Sassy Salad with Peanut Sauce

Sassy Salad with Peanut Sauce

A healthy salad with a kick! The peanut sauce is truly unique thanks to Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter. Serve with chicken or salmon for some extra protein or to make it a full meal.

  • 1 package/container lettuce of choice
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 2 Tbsp chopped nuts of choice
  • ½ cup red sweet pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Betsy’s Best Gourmet PeanutAlmond or Seed Butter
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp gluten-free soy sauce (or tamari sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp sugar (or honey)
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp Sriracha chili sauce

Add lettuce to large salad bowl. Add carrots, nuts and peppers to salad and toss to combine. Set aside.

Peanut Sauce:

In a bowl, whisk together Betsy’s Best and water. Add remaining wet ingredients and whisk well. Add sugar, ginger and Sriracha until incorporated. Sauce consistency should be not too thick or too runny. Pour peanut sauce over entire salad and toss to distribute evenly. Serve immediately.

Add some fun to your salad rotation with this sassy salad and penny sauce recipe.

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Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

There is nothing “stuffy” about Betsy’s Best chicken salad stuffed tomatoes. Reinvent the traditional chicken salad and give it a kick with your favorite Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter. Stuffed in a juicy tomato keeps it not only healthy but a beautiful presentation to a traditional dish.

Stuffed Tomato Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

6 oz. chicken, shredded (or chopped hard-boiled eggs, tuna, tofu or walnuts)

¾ cup boiled or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup plain Greek yogurt

2-3 Tbsp honey mustard

½ tsp cumin

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp paprika

1/8 tsp cayenne or chipotle chili pepper

Salt and pepper, to taste

3-5 small tomatoes (or head of lettuce/loaf whole-wheat bread)

Step By Step Chicken Salad Stuffed TomatoesRecipe Directions:

Step 1Mix all ingredients except tomatoes in a large bowl.

Step 2: Spoon into airtight container and put in refrigerator.

Step 3: Cut a small circle in top of tomato and remove.

Step 4: Scoop out inside of tomato and discard.

Step 5: Stuff tomato with refrigerated filling. Repeat to stuff other tomatoes.

Idea! Can also be served over a bed of lettuce or as a sandwich on whole-wheat bread.

Step 6: Enjoy your chicken salad stuffed tomatoes!

Betsy’s chicken salad stuffed tomatoes recipe is a favorite in her home. The chicken salad is also great in a lettuce wrap or placed on top of sliced cucumbers!

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Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

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Peanut Butter And Banana Kabob

Peanut Butter And Banana Kabob

With Betsy’s Best peanut butter and banana kabobs you’ll be the hero of the party. When you show up with these Kabobs everybody will be asking about the secret ingredient – Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter. Sit back and relax as everybody enjoys this healthy and delicious dessert recipe.  Be careful! If you substitute in another brand of PB the kabobs will lose their gourmet zing.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1 banana

1 skewer

1 Tbsp jelly (flavor of choice)

 

 

Step By Step Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Cut banana in slices, leaving the original shape of the banana.

Step 2: With a knife, carefully place a dollop of Betsy’s Best between each slice and gently press together.

Step 3: Starting from one end of the banana, slide the skewer from one end to the other, keeping the skewer in the center of the banana.

Step 4: Smear jelly on one side of the banana.

Step 4: Enjoy your peanut butter and banana kabobs!

Easy to make and easier to love, everybody will grab for these peanut butter and banana kabobs. #TasteTheDifference with Betsy’s Best!

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Peanutty Asian Lettuce Wraps

Peanutty Asian Lettuce Wraps

Peanutty is spot on when it comes to describing this asian lettuce wrap recipe, thanks to the rich flavor provided by Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter. Made using delicious all-natural ingredients this recipe will keep the whole family healthy and happy.

  • 1 ½ lb. lean ground turkey (or 2 cups walnuts, ground)
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger root, minced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (8 oz.) whole water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • ½ cup fresh snow peas, chopped
  • 1⁄3 cup reduced-sodium gluten-free Teriyaki sauce
  • ¼ cup gluten-free Hoisin sauce
  • 3 Tbsp Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter, (or substitute with Betsy’s Best Almond or Seed Butter)
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 12 bib lettuce leaves

Turkey version:

In large skillet, cook turkey and carrot over medium heat until meat is no longer pink and carrot is tender. Drain. Add ginger and garlic. Cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the chestnuts, onions, snow peas, Teriyaki, Hoisin, Betsy’s Best, vinegar and oil. Heat through. Divide mixture among lettuce leaves.

Walnut version:

Add walnuts to food processor and process on low until ground. Remove and place in large bowl. Add shredded carrots, ginger, garlic, chestnuts, onions and snow peas. Process on low to form chunks. Remove and combine with walnuts in bowl. Add Teriyaki, Hoisin, Betsy’s Best, vinegar and oil to blender and process until blended. Pour liquid into nut mixture and stir. Divide among lettuce leaves.

You’ll go nuts over these peanut Asian lettuce wraps.

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Zesty Almond Butter Chicken Salad

Zesty Almond Butter Chicken Salad

If your looking for your favorite new chicken salad recipe, you can stop your search right here. Combining zesty and Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter just works in this delicious recipe. Great for lunch or dinner this chicken salad satisfies your appetite and your tastebuds, while keeping it healthy.

Salad Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

¾ cup chicken, shredded

¾ cup boiled or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup Greek plain yogurt

2-3 Tbsp honey mustard

½ tsp cumin

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp paprika

1/8 tsp cayenne (or chipotle Chile pepper)

Sea salt, to taste

1 loaf of bread of choice (or head of lettuce for lettuce cups)

Step By Step Chicken Salad Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Mix all ingredients together and store in refrigerator in airtight container.

Step 2: Spread between two toasted slices of bread or place salad spread in a lettuce cup and fold like a burrito.

Step 5: Enjoy your almond butter chicken salad!

Prepare and serve this zesty almond butter chicken salad recipe at your next luncheon.  It sure to please the healthiest appetites.

Did you know Betsy is a registered Dietitian? Read her blogs posts about the health benefits of natural almond butter.

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