Surprise Mom with El Real Pasta Recipes

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Give your mom the best gift this Mother’s day by cooking up these sumptuous pasta dishes, courtesy of El Real Pasta. These El Real Pasta recipes can be added to your roster of dishes to cook for mom.

Your mother will surely feel your love when she tastes the creamy goodness of Elbow Macaroni with Chicken and Wild Mushrooms, and Flat Spaghetti with Creamy Sausage and Chicken, made more satisfying with the “yumayakap ang sarap” goodness of El Real Elbow Macaroni and El Real Flat Spaghetti.

Elbow Macaroni with Chicken & Wild Mushrooms

Ingredients:

250 g. El Real Elbow Macaroni
1/4 cup salted butter or margarine
1/2 cup thinly sliced white onions
1 tbsp. crushed garlic
250 g. chicken breast fillet – cut into 1-inch-long thin strips
4 pcs. fresh or canned oyster mushroom, thinly sliced
8 pcs. shitake mushrooms –  soak in 3/4 cup water (15 minutes). Save mushroom water.
Remove stems. Slice thinly.
1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh or canned button mushrooms
1 cup frozen peas – thawed
1 cup all-purpose cream
1 tbsp. rock salt or 1 tsp. fine salt
1/2 tsp. white pepper
1/4 cup chopped green bell peppers
1/4 cup chopped red bell peppers

Procedure:

First, cook the El Real Elbow Macaroni according to package directions, drain under faucet water and set aside. In a 12-inch skillet, melt the butter and sauté onions and garlic. Add chicken and cook until it changes color. Add mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes. Add peas, salt and pepper. Stir until boiling. Add cream and simmer. Top with bell peppers. Turn off fire and toss in the macaroni. Serves 4-6.

Flat Spaghetti with Creamy Sausage and Chicken

Ingredients:

250 g. El Real Flat Spaghetti
1/4 cup salted butter or margarine
1/4 cup minced white onion
1 cup Italian sausage
1/2 cup chopped chicken breast fillet
1 tsp. fine salt
1/4 tsp. white pepper
3 tbsp. Continental All-Purpose Flour
2 cups fresh or full cream milk
10 fresh or frozen broccoli flowerettes

Procedure:

Cook the El Real Flat Spaghetti according to package directions, drain under faucet water and set aside. Cook 10 fresh or frozen broccoli flowerettes in boiling pasta water for 10 minutes, drain and set aside. In a 12-inch skillet, put butter and sauté onions until soft. Add sausage, chicken, salt and pepper. Stir until half cooked. Then add Continental All-Purpose Flour and mix well. Lastly, add milk, stir and simmer. Place pasta on a serving platter, top with sauce and garnish with broccoli flowerettes. Serves 4-6.

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Freshen Up with Old Orchard Cranberry Summer Cooler Recipes

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With summer’s scorching heat around, there’s nothing more delightful than sipping something cold and fruity. However, when you’re after a refreshing drink with the right balance of sweetness-and-tartness, Old Orchard Cranberry Juice is the answer. This thirst quenching drink can complement any meal and can serve as a base for easy-to-prepare mocktails. Whether you’re at home, on a vacation-out-of-town, or at a get-together party, these delightful non-alcoholic infusions would surely be a good company and help bring along the fun!

Non-Alcoholic Sangria

Ingredients:

1 bottle Old Orchard Cranberry 64 oz.
1.5 liter lemon soda
1 orange
1 lemon
24 pieces of grapes

Directions:

  1. Combine chilled Old Orchard Cranberry  and chilled soda in a punch bowl.
  2. Wash fruit. Halve grapes and place in the bunch bowl.
  3. Cut the orange and lemon into wedges.
  4. Place the orange and lemon slices into the punch bowl. Stir and enjoy.

Summertime Kiddie Cocktail

Ingredients:
1 cup Old Orchard Cranberry Juice  
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup Gerolsteiner Sparkling Mineral Water 330ml
Fresh strawberries for garnish

Directions:

  1. Mix all liquids together
  2. Pour in a tall glass over ice
  3. Garnish with fresh strawberries

Cranberry Mocktail

Ingredients:
1/2 cup Old Orchard Cranberry
½ cup ginger ale
Ice
Fruit for garnish

Directions:

  1. Pour Old Orchard Cranberry in a large glass over ice.
  2. Slowly add ginger ale.
  3. Garnish with a fruit slice, if desired.
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Have a #PrimeSummer with #MegaPrime Corn Recipes

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Summer calls for family bonding, cool refreshments and filling desserts. Our refrigerators get overworked with the kids always looking for something to eat and drink so we stock up and get a little bit more creative.

For a #PrimeSummer experience I searched for a couple of corn recipes I could make with a package of #MegaPrime Corn products I received. It’s the perfect alternative to the usual chocolate and sweet treats.

Corn Pudding


INGREDIENTS

  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cups milk
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 can Mega Prime Whole Kernel Corn (drained)
  • 1 can Mega Prime Cream Style Corn

COOKING PROCEDURE

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degree C. Grease an 8-inch round pan.
  2. In a large bowl lightly beat eggs then add melted butter, sugar, vanilla and salt. Beat well and set aside.
  3. Pour milk in a separate bowl and add cornstarch. Whisk until cornstarch is dissolved then whisk in cornstarch mixture into the egg mixture. Stir in corn and creamed corn and mix well.
  4. Pour mixture into prepared baking pan and bake for 1 hour.

Corn and Buko Pandan with Sago Pearls


INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup fresh coconut cream milk (gata)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose cream
  • 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 boxes gulaman (prepared according to directions) and sliced into cubes
  • 1/2 cup mini tapioca (sago)
  • 1 cup canned sweet corn kernels (drained well)

COOKING PROCEDURE

  1. Combine coconut milk, cream, and confectioners’ sugar in a large bowl. Mix until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add gulaman cubes and tapioca then fold gently.
  3. Gently fold corn kernels into the buko pandan mixture. Chill before serving.

Here are two more must-try goodies that you can make using #MegaPrime Whole Kernel Corn and Cream Style Corn.

Mega Prime Corn Ice Pops

If there is one thing that kids and the kids-at-heart will truly enjoy this summer, it’s the delectable corn ice-pops. These refreshments are easy to make, especially with the easy-to-open Mega Prime Cream Style Corn.

What you need to prepare:

  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 pack plain gelatin
  • ½ cup condensed milk
  • ½ cup coconut cream
  • 1 can 425g cream style corn

5 easy steps to follow:

  1. In a pot, pour ¼ cup of water and one pack of plain gelatin. Mix well until the gelatin granules are dissolved.
  2. Heat the dissolved gelatin mixture and pour in the rest of the ingredients: ½ cup condensed milk, ½ cup coconut cream and 1 can 425g Mega Prime Cream Style Corn. Make sure that you and your kids wear pot gloves or use pot holders for safety purposes.
  3. Mix well and let it simmer.   
  4. Remove pot from the stove and let it cool.
  5. Pour mixture into ice pops maker and chill overnight.

Mega Prime Sweet Corn Smoothies

Summer and smoothies are a match made in heaven. These smooth blends not only quench our thirst, they are also comfort food for some people. So, if you want to treat your family with an easy-to-prepare and satisfying homemade smoothy, with an exciting twist of corn kernels, here’s how to prepare this:

What you need to prepare:

  • 1 can Mega Prime Cream Style Corn
  • 1 can Mega Prime Whole Kernel Corn
  • ½ cup fresh milk
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsps. sugar
  • 2 tbsps. honey
  • 3 cups crushed ice

Three simple steps to follow:

  1. In a blender, add all the ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour into a glass or tumbler and sprinkle Mega Prime Corn Kernel on top.
  3. Serve immediately.

These exciting summer coolers are made one-step easier with Mega Prime Whole Kernel and Cream-style Corn, in 425-kg easy-open cans. Aside from canned corn, Mega Prime also has canned green peas and mushrooms that can turn the simplest of recipes to hearty, delicious and delectable meals for the entire family.

To learn more about Mega Prime, visit their website and Facebook and Instagram: Mega Prime Quality.

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