Niman Ranch Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps

Asian Pork Lettuce Wraps

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 5 minutes

Serves: 8 as an appetizer, 4 as an entree

These savory Asian pork lettuce wraps come together in just minutes, and can be served as either an appetizer or entrée. If you have any leftover filling, stir-fry cooked rice with an egg and the filling for a quick pork fried rice.

Beef & Pork Ragu with Creamy Mascarpone Polenta

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 1 hour

Serves: 8

Top this ragu recipe with a fried or poached egg for a great breakfast treat. Leftover sauce can also be served over pasta or frozen for later. This recipe was inspired by Chef Gio Osso of Nico Heirloom Kitchen in Gilbert, Arizona.

Rustic Argentinian Beef Hand Pies

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Serves: 8

If you don’t have time to make the dough from scratch, use pre-made empanada wrappers. These hand pies pair wonderfully with romesco or chimichurri sauce. You can also make 16-24 smaller hand pies to serve as appetizers. 

Hickory Smoked Bacon-wrapped Hot Dogs

Prep: 10

Cook: 5-7

Serves: 8

These Hot Dogs are stuffed with cheddar cheese then wrapped in our Hickory Smoked Bacon before hitting the grill. The best part isn’t just the bacon – you get a quick and easy meal that has the option to be an hors d’oeuvre. Cut each hot dog into bit-sized pieces and stick with a toothpick for finger food, or … Continue reading Hickory Smoked Bacon-wrapped Hot Dogs

Garden Relish Fearless Franks

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Serves: 12

Our Garden Relish uses peppers instead of pickles but keeps a unique, subtle brightness with the addition of fennel. Top it on our Fearless Franks at your next barbecue and you might never back to the pickle version again. You can keep your Garden Relish in the fridge for up to one week. It’s also great on burgers and sandwiches. BBQ and Grilling … Continue reading Garden Relish Fearless Franks

Tomato and Bread Salad with Sweet Italian Sausage

Prep: 20

Cook: 20

Serves: 5

This salad is a variation on the classic panzanella but is made heartier with the addition of grilled sweet Italian sausages and corn. Served as a main course, it’s perfect during the hot summer months when tomatoes are at the peak of ripeness and you don’t want to spend time in the kitchen.

Uncle Rich’s Thick Cut Pork Chops

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 35 minutes

Serves: 4

I’ve met many people who’ve had an amazing Niman Ranch pork chop at some fine establishment and wish they could make it at home. Purchasing thick cuts like this doesn’t happen very often, however, and they end up returning to the restaurant to enjoy their favorite pork-centric dish. You may be one of those people who’s intimidated when it comes to cooking a pork chop up to two … Continue reading Uncle Rich’s Thick Cut Pork Chops

Grilled Leg of Lamb with Cranberry Salsa Verde

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 1 1/2 hours

Serves: 8

Chef Michael Schwartz, chef/owner of Michael’s Genuine, Harry’s Pizza and The Genuine Kitchen, has included Niman Ranch meat on the menus of his restaurants in Miami and the Cayman Islands. He recently published Michael’s Genuine Food: Down-To-Earth Cooking for People Who Love to Eat.

Lamb Satay – Indonesian Style

Prep: 1 week

Cook: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

This recipe is from Su-Mei Yu’s newest cookbook, Asian Grilling: Kababs, Skewers, Satays and Other Asian Inspired Recipes for your Barbecue. Top sirloin or London broil can be substituted for the lamb. Serve with Indonesia Peanut Sauce and/or Thai Sweet Pepper Sauce and Cucumber Relish, Indonesian Style.