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Trader Joe’s Meals!

I tested out a few meals this week with ingredients all from Trader Joe’s! Check them out!

TURKEY & LETTUCE PINWHEELS

Spinach tortilla // turkey slices // chive cream cheese // romaine lettuce

  1. Layer the cream cheese, turkey and lettuce on a tortilla. Roll tightly and slice across to make fun pinwheels!

FALAFEL PITAS

Pitas // Frozen Falafels // Cucumber and Garlic Tzaziki Sauce // Cucumbers // Hummus // Tomato Wedges

  1. Heat the falafels as directed and place in pitas with lots of tzatziki sauce. Top with sliced cucumbers and serve with cucumbers, tomato wedges and hummus.

FIESTA BOWLS

Pre-Cooked Carnitas // Black Beans // Frozen Roasted Corn // Mexican Cheese // Guacamole // Mexican Rice (pre-made or make your own – recipe below)

  1. Cook all ingredients according to package and them place them in a bowl together! Easy peasy!

MEXICAN RICE

Jasmine Rice (frozen or boxed) // 2 1/2 cups chicken stock // 1 15 oz. can of tomato sauce // 4 cloves garlic- minced // 1/2 sweet onion- diced // 1 tsp. salt // 1/2 tsp. cumin // 2 tsp. clarified butter or canola oil

  1. Heat oil in a large pan and add onions until softened. Then add 2 cups of jasmine rice and cook for 3 minutes. Add the minced garlic, cumin and salt and cook another minute. Add the chicken broth and tomato sauce and cook with lid on for 15 minutes.

SAUSAGE, POTATOES AND PEPPERS

1 pkg. sweet Italian chicken sausage // 1 bag frozen roasted potatoes with peppers // 1 red and 1 yellow bell pepper- sliced thinly

  1. Cook the potatoes according to the directions on the bag. Cook the sausage according to package. Saute the red and yellow peppers in a little oil. Cut the sausage into 1 inch thick slices and add to potatoes. Add the saute peppers to the sausage and potato mixture. Can be dipped in dijon mustard for extra flavor!

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