Peanut butter, with it’s gooey bread-topping goodness, is one of the most consumed food inventions to date. From kids to adults, everyone has enjoyed the timeless peanut butter sandwich throughout the years, but it’s easy to let this culinary staple go stale. In the New Year, it’s time to break up the peanut monotony and spice up your routine. We’ve compiled 5 new ways to dine on Peanut Butter without breaking out the bread and Jelly! Get inspired with our top Pinterest finds below:
1. Peanut Butter + Burgers
Adding Peanut Butter to Burgers can sound a bit scary, but who knew it could be a match made in heaven! With the smooth, yet sweet quality, the peanut butter can be added to a number of sauces and enjoyed over burgers and BBQ. Add some heat, like chipotle, for a smooth kick to your burger.
Kid-Friendly Version: Sub the burger for Meatballs and add some peanut butter to some BBQ sauce for a subtle- healthy kick!
2. Peanut Butter + Pizza
Ok, we know this dish borders on the bizarre but how can you resist a peanut butter base topped with a drizzle of chocolate and a dusting of powder sugar.
Kid-friendly Version: Too much sugar? Substitute the chocolate for bananas and have the waiter add some chopped almonds for some crunch.
3. Peanut Butter + Beef
When enjoyed with a main course, peanut butter can double as a rub and a sauce. This tastes great on ribs, lamp, and other moist meats.
Kid-friendly version: Lamp chops can make kids run the other direction. Order up some ribs in strips and ask for extra peanut sauce on the side for dipping.
4. Peanut Butter + French Toast
Breakfast of Champions should include a spoonful of protein-stoked peanut butter. One way to add these rich nutrients to your day, sandwich the spread between two buttery pieces of brioche and enjoy!
Kid-friendly version: Top with some strawberries & enjoy with milk– for all that stick peanut butter.
5. Peanut Butter + Fish
Fresh fish is usually consumed with yummy pasta, or delicate, lemon zest. Did you know, that it can also be paired with a peanut butter and garlic glaze, then pan-seared to perfection? Give it a try and ask the waiter to add some hot sauce for some added punch.
Kid-friendly version: Swap the tuna, for a must desired plate of fish sticks and a side cup of Thai-peanut sauce.