Has cooking dinner for your family turned into a chore? Can’t stand to meal prep in the kitchen for hours? Well, make some room in your recipe book because these stuffed meals are here to save the day!
Whether you’re making breakfast, dessert, or a five-course meal, these recipes are sure to make cooking a breeze, not to mention super fun! So, without further ado, here are a few foods you can stuff with stuff.
You know what they say. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Seize the day with a full stomach by making some stuffed french toast. This recipe is a dream come true for PB&J lovers and only requires a few simple ingredients and less than 20 minutes of your time.
Basically, you’ll be stuffing your toast with peanut butter, jam, and bananas and dipping them in a melted peanut butter mixture before finally tossing them on the griddle. Bon appetit!
Got a hankering for an even sweeter breakfast? Whip up a dozen cream cheese-filled pumpkin muffins. Make the muffins using pumpkin pie spice and pumpkin puree. Then, beat together some cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and vanilla to make the creamy, dreamy filling. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes and patiently wait for them to cool before indulging.
What comes to your mind when you picture stuffed recipes? Stuffed peppers, of course! This classic recipe will remind you just how delicious and versatile peppers can be. Plus, you can customize it to add in whatever grains, vegetables, cheeses, and spices you prefer.
Preheat your oven to 400 °F and prepare the rice in a small saucepan. Then, cook the ingredients for your filling in a skillet. Stuff your peppers with the aromatic mixture and top with cheese. Finally, pop them in the oven until tender and garnish before serving.
Summer is right around the corner, which means barbecue season is almost here. Get ready to cookout by adding this mouthwatering recipe to your menu. Bacon, onion, and cheese stuffed burgers are a heart attack waiting to happen, but oh so, worth it. Plus, you can customize them to your heart’s content.
To make stuffed burgers, you should make double the amount of patties you need. Then, layer one on top of another, adding your filling in between. Seal the edges and grill over medium-high heat, flipping once.
So you’re looking for a classic Italian recipe to serve for this weekend? Try these creamy stuffed shells. This recipe calls for different types of cheese, pre-made jumbo pasta shells, and a few other classic ingredients. To assemble, coat the bottom of a baking dish with some sauce. Then, fill each half-cooked shell with the stuffing. Top the shells with sauce and extra cheese and bake until bubbling.
If you really want to impress guests, cook up a tender stuffed flank steak. The spiral slices are as beautiful as they are delicious. Plus, it only takes 15 minutes to prepare.
Whip up your stuffing and flatten your steak, spreading the filling to within one inch of its edges. Starting with the long side, roll the whole thing up like you would sushi and stick it in the oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until tender. Then, slice like a loaf of bread and serve with a salad or vegetables.
Life’s too short to eat mediocre desserts, which is why you must try this Nutella and oreo stuffed cookie cake. All you need are a few common baking ingredients plus the two that give this dessert its name.
First, whisk together your dry ingredients and mix your liquid ones separately. Then, combine the two in a single bowl and blend until smooth. Toss in a handful of chocolate chips, mix and layer into a baking dish. Then, smash some Oreos and Nutella together and layer it on. Add even more crushed Oreos and bake for 45 minutes.
Stuff Your Food With Creativity
One of the best things about stuffed recipes is they’re usually customizable. Of course, you’ll probably want to follow the instructions for whatever shell or casing your using — like peppers, pasta shells, and mushrooms. However, you have a little wiggle room when it comes to making the filling. Use your creativity and change up the recipe to suit your tastebuds. When it comes to flavorful combinations, you’re the keeper of your own destiny.