International Recipes

Introduction

Hy-Vee Cooking Guide
International Recipes

Eat your way around the world!

Let's Take a Trip!

Can you fill your passport with stamps? Make recipes from each section of this guide (like the Beef Burgundy featured above). When you make a recipe, place a stamp on your passport. Print your passport and stamps here

International Eating Fun Facts

Quiz your family on some food trivia from around the world! If they get the questions right, seems like they should be rewarded with one of our recipes. 

Which dessert was invented in Greece and served at the first Olympics?

Answer: Cheesecake

What classic meal was so important in the UK that the British government safeguarded supplies of it during World War I?

Answer: Fish & Chips

Which dish comes from Japan but is made from Chinese ingredients?

Answer: Ramen

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Which country drinks the most coffee at 2.414 cups per day per capita on average?

Answer: Netherlands

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Which popular barbecue side dish is a traditional Native American recipe?

Answer: Baked beans

Can you collect them all?

Time to start collecting your stamps and filling your passport. Start by making a recipe from one of the listicles below. Once you've made them, take a picture of your meal and your passport and tag us on social media!

Chicken Around the World

Have a favorite chicken recipe? Wondering what country or ethnicity it stems from? We've got you covered! Explore all of our chicken recipes from just about every country under the sun.

Poultry is India’s most popular type of meat, and they’ve come up with tons of ways to enjoy chicken. Many recipes involve a delicious blend of spices and can be enjoyed over a plate of rice or naan (an Indian flatbread). One of our favorite Indian ingredients to use: Culinary Tours Butter Chicken Sauce.

Chicken and rice, sesame chicken, chicken lo mein…your Asian chicken options are endless. Chicken stir fry is one of the easiest to make, especially when you rely on Hy-Vee Short Cuts Asian stir-fry vegetables. 

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There’s a reason the Mediterranean diet is all the rage these days—it’s both delicious and healthy! Use traditional Greek flavors like olives, Soirée feta cheese, and yogurt to dress up your kebab, salad, and gyro dishes.

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Did you know Italians usually don’t pair chicken with pasta? That won’t stop us from enjoying a heaping plate of Chicken Alfredo! Classic Italian chicken recipes usually involve a bright, flavorful sauce using all-natural ingredients. Make Alfredo night even easier when you reach for Gustare Vita Alfredo sauce.

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Chicken fajitas, chicken tacos, chicken chimichangas, we LOVE the combination of chicken and Mexican flavors. The best part? Mexican cooking is usually fairly straightforward and budget-friendly, especially when you use That's Smart! products found exclusively at Hy-Vee!

Instant Favorites

Pull together amazing global cuisine in almost an instant in your Instant Pot or pressure cooker.

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Instant Pot Bahn Mi Pork Sandwiches

Instant Pot Pork Tamales

Try one of our most requested recipes, which puts a modern Instant Pot twist on a classic Mexican dish. Round out your meal with our recipes for Chili-Lime Spiced Mangoes and Authentic Lime Margaritas.

Main Ingredients
  • Ancho-Seasoned Pork
  • Masa
  • Ancho Chili Sauce

Pick a Cuisine, Any Cuisine

Let Culinary Tours help you shake up your recipe rotation.

  • Paper basket filled with baked mushroom arancini balls

    European

    Experience a day in Europe with an Icelandic parfait, Sicilian Arancini, and an indulgent Belgian cookie.

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  • Bowl of tuna, avocado, ramen noodles and shredded vegetables

    Asian

    Taste the hot and sour flavors of Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan with these easy-to-make Asian dishes. 

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  • Platter of breaded fish tacos topped with hatch pepper cream

    Mexican

    Smoky, spicy, and all the other things you crave can be found in these Southwestern-inspired recipes.

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  • Harissa chilaquiles skillet topped with sour cream, cotija cheese and thinly sliced radishes

    North African

    The warming, aromatic flavors of North African cuisine are infused into every bite of these one-pot meals.

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A tavola non si invecchia mai

"You never grow old at the dinner table." That's what our resident Hy-Vee Italian chef and sommelier Edi always says. He also says "Gustare Vita!" Which means "enjoy life." And that's exactly what you'll do with these authentic Italian ingredients. But we'll let Edi speak for himself. Watch EdItalian now on HSTV.com!

  • Olive Oil

    Gustare Vita Extra Virgin Olive Oil is 100% pure and cold pressed in Italy.

  • Spaghetti

    Gustare Vita Organic Spaghetti is made from organic durum wheat semolina and bronze-cut according to tradition.

  • Arrabbiata

    Gustare Vita Arrabbiata Hot & Spicy pasta sauce is just as it sounds. It’s full of fresh sweet tomato flavor with a kick of heat.

Rigatoni Italian Pork Sausage Arrabbiata
Smoked Whiskey Cocktail

Global Sips

Whether you prefer tropical spiced rum, Irish whiskey, or smooth vodka, Hy-Vee's got it all! In fact, you can only find these brands at Hy-Vee! Need cocktail inspo? See how HSTV's Master Mixologist Jeff uses these ingredients in his cocktails.

  • Finagren's Irish Whiskey

    This unique recipe was passed down between generations and aged in casks for 3 years.

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  • Row Vodka

    Crafted with 100% American corn, Row vodka is distilled 5 times for a clean, smooth taste.

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  • Cross Keys Rum

    This award-winning Barbados aged rum has notes of caramel, vanilla, and spice.

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Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
This five-year-aged rum is soft and smooth and great to mix tiki drinks or to sip neat. These flavors are sure to transport you to a tropical beach.
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Belgian Waffle Sandwich Cookies

Step up your dessert game with these quick and easy cookies. Purchase Culinary Tours Belgian waffle cookies and fill with homemade salted caramel buttercream.

Main Ingredients
  • Culinary Tours Belgian waffle cookies
  • Culinary Tours salted caramel Vermont maple syrup
  • Dark chocolate

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