MeatIsNotASideDish

A collection of food recipes & articles to help inspire the chef in you.

Meat Is Not A Side Dish Basic Food Recipe Ideas for Leftovers

Halloween S’mores Treat

This “ghoulish snack” makes a great Halloween S’mores Treat for school snacks or as a kid friendly party favor. Not only is it adorable and easy to assemble but this easy to print one-of-a-kind template with custom rhyming verse ensures that your snack looks as good as it tastes. ...
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Applesauce in the Slow Cooker

Prep time: 20 mins  Cook time: 4 hrs  Total time: 4 hrs & 20 mins  Ingredients: • 8 medium apples, peeled, cored, and cut into quarters (a combination of galas, honey crisp & fujis) • 1/3 c. water • 1 tsp. lemon juice • 1/4-1/2 tsp. cinnamon or apple pie spice • 1/2 tbsp. honey ...
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Groundnut Sauce

Ingredients: • 1 sm Onion, diced • 1 tb Peanut oil • 1 md Tomato, sliced thin • 2 ea Jalapeno peppers, roasted, seeded & minced • 2 tb Peanut butter • 1 c Boiling water • 2 ts Arrowroot • 1/4 ts Black pepper Directions: In a skillet, fry onion in ...
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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Prep time: 15 mins  Cook time: 55 mins  Total time: 1 hr 10 mins  Serves: 6 Ingredients: • 1 1/4 cup all purpose gluten free flour • 3/4 cup tapioca flour • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder • 1/2 tsp baking soda • 5 medium ripe bananas • 2 eggs • 1/2 cup brown sugar […] ...
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Basic Chili

Ingredients: • 2 pounds chili meat • 1 large onion – chopped • 2 cloves garlic – minced • 2 tablespoons oil • 2 teaspoons cumin • 1 tablespoon chili powder • salt and pepper • 3 cups canned tomatoes with juice • 1 cup water Directions ...
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Naomi Judd’s Chicken Continental

Ingredients: • 6 Chicken breasts • Butter • 3 cn Cream of chicken; (10 oz) Soup • 3 tb Celery flakes • 2 tb Thyme; rubbed • Salt to taste • 2 c Brown or yellow rice; cooked • Chicken broth Directions: Rinse chicken and pat dry. Saute in butter in ovenp ...
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Pressure Cooked & Grilled Pork Ribs

Prep time: 5 mins  Cook time: 30 mins  Total time: 35 mins  Serves: 3-5 Ingredients: • 2.5 lbs Pork Ribs, bone-in • Water (cold) • Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce • Rib Rub Recipe Directions: Rub the Rib Rub over the ribs creating a nice thin coating. Place cold ribs into your pressure cooker p ...
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Castle Loaf Supreme

Ingredients: • 12 White Castle hamburgers (Pickles & ketchup included) • 1 lb Ground pork • 2 Cloves garlic • 8 Sprigs chopped parsley • 1/2 ts Pepper • 1/3 c Milk • 1 Pinch oregano • 1/2 Can tomato sauce • Salt to taste Directions: Mix all ...
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Honey-Mustard Turkey Meatballs

Ingredients: • 1 pound ground turkey breast • 1 egg – lightly beaten • 3/4 cup reduced fat ritz crackers – crushed • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese – part skim milk, shredded • 1/4 cup onion – chopped • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger • 6 table ...
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Broiled Oysters

Ingredients: • 1 Jar raw oysters – (10 oz.) • 4 Tbsp. cracker crumbs • 2 Tbsp. margarine • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice • salt and pepper to taste Directions: Wash and drain oysters. Roll in cracker crumbs. Lay on a lightly oiled cookie sheet. Melt margarine; add lemon jui ...
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