9 New Trader Joe's Products and the Perfect Recipes to Showcase Them

Did you know Trader Joe’s is always adding new items to their shelves and updating some of their classics? We’ve rounded up some of our latest favorites along with some fantastic recipes.


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Always something new at Trader Joe's

trader joe's new product composite aug 2018

Photos courtesy of Trader Joe's

Photos courtesy of Trader Joe's

We already know how much Trader Joe’s is loved by its customers. They even have a behind-the-scenes podcast for their biggest fans! One reason they remain popular is the fact they’re constantly adding new—and improved—products to their lineup.

To help you prepare for your next shopping trip, we’ve collected nine of the new Trader Joe’s items we’re most looking forward to and we even found the perfect Family Circle recipes to complement them.


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Old-Fashioned Waffle Cones

Trader Joe's Old-Fashioned Waffle Cones

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

For the first time ever, you can find ice cream cones in the aisles of Trader Joe’s. These all-natural crispy cones are sturdy enough to hold your scoops until the very last bite and they’re kosher certified!


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Use It: To Hold a Summertime Treat

Blackberry Lemon Custard Ice Cream

When was the last time you made homemade ice cream? This nostalgia-inducing blackberry lemon custard ice cream recipe will take you back to the carefree days of childhood.

Get the recipe for Blackberry Lemon Curd Custard Ice Cream and more


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Trader Joe's Asiago Cheese

Trader Joe's Asiago Cheese

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s has had its own tasty version of Asiago cheese for a while now, but they knew it could still be improved upon. So off to the Asiago Plateau of northern Italy they went -- and came home with their tastiest Asiago yet.


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Use It: For Cheesy Dinners and Side Dishes

Herb and Asiago Popovers

These herb and asiago popovers are the perfect dish for family movie night. And you won’t spend all night in the kitchen since they only take 30 minutes to cook.

Get the recipe for Herb and Asiago Popovers and more!


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Simpler Wines Chardonnay Too Uncanny

Trader Joe's Simpler Wines Chardonnay Too Uncanny

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

There’s a new kid in town. The Simpler Wines four-packs of wine in a can known have proved to be so popular that Trader Joe’s decided to another option: the Chardonnay Too Uncanny.


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Use It: As the Perfect Complement

Broiled Scallops with Parmesan Cream Sauce

Planning a fancy dinner party? You can’t go wrong pairing Chardonnay with seafood, and this delicious broiled scallops with parmesan cream sauce recipe is no exception.

Get the recipe: Broiled Scallops With Parmesan Cream Sauce


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Organic Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Strips

Trader Joe's Organic Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Strips

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Finding ways to eat healthy can be tough for busy families these days. That’s where Trader Joe’s organic chicken strips can come in handy, whether you’re in the mood for salad or perennial kid-favorite chicken tenders.


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Use It: To Whip Up a Family-Friendly Meal

Grilled Chicken Tacos

Grilled chicken tacos are another simple recipe these chicken strips would be perfect for. Just add your favorite topping —we recommend our guacamole (try it with pomegranate!) and salsa recipes—and you’ll have a meal everyone will love.  

Get the recipe: Grilled Chicken Tacos


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Unsweetened Almond, Cashew & Macadamia Nut Beverage

Trader Joe's Unsweetened Almond, Cashew & Macadamia Nut Beverage

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Looking for a tasty alternative to milk? Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant or just seeking healthy options, this three-nut beverage will be sure to delight your taste buds.


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Use It: For a Dairy-Free Treat

Banana Cashew Smoothie

This banana-cashew smoothie offers a delicious way to enjoy milkshakes without the milk. Substitute Trader Joe’s three-nut beverage for the almond milk to take the taste up a notch.

Get the recipe: Banana-Cashew Smoothie


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BBQ Cut Fresh Atlantic Salmon Fillets

Trader Joe's BBQ Cut Fresh Atlantic Salmon Fillets

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

These antibiotic-free salmon fillets come in new vacuum-sealed packaging, are raised in Norwegian salmon farms and are perfect for any type of cooking from grilling to poaching.


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Use It: To Create a Delicious Vietnamese Dish & More

Vietnamese Caramel Salmon

Spice up dinnertime with this protein-packed meal that’s sure to please family members with the pickiest palates.

Get the recipes for Vietnamese Caramel Salmon & 10 other easy salmon dinners.


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Rosemary Balsamic Steak Tips

Trader Joe's Rosemary Balsamic Steak Tips

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

These sweet and savory tips combine two of the most popular marinade flavors you’ll find in restaurants: rosemary and balsamic vinegar. Throw them on the grill for an easy backyard dinner.  


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Use It: For a Backyard BBQ

Beef and Veggie Skewers

Save yourself some time and steps by substituting the rosemary balsamic steak tips for the marinated beef in this simple, easy, and delicious beef and veggie skewers recipe.

Get the recipe: Beef and Veggie Skewers

Or add it to one of our hearty dinner salad recipes.


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Seedy Almond Salad Topper

Trader Joe's Seedy Almond Salad Topper

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Add flavor and texture to your next meal with this combination of sliced almonds, roasted pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds with salt), white and black sesame seeds, and nigella seeds. Sprinkle it on everything from salads to bagels with cream cheese to oatmeal.


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Use It: To Top Off a Summer Salad

Buffalo Turkey Chopped Salad

The Seedy Almond Salad Topper will pair perfectly with this chopped salad recipe that adds some heat to your everyday salad by incorporating Frank’s RedHot sauce, turkey and lots of healthy veggies.

Get the recipe for Buffalo Turkey Chopped Salad.  

Also try: Byron Bay SaladTossed Salad with Apricots and Almonds, or Orange and Arugula Chicken Salad.


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Peach Bellini Jam

Trader Joe's Peach Bellini Jam

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Are you a fan of both peaches and Italian sparkling wine? Trader Joe’s latest jam combines the fruity favorite and bubbly Prosecco to create a flavor that’s perfect for anytime of day—not just breakfast.


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Use It: To Add Extra-Peachy Goodness

Peach Corn-Bread Muffins

Spread Trader Joe’s Peach Bellini jam over these delectable peach cornbread muffins to create a pastry that’s both spicy and sweet.

Get the recipe: Peach Cornbread Muffins

Also see recipes for other scrumptious peach desserts. Also try spread it on Joanna Gaines' famous buttermilk biscuits!