We love to buy food at warehouse stores to save money. It’s the same price as buying smaller at the grocery store, but we can’t always make it through that much produce. To help cut down on food waste and keep meals diverse, Sam’s Club is providing families with seven unexpected ways to use a single delicious meal item commonly found in their kitchen. By visiting SamsClub.com/Meals each week, you will find seven different ways to get the maximum use out of a weekday food staple. For example, use a citrusy summer fruit to add zest to a salad, create a salmon salsa or whip up a lush panna cotta.
They shared this delicious recipe with me:
Strawberry Panna Cotta Recipe
Preparation Time: 25 Minutes
· Vegetable oil
· 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon water
· 2 teaspoons (1 pkt.) unflavored gelatin (use 1½ teaspoon if you prefer a softer texture)
· 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt or buttermilk
· 2 cups whipping cream
· ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
· ½ cup sugar
· 2 pints strawberries, hulled, thinly sliced
· 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
· 1 tablespoon sugar
· Optional: ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
For Panna Cotta:
· Lightly oil custard cups
· Pour water into small bowl. Sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand until softened, about 15 minutes.
· Mix yogurt, 1-cup cream and vanilla in a large bowl.
· Heat remaining 1 cup cream and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved and cream comes to a simmer. Remove from heat.
· Add gelatin mixture to pan, stirring to dissolve gelatin. Mix hot cream-gelatin mixture into yogurt mixture in bowl.
· Divide mixture among six ¾-cup ramekins. Refrigerate dessert uncovered until cold, then cover and refrigerate overnight or at least 4 hours.
· Toss strawberries, vinegar, sugar (and pepper, optional) in large bowl to combine.
· Let stand 30 minutes, tossing occasionally.
· To serve: Run a small knife around the edge of each custard to loosen. Invert onto your serving plates then top with the strawberry sauce.