Trader Joe's

15 Recipes to Make at Home Using Trader Joe’s Ingredients


Trader Joe’s is the novelty grocery store we know and love. From the friendly workers donning their Hawaiian “uniforms,” the store’s awesome floral selection, and of course, all the different grocery items TJ’s has to offer, there is a lot to like about shopping at Trader Joe’s. One of my favorite parts is seeing all their new product releases. I’m also intrigued by what they’re going to launch next, but sometimes I’m not sure how I can incorporate their new products into my meals.

How do I cook with harissa?

What would pair well with coconut milk?

Can I put the Impossible Burger on the grill?

How do I make an acai bowl at home?

See what I mean? If you’re anything like me and avoid buying new products because you’re not quite sure what to do with them once you get home, fear not! Below, I’ve rounded up 15 recipes using Trader Joe’s ingredients so you can grocery shop with confidence and add new meals to your weekly rotation.


1. Family Style Taco Bar

TJ’s Ingredient: Frozen charred corn


2. Cashew Crunch Salad with Sesame Dressing

TJ’s Ingredient: Spicy Thai cashews

Source: Pinch of Yum


3. Thai Sweet Chili and Lime Salmon

TJ’s Ingredient: Sweet Chili Thai Sauce


4. Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash Bowls

TJ’s Ingredient: Coconut aminos


5. Everything Bagel Chicken with Scallion Cream Cheese Sauce

TJ’s Ingredient: Everything But The Bagel Seasoning

Source: 40 Aprons


6. Homemade Taquitos

TJ’s Ingredient: Jackfruit


7. Seafood Rice Skillet

TJ’s Ingredient: Frozen seafood mix

Source: Budget Bytes


8. Chocolate Chip Blondies

TJ’s Ingredient: Coconut sugar


9. Pimento Mac & Cheese

TJ’s Ingredient: Pimento cheese


10. Copycat Cava Bowls with Greek Braised Pork

TJ’s Ingredient: Cruciferous cabbage mix


11. Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie

TJ’s Ingredient: Dark chocolate PB cups


12. Chorizo & Red Pepper Baked Gnocchi

TJ’s Ingredient: Cauliflower gnocchi


13. Quick & Easy Beef Pho

TJ’s Ingredients: Beef bone broth


14. Creamy Mushroom Asparagus Pasta

TJ’s Ingredient: Vegan cream cheese


15. Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta

TJ’s Ingredient: Quinoa spaghetti