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Side Dishes

Firepit Macaroni & Cheese

Firepit Macaroni & Cheese

Yield: 24 servings

Ingredients:

  • 5 lb Reser’s Original Macaroni & Cheese (71117.03250)
  • 1 lb applewood bacon, cooked and diced
  • 2 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 cup smoked Gouda cheese, shredded and divided
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded and divided

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine Reser’s Original Macaroni & Cheese, bacon, paprika and half of the Gouda and Cheddar cheeses.
  3. Place mixture in a prepared baking pan. Top with remaining cheese.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until hot throughout and brown on top. Cut into portions and serve.
 

Potato-Cheddar Ale Soup

Potato-Cheddar Ale Soup

Yield: 20 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 5 lb bag Reser’s® Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes (71117.94501)
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 lb Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 12 oz pale ale beer
  • 8 oz green onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 oz bacon bits
  • 8 oz toasted mini croutons

Directions:

  1. Place the chicken broth, salt, pepper, granulated garlic, and onion in a large stockpot and bring to a simmer.
  2. Reduce heat, add Reser’s Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and stir until fully incorporated. Heat for 20 minutes.
  3. Add the heavy cream, Cheddar cheese, and beer and stir until fully incorporated.
  4. Serve bowls and garnish each with bacon, green onion, and croutons.
 

Sweet Potato Soup with Burnt Ends & Smoked Cheddar

Sweet Potato Soup with Burnt Ends & Smoked Cheddar

Yield: 16 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 5 lb bag Reser’s® All Natural Sweet Mashed Potatoes (71117.94504)
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Smoked Cheddar cheese, shredded (garnish)
  • Brisket and/or beef roast ends (garnish)

Directions:

  1. Steam or microwave Reser’s All Natural Sweet Mashed Potatoes in bag until hot.
  2. Combine remaining soup ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a low simmer.
  3. Add the hot sweet potatoes and whisk until smooth.
  4. Keep warm and covered for service.
  5. For service, ladle soup into a bowl and top with Cheddar cheese and burnt end pieces.
 

Chicken “Macadilla”

Chicken “Macadilla”

Yield: 25 "Macadillas"

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. For each “macadilla,” lay 1 Don Pancho Sriracha Wrap on a flat surface.
  2. Spread 3 oz Reser’s Special Request Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese within 1 1/2-inch of the edges of the wrap.
  3. Spread 3 oz of pulled chicken on top of the macaroni & cheese.
  4. Sprinkle 2 oz Cheddar and top with a Don Pancho Hatch Chile Wrap.
  5. Brush vegetable oil onto a grill or griddle, and place the “macadilla” on a medium-medium high heat surface.
  6. Brush the top wrap with oil. Grill or griddle for 1-2 minutes then turn over until the cheese is melted.
  7. Repeat with remaining “macadillas.”
  8. Cut into wedges and serve.
 

Shredded Potato & Cheddar Casserole

Shredded Potato & Cheddar Casserole

Yield: 30, 6 oz Servings

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Blend heavy cream and eggs together. Set aside.
  2. Combine Reser’s Shredded Potatoes, Reser’s Special Request Creamy Deluxe Mashed Potatoes, 1 1/2 lbs Cheddar cheese, 1 1/2 cups ground Don Pancho Homestyle Tortilla Chips, 1 1/2 cups egg/cream mixture, salt and pepper.
  3. Place in well-greased, high-sided baking pan. Lightly press mixture into desired pan.
  4. Pour remaining egg/cream mixture over potatoes.
  5. Top with remaining tortilla chips and Cheddar cheese.
  6. Bake in a preheated 325°F oven, checking every 20 minutes. Total cooking time should be about 1 hour or when a skewer comes out clean.
 

Mac & Cheese Casserole with Smoked Chicken

Mac & Cheese Casserole with Smoked Chicken

Yield: 24 Servings

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the Reser’s Special Request White Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese, Reser’s Shredded Potatoes, diced bell peppers, and smoked chicken.
  2. Place the mixture in a prepared baking pan. Top with the Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs.
  3. Bake in a 350°F oven for 30 minutes or until hot throughout and brown on top. Cut into 24 portions and serve.
 

Baked Beans with Smoked Turkey & Sausage

Baked Beans with Smoked Turkey & Sausage

Yield: 30 Bowls

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Empty Reser’s American Harvest BBQ Bean Medley into a large pot.
  2. Reheat on medium heat, until hot, stirring occasionally to prevent scorching.
  3. Place turkey and sausage slices in separate containers, and add 2-3 Tbsp water.
  4. Cover each container and place in a warm oven to reheat.
  5. Portion out 4 oz of baked beans in each bowl, and top with 1 oz shredded turkey and 1 oz sliced sausage.
 

Sweet Potato Waffles

Sweet Potato Waffles

Yield: 50, 4-inch Waffles

Ingredients:

  • 5 lb bag Reser’s® Special Request™ Mashed Sweet Potatoes (71117.14391)
  • 5 quarts all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking powder
  • 5 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 2 1/2 tsp cloves, ground
  • 20 eggs, separated into yolks and whites
  • 15 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 5 Tbsp sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat waffle iron.
  2. Combine Special Request Mashed Sweet Potatoes with all ingredients, except the egg whites and sugar.
  3. Mix until just combined. Do not over mix.
  4. With a mixer, combine the egg whites and sugar and beat on high until firm peaks form.
  5. Fold egg white and sugar mixture into the sweet potato mixture.
  6. Pour mix onto waffle iron and cook until golden.
  7. Serve with warm maple syrup and sliced bananas.
 
 

Lobster Macaroni & Cheese

Lobster Macaroni & Cheese

Yield: 12 - 16 Servings

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat Reser’s Special Request Signature Steam Table Macaroni & Cheese in a steamer or a boiling water bath for 20 minutes.
  3. Season lobster tails with butter, juice of a lemon, salt, and pepper. Steam lobster for 7 minutes or until fully cooked.
  4. Steam spinach for 1 minute or blanch in boiling water for 1 minute, then chop.
  5. Combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese in a mixing bowl.
  6. Open macaroni and cheese and pour into an 8 x 11-inch oven-proof serving dish.
  7. Stir in lobster, spinach and peppers.
  8. Top with bread crumb/cheese mixture, and bake for 20 minutes or until brown.