The greatest show on earth is here: The Calgary Stampede! 10 days of western wear, pancake breakfasts, Stampede-themed office potlucks and non-stop celebration.
Looking for fun, easy-to-make recipes to bring to your next Stampede-themed barbecue? We’ve rounded up 3 easy to make crowd-pleasing recipes to help you celebrate the Old West in our modern city.
Brisket on a Bun
To start, we recommend this pressure cooker brisket recipe
To make brisket on a bun, you’ll need:
1 tbsp olive oil
6 cups of sliced onions
Shredded beef brisket (from this recipe: https://www.atcoblueflamekitchen.com/en-ca/recipes-menus/recipes/pressure-cooker-beef-brisket.html)
1 cup barbecue sauce
6 tbsp mustard
Sliced aged cheddar & hamburger buns
Directions: Heat the oil in a frying pain over medium heat, then sauté the onions for approximately 5 minutes, until softened. Place the onions into a bowl and set aside.
Add the brisket to the frying pan, adjust heat to low and add the barbecue sauce until heated through. Add the onions and stir until combined.
Spread hamburger buns with mustard, then top with the brisket and cheddar cheese.
Slow Baked Beans
8 slices of bacon, diced
1 small red or yellow onion, diced
4 tbsp minced garlic
1 15 oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 15 oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 15 oz cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup ketchup
1/3 cup barbecue sauce
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
Directions: In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until golden brown. Remove bacon from the pan and set aside. Add the onions and sauté until softened.
In a slow cooker on high heat, add all ingredients and cook for 3 hours.
1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 15 oz can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
2 orange or yellow bell pepper, diced
4 Roma tomatoes, diced
1 jalapeño, finely diced
1/4 cup sweet red onion, diced
1 bunch of fresh cilantro
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1/2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp Tex Mex chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp sea salt
Directions: In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, spices and salt. Add the beans, peppers, and tomatoes and mix well. Stir in fresh cilantro.
Serve with tortilla chips or baguette.