Freezer Friendly Italian Stuffed Shells Recipe

 Best stuffed shells recipe. Freezes well too. Perfect for having on hand or bring to new moms, etc. at Rae Gun Ramblings

I have loved this freezer friendly Italian stuffed shells recipe for years. The only thing is that it does take some energy and is messy so when I do it I usually save it for a special occasion and/or multiply it so I have a freezer full. This is actually one of my favorite recipes to me it’s special but compared to other special foods it’s actually not too hard to make. In fact we had it for Christmas this year. I made a triple batch so that I could freeze a few trays for after Toasty is here. I have high hopes of making freezer white chili, creamy enchiladas, and shepherd’s pie too before this boy breaks free.

Delicious stuffed shell (freezer friendly) recipe at Rae Gun Ramblings

This recipe makes about 30 large stuffed shells. If you have it with some garlic bread and a salad a serving of 4-5 per adult would be a pretty filling meal. I like to cook extra shells since there always are a handful of shells that stick or break apart when cooking.

Italian Stuffed Shells Recipe

  • 30 to 40 large pasta shells cooked

Filling

  • 1 lbs mild Italian sausage
  • 1/2 C white wine (optional)
  • 4 TBS flour
  • 4 TBS butter (if needed)
  • 2 C milk
  • 16 ounces shredded mozzarella (save some for the topping)
  • 1 egg

Sauce

  • 1 large (28 oz) can diced Italian style tomatoes
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 TBS butter
  • 1/2 C white wine (optional)
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning (or fresh herbs of your choice sage and rosemary are great in this)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Italian stuffed shells. Looks so good and freezer friendly too - Rae Gun Ramblings

Directions

  1. Make sauce by sauteing onions and garlic in butter.
  2. Add tomatoes, wine, and herbs. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. In a separate pan (I like to use a wok) make the pasta filling. Start by browning the sausage. Remove cooked sausage and set aside. If there is a lot of grease drain all but 4 TBS (if there is not that much left use butter).
  5. Add 4 TBS of flour to the oil to make a roux.
  6. Slowly stir in milk to create a cream sauce. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes and add sausage back in.
  7. Stir in cheese (reserving some to and add any desired seasoning to taste (ex. onion powder, pepper flakes, herbs, salt and pepper).
  8. Stir in egg (you want to the mixture to be warm but not hot enough to cook scramble the egg).
  9. Boil the pasta and then run it under cold water to stop the cooking.
  10. Put a thin layer of sauce on the bottom of the pan.
  11. Fill the shells and layer in the pan. Top with more sauce and a sprinkling of reserved cheese.
  12. Bake at 400 F for 20 to 30 minutes until heated through. Allow to stand 5 minutes before serving

World's yummiest stuffed shells recipe. I make this all the time. And it freezes great. Recipe from Rae Gun Ramblings

If you want to freeze it do so before baking. You can bake it from frozen which will probably take about an half or if you think ahead thaw it in the the refrigerator and bake like normal. Nothing besides the egg needs to be cooked so you just want to make sure it’s nice and hot inside. Enjoy!

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Best of 2013: Top 12 Tutorials and Recipes

Best of 2013 Craft and Sewing Tutorials and Recipes - Rae Gun Ramblings

I’m a list maker and a reflector so I absolutely love this time of year where you look back on things and set goals for the future. This year was my first full year of putting a lot into this blog and I loved it! It was fun to go through my stats and see which posts got the most attention. Here are my top 12 tutorials and reicpes of 2013!

20 Minute Maxi Skirt Tutorial at Rae Gun Ramblings

My 20 Minute Maxi Skirt Tutorial that I did as a part of Sew Country Chick’s Summer Trends series was by far my most popular post of the year. I totally get it. Maxi skirts are cute and easy to wear and when they are that simple to make yourself why not?

how to make a great fingerprint heart necklace - Rae Gun Ramblings

My Double Finger Print Necklace Tutorial was one of my favorite projects so I was excited to see it was a big hit on the blog and pinterest.

Grown ups can get in on the fun of dressing up at Disneyland too. A fun and comfy Snow White Shirt Tutorial from Rae Gun Ramblings

After making a slew of princess dresses for the nieces to wear Disneyland during our vacation this Summer I felt the bug to dress up and whipped up this such fast and easy to wear Snow White Shirt Tutorial.

harry potter crafts and recipes - Rae Gun Ramblings

I’m happy to see that you aren’t tired of my Harry Potter crafts since my love is still going strong. My Harry Potter Crafts Round Up was a big hit with the post for my Gryffindor Pajama Pants Tutorial also ranking up there.

Turkey Hair Clip and Napkin Ring Tutorial at Rae Gun Ramblings #turkeytablescapes

I was honored to be invited to join in Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts Celebrate the Seasons series and my first holiday project for them was these fun Turkey Hair Clips that doubles as napkin rings.

The best cauliflower mash recipe. A delicious and healthier alternative to mashed potatoes. So so yummy and delicious - Rae Gun Ramblings

In my constant attempt to get more veggies into our diet I made this quick and yummy alternative to normal mashed potatoes my Cauliflower Mash Recipe.

best quick biscuit recipe at Rae Gun Ramblings

This one is totally thanks to my sister. I’ve tried to get her to do regular recipe contributions but until her schedule makes for more of that we’ll just have to settle for when I’m around to snatch pictures of her delicious creations. This awesome Biscuits recipe is no exception.

Super yummy zucchini lasagna recipe - Rae Gun Ramblings

I love zucchini it’s one of my favorite vegetables and my friend Becky from Utah Sweet Savings told me that she subs noodles for zucchini so when I tried it with my normal lasagna recipe I was pleasantly surprised. This Zucchini Lasagna Recipe is yummy, healthy, freezable and fun for kids to help you make.

Infinity Scarf Tutorial two ways. Use 1/2 yard for one scarf or a full yard for 2 at Rae Gun Ramblings #fabulouslyfestive

This is by far the most surprising tutorial on this list. My 10 Minute Infinity Scarf that I posted less than 2 weeks ago jumped right to the top getting more hits and pins than so many of my posts from earlier in the year.

Book Lover Night Circus Pillowcase Tutorial - Rae Gun Ramblings

This is the project that started my Iron-On Vinyl obsession. Except for holidays this Night Circus Pillow lives on my couch at all times. Love that book and still love this project!

Princess sleeve tutorial the perfect addition to any dress - Rae Gun Ramblings

I can’t get enough of princess dresses. They are one of my all time favorite things to make. I’ve been meaning to share my Princess Sleeve Tutorial and it seems like you guys were glad that I finally did!

Mermaid Pants Tutorial and lots of tips for costume making at Rae Gun Ramblings

I had been hoarding this awesome fish scale fabric for a long time so when T announced that she wanted a Mermaid party I thought that I’d make her a fun mermaid outfit! Mermaid Shirt Tutorial and Mermaid Pants Tutorial.

Thank you SO much for being a part of my life in 2013 I am super excited for 2014.

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New Years Eve Party Food Ideas and Block Party

This week is hosted by Marissa of Rae Gun Ramblings
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I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. I sure did. I’ve taken the last week or so kind of slow but I’m super excited to reflect on 2013 and reign in 2014 this coming week. One of my favorite things I did this year was start Sew Our Stash a monthly series where we share stuff that we sewed for ourselves. If you’re a sewing type I wanted to invite you to join in the selfish sewing this coming year as you’re making your New Year’s resolutions. I know the accountability has been great for me. You can read more about the series here.

Another reason I’m excited for New Years is for party food. I’m a total sucker for appetizers and munchies. So today’s features are some of the great finger foods and beautiful desserts that you guys have linked up over the passed parties!

And here are also some from our hosts.

Party Recipes at Rae Gun Ramblings

Mini Cream Cheese Cakes | Cheeseball | Potato Croquettes | Italian Soda

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Zebra Cookies Recipe and What’s for Dinner

Zebra Cookies Recipe. This is one of my absolute favorite cookie recipes - Rae Gun Ramblings

Umm so Christmas is almost here. How on earth did that happen? I mean seriously. No really, wasn’t it just Halloween? Ahhh. Thankfully we’ve been on a marathon of Christmas shopping the last couple days have checked off almost everyone. I have a few things to make still but I think we’re mostly good to go. Now to wrap. The one think I’m nervous about though is I still need to go to the grocery story. I’m thinking tomorrow late at night.

Yummiest easy cookies. Zebra cookies recipe a fun spin on the peanut butter kiss blossom at Rae Gun Ramblings

I finally got around to making my favorite Christmas cookies, these Zebra Cookies. I always loved Peanut butter blossoms growing up but when I went off to college and first put hugs instead of regular old kisses I was sold. So here’s my easy Zebra Cookies Recipe perfect for making with the little ones. They love unwrapping the foil rolling the balls and smushing the candy in.

Zebra Cookies Recipe

  • 1 3/4 C All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 C Sugar
  • 1/2 C Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 C Shortening
  • 1/2 C Peanut butter
  • 2 TBS Milk
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Bag Hugs

Preheat oven to 375 F. Combine all ingredients except for hugs in mixer until dough is well incorporated and balls up. Shape into small balls and press candy into the center of each ball. Bake at 375 F for 10 to 12 minutes.

I like to make my balls relatively small so there is a high proportion of candy to cookie.

What’s for dinner this week…

Day Main Meal Goals (Veggies and Fish)
Saturday Grilled Bacon, Cheese and Apples and White Chili Veggies: Carrots, Spinach
Fish: Shrimp
Sunday Some Kind of Quiche
Monday Sausage Hash with Poached Eggs
Tuesday Italian Feast
Wednesday Prime Rib Yumminess
Thursday Teriyaki Meatballs and Mac and Cheese
Friday  Eat Out

 

Great use of leftover candy. Zebra cookies recipe at Rae Gun Ramblings
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Turkey Tortellini Soup Recipe and What’s For Dinner

Turkey Tortellini Soup super fast idea to use up Thanksgiving leftovers - Rae Gun Ramblings

I may have made the yummiest soup ever this week and it was day 4 of eating Thanksgiving leftovers. If you don’t already know, we don’t eat leftovers. Like really, I cook two servings and if there are any leftovers they die a slow solitary death in my fridge, except for Thanksgiving and St. Patrick’s Day leftovers. Even still we were burn on open face sandwiches after the first round so when the last of the precious meal was still left to be consumed I made it into a yummy Turkey Tortellini Soup and served it with my knock-off Macaroni Grill Rosemary Bread. And frankly I like it enough that I may make up all the ingredients just to make this soup in the future!

Turkey Tortellini Soup super fast idea to use up Thanksgiving leftovers - Rae Gun Ramblings

Ingredients

  • 2 TBS butter
  • 2TBS flour
  • 1 C milk
  • 3-4 C Chicken (or turkey) broth (I just used bouillon and water)
  • 1 C leftover green bean casserole (cut into small pieces, I use kitchen shears)
  • 1/2-1 C leftover mashed potaoes
  • 1/2 to 1 C turkey coarsely chopped
  • 9 oz refrigerated tortellini (I used Buitoni’s Three Cheese Tortellini)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Make a roux from by melting the butter and then cooking the flour. Gradually add milk to make a cream sauce. Add in 3 cups of chicken broth, green beans, mashed potatoes, and turkey. Boil water in a separate pan and cook tortellini al dente. Once everything in the soup mixture is warm and well incorporated season to taste. Add in tortellini. If you want it thinner add some more broth. It’s so so yummy! I wish I had done it sooner so we had more.

As far as food goes this week, my mom randomly called an announced that it was cheese fondue weather. And really who am I to complain. So I’m off to go have a mini Swiss feast. I’ve been doing “cooking class” with the nieces and this week I taught them how to turn on the burner on the stove. T was so stressed that she shed a few tears but she made me and herself a tasty quesadilla on the stove. L turned it on just for practice and then claimed she didn’t like crispy quesadillas so went bake to the microwave, peasant. Tomorrow we’re gonna make some Cranberry Double Chocolate Cookies because I’ve been craving them like a beast but kept forgetting I was out of eggs. But this will be fixed!

What’s for dinner this week…

Day Main Meal Goals (Veggies and Fish)
Saturday Cheese Fondue Veggies: Peas
Fish: Tilapia
Sunday Shepard’s Pie
Monday Potato Sausage Soup
Tuesday Roasted Chicken and Mushroom Risotto
Wednesday Creamy Chicken Enchiladas
Thursday Eat Out
Friday Lemon Fish and Fettuccine Alfredo
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Macaroni Grill Rosemary and Olive Oil Bread Copy Cat Recipe

This is a sponsored post through Collective Bias. All opinions and ideas are 100% mine and I’m excited to share my experience with Star Butter Olive Oil and one of my favorite bread recipes with you!

 Macaroni Grill Copy Cat Bread Recipe - Rae Gun Ramblings #STAROliveOil #shop #cbias

I love making bread. For me it’s one of those relaxing tasks that is just so satisfying. I’ve made this Macaroni Grill Rosemary and Olive Oil Bread Copy Cat Recipe for a while but just haven’t had the chance to share it. It’s super yummy and when it comes to bread recipes it’s actually relatively easy.

This tastes delicious served with a a simple mix of olive oil and balsamic vinegar like they do at Macaroni Grill or just as a side with your favorite soup.

Macaroni Grill Copy Cat Bread Recipe Ingredients - Rae Gun Ramblings #STAROliveOil #shop #cbias

Ingredients

  • 1 C Water divided
  • 3 TBS Star Butter Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt (plus more for sprinkling)
  • 1/4 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Pepper
  • 1 TBS Dried Rosemary (or 2 TBS Fresh or Frozen Rosemary)
  • 2 1/2 Bread Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Yeast

Macaroni Grill Copy Cat Bread Recipe Ingredients - Rae Gun Ramblings #STAROliveOil #shop #cbias

Directions

  1. Combine 1/4 C warm water, sugar, and yeast. Let proof for 10 minutes.
  2. Add flour, salt, and olive oil.
  3. Mix in herbs, pepper and remaining water. Knead, I use my mixer with a bread hook and mix until the mixture is well combined and pulls away from the bowl.
  4. Let rise covered with oil for 1 hour until the dough doubles in size.
  5. Fold and shape into loaf. Let rise another hour.
  6. Bake at 375 F for about 30 minutes until golden brown and makes a hollow noise when thumped on the bottom of the loaf.
  7. While still hot brush or spray with oil and sprinkle generously with salt.
  8. Allow to rest before cutting.

Macaroni Grill Copy Cat Bread Recipe Ingredients - Rae Gun Ramblings #STAROliveOil #shop #cbias

This is one of my favorite bread recipes I’m not sure why it took me so long to share it here. I hope you enjoy it. When I saw the new Star Butter Olive Oil at Walmart I was really curious to try it out with this recipe. It turned out great. I loved the fact that it works more like vegetable oil and butter but is actually healthy olive oil. I’ll definitely be experimenting with this more in my cooking I’m thinking I’ll try it with my Cranberry White Chocolate Cookie Recipe this weekend. Be sure to check out the giveaway Star is running on their facebook page to get a free bottle to try yourself.Macaroni Grill Copy Cat Bread Recipe Ingredients - Rae Gun Ramblings #STAROliveOil #shop #cbias

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Super Hero Snacks and Cookbook

 Super Hero Recipes - Rae Gun Ramblings

When I received a copy of The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook in the mail I squealed with delight. I knew that T, my super hero obsessed niece would absolutely love it (you’ll remember her super hero dress from a few months ago). After flipping through the book I was really impressed. All the recipes are simple and accessible. Most can be made by kiddos with minimal adult help. If you want to have a good peek inside the Amazon has a bunch of page shots.

The girls and I had so much fun flipping through the book. I asked them to pick out a couple recipes to try out and of course I kept hearing “this one” and “ooh this one” with every flip of the page. In addition to over 50 recipes from main meals to treats there are a bunch of stencils and cut outs that you can use to decorate your creations. And this might seem like a little thing but it’s spiral bound and I LOOOOOVEE that when it comes to cookbooks.

Super Hero Recipes - Rae Gun Ramblings

We settled on a recipe for Kryptonite Krunch. I just read the measurements for the girls and they put this tasty trail mix together on their own.

.Super Hero Cookbook - Rae Gun Ramblings

To go with the Krunch we made the tasty Aquaman Floats and the girls had so much fun adding the Swedish Fish as the finishing touch.

Super hero cookbook review at Rae Gun Ramblings

If you have your own super hero fan in your life the Super Hero Cookbook would make a fantastic gift. And with all the Cyber Monday deals today is a great day to snatch it up along with other fun goodies from Amazon.

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Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn Recipe

Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn Recipe - Rae Gun Ramblings

I love this time of year when making and eating treats is just assumed. The nieces and I came up with a yummy snack mix this weekend that was so easy and would be an easy neighbor gift.

Candy Can White Chocolate Popcorn Recipe

  • Buttered Popcorn
  • White Chocolate and Red Food Coloring OR Red Candy Melts
  • 1/4- 1 tsp Crisco
  • Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Mini Candy Canes broken

Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn Recipe. Yummy and easy idea for neighbor gifts - Rae gun Ramblings

I used my air popper and topped the popcorn with a tablespoon of butter and a light sprinkling of salt but you could just as easily use a pack of microwave popcorn. Spread your popcorn out on cookie sheet. Next melt your chocolate or candy melts I like to use a small amount of Crisco to help the melting process along. If you need to color your chocolate do that when it’s melted. Drizzle the melted chocolate over the popcorn then top with mini chocolate chips and candy cane pieces. Allow to cool fully so that the chocolate hardens and serve.

Easy Neighbor Gift Idea Candy Cane White Chocolate Popcorn Recipe - Rae Gun Ramblings

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Chicken Ginger Soup Crock Pot Recipe and Other Must Have Cold and Flu Busters

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Kleenex but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #KleenexTarget  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO I’m excited to share my cold season tricks and my chicken ginger soup crock pot recipe!

Must have supplies to beat cold and flu season plus a recipe for Crock Pot Chicken Ginger Soup - Rae Gun Ramblings #Kleenextarget #PMedia #ad

I totally have a system to deal with cold and flu season. It seems to work for us so I thought I would share it. You can have all of this stuff on hand and be ready when a bug invades your home. Part of my arsenal includes my mom’s traditional Chinese chicken ginger soup crock pot recipe and my husband’s favorite aloe infused Kleenex tissues.

No more raw noses with Kleenex with Aloe - Rae Gun Ramblings#Kleenextarget #PMedia #ad

Cold and Flu Busters

  1. Orange Juice (or cranberry juice) – Have some kind of juice on hand great for hydrating and upping the vitamin C. I’m a crazy juice drinker so I always have some on hand. But if you guys aren’t juice people grab a can of frozen OJ concentrate or bottle cranberry juice that doesn’t need to be refrigerated just to have available.
  2. Early sign vitamin boosts – I love Cold-eeze but the zinc bugs my husband’s tummy so he’s all about the Airborne. I have friends who swear by Emergen-C. Whatever your preferred vitamin booster have some on hand so when you’re around germy people or feel the first signs of a tickle in your throat you can take some.
  3. Kleenex  – My husband is obsessed with the Kleenex lotion aloe and E. It’s extra soft and doesn’t rip up your nose when you’re blowing it over and over. I thought he was just being picky but last time I was sniffly I tried a different brand’s lotion version and oh my poor nose. I will never buy anything else. This has been a staple in our house for years! Be sure to use this Kleenex coupon if you do need to restock. It’s good for $1 off a 4 pack or bigger at Target.
  4. Cough Drops – Whatever kind you like just have something that will soothe a scratchy throat so you don’t have to run out or send someone else out when you’re feeling yucky.
  5. Chicken Soup – I’ve heard in a lot of articles that chicken soup has healing properties. I usually have a can of chicken soup for emergencies but if you have any energy or room in your freezer to make and store ahead, I LOVE my mom’s ginger chicken soup. I make it in the crock pot it’s SUPER easy and you can freeze it so that you have some on hand if you’re feeling too crummy in the moment to throw it together (see my recipe below).

3 Ingredient Crock Pot Chicken and Ginger Soup perfect for when sick at Rae Gun Ramblings #Kleenextarget #PMedia #ad

Crock Pot Chicken Ginger Soup Recipe

  • Chicken
  • Ginger (peeled)
  • Garlic
  • Water
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

This recipe is so flexible just use what you have you don’t even have to worry about the proportions. I’ve made this with 1 thigh to a whole chicken. For the garlic you can use smashed cloves or spoons full of that jarred minced garlic. For the ginger use at a piece that’s peeled at least 2 inch for one piece of chicken. The more the better. It’s never been an overwhelming ginger taste for me and I’m not the biggest ginger fan. And then water to cover your chicken or to fill your crock pot.

Crock Pot Chicken Soup. Great for colds at Rae Gun Ramblings #Kleenextarget #PMedia #ad

Just throw all the ingredients together except for the salt and pepper. For 1 thigh I used my small crock pot and filled the water until it was submerged (about 1/2 the crock pot full) and for a whole chicken make sure it’s cut in pieces and I fill the crock pot as high as I can with water. I like to use bone in skin on chicken. Cook on high for about 4 hours or until chicken is cooled through and easily pulls of the bone. Discard the skin and bone. Add salt and pepper to taste. When I cook a whole chicken usually it’s more meat in proportion to the broth so I’ll often save some of the meat to use in enchiladas or something. But keep in mind the chicken will be a bit flavorless since it’s been infusing your soup the whole time so if you want to use it in something else you’ll want to use a lot of seasoning. Do not eat the piece of ginger it’s just there to flavor the soup. If you didn’t chop up the garlic you can discard that too.

Ginger Chicken Soup Recipe made in the slow cooker at Rae Gun Ramblings #Kleenextarget #PMedia  #ad

I hope you like it. I swear that this soup and these tricks have definitely helped shorten the life of our colds and flu’s as well as just make the whole experience just a little more bearable.
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#ad Avocado Ranch Dip Recipe and Tyson Chicken Nuggets

This is a sponsored post through Collective Bias. All opinions and ideas are 100% mine and I’m excited to share my experience with Tyson Chicken Nuggets and my yummy avocado ranch dip recipe with you! #LoveUrNuggets

 Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce Recipe at Rae Gun Ramblings #LoveUrNuggets #cbias #ad

I’ve been wanting to share my avocado ranch dipping sauce recipe for a while. It’s a great condiment to go with fancy southwestern egg rolls or as a quick dip for every day chicken nuggets. I’ve even been known to dip tortilla chips in this stuff. This dip it’s so yummy and versatile it’s great for fun food appetizers or even as part of an easy dinner.

Avocado Ranch Dipping Sauce Recipe

 Fast and yummy avocado ranch dip recipe at Rae Gun Ramblings #LoveUrNuggets #cbias #ad

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (or if you prefer sour cream)
  • 1/2 a packet Ranch Dip powder mix
  • 1/2 Avocado

Because the avocado tends to brown, I like to make this dip right before I serve it. It’s very easy to multiply or divide the recipe depending on your needs. Plus it’s so fast to make that there isn’t any need to make it ahead. I’ve used a pint of yogurt with 1 full packet of ranch mix and a whole avocado and I’ve also made a small single serving with just a couple of spoonfuls of yogurt and a bit of the avocado and dip seasoning. Just keep with the proportions.

Start by mashing your avocado with a fork. Then mix with the Greek yogurt and ranch dip powder. Combine thoroughly and chill until ready to serve.

 Spicy chicken nuggests and avocado ranch dipping sauce recipe at Rae Gun Ramblings #LoveUrNuggets #cbias #ad

This time I had a houseful of hungry people so I wanted a fast and easy lunch.  We decided to have the dip with Tyson‘s gourmet chicken nuggets. There were two kinds at Walmart that I wanted to try and they were so inexpensive I just grabbed them both. I was surprised by how much kick was in the Spicy Chicken Nuggets. T (6 years old) usually likes spice but this was a little more than she could handle so you might want to take that in consideration if you have someone who is more sensitive to spicy stuff. I on the other hand found the spiciness to be kind of addictive.

 Quick avocado ranch dip recipe perfect to fancy up frozen nuggets at Rae Gun Ramblings #LoveUrNuggets #cbias #ad

Luckily I also had the Cheesy Chicken Nuggets that had a very rich complex flavor that both the kiddos and grown ups liked. They definitely stood out from your run of the mill kiddie chicken nuggets. Both types had so much flavor. They were a perfect pair with the avocado ranch.

 Cheesy chicken nuggets and avocado ranch dipping sauce recipe at Rae Gun Ramblings #LoveUrNuggets #cbias #ad

If you are interesting in trying these Tyson nuggets, Walmart stores will be demoing them this weekend (11/15/2013). Also make sure to keep your eyes open for the specially marked packages of Cheesy chicken nuggets. These have a coupon on the back that you can take to Chuck E. Cheese’s for a fun outing and get 130 Tokens for $25 (a savings of $7.50).

Let me know if you try the avocado ranch it’s a nice alternative to normal dipping sauces and it’s yummy in both casual and more formal meals.

 Recipe for 5 minute avocado rance dip at Rae Gun Ramblings #LoveUrNuggets #cbias #ad

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