True, Creamers potatoes taste superb, but did you know how versatile they are? And quick to make, since there’s no need to peel or scrub them (we triple-wash the Little Potatoes for you). You can roast, boil, grill, sauté or microwave Creamers—whatever you prefer. Simple and easy!
Here are five fabulous, summer recipes you can create using five pounds of Little Potatoes this summer. With the time you save, you can take an extra hour at the beach, playground or the pool. Don’t forget the sunscreen!
BBQ Potatoes and Vegetable Medley couldn’t be more straightforward—or more delicious. Roasting these over the barbecue caramelizes the veggies’ natural sugars, cooking them to a pleasantly crispy finish. For this quick and easy meal, all you need is six ingredients: Terrific Trio Creamers potatoes, zucchini, bell peppers, garlic, olive oil and Balsamic vinegar. Now just slice, microwave, toss and barbecue in a grill pan or foil on the grate. That’s it! All that is left to do is eat and enjoy!
Serve: with a juicy roasted whole chicken, BBQ’d chicken breasts or tender grilled steak.
Microwaving is so easy and it’s a healthy cooking approach, too. It cooks foods quickly, retaining more nutrients than other methods*. Pizza Smashed Potatoes are ready in minutes and will appeal to everyone, kids and grown-ups alike —Great for potlucks! For this recipe, you pop our Savory Herb Microwave Ready Creamers tray in to cook for just a five minutes, then toss with a little oil and mix in the seasonings that are included. Put the potatoes on a plate, smash slightly with the bottom of a drinking glass, then sprinkle with mozzarella and add pizza toppings, and microwave again. Ready!
Serve: with a side salad or coleslaw.
Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes are quick to prepare and easy to make. Slice Creamers potatoes and spread them in a baking dish. Heat the other ingredients (butter, garlic, flour, milk) in a saucepan on the stove, stir in your favorite shredded cheese and pour over the Little Potatoes. Then bake until tender, about 45 minutes. You’ll love how creamy and gooey these are. You can make in advance, too, and refrigerate; then reheat when you are ready to enjoy them.
Serve: with steamed broccoli and a mild white fish, such as fillet of sole, or pork chops.
The beauty of Easy Vegan Shoyu Ramen with Potatoes is a prefect meal-in-one. Crisp, pan-fried tofu and crunchy bean sprouts add texture to soft ramen noodles and smooth Boomer Gold Creamers. The flavor combo is robust thanks to earthy mushrooms, green onions, baby spinach and carrot. Ginger, soy, garlic, onion, Sriracha (hot chili sauce) and more mushrooms provide a hearty broth with kick.
Serve with grilled meat or tofu on a Sunday. Double the recipe and reserve the rest to re-heat for Tuesday evening’s after-work dinner.
Sometimes, the easiest food is the best! Easy Peazy Potatoes is super simple. All you have to do is simmer our little potatoes on the stove top, drain and cut into quarters. Toss the warm creamer potatoes in vinegar; add olive oil, Salt and pepper and Serve! This is also a great healthy alternative for your family. It’s low-cal and low-fat, this dish makes fantastic leftovers, and you can enjoy it hot, warm or cold.
Serve: with grilled meat and green salad or roasted carrots.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO COOK CREAMERS AND WHY? DO TELL!
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- *Harvard Medical School (http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/microwave-cooking-and-nutrition)
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