I buy a lot of ground turkey and make burgers and meatballs in advance and freeze them. The easiest way to add a secret serving of veggies is to mix in some frozen (but thawed) chopped spinach to the burger/meatball mixture. It cooks in perfectly and you can ensure even the pickiest eater that you can barely even taste it!
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Add spinach, shredded carrot, tomato, Make ahead ground meat for dishes in advance and freeze. Mix in some frozen chopped spinach, shredded carrot into meat mixture. Can use to make spaghetti sauce, meatballs, burgers, etc. It cooks in well, you can't really taste it! Great to get veggies into picky eater's diet.
Kick Up Chili Seasoning Mixes with Flavorful Add-Ins
I have a delicious “from scratch” chili recipe that calls for some unusual ingredients, but it takes forever to assemble. To save time, I just add these items to a box of chili seasoning mix. Here’s what I add-in – you can add as many or as few as you like. For liquid add Beer, Beef Broth and Brewed Coffee. For an interesting flavor add a Tablespoon each of Cocoa Powder and Brown Sugar. For beans add a can each of Pinto Beans, Black Beans, Light & Dark Kidney Beans.
Also add canned Tomatoes, Tomato Sauce, Onions, Green Pepper & Lean Ground Meat, like you usually would.
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