How to prepare Carla Hall's Granny Meatloaf, Pimiento Cheese and more

How to prepare Carla Hall's Granny Meatloaf, Pimiento Cheese and more originally appeared on"GMA Day" food contributor and star chef Carla Hall shared a few simple recipes for a week-long meal and some easy and delicious dishes that you can prepare on the weekends and continue to serve all week. Here are his easy meal preparation recipes, including a chilli cheese appetizer, a Meatloaf dinner and some unique dishes that you can easily incorporate into an evening menu.(PLUS: Thanksgiving 911: Celebrity Chefs share recipes, tips, and last-minute tips to keep food fresh in the kitchen)

Grandmother's meatloaf

10 portions

PHOTO: Carla Hall Plus Granny Meatloaf (ABC)

1 beaten egg
1/2 cup of golden flax seeds (or almond flour)
1/4 cup of milk
2 teaspoons of ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground cayenne
2 tbsp. Kosher salt tea
1.5 c. In freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
2.5 pounds coarsely ground beef
2 cloves of minced garlic
1 small sliced ​​onion
Celery 1/2 rib
1 medium carrot
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped or 1/2 tsp. Tea
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped or 1/2 tsp. Tea
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

Spicy Ketchup:

3/4 cup ketchup
2 teaspoons horseradish1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauceInstructions:
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. In a large bowl, mix egg, flax seed meal, milk, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Let stand 5 minutes. Treat garlic, onion, celery and carrot in a food mix the ground beef and finely chopped vegetables in the oatmeal mixture. Add herbs to a bowl. Mix gently until everything is well mixed. Be careful not to mix too much. On a parchment paper-lined dish, form the mixture into 2 logs of 2 and 1/2 inches wide or the desired size. Combine all the ingredients of spicy ketchup. Put the meatloaf in the oven and cook for 7 to 10 minutes, then brush the logs with the tomato frosting.Bake until the internal temperature of the meatloaf reaches 155 degrees or until The juice is clear. Chopped off.

Pimiento cheese with grilled celery and spicy nuts

PHOTO: Pimiento cheese with grilled celery and spicy nuts (ABC) More

Makes about 1 to 1 and 1/2 pints
8 oz of cheddar cheese
8oz Monterey Jack
1 roasted red pepper, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 3/4 cup)
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
2 oz of mayo
2 cloves of garlic
1 teaspoon of Cayenne
1 C. Salt teaInstructions:
Mix all ingredients in the blender. Cooling.

Grilled celery

3 stalks of celery, strings pulled and cut into pieces 4 inches long
olive oilInstructions:
Heat a frying pan or grill over high heat. Place the celery slices on the grill long enough to leave grill marks and heat slightly. (Note: celery should remain crisp.)

Spicy pecans

(These can be prepared in advance and presented in a jar or airtight container) 2 cups roasted pecan halves, toasted
1/2 cup of crystallized sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 egg whites, room temperatureInstructions:
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine the granulated sugar, brown sugar, salt, ginger and black pepper. In a small bowl, whisk egg whites with hand mixer until soft. Gently drop 1/2 cup of pecan into both the egg whites and then into the spice mixture to coat them well. Spread the pecans in a single layer on a parchment-covered bottom dish. Continue with the remaining pecans.

Sour cream with avocado

PHOTO: Carla Hall Plus Avocado Cream Quesadilla (ABC)

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Makes about 1 cupingredients:
1 large ripe avocados cut in half and pitted
1/2 sour cream
the zest and juice of 1 lime, about 2 tablespoons of juice and 1 teaspoon of zest
1 teaspoon of coriander
1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt, adjust to taste
freshly cracked black pepper

PHOTO: Celebrity chef Carla Hall of "The Chew" on the ABC television channel. (Craig Sjodin / ABC) More

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