Posts by julie

French Potato Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Prep time: 10 mins – Cook time: 30 mins – Total time: 40 mins INGREDIENTS 2 packages Side Delights Steamables Reds or 3lbs small red potatoes ¾ lb thick cut bacon 1 head frisee lettuce, well washed and torn into bite sides pieces 4 large boiled eggs, peeled and quatered ¼ cup bacon fat 1.5 tablespoon red wine vinegar 3 cloves finely chopped garlic ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS Cut potatoes into 1.5 inch wedges. Set a steamer basket in a large pot- filled with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Steam for 20-25 minutes on high then...

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Grilled Potato Packets

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 45 min.      MAKES: 8 servings Ingredients 2 pounds medium red potatoes (about 7), cut into wedges 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions 6 slices ready-to-serve fully cooked bacon, chopped 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese   Directions In a large bowl, toss potatoes with green onions, bacon, salt and pepper. Place half of the mixture on a greased double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square); dot with 1 tablespoon butter. Fold foil over potato mixture and crimp edges to seal....

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Grilled Greek Potato Salad

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Grill: 20 min.   MAKES: 16 servings Ingredients 3 pounds small red potatoes, halved** 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 large sweet yellow pepper, chopped 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped 1 medium red onion, halved and sliced 1 medium cucumber, chopped 1-1/4 cups grape tomatoes, halved 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed 3/4 cup Greek vinaigrette 1/2 cup halved Greek olives 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano Directions Drizzle potatoes with oil and...

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BBQ Hot Dog & Potato Packs Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. MAKES: 4 servings   Ingredients: 20 oz. Red Potatoes, cut into wedges 4 hot dogs 1 small onion, cut into wedges 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup barbecue sauce   Directions: Divide potato wedges among four pieces of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. square). Top each with a hot dog, onion wedges and cheese. Drizzle with barbecue sauce. Fold foil around mixture, sealing tightly. Grill, covered, over medium heat 10-15 minutes or until heated through. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape.   Originally published as BBQ Hot Dog &...

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Meat ‘n Potato Kabobs Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. MAKES: 4 servings   Ingredients: 1 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes 1-1/2 teaspoons steak seasoning, divided 1 garlic clove, minced 1 cup cola 3 small red potatoes (about 8 ounces), cubed 1 tablespoon water 1 cup cherry tomatoes 1 medium sweet orange pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 teaspoon canola oil 1 cup pineapple chunks   Directions Sprinkle beef with 1 teaspoon steak seasoning and garlic. Place cola in a large bowl. Add beef; toss to coat. Set aside. Place potatoes and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, covered, on high...

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