BRUNCH RECIPES FOR A CROWD

Although the calendar says that spring is here to stay, looking outside your window may prove otherwise. What better way to beat the last of winter’s chill than to invite a crowd over on the weekend for brunch to enjoy some bright flavors, friendship and conversation? Better yet, these recipes are insanely easy to pull together thanks to the KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series 7-Qt Bowl Lift Stand Mixer which allows you to create large scale flavor with minimal effort.

Tomato Tortellini Frittata

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Pasta for brunch? Absolutely! This four ingredient frittata is sure to please and couldn’t be easier thanks to the Pro Line® Series 7-Qt Bowl Lift Stand Mixer’s 1.3 HP High Efficiency DC Motor and Stainless Steel Wire Whip. Beating a dozen eggs until frothy suddenly becomes the easiest task ever and thanks to the Stand Mixer’s large bowl size, you can prepare several frittatas at once.

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With the hardest – and it wasn’t that hard – part of the frittata done, all that’s left is bathing the cheese tortellini and tomatoes with the frothy eggs and then baking until set. Brunch round one – done!

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Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad

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What better way to celebrate spring than with fresh citrus? The bright flavor of mandarin orange collides with a quintessential brunch favorite to create a sandwich that can’t be passed over.

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There’s no need for forks to shred the chicken in this Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad. Once again the KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series 7-Qt Bowl Lift Stand Mixer is making easy work of this brunch dish. Chicken breasts still warm from the oven are placed in the Stand Mixer bowl with the flat beater attachment and just 30 seconds later perfectly shredded chicken is yours!

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No Bake Dark Chocolate Truffle Key Lime Cheesecake

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Last but not least, every brunch needs to end on a sweet note and this recipe makes enough for you to share and one to keep for you to enjoy later. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll have two No Bake Dark Chocoalte Truffle Key Lime Cheesecakes ready to head to the fridge. Talk about easy!

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The Pro Line® Series 7-Qt Bowl Lift Stand Mixer’s Stainless Steel Wire Whip makes a second appearance to make quick work of this no bake cheesecake filling, especially when it’s whisking filling for two pies at once thanks to the large capacity bowl. Forget squeezing limes, the secret ingredient to this delicious dessert is frozen limeade concentrate – a taste of spring no matter what the season.

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Tomato Tortellini Frittata

INGREDIENTS

12 egg whites, whisked until frothy
1 cup cheese tortellini
1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In your KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series 7-Qt Bowl Lift Stand Mixer with whisk attachment, beat egg whites until frothy.

Cook tortellini to al dente according to package directions.

In a greased 12” oven safe skillet over medium heat, add grape tomatoes and cook until warmed through.

Add cheese tortellini to skillet, insuring that tortellini and tomatoes are in a single layer.

Pour egg whites over tortellini and tomatoes and cook until just set.

Bake for 10-15 minutes or until set.

Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and allow to sit for 10 minutes before cutting into wedges and serving.

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Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS

3 pounds chicken breasts
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 cup non-fat plain yogurt
1/3 cup basil, torn into small pieces
1/2 cup sliced almonds
15 ounces mandarin oranges + 2 tablespoons juice

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Place chicken breasts in baking dish and cook for 30-40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.

Allow chicken to cool for 15 minutes.

In your KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series 7-Qt Bowl Lift Stand Mixer with flat beater attachment, add chicken breasts.

Add mayonnaise, yogurt, basil, almonds, and mandarin oranges and juice to bowl and stir gently to combine.

Serve on croissants.

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No Bake Dark Chocolate Truffle Key Lime Cheesecake

INGREDIENTS

2 Oreo pie crusts
2 cups dark chocolate chips
2 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream, separated
2 14-ounce cans sweetened condensed milk
12 ounce can frozen limeade concentrate
2 limes, zested

DIRECTIONS

In a microwave safe dish, add dark chocolate chips and 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream. Microwave for one minute.

Stir until completely melted and pour into pie crusts evenly.

In your KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series 7-Qt Bowl Lift Stand Mixer with wire whip attachment, add sweetened condensed milk, limeade concentrate, 2 cups heavy whipping cream and lime zest. Beat until soft peaks form.

Divide filling evenly between two pie crusts.

Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until completely set.

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