Recipes With Peanuts

Do your kids love peanut butter at lunch? Do you wish you could have more protein in your breakfasts? Well search no more! We have tons of meal, dip and snack ideas below that contain peanuts or peanut products. Are you looking for the best? Then check out our top 10 Super Peanut Recipes to see our favorites.

Breakfast

Peanut Butter and Strawberry Quesadillas

These quesadillas are healthful enough to serve as lunch—and luscious enough to eat for dessert! 2  (8-inch) whole wheat flour tortillas 4  tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1/8  teaspoon ground cinnamon 1  cup strawberries, hulled and sliced Instructions: Place a...

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Peanut Energy Smoothie

Start your day with heart-healthy peanut protein! Pour your smoothie into an ice cube tray or popsicle molds with a stick for on-the-go refreshing energy pops! Vegetarian & Gluten Free Makes 4 portions 4 bananas, chilled  1  quart low fat milk  5  tablespoons...

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Peanut Milk

Why should other nut milks have all the fun!? Use peanut milk as a protein-filled dairy-alternative in your recipes, coffee and chai tea. Vegetarian Dairy – Free Gluten –  Free  1  cup unsalted, blanched peanuts  4  cups filtered water, plus more for soaking...

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Lunch

Tomatoes Stuffed with Peanut Quinoa

This protein-packed meatless entrée is perfect (and impressive looking!) for a lunch or on a buffet. The salad is also terrific in hollowed out cucumber or zucchini, served on lettuce leaves, or served on it’s own in a bowl. SERVES 4 3/4  cup tri-color quinoa, rinsed...

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Crunchy Peanut Waldorf Salad

This healthier version of the beloved salad is every bit as delicious as the original—but thanks to the addition of peanuts, has the added bonus of nutty crunch, along with the invaluable plant nutrients the peanuts provide. SERVES 4 1/3  cup canola mayonnaise 1/4...

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Dinner

Sticky Sesame Vegan Meatballs (with Peanuts + Lentils)

Author: Maria Koutsogiannis These sticky sesame vegan meatballs are easy, delicious and the perfect recipe for lunch and dinner. You can also roll smaller meatballs and serve them as an appetizer. Yield: 12-14 meatballsFor the Vegan Meatballs: 2 tablespoon olive oil 1...

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Thai Chicken and Peanut Lettuce Cups

Diners can roll the savory filling up in lettuce leaves, Thai style, or simply eat with a knife and fork. SERVES 4 2  ounces rice stick noodles 1  tablespoon peanut oil 1  tablespoon minced ginger 2  garlic cloves, minced 1  pound lean ground chicken 1  medium red...

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Healthy Oven Fried Chicken with Peanut Flour

The crunchy, crisp and golden skin on this chicken belies the fact that it is not deep fried. In fact, this far healthier oven “fried” chicken is quite low in fat—but is chockfull of wonderful fried chicken flavor. Peanut flour is available for purchase online at The...

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Baked Goods & Desserts

Flourless Blueberry Muffins

A fast and easy snack, made with five simple ingredients. In fact, you might already have them on-hand and ready to go!  Serves 12 (one muffin each) Ingredients Amount Bananas 2 Creamy peanut butter 1 cup Eggs 2 Peanut butter 1 cup Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon...

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Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream is made with 3-ingredients, takes 5 minutes to make and is topped with peanut butter, peanuts and chocolate.  Serves 4 Ingredients Amount Bananas, frozen in pieces 3 medium Peanut butter 1/4 cup Milk 3 tablespoons Toppings: peanut...

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Peanutella Crepes

Inspired by the Nutella crepes sold on the streets of Paris, this decadent-tasting dessert packs a healthful nutritional punch. Peanut flour is available for purchase online at The American Peanut Shellers Association. SERVES 8 (2 crepes per serving) 1/3  cup creamy...

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Snacks

Sweet and Spicy Peanuts

The smoky, sweet and slightly spicy flavors in these nuts make them a perfect afternoon pick-me-up peanut snack. They’ll keep in a cool, dry pantry for 1-2 weeks—or make an extra batch to freeze and serve at your next party. Serves 16 1  pound unsalted dry roasted...

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Peach Peanut Salsa

Serve this protein packed, low-calorie snack with baked tortilla chips or cut up veggies. Or, use the salsa to turn simple grilled chicken or fish into a robustly flavorful meal. 6 portions 1  pound ripe firm peaches, pitted and cut into 1/2-inch dice 2  medium plum...

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Peanut Caramel Popcorn

The use of peanut oil makes this a healthier alternative to the caramel popcorn we all love. Honey, agave, and peanut butter make this a yummy snack that you can feel good about.   Serves 2 2  tablespoons peanut oil 1/4  cup popcorn kernels 1/3  cup wildflower...

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Dips & Sauces

Southeast Asian Sweet Chili Peanut Sauce

Serve with this versatile sauce on raw cut vegetables like jicama, radishes, carrots or bell peppers. Or drizzle over fish, chicken or noodles. The possibilities are endless! Vegetarian Gluten Free Dairy-Free  3  ounces peanut butter  3  ounces Mae Ploy brand sweet...

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Smoked Eggplant and Yogurt Salad

The smokiness of the eggplant balances well with the peanut flavor in this salad. Serve alongside your favorite Indian dish or use for dipping with toasted pita and vegetables. If you don’t have a grill, broil the eggplant until charred. Adapted from Classic Indian...

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Sides

Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Molasses Glaze

Adapted from: The Thrill of the Grill © 1990 by Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby Serve this easy side year round! Put the sweet potato slices on skewers and grill for even more fun! Vegetarian 4 portions 2 sweet potatoes, medium 1 small cinnamon stick Juice of...

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Cauliflower “Steaks” with Peanuts, Bacon and Capers

Versatile cauliflower is in these days! Make this tasty dish your own! Use 1/2 cup sautéed mushrooms for the bacon if you’d like to try it vegetarian. Gluten Free Dairy -Free 4 portions 1 tight head cauliflower 5 slices bacon, 1/4“ thick, cut into 1/4” dice 1/2 cup...

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Southern Peanut Coleslaw

Cool off with this new protein-packed take on a summer favorite. Vegetarian Dairy -Free  2 14 oz  bags coleslaw mix  2  red onions, thinly sliced  1/2  cup peanut butter  2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce  1  cup cider vinegar  2  garlic cloves  1/2  teaspoon celery...

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Turkey Frying

Chef John Folse & Company Deep-Fried Turkey

PREP TIME: 1 1/2 Hours SERVES: 8 - 10 Ingredients: 1 (16-pound) turkey 3 gallons peanut oil 8 ounces Wishbone Italian Dressing Hot sauce to taste Worcestershire sauce to taste Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Cayenne pepper to taste Onion powder to taste Garlic...

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Cajun Deep Fried Whole Turkey

The best way to season your turkey, or any other large piece of meat, is with an injector and a spicy sauce (recipe for sauce below). Use at least 1/2 oz. of sauce per pound of turkey (1 oz per pound is what we use), making sure to inject the sauce deeply and evenly....

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Lady Gaga Thanksgiving Special Recipes

Ingredients: 1 (10 to 12 pound) fresh whole turkey 3 gallons peanut oil, for frying 1 cup rub composed of: 1½ tbs. of dry sage 1½ tbs. thyme 1½ tbs. Italian parsley 1½ tbs. garlic powder 1 tbs. salt 1 tbs. onion powder 1 tbs. black pepper Instructions: Preheat oil to...

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