Pão de Queijo Reuben

Pão de Queijo Reuben

Pão de Queijo Reuben

Total Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients:

1 cup thousand island dressing

1 package Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

½ cup sauerkraut

½ lb sliced swiss cheese

1 lb sliced Corned Beef

14 cup butter

Directions:

  1. Cook 8 pão de queijo rolls according to the directions on the package.

  2. Slice in half and butter the bottoms of the rolls.

  3. Spread thousand island dressing on the bottom half, add sauerkraut and then a piece of Corned Beef. Do this for all the rolls and place them onto a lined baking tray.

  4. Place back in the oven and cook for 5 minutes to melt the cheese, then take out. Put the top on and skewer the sandwiches.

  5. Serve with pickles and chips.  

Mini Italian Subs

Mini Italian Subs

Mini Pão de Queijo Italian Subs

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients:

8 Forno De Minas Pão de Queijo

4 slices Provolone cheese, halved

¼ lb Salami

Lettuce

1 roma tomato, sliced

Red wine vinegar + olive olive for drizzle

Mayo, mustard

Olives, topping (optional)

Peppers, topping (optional)

Directions:

  1. Cook 8 Pão de Queijo as directed on the back of the package. Set aside to cool and then slice in half.

  2. Assemble the sandwiches with mayo, mustard, cheese, salami, lettuce and tomato.

  3. Top them with olives and peppers if you desire and then give a drizzle with red wine vinegar and then place the top on and skewer them. Do this for all 8 mini sandwiches.

Baked Onion & Parmesan Dip

Baked Onion & Parmesan Dip

Baked Onion & Parmesan Pão de Queijo Dip

Total Time: 60 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

6-8 Forno De Minas Pão de Queijo

8 oz cream cheese, room temp

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 onion, sliced

1 cup organic mayo

1 teaspoon black pepper

½ teaspoon garlic powder

Directions:

  1. Cook Pão de Queijo as directed on the package and then set aside.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. In a large bowl mix together cream cheese, mayo, Parmesan, black pepper, garlic powder, pepper and sliced onion.

  4. Pour the mixture into a greased baking dish and bake for 50 minutes until top is crispy and golden brown.

  5. Serve with sliced Pão de Queijo as scoops.

Mini Taco Bowls

Mini Taco Bowls

Mini Pão de Queijo Taco Bowls

[share/party snacks/Mexican]

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 10

Ingredients:

1 lb ground beef

¼ teaspoon garlic salt

¼ teaspoon chili powder

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

Salt and pepper to taste

1 teaspoon cumin

1 can tomato sauce

¼ cup shredded mexican cheese

⅓ cup shredded lettuce

1 tomato, diced

½ cup sour cream, for topping

¼ cup onion, diced

1 package Forno De Minas Pao de Queijo Rolls

Cilantro, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Heat skillet with olive oil over medium/high heat. Toss in the diced onion and let that cook down for a few minutes.

  2. Add the ground beef to the onions and let cook for a couple minutes. Add garlic salt, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, and cumin. Cook the ground beef for 2-3 minutes and then add the tomato sauce and keep mixing. Continue cooking the meat until cooked through and fully browned. Turn heat down to low and then prepare your toppings.

  3. Cook the Pao de Queijo rolls as directed in the oven. When cooked, take out and let cool. Once cooled take a sharp knife and hollow the tops of the rolls out, making little cups.

  4. Line the cups up on a platter and then take a spoonful of the ground beef and place it into each cup, filling all of them.

  5. Finally, take the diced tomato, shredded lettuce and shredded cheese and top the cups. Garnish the tops with a dollop of sour cream and cilantro.

  6. Serve right away while still warm.

Ham & Swiss Melt

Ham & Swiss Melt

Pão de Queijo Ham & Swiss Melt

[snack/sandwich/easy prep]

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients:

1 package Forno De Minas Pão de Queijo

¾ cup melted butter

1 tablespoon dijon mustard

1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce

¼ onion, diced

1 tablespoon raw honey

1 lb sliced ham

¼ lb swiss cheese, sliced

1 cup pickles, for serving

Potato chips, for serving

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Line or grease a baking tray and set it aside.

  3. In a bowl mix together the melted butter, dijon mustard., worcestershire sauce, raw honey, and diced onion.  

  4. Slice the rolls in half and then layer the ham onto the bottoms.

  5. Add the swiss cheese to the ham and then put the tops of the rolls on.

  6. Take your butter mixture and brush the rolls.

  7. Bake them for 20 minutes until the rolls are lightly browned and the swiss has melted.

  8. Take them off the tray and place on serving dish. Serve with a side of pickles or chips.

Roast Beef French Dip

Roast Beef French Dip

Pão de Queijo Roast Beef French Dip

[dinner/shared/dipping]

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients:

1 lb cooked roast beef, sliced

4 sliced provolone cheese, cut into small pieces

6-8 Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

½ cup au jus, for dipping

Directions:

  1. Heat up a pan with  he gravy and add the sliced roast beef. Let that cook on low heat for 10 minutes.

  2. Cook the Pão de Queijo rolls as directed on the package and then slice them in half.

  3. Take the meat and place into the rolls.

  4. Top with a small piece of provolone cheese. Do this for all of the sandwiches.

  5. Place the top on and serve with a side of the au jus. Eat right away while nice and hot.

Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a Blanket

Pão de Queijo “Pigs in a Blanket” with Mustard

[party snacks/Super Bowl]

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 15-20

Ingredients:

15-20 Forno De Minas Pão de Queijo

1 package of mini hot dogs

½ cup mustard, for dipping

½ cup ketchup, for dipping

Directions:

  1. Hollow out a hole through the Pão de Queijo rolls, big enough to fit the mini hot dog through. Do this for all of the rolls.

  2. Take the mini hot dogs and slide them into the rolls so their ends stick out on each side.

  3. Place them in the oven and bake for as long as directed on the back of the Pao de Queijo package, which will be long place on a serving platter and form them into the shape of a football.

  4. Draw on the football laces with mustard over the rolls.

  5. Serve with more mustard and ketchup.

Egg Salad Footballs

Egg Salad Footballs

Pão de Queijo Egg Salad Footballs

[party snacks/football sunday]

Prep Time:10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 8-10

Ingredients:

8-10 Forno De Minas Pão de Queijo

6 eggs, hard boiled and peeled

¼ cup mayo

1 teaspoon mustard

¾ teaspoon white wine vinegar

Salt and pepper to taste

¼ teaspoon paprika

1 green onion, sliced to look like football grip

Directions:

  1. Bake the Pao de Queijo rolls as directed on the back of the package on a non lined baking sheet. Take them out and set aside to cool.

  2. Boil water in a pot. Once boiling add the eggs and let cook for 6-7 minutes. Take them out, let cool and then peel them.

  3. Chop up the hard boiled eggs and toss them into a bowl.

  4. Mix mayo, mustard, wine vinegar, salt, pepper and paprika in with the eggs and mash together.

  5. Slice the Pão de Queijo rolls into halves and lay them out. Take a scoop of egg salad and place onto the roll. Do this for as many as you can.

  6. Top the egg salad with thin slices of green onion to make football laces.

Caprese Panini

Caprese Panini

Pao de Queijo Caprese Panini

[warming/shared/party]

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4-6

Ingredients:

1 package Pão de Queijo

2 tablespoons fresh pesto

4 slices mozzarella cheese

2 small tomatoes

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Directions:

  1. Cook the Pão de Queijo as directed on the package and then set aside to cool. Once the are cooled you can slice them into halves.

  2. Slice the tomatoes and set them aside.

  3. Spread pesto sauce on the bottom of the Pão de Queijo.

  4. Add a small slice of mozzarella cheese and tomato slice. Top that off with a drizzle of balsamic.

  5. Put the top of the Pão de Queijo on and place on the panini press.

  6. Press it down and grill the top and bottom for a few minutes. When they are a nice and golden brown with grill marks, take it off. Make as many as you desire.

Pub Cheese Dip

Pub Cheese Dip

Baked Pao de Queijo & Pub Cheese Dip

[snack/sharable/quick dish]

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves 6-8

Ingredients:

1 bag of Pão de Queijo Forno de Minas

3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 tablespoon dried mustard

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

⅔ cup pilsner beer

A few dabs of hot sauce (your choice)

Directions:

  1. Blend all the ingredients in a food processors.

  2. Pulse it until mixed well and smooth.

  3. Spoon the cheese out into a bowl and place in the fridge until you are ready to serve it.

  4. In the meantime, cook the Pão de Queijo rolls as directed on the package and then slice them in half, or keep them whole. Serve them warm alongside your homemade pub cheese.


Turkey Burger Sliders

Turkey Burger Sliders

Turkey Burger Sliders

[party snacks/football sunday]

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

4-6 Pão de Queijo rolls

1 lb ground turkey

¼ cup white onion, minced

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon salt

½ tablespoon pepper

1 egg

1 tablespoon olive oil

6 sliced aged cheddar cheese

1 small bunch of arugula, topping

Directions:

  1. Heat grill on medium/high heat.

  2. In a mixing bowl add the ground turkey, onion, pepper, salt, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce and egg. Mix well with your hands and then form into golf sized balls. Gently press them down to form into mini burgers.

  3. Place the patties down on the grill and grill for 5-7 minutes, flipping halfway through. When they are cooked through, take off the heat, put a slice of cheese on the patty, and put the lid on the grill for 1 minute to melt the cheese.

  4. Slice the Pão de Queijo rolls in half to use the bottom half as your burger bun. Place the meat slider on the bottom half and top with a bit of arugula. Place the top of the Pão de Queijo on to the slider. Use a toothpick to hold together or keep them as they are.

  5. Serve right away while nice and hot.

Pao de Queijo BBQ Chicken Dip

Pao de Queijo BBQ Chicken Dip

Pao de Queijo BBQ Chicken Dip

[shared/party/snack]

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 50 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients:

1 lb boneless chicken breasts, shredded

1 cup cream soft cream cheese

1 tablespoon olive oil

½ cup sour cream

1 teaspoon cumin

1 ½ cups BBQ sauce

2 teaspoons hot sauce

1 cup grated Mexican cheddar cheese

1 jalapeno pepper, sliced thin

½ red onion, diced

1 green pepper, diced

Salt and pepper, to taste

1 package Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo, for layering in dip

¼ cup cotija cheese, for topping

¼ cup chopped cilantro


Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°.

  2. In a baking dish or cast iron skillet, grease the inside with olive oil.

  3. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, olive oil and bake for 30-35 minutes until cooked through. Set aside and let cool for 10 minutes before shredding it apart.

  4. In a mixing bowl, add the softened cream cheese, sour cream, ¾ cup BBQ sauce, cumin and hot sauce. Whip that up until smooth. Fold in the ½ cup Mexican cheddar cheese.

  5. Cut the Pão de Queijo in half and place the halves into the baking dish.

  6. Pour the cheese mix over the rolls, covering evenly. Then the rest of the shredded cheese, onion, green pepper and shredded chicken.

  7. Lay some thinly sliced jalapeno peppers on the top.

  8. Season with salt and pepper and place in the oven to bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes until cooked through and all the cheese is melted.

  9. Top with more BBQ sauce, chopped cilantro and crumbled cotija cheese.

Philly Cheese Steak Balls

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Philly Cheese Steak Balls

Philly Cheese Steak Balls

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

1 lb top sirloin steak, cut thin

1 small onion, chopped

1 green pepper, sliced

4 oz baby bella mushrooms, sliced

Salt and pepper, seasoning

1 Package Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

American or provolone cheese

2 tablespoon olive oil

Directions:

  1. Bake the Pão de Queijo as directed on the package. Set aside.

  2. Chop onion, mushroom, and green pepper. Set aside.

  3. Set meat aside until it’s at room temperature. Chop and toss over a flat top with olive oil. On one end of the surface, cook the onions, mushroom, and peppers. Let them cook down. Fold simultaneously. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Lay slices of American cheese on top of the pile and fold, mixing cheese in as it melts.

  5. Slice the Pão de Queijo in half and begin making sandwiches. Place meat and cheese mix on bottom halves and top.

  6. Serve right away and enjoy.

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Cranberry & Pomegranate Bruschetta

Cranberry & Pomegranate Bruschetta

Cranberry & Pomegranate Bruschetta

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

[Cranberry Topping]

1 cup cranberries, washed

1 tablespoon raw honey

⅛ cup chopped cilantro and some for garnish

Orange zest, ½ orange

½ cup pomegranate arils, and some for topping

[Pão de Queijo crostini]

1 package Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

2 tablespoons olive oil

½ cup whipped cream cheese

Directions:

  1. Smash cranberries and mix with cilantro, honey, and pomegranate in a bowl.

  2. Bake the Pão de Queijo as directed. When they are cooked, let them cool and then, slice in halves.

  3. Spread a spoonful of whipped cream cheese over Forno balls. Add a scoop of cranberry sauce. Finally, top with fresh chopped cilantro, orange zest, and pomegranate arils.

  4. Enjoy.

Stuffing with Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

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Stuffing with Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

Stuffing with Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

2 bags Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

1 yellow onion, diced

2 celery stalks, diced

2 eggs, beaten

¼ cup fresh chopped sage

2 cups chicken stock

Salt and pepper to taste

1 stick (8 oz butter)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In an oiled frying pan, cook sausage. Set it on plate with paper towels to drain.

  3. In a medium pot, melt down a bit of your stick of butter. Add diced onion, celery, and sage. Allow to cook down for a few minutes.

  4. Cut the Pão de Queijo into quarters and add them into the pot with beaten eggs. Stir everything together and then, add chicken stock. Fold everything together. Mix in the sausage and stir, until everything is covered.

  5. Pour mix into a greased baking dish and cut the remaining butter into small pieces. Place around the top. Place in oven and bake for 40 minutes, uncovered.

  6. When the top is crispy and a nice golden brown, take out and serve with your Thanksgiving feast.

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Mac and Cheese Bites

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Mac and Cheese Bites

Mac and Cheese Bites

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

1 package Forno de Minas Pão de Queijo

1 tablespoon butter for greasing baking tin

1 cup elbow macaroni

3 tablespoons butter

1 cup milk

1 tablespoon tapatio hot sauce

1 tsp salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated

½ cup gruyere cheese, grated

⅓ cup all purpose flour

1 tablespoon bacon bits

1 green onion, sliced thin for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Grease mini baking tin with melted butter and set aside.

  3. Make rue by heating a saucepan with 3 tablespoons of butter and ⅓ cup of flour. Slowly mix in milk, keep stirring as you do this. Add grated cheese, allowing it to melt as you add. When mixture is smooth, add a few drops of hot sauce and a pinch of salt and pepper. Remove from heat.

  4. Cook macaroni as directed on the packaging and drain. Place into a large bowl. Mix in with cheese mix and stir.

  5. Take baked Forno balls and cut them into little cups, cutting off a lid from each. Place balls into the baking tin holes and then, scoop in mac and cheese. Do this for all.

  6. Bake for 25 minutes, until the mac and cheese gets crispy and golden brown. When they are cooked, top them with bacon bits and fresh chopped parsley.

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Skillet Pão de Queijo Chicken Pizza Dip

Skillet Pão de Queijo Chicken Pizza Dip

Skillet Pão de Queijo Chicken Pizza Dip

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil

6-8 Pao de Queijo

1 cup alfredo sauce

½ cup sun dried tomatoes

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1 chicken breast, pulled

2 tablespoons parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon chopped basil

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a cast iron skillet and set aside.

  2. In a bowl add the alfredo sauce, sun dried tomatoes, salt, pepper, basil and mozzarella cheese. Finally, add in the shredded or chopped up chicken breast. Give a final mix up.

  3. Lay the Pão de Queijo around the skillet in a circle and then take half sliced and place them in the middle to lay a base for the sauce.

  4. Pour the chicken alfredo mix into center filling it up. Top with some more chopped sun dried tomatoes and some fresh grated parmesan cheese.

  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes until bread balls are golden brown and the cheese is bubbling. Serve right away while still hot.


Chicken & Pão de Queijo Waffles

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Chicken & Pão de Queijo Waffles

Chicken & Pão de Queijo Waffles

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

4-6 Pão de Queijo, pressed in the waffle iron

1 lb boneless fried chicken, pieces (pre-cooked)

2 tablespoons maple syrup, topping

Directions:

  1. Using a waffle iron, place the pdq inside and flatten, while cooking into a mini waffle. If this doesn’t work, try cutting them in half first.

  2. Place a small piece of fried chicken on to each waffle piece. Do this for as many as you can make with what you have. If you want you can skewer them so they stand up without the chicken piece falling off.

  3. Drizzle them with maple syrup and then serve right away while chicken is nice and hot.


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Pão de Queijo Eggs Florentine

Pão de Queijo Eggs Florentine

Pão de Queijo Eggs Florentine

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

2 Pão de Queijo

2 poached eggs

½ cup spinach

Salt and pepper

½ cup Hollandaise sauce

1 pinch nutmeg

1 pinch cayenne

½ lemon, garnish


Directions:

  1. Cook the Pão de Queijo as directed and then cut them in half.

  2. Poach a few eggs and gently set aside while you make the sandwich.

  3. Place some cooked spinach down onto the bread half and then the poached egg, topped with Hollandaise and finally some cayenne pepper, nutmeg, salt and pepper.

  4. Serve right away while still warm.


Pão de Queijo & Lox

Pão de Queijo & Lox

Pão de Queijo & Lox


Prep Time: 10 minutes


Ingredients:


2-4 Pão de Queijo

¼ lb smoked salmon

2 tablespoons cream cheese

1 tablespoon fresh dill

A few capers

Red onion, julienne


Directions:

  1. Cook the Pão de queijo as directed on the package and then let cool down for a few minutes.

  2. Slice them in half and top them with cream cheese, salmon, dill, capers and red onion.

  3. Enjoy it warm or cool.