Friendsgiving Recipes on ‘the 4’

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Before we leave for a little Thanksgiving break, we wanted to celebrate Friendsgiving together!

It’s when you meet your friends for Thanksgiving dinner.

Here are all the recipes:

Xavier’s green beans

ingredients

  • 1 pound of fresh green beans, trimmed and cut in half
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 3 cloves of garlic, broken down

Directions

  1. Put green beans in a large pan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until the beans are soft, about 5 minutes. Drain the water. Add butter to green beans; cook and stir until butter has melted, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Boil and stir in the garlic and green beans until the garlic is tender and fragrant, 3 to 4 minutes.

Monika’s quick & easy taki starter

ingredients

  • A bag of takis
  • Whipped cream cheese
  • Colorful mini peppers
  • Optional – all bagel seasoning

Directions

  1. Cut off the top of the peppers and clean the kernels inside. Halve the peppers.
  2. Spread a healthy amount of cream cheese on the inside of the peppers.
  3. Optional – sprinkle all of the bagel seasoning on the cream cheese.
  4. Top up with Taki!
  5. Enjoy! 🙂

Laurens Mac & Cheese

ingredients

  • 1 box of elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 2 cups of grated hot cheddar cheese (or whatever you like)
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1/4 cubes of butter

Directions

  1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the elbow macaroni in boiling water, stirring occasionally, until cooked but firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat; Mix the flour, salt and pepper together until smooth. Slowly pour milk into butter-flou mixture, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Add cheddar cheese to the milk mixture and stir until the cheese has melted, about 2-4 minutes.
  3. Put macaroni in cheese sauce until completely covered
  4. Place mixed macaroni and cheese in a baking pan and bake at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes to get that sticky baked good (but be careful when baking so you don’t overcook the macaroni or burn the cheese)
  5. (optional) add some shredded cheezits or breadcrumbs

Jamie’s Thanksgiving in a blanket

ingredients

  • 1 tube of half moon buns
  • shredded turkey
  • filling
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Corn
  • Sauce & Cranberry Sauce

Directions

  1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Roll out sickle-shaped rolls & top with Thanksgiving leftovers
  3. Roll up and place on the baking sheet
  4. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown
  5. Serve with sauce and cranberries as a side dish

BONUS RECIPE:

Xavier’s Fried Turkey Rub

  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of seasoned salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  1. Mix the smoked paprika, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, cayenne pepper, and thyme in a bowl. Scatter the spice mixture into the turkey’s cavity and onto the skin. Separate the skin from the breast meat and massage the rub onto the meat with your hands. Place the turkey on a large baking sheet and cover with plastic wrap. Chill overnight or for up to 24 hours.