Trisha Yearwood’s Southern Kitchen Recipes

Host of the Food Network’s “Trisha’s Southern Kitchen” Trisha Yearwood shares her recipes for keeping southern food light and still tasting good. Check out some of her recipes from the show!

Karri’s Steak Marinade

Yield 2 cups marinade for 2 steaks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Inactive Prep Time 4 hours
Active Time 5 minutes
Ease of preparation Easy
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients
1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup cider vinegar
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons onion powder
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon natural mesquite flavor liquid smoke
1 tablespoon cumin
2 teaspoons dried oregano
Honey, to coat
2 rib eye steaks
Sea salt and pepper

Directions
Whisk together the ketchup, cider vinegar, garlic, onion powder, pineapple juice, crushed red pepper, liquid smoke, cumin and oregano in a shallow baking dish. Put a layer of honey on both sides of the steaks and place the steaks in the marinade, tossing to cover both sides. Leave for 2 to 4 hours, remove from marinade and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper and grill to desired doneness.

Marinated Vegetable Salad

Yield 8 to 10 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Inactive Prep Time 24 hours
Active Time 20 minutes
Ease of preparation Easy
Total Time 1 day 20 minutes

Ingredients
1 cup red wine vinegar
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
16-ounces frozen or fresh shelled green peas, defrosted and drained
16-ounces cut green beans, frozen or fresh, defrosted and drained
2 small sweet onions, thinly sliced
1 2-ounce jar chopped pimiento
1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and chopped
1 1/2 cups thinly chopped celery
Note: You may substitute canned peas and beans

Directions
Bring the vinegar and sugar to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the oil and salt and set aside to cool. Add to a bowl the peas, beans, onions, pimiento, bell pepper, and celery. Pour the vinegar mixture over the vegetables, cover with plastic wrap, and marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon to drain the excess oil.

Spicy Edamame Dip

Yield 10 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Active Time 35 minutes
Ease of preparation Easy
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients
4 large garlic cloves, unpeeled
16-ounces shelled edamame beans (about 2 cups)
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
4 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
Pita chips, for dipping

Directions
In a medium skillet over medium heat, roast the garlic, turning frequently, until light brown, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat, cool, and then slip off the skins. Set aside.

Bring about 8 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan and drop in the beans. Bring back to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Reserve 3/4 cup of the cooking water before draining. Drain the beans and cool.

Transfer the garlic into a food processor and chop coarsely. Add the beans, salt, cayenne pepper, and cumin. Process in the food processor, adding the reserved water a little at a time until smooth (you may not need to add all of the water). Add the olive oil, lime juice, and cilantro. Pulse to combine. Use pita chips for dipping.

Lipstick Mandarin Cocktail

Yield 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Ease of preparation Easy
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients
1 lemon cut in half, to rim glasses
Extra fine sugar, to rim glasses
4 small slices Serrano chili pepper, plus more for garnish
4-ounces Mandarin vodka
3-ounces fresh squeezed orange juice
3-ounces fresh squeezed lemon juice, plus more to rim glasses
2-ounces cranberry juice
2-ounces simple syrup
Ice

Directions
Chill 4 martini glasses and rim each with the lemon half then dip in sugar. Place peppers in a shaker and muddle. Add to the shaker: mandarin vodka, orange juice, lemon juice, cranberry juice and simple syrup. Top with some ice, shake and strain into glasses. Garnish each with a couple of small slices of Serrano pepper.

Marinated Vegetable Salad

Marinated Vegetable Salad

 

Spicy Edamame Dip

Spicy Edamame Dip

 

Lipstick Mandarin Cocktail

Lipstick Mandarin Cocktail

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