Ruby Tuesday has great food. I’m sure you know what I mean if you have ever dined there. I love the burgers, steaks, salad bar, and everything in between. They are one my top restaurant choices if I want a burger or a salad for dinner. Ruby Tuesday has other delicious food too. I just recently started researching Ruby Tuesday recipes. I was surprised at the amount of information available. If you are struggling to pay your bills in a tough economy, you might want to consider making some of these Ruby Tuesday recipes at home. If you want to try three Ruby Tuesday recipes, here are my top three recommendations along with the accompanying recipe.
Ruby Tuesday Turkey Burger
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon dried minced onion (optional)
1/2 cup crushed cheese flavored crackers
Preheat a grill for high heat.
In a large bowl, mix together the ground turkey, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, minced onion, egg and crackers using your hands. Form into four fat patties.
Place patties on the grill, and cook for about 5 minutes per side, until well done.
Ruby Tuesday Crab Cakes
1 lb. crab meat
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup Saltines, crushed
1/3 cup fresh parsley, minced
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon paprika or Old Bay seasoning
cayenne pepper or Morton’s Hot Salt
onion powder for sprinkling
butter or olive oil for frying
Remove any shell from crab. In a medium bowl, toss together crushed Saltine cracker crumbs, egg, parsley and mayonnaise until moistened, but do not over mix. Add salt and pepper.
Form into five or six cakes, 1/2 to 3/4 inches thick. Place in refrigerator on cookie sheet for at least one hour so they will set up. Sprinkle lightly with cayenne or Morton’s Hot Salt and onion powder.
In a heavy skillet, fry crab cakes in butter (or olive oil), turning once until both sides are nicely browned (about 10 minutes).
Ruby Tuesday Broccoli Salad
1/3 cup hot water
4 tlbs. sugar
4 tlb. vinegar
1 cup mayo
2 heads broccoli cut into small pieces
16oz sharp cheddar cheese cut up
2 lbs bacon cooked crisp and crumbled
1 medium red onion minced
Put broccoli in a bowl.
Dissolve sugar in hot water.
Pour over broccoli
Add remaining ingredients mix well, refrigerate for a couple hours