Easy Recipes to Use with the Newest Products at Trader Joe's

Keep an eye out for these new products—and more—when you head out to Trader Joe’s to prep for all your holiday festivities. And make sure you act fast! Some are seasonal items that will be leaving shelves in the new year.  


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Horseradish Aioli

Trader Joe's Horseradish Aioli

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

This delectable condiment made its way to Trader Joe’s shelves almost by accident. It was served on the side during the presentation of another potential product and the tasters couldn’t get enough of it.


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Use it as a dipping sauce for a holiday beef tenderloin.

Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Sauce

This makes an easy zesty dipping sauce for succulent beef tenderloin. Sprinkle the aioli with fresh chives or parsley to complete this delicious entree.   

Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Roast 40 m
Stand 5 m

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Pepita Salsa

Trader Joe's Pepita Salsa

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Pumpkin isn’t just for pies and bread anymore. This new salsa incorporates pumpkin seeds, aka pepitas, to create a flavorful, chunky twist on traditional salsa.


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Use it on tacos.

mushroom and poblano taco with pico de gallo on plate

Add some smoky and spicy flavor to these vegetarian mushroom-poblano tacos or some of our other favorite taco recipes.

Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 13 m

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Gluten-Free Pie Crust

Trader Joe's Gluten-Free Pie Crust

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

The holidays can be a tough time for people on gluten-free diets. That’s where this gluten-free pie crust comes to the rescue, offering a pre-made alternative that will satisfy everyone at the party.


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Use it in classic desserts.

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Photo by Johnny Miller

Photo by Johnny Miller

Create a gluten-free twist on our beautiful twist on the apple pie, the apple blossom pie. Check out other pies with serious wow factor.

Makes 12
Prep 35 m
Cook 10 m
Bake 40 m

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Organic Turkey Bone Broth

Trader Joe's Organic Turkey Bone Broth

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Don’t have the time—or the patience—to make your own bone broth at home during the busy holiday season? Stock your pantry with this organic turkey bone broth for a quick but tasty substitute.


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Use it for soups and stews.

Caribbean Turkey and Sweet Potato Soup

In place of the chicken broth in this savory Caribbean turkey and sweet potato soup. Or swap it into these recipes for cozy soups and stews.

Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Slow Cook 270 m
Slow Cook on LOW

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Red Honey Processed El Salvador Coffee

Trader Joe's Red Honey Processed El Salvador Coffee

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Most people haven’t heard of the red honey method, but that’s how this newest medium-roast coffee is made. Its syrupy flavor might even have you skipping the sweeteners for the first time.


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Use it in this coffee dessert.

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As a sweet-tasting base for a classic tiramisu. Or try a chocolate twist and individual servings with our Chocolate Tiramisu in a Jar recipe.

Makes 8
Prep 25 m
Chill 240 m
Chill to overnight

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Sauté Kits

Trader Joe's Sauté Kits

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We all know how hectic our lives get this time of year. But your family still needs to eat. Save some valuable minutes with these easy-to-make sauté kits.


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Use it as an easy side dish.

Cast-Iron Steak with Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Any of the kits pair perfectly with this steak-and-soup dinner.

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Prep 10 m
Cook 23 m
Stand 5 m

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Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa Spoon with Mini Marshmallows

Trader Joe's Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa Spoon with Mini Marshmallows

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Two kinds of chocolate? Check. Plenty of mini marshmallows? Check. We’ve found the perfect cup of hot cocoa to warm up even the coldest winter nights.


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Use it to make hot cocoa extra special.

Hot Chocolate

Use it to make a double-chocolatey base for this indulgent hot cocoa. You can also add a little chocolate to this minty white-chocolate version.

Makes 12
Prep 5 m
Heat approximately 10 minutes

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Blue Cheese Mustard

Trader Joe's Blue Cheese Mustard

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Trader Joe’s new Blue Cheese Mustard is just the latest in a long line of nontraditional and unexpected flavor-pairings from the innovative chain.  


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Pair it with a quick chicken dinner.

Quick Chicken Nuggets

Who doesn't love a dipping sauce with their chicken nuggets? Make batch of ours and pair them with mustard with them instead of the mayo-mustard sauce in the recipe. Yum!

Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Broil 10 m

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Trader Joe's Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Pecans

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Photo courtesy of Trader Joe's

Tasked with bringing a dish to that holiday potluck dinner, but pressed for time? No one will believe you didn’t make these tasty mashed sweet potatoes with pecans from scratch.


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Use it as a hearty holiday side dish.

Pork Roast with Rosemary Rub

Few can resist this perennial favorite—especially when paired with a cozy pork roast!

Makes 8
Prep 15 m
Roast 30 m
Roast 30 m