3 Sweet & Savory Recipes Using Halloween CandyFood The List
You could let your little goblins eat up all of their Halloween candy, (and be on a sugar high till Christmas), or, add a little sweet to some savory treats. Kristina Guerrero and chef Matthew Grunwald have three ways to sweeten up your favorite dishes with leftover candy.
Check out the full recipes below:
1. Red Vine Tomato Salsa
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 0
1/2 cup Red Vine liquorish, thinly sliced
4 Roma tomatoes, diced
1/2 yellow onion, peeled and small diced
4 limes, juiced
1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
4 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons kosher salt
2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
1 teaspoon cumin, ground and toasted
In a large bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix together.
Chill in the fridge for 1 hour before serving.
2. Red Hot BBQ Sliders
Prep Time: 10-minutes
Cook Time: 10-minutes
Makes: 6 sliders
1 pound ground beef
1 bunch scallions
2 teaspoons koshers
2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper Cooking spray
6 whole wheat slider buns
1/4 cup Red Hot candies
1 shallot, peeled and sliced
2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
3 Tablespoons brown sugar
3 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire
1/4 cup water
Extra-virgin olive oil
Heat a grill pan to medium high heat.
Mix together the beef, scallions, salt and pepper. Form the mix into 6 slider patties. Spray the patties with cooking spray and place in the hot grill. Grill the sliders for 2-minutes and 30-seconds on each side.
In a separate pan, heat 2 teaspoons of extra-virgin olive oil to medium heat. Sauté the shallot, garlic and Red Hots for 1-minute. Add the remaining ingredients plus 1/4 cup of water, and cook until the sauce becomes syrupy and the red hots are dissolved. Serve on the sliders.
3. Candied Popcorn
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 0
1 bag popcorn, popped
1/4 cup caramel sauce
1 cup candy corns
1/2 cup melted chocolate
1/2 cup M&Ms
1 teaspoon kosher salt
In a large bowl, mix together all of the ingredients.
Difficulty: Super Easy
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