Don’t you agree that your first meal of 2017 ought to be a step-above the usual breakfast?
Why not start a fresh new tradition to kick off the new year! Whether you have a house full of company or you’re waking up to a blissfully quiet home, these wonderful, simple brunch dishes will make the first day of 2017 extra special.
Jeff’s Breakfast Tater Tot Nachos
Prep Time: 5 mins. Total Time: 30 mins.Serves: 2
14 ounces frozen tater tots
½ cup cooked bacon crumbles
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
½ cup Jeff’s Naturals Sliced Tamed™ Jalapeños
3 tablespoons sliced green onion
Optional (but highly recommended): 2 fried eggs to top
Bake tater tots according to package instructions. Once baked, remove from oven, sprinkle on cheese, bacon and jalapenos.
Place back into the oven to melt the cheese- about 5 minutes.
Remove from oven, sprinkle with green onions, hot sauce and top with fried eggs.
Jeff’s Hot-n-Spicy Bloody Mary
Prep Time: 15 min.Total Time: 15 min.Serves: 6
4 c. chilled tomato juice
9 oz. vodka (for spicy use pepper flavored vodka)
1/3 c. fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tsp. horseradish
3/4 tsp. Hot Sauce
Dash of Jeff’s Naturals Jalapeño Stuffed Olive juice
1 1/2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
3/4 tsp. black pepper
4 c. chilled tomato juice
Jeff’s Naturals Jalapeño Stuffed Olives
Jeff’s Naturals Whole Golden Greek Peperoncini
Slices of lime
Slices of cucumber
Hot Cherry Peppers (Whole or Sliced)
Create six “spicy” skewers using suggested ingredients (feel free to get creative with your own). Assemble skewers on plate and place in the refrigerator.
Place a generous amount of salt and pepper on a plate. Rim the edge of each glass with lime juice, then place in the salt and pepper mixture and set aside.
Prepare cocktail ingredients in a pitcher and stir well. Place ice in glasses and pour cocktail mixture into glasses.
Garnish with skewers.
Baked Eggs with Olives
Prep Time: 5 min.Total Time: 11 min.Serves: 2
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
2 tablespoons heavy cream
¼ cup Jeff’s Naturals Castelvetrano Olives, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 sprig fresh thyme leaves
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, for drizzling
Serve with a crusty baguette
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Crack 2 eggs into 2 individual-sized baking dishes. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle a tablespoon of heavy cream into each dish, and distribute the olives and herbs into each dish. Bake about 6 minutes, until the whites are set and yolks are very loose. Once removed from the oven, the eggs will continue to cook for a few minutes.
Drizzle eggs with olive oil and serve hot with warm crusty bread for dipping.
Looking for more ideas? Visit our Recipe Page to find even more breakfast, brunch, lunch, snack, appetizer and dinner recipes to enjoy using Jeff’s Naturals all-natural line of olives, peppers, capers and sun-dried tomatoes.
Happy New Year! Bon Appétit