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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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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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