Fresh Recipe: Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

My daughter wasn’t feeling well today, and once she was all she wanted was something sweet. Chocolate Molten Lava Cake to be exact.  So the pressure was on, but Tupperware’s amazing Pressure Cooker came to the rescue.  We went live and you can watch the video here from when we made it.  Below is the recipe ~ Let me know what you think!

 

molten lava cake

Chocolate Molten Lava Cake

1 pkg. Devil’s Food Cake Mix
1 2/3 cup water
3 large eggs
1/3 cup Canola Oil
2 cups cold 2% Milk
1 pkg. (3.9 oz) instant chocolate pudding mix
2 cups (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips

 

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, water, eggs and oil.  Beat on low speed for 30 seconds. Beat on Medium Speed for 2 mins.  Put in the base of the pressure cooker.  (we used Tupperware’s PowerChef to mix our ingredients up in the video)
  2. In another bowl, whisk together milk and pudding mix for 2 mins. Let stand for 2 mins or until soft-set. Spoon over cake batter; sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  3. Seal and Microwave on high power for 10 mins in the pressure cooker.
  4. Remove from microwave and allow pressure to release naturally until pressure indicator fully lowers, about 10-15 mins.
  5. Top with ice cream or fresh whipped cream.

 

Until next time!
Corinne Brown

Fresh Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Chicken Pasta

Roasted Red Pepper FarfalleI had a great time this morning on WBTV’s Morning Bounce sharing Tupperware’s newest innovation that is sure to help with the pressure of fixing dinner now that school is back. (Well, any night LOL).  The New Smart Multi Cooker is 4 in 1 ~ Cooking your Grains, Pasta, Meats and Veggies all at once. You can even make yummy desserts all in the microwave.    Right now you can only get this amazing new product when you host a Tupperware Party, so contact me to schedule your in home or facebook party today!

Roasted Red Pepper-Feta Chicken with Pasta

Yield:  4

Serving Size:  1 thigh + 2 cups pasta

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, chopped
  • 1¼ tsp. kosher salt, divided
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup diced yellow squash
  • ½ cup onion, diced
  • 2 cups farfalle pasta
  • ½ tbsp. minced parsley (garnish)
  • For the sauce
  • 2 roasted red bell peppers, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp. feta cheese crumbles
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar
  • ¾ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Place chicken in the shielded colander of the Tupperware® Smart Multi-Cooker, season with ½ tsp. of the salt and pepper and set aside. In the shallow colander, combine squash and onions, season with ¼ tsp. of the salt and set aside. 
  2. In the base/water reservoir of the Smart Multi-Cooker, stir together remaining salt, pasta and water (filled to the ring indentation in the base). Microwave, uncovered, on high power 3 minutes. Remove from microwave.
  3. Place shielded colander with chicken inside base (without removing pasta). Cover with shielded cover and microwave on high power 8 minutes. 
  4. While chicken begins to cook, make the sauce. In the base of the Power Chef® System fitted with the blade attachment, combine bell pepper, feta, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, cream, vinegar, salt and pepper. Cover and pull cord until pureed. 
  5. Transfer mixture to the 2-cup/500 mL Micro Pitcher. Microwave on high power 45 seconds. Stir and microwave 45 seconds more.
  6. Remove Smart Multi-Cooker from microwave. Place shallow colander with vegetables on top of shielded colander. Cover with shielded cover and microwave on high power 3 minutes more. Remove from microwave. Transfer chicken and vegetables to a large bowl. Drain pasta using the shielded colander and transfer to bowl with chicken and vegetables; set aside.

Fresh Recipe: Fiesta Gazpacho

Fiesta GazpachoIf you saw me this last week on WBTV you would know that tomatoes are in full swing and this simple and yummy Fiesta Gazpacho Recipe is perfect for all your local farmer’s market finds.

Fiesta Gazpacho is one of the recipes I share at our Passport to Flavor Tupperware Theme Parties. I had already known that tomatoes are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. In fact, they are said to be more beneficial to your health than apples!   But after reading an article on the Huffington Post, I found they also can do more for your skin when sliced open. Check out their article to find out more about these 7 benefits and please enjoy the recipe below!

1. Cleanse and tone skin. 

2. Shrink large pores. 

3. Treat acne and remove blackheads. 

4. Get rid of oily skin. 

5. Remedy sunburns. 

6. Add shine to a dull complexion. 

7. Condition dry hair and relieve an itchy scalp. 

Fiesta Gazpacho
Fiesta Gazpacho
4 large ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
1 cup tomato juice
 2 tbsp. prepared horseradish
2 tbsp. Southwest Chipotle Seasoning*
2 garlic cloves, peeled
½ small red onion, roughly chopped
1 small cucumber, peeled and grated
½ jalapeño, seeded and roughly chopped
1 small red bell pepper, seeded and roughly chopped
¼ cup loosely packed cilantro
½ tsp. coarse kosher salt
1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
Optional toppings: Black beans Queso fresco crumbles Minced red onion Thinly sliced green onion Cilantro Sour cream Tortilla strips 
1. Add tomatoes, tomato juice, horseradish and seasoning in the base of the Power Chef® System fitted with the blade attachment. Cover and pull cord until tomatoes are semi-liquid.
2. Add garlic, onion, cucumber, jalapeño, bell pepper, cilantro, salt and lime juice. Cover and pull cord until finely minced and consistency of a thick soup.
3. Divide mixture into four equal servings. Serve cold or at room temperature with desired toppings. *