Thursday, August 5, 2010
Summer Recipes brought to you by Nestle
Great for summer entertaining or cooling off on long, lazy days. Kids will love the grown-up feel -- and taste -- of this sparkly fruit spritzer. Frozen grape and mint leaf ice cubes add an extra splash of color and flavor.
Preparation Time: 10 min
Freezing Time: 1 hr
1 orange, washed, halved and cut into thin slices (remove any seeds)
2/3 cup red and/or green grapes, rinsed and cut in half
1/3 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves or sprigs, rinsed
3 cups Apple NESTLÉ JUICY JUICE All Natural 100% Juice, chilled
4 to 5 cups calorie-free seltzer water, chilled
PLACE orange slices on baking sheet and freeze for 30 minutes.
DIVIDE grape halves and mint leaves or sprigs between two ice cube trays. Fill each tray with purified water and freeze until solid.
POUR Juicy Juice into pitcher; add frozen orange slices, prepared ice cubes and seltzer water. Serve immediately.
NOTE: Omit ice cubes for children under age 4 due to choking risk. Also, try substituting White Grape NESTLÉ JUICY JUICE All Natural 100% Juice.
Iced Dulce de Leche Latte
Preparation Time: 5 min
2 tablespoons hot water
2 teaspoons NESCAFÉ CLÁSICO Pure Instant Coffee Granules
1 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Dulce de Leche, warmed
COMBINE hot water and coffee granules in pitcher; stir until coffee is dissolved. Add milk and dulce de leche; stir until dulce de leche is dissolved. Serve over ice
Maggi Seasoning Blend
Preparation Time: 3 min
Yields 4 1/2 teaspoons
3 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Tomato Bouillon
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
PLACE bouillon, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder and red pepper flakes in small bowl; mix well. Store in airtight container.
TIPS FOR USE:
Rub on 1 1/2 pounds boneless sirloin steaks. Cook on a grill or in a skillet to desired doneness.
Immediately sprinkle on 2 pounds fried potatoes and toss to coat evenly for delicious seasoned fries.
Add to 1 1/2 to 2 pounds ground beef or pork during cooking for a delicious filling for tacos.
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