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18 Better Than Bouillon Recipes for Home Chefs

18 Better Than Bouillon Recipes for Home Chefs

Embark on a culinary adventure with these 18 delectable recipes, each expertly enhanced by the rich flavors of Better Than Bouillon. From the aromatic allure of Italian herbs to the deep, smoky chipotle warmth, the savory umami of roasted beef, the mellow sweetness of roasted garlic, and the comforting taste of sautéed onion, these dishes are meticulously crafted to please the palate of any home chef.

1. Easy Ham & Potato Soup

Easy Ham & Potato Soup

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Cozy up with a bowl of Easy Ham & Potato Soup, a comfort classic that intertwines the heartiness of ham with the earthy goodness of potatoes. This soup, akin to a hug in a bowl, is made even more delightful with the addition of Better Than Bouillon, which mirrors the richness of a homemade chicken soup without the hours spent simmering a pot.

2. Beef Gravy in a Snap - Better Than Bouillon

Beef Gravy in a Snap - Better Than Bouillon

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Transform your meals with a Beef Gravy that's as easy as it is sumptuous, featuring the robust notes of roasted beef and the subtle zest of Italian herbs. Infused with the essence of smoky chipotle and the depth of roasted garlic, this gravy is further enriched by the sweetness of sautéed onions, all brought together by the incomparable Better Than Bouillon base.

3. Thanksgiving Anytime Burger - Better Than Bouillon

Thanksgiving Anytime Burger - Better Than Bouillon

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Why wait for November to indulge in the festive flavors of Thanksgiving? The Thanksgiving Anytime Burger packs all the beloved tastes of the holiday into a succulent burger, sure to satisfy those turkey day cravings any day of the year.

4. Asian-Glazed Salmon - Better Than Bouillon

Asian-Glazed Salmon - Better Than Bouillon

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Take a dive into the flavors of the East with the Asian-Glazed Salmon, a dish that guarantees better recipes with every bite. A jar of Better Than Bouillon, specifically the organic roasted chicken variety, brings an unparalleled depth to the glaze. This, coupled with reduced sodium, ensures that your dish is not only mouth watering but also mindful of your health. The addition of Brussels sprouts as a side turns this meal into a celebration of flavors that pays homage to the homemade stock of yore.

5. Cuban Black Bean Soup

Cuban Black Bean Soup

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For a taste of Havana, the Cuban Black Bean Soup offers a rich tapestry of flavors, underscored by the complexity of Better Than Bouillon. This soup, while plant-based, invokes the savory fullness one might find in a traditional chicken soup, making it a hearty and satisfying option for any meal.

6. Breakfast Bagel Burger

Breakfast Bagel Burger

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Begin your day in the most delicious way with a Breakfast Bagel Burger, where the comfort of breakfast meets the indulgence of a burger. Crafted in just 15 min, it's a swift journey to satisfaction. The burger is a canvas for the creamy texture of melted parmesan cheese, complemented by the silky richness of unsalted butter and the versatility of all-purpose flour, bringing a gourmet touch to your morning routine.

7. Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings

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Recreate the magic of southern comfort food with Chicken and Dumplings, a recipe that whispers tales of home and warmth. The doughy delight of dumplings basks in a broth enriched with unsalted butter, while hints of grated parmesan cheese promise a subtle, nutty undercurrent to this timeless dish.

8. Ham It Up Potato Soup

Ham It Up Potato Soup

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The Ham It Up Potato Soup serves as a testament to the versatility of Better Than Bouillon, providing a depth of flavor reminiscent of a long-simmered chicken soup. This cozy concoction is perfect for anyone seeking solace in a bowl of creamy, comforting goodness.

9. Tilapia with Lobster Cajun Cream Sauce

Tilapia with Lobster Cajun Cream Sauce

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Elevate your seafood game with Tilapia with Lobster Cajun Cream Sauce, a recipe that promises a gourmet experience in a mere 15 min. The flavors are complex and bold, yet the preparation is straightforward, making it an ideal choice for a quick yet luxurious meal.

10. Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

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Discover the rustic charm of Garlic Smashed Potatoes, where the humble potato is transformed into a savory sensation, bursting with the vibrant taste of garlic. This dish is a simple yet satisfying accompaniment to any main, sure to be a hit at any gathering.

11. Turkey Burgers with Curry Sauce and Fresh Mango

Turkey Burgers with Curry Sauce and Fresh Mango

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Explore a world of flavor with Turkey Burgers with Curry Sauce and Fresh Mango. In just 20 min, you can savor the exotic blend of spices in the curry sauce, the sweetness of fresh mango, and the rich juiciness of the turkey patty. A tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce and cloves of garlic add depth, while ½ cup of an ingredient of your choice personalizes this dish to your liking.

12. Roasted Heirloom Fingerling Potatoes

Roasted Heirloom Fingerling Potatoes

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Unearth the simple elegance of Roasted Heirloom Fingerling Potatoes, a side dish that exudes a gourmet appeal with minimal effort. Their crisp exterior gives way to a fluffy interior, creating a delightful textural contrast that's sure to please any potato aficionado.

13. Citrus Poached Salmon with Fresh Lemon Dressing

Citrus Poached Salmon with Fresh Lemon Dressing

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Indulge in the light and refreshing flavors of Citrus Poached Salmon with Fresh Lemon Dressing, where the zesty tang of citrus beautifully complements the delicate taste of salmon. It's a dish that sings of spring and brings a note of sophistication to your dining table.

14. Classic Creamed Spinach

Classic Creamed Spinach

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Revel in the comforting embrace of Classic Creamed Spinach, a side dish that pairs the nutritional powerhouse of spinach with a creamy, indulgent sauce. This timeless classic is sure to become a staple in your recipe repertoire, offering both flavor and simplicity in spades.

15. Creamy Spring Pea Soup

Creamy Spring Pea Soup

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As a chef, I adore the vibrant flavors of spring, and this Creamy Spring Pea Soup captures them beautifully. With the help of Better Than Bouillon, you can easily infuse the essence of chicken soup into this dish, creating a rich base that complements the sweetness of the peas. The result is a delightful soup that’s perfect for a light lunch or as the start to a dinner party. Remember, the key is in the freshness of the peas, so grab them at their peak season for the best taste!

16. Zesty Beef Barley Soup

Zesty Beef Barley Soup

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There's nothing quite like a hearty soup to warm you up, and this Zesty Beef Barley Soup is a standout with its delicious beef flavor. Better Than Bouillon adds that deep, savory richness that only the best beef broths can provide. For this recipe, I recommend keeping a close eye on the barley; it should be tender but still chewy. And don't forget, precisely 1 cup of barley will ensure your soup has the perfect texture, balancing the zesty beef and vegetables.

17. Crispy Chicken Appetizer Bites with Truffle-Chive Aioli

Crispy Chicken Appetizer Bites with Truffle-Chive Aioli

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Whenever I serve these Crispy Chicken Appetizer Bites at my gatherings, they're a hit. The Better Than Bouillon brings depth to the chicken, making it juicy and flavorful. And when paired with the sophistication of the truffle-chive aioli, it's truly a gourmet treat. These bites are perfect for those who love a touch of elegance with their comfort food. The key to perfect crispiness is in the breading and frying temperature, so keep a watchful eye on that skillet!

18. Rustic Savory Summer Peas

Rustic Savory Summer Peas

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Summer is a season of simplicity and freshness, and these Rustic Savory Summer Peas are a testament to that. With Better Than Bouillon, you can elevate a humble side dish into something memorable. The key to this recipe is not to overcook the peas; you want them to pop with each bite, releasing their natural sweetness, complemented by the savory depth that Better Than Bouillon adds. It's a dish that celebrates the bounty of the garden with every spoonful.


As we wrap up this roundup of Better Than Bouillon recipes, I hope you're inspired to bring new flavors to your breakfast table or any meal with these delicious recipes. Whether you're stirring in 2 tablespoons of Better Than Bouillon for a robust soup or just 1 tablespoon for a subtle enhancement to side dishes, the versatility of this pantry staple shines through. Each recipe here is designed to make home cooking a joy and to help you create dishes that will delight and comfort those you share them with.


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