Are you using your blender only for smoothies? We’re here to change that! Blenders can turn any chunky, lumpy sauce into a silky smooth dream. If you want eggs with volume, give ‘em the blender treatment! Sauces, soups, frittatas– the blender can do it all! We’ve found 8 genius meals you can make in a blender, so put your smoothies on pause and give these tasty meals a try.
1. 5-Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup
A 5-ingredient, 30 minute soup? Yup, this perfectly spiced butternut squash soup is a breeze to make and tastes just like fall. Serve with a hunk of crusty bread for a quick, light dinner. Head to BRIT + CO for the recipe.
2. Simple Blender Pesto
This 7-ingredient pesto is simple to make and totally delicious on pasta, bread, eggs, or veggies. Toss fresh ingredients in a blender and give it a whir– it’s that easy! Find instructions at GIMME SOME OVEN.
3. Fluffy Dinner Frittata
Break out your blender for this incredible dinner frittata. Blending your eggs makes them light and fluffy, the perfect setting for any extra veggies you’ve got in your fridge. A sprinkle of cheese makes a delicious finishing touch on this quick and easy dinner. Head to LOVE AND LEMONS for this tasty recipe.
4.Roasted Veggie Pasta Sauce
Raid your garden or visit a farmer’s market for this awesome sauce. Toss fresh veggies on a sheet pan, roast, then blend into a beautiful, delicious sauce that tops your favorite pasta. Simple, elegant, and easy. Find this recipe at THE VINTAGE MIXER.
5. Bacon & Corn Blender Chowder
Did someone say bacon? This soup has just the right amount of smoky, delicious bacon to amp up the flavor. Buy pre-cooked bacon to make this recipe even easier. Find this tasty bacon, corn, and squash soup recipe at NEST OF POSIES.
6. Blender Marinara Sauce
There’s no question that fresh marinara is tastier than jarred sauce. Cook up a batch of fresh tomatoes, blend, then serve over al dente pasta. This simple recipe is the perfect way to showcase garden tomatoes. Head to YUMMY MUMMY KITCHEN for more details.
7. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Whether for breakfast or dinner, these blender pancakes will brighten your day! Who can resist chocolate chips tucked into fluffy and delicious pumpkin-flavored pancakes? The blender makes these pancakes super fluffy and perfect for serving in a stack topped with butter and maple syrup! Find this yummy recipe at SALLY’S BAKING ADDICTION.
8. Creamy Pumpkin Soup
This creamy pumpkin soup has delightful Thai flavor and is super easy to make. Let your blender give this soup a perfectly smooth finish, and add a dash of heat if you dare. Get instructions at NUTRITIONIST IN THE KITCH.