melted.
  2. Add pasta and cooked chicken; stir to combine. Heat to 165° to 180°F, stirring frequently. 
  3. Serve immediately or maintain at temperature. 
  4. Garnish with peanuts, cilantro and lime slices. 
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Thai Couscous & Flank Steak Salad

Thai Couscous & Flank Steak Salad

Thai Couscous & Flank Steak Salad

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Flank steak cooked to your liking on top of a fresh bed of lettuce and our Thai Couscous Salad. An enticing combination of flavors.

Ingredients

  • Fresh leaf lettuce
  • Mrs. Gerry's Thai Couscous Salad
  • Flank steak

Instructions

  1. Arrange lettuce and Thai Couscous Salad on plate. 
  2. Cook flank steak to your liking, and slice into thin strips.
  3. Arrange on top of Salad. Enjoy! 
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Cucumber Mint Quinoa Stuffed Cucumber

Cucumber Mint Quinoa Stuffed Cucumber

Cucumber Mint Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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A fresh and healthy option, our Mediterranean-influenced quinoa is stuffed into a cucumber and served with a grilled chicken breast. 

Ingredients

  • Cucumber
  • Mrs. Gerry's Cucumber Mint Quinoa
  • Grilled chicken breast

Instructions

  1. Cut cucumber in half and remove seeds. Stuff with Mrs. Gerry's Cucumber Mint Quinoa.
  2. Serve with a grilled chicken breast.
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Pulled Pork Sandwich

Pulled Pork Sandwich

Pulled Pork Sandwich

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Our Dixie Coleslaw pairs perfectly with tangy, barbecue pulled pork, so we think this recipe is a match made in foodie heaven!

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Don’t be shy when it comes to building these sandwiches either. Pile it on – the more the better!

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Ingredients

  • 4 (4 inch) Kaiser buns, split
  • 4 (1 oz.) slices Swiss cheese
  • 1 (16 oz.) package cooked pulled pork with barbeque sauce, heated according to package directions
  • 1 cup Mrs. Gerry’s Dixie Coleslaw

Instructions

  1. Place one cheese slice on bottom half of bun.
  2. Top with ¼ of the meat, ¼ cup Mrs. Gerry’s Dixie Coleslaw, and top of bun.
  3. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  4. Serve immediately.

Hashbrown Birds Nest

Hashbrown Birds Nest

Hashbrown Bird's Nest

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Ingredients

  • Shredded hashbrowns
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Optional ingredients - salt, pepper, onion powder, shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Mrs. Gerry's Premium Mashed Potatoes, heated
  • Chives

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly grease muffin tin.
  2. Combine approximately 2 cups shredded hashbrowns with egg and optional ingredients and press into bottom of tin. 
  3. Bake at 425°F for about 15 minutes. Let cool and remove from tins.
  4. Pipe hot Mrs. Gerry's Premium Mashed Potatoes into center of hashbrown to create a nest. 
  5. Garnish with chives. 
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Cucumber Mint Quinoa Stuffed Pepper

Cucumber Mint Quinoa Stuffed Pepper

Cucumber Mint Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

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Ingredients

  • Green peppers (could also use yellow or red peppers)
  • Mrs. Gerry's Cucumber Mint Quinoa
  • Feta cheese, optional

Instructions

  1. Remove seeds and core from peppers. 
  2. Stuff with Mrs. Gerry's Cucumber Mint Quinoa
  3. Cook in oven or microwave until pepper is cooked through and internal temperature is at least 165° F.
  4. If desired, top with additional Feta cheese and serve. 
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Dilled Reuben Melt

Dilled Reuben Melt

Dilled Reuben Melt

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Slivered corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese with Mrs. Gerry's Old Fashioned Dill Dip on grilled rye bread. 

Ingredients

  • Rye bread
  • Slivered corned beef
  • Sauerkrat
  • Swiss cheese

Instructions

  1. Butter one side of each piece of rye bread and place butter-side down on hot skillet.
  2. Spread Mrs. Gerry's Old Fashioned Dill Dip on bread, and top with Swiss cheese, corned beef and sauerkrat. 
  3. Cook until bread is toasted, putting pieces together before serving. 
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Dilled Potato Salad

Dilled Potato Salad

Dilled Potato Salad

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Our most popular potato salad is transformed by adding in our Old Fashioned Dill Dip. 

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. Mrs. Gerry's Original Potato Salad
  • 1/4 lb. Mrs. Gerry's Old Fashioned Dill Dip

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients. Keep refrigerated at 33° to 39°F until serving.
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Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos

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Fish tacos are increasingly popular! And they can be easy using our refreshing Sweet Pepper Slaw.

Ingredients

  • Mini "street taco" soft tortillas
  • White fish of your choice, fried or baked, seasoned to your liking
  • Mrs. Gerry's Sweet Pepper Slaw
  • Mrs. Gerry's Southwestern Dip, optional

Instructions

  1. Cook fish according to package directions. Flake into pieces.
  2. Place fish in tortilla and top with Sweet Pepper Slaw.
  3. For added spice, top with our Southwestern Dip.
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Cookie Pistachio Dessert

Cookie Pistachio Dessert

Cookie Pistachio Dessert

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Perfect for St. Patrick's Day, or any day of the year, this sweet treat has layers of flavor.

Ingredients

  • Chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed into crumbs
  • Mrs. Gerry's Cookies 'N' Creme
  • Mrs. Gerry's Pistachio Pineapple
  • Whipped topping

Instructions

  1. Layer above ingredients in 9x13 inch pan or parfait cup. Garnish with additional cookie crumbs.
  2. Chill at 33° to 39°F before serving. 
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Cowboy Cornbread Salad

Cowboy Cornbread Salad

Cowboy Cornbread Salad

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Your taste buds will thank you after eating this delicious salad! Always a favorite, our Cowboy Caviar is combined with pecans, cilantro and cornbread to create this surprisingly delicious Tex-Mex side.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Mrs. Gerry's Cowboy Caviar, with dressing
  • 1 lb. baked cornbread, cooled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients. Keep refrigerated at 33° to 39°F until serving.
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Pizza Pasta

Pizza Pasta

Pizza Pasta

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Kids and adults a like will love this delicious pasta salad with all the must-have pizza ingredients. 

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. Mrs. Gerry's Rotelli Pasta, drained
  • 3 cups diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1 cups sliced green onions
  • 3 cups diced Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup sliced or diced pepperoni
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 2 cups salad croutons (optional garnish)

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients, except croutons, in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Chill 33° to 39°F before serving. Garnish with croutons before serving.
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Fruit Slaw

Fruit Slaw

Fruit Slaw

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Our extra creamy coleslaw is transformed into a fruit slaw by adding fruit and marshmallows! 

Ingredients

  • 11 lbs. Mrs. Gerry's Extra Creamy Coleslaw
  • 1 (10 oz.) bag mini marshmallows
  • 1 (20 oz.) can chunked pineapple, drained
  • 2 (20 oz.) cans crushed pineapple, drained
  • 4 medium red delicious apples, chopped and soaked in lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients. Chill to 33° to 39°F before serving.
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