The 10 Most Popular New Recipes of May 2023

published May 30, 2023
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Credit: Kelli Foster

April showers brought to us May flowers … with an undesirably huge hit of allergies. On the brighter side, they also brought some incredibly good recipes. As the month went on, it seemed like you, our readers, were very ready for sunshine and cookouts. People couldn’t get enough of this zesty bow-tie pasta salad loaded with vegetables

Our most-loved recipes this month also included classics with a twist, like pasta that pays homage to the ’90s; hearty, smoky baked beans minus the meat; and stuffed artichokes remixed with ravioli.

Here, now, are the 10 most popular recipes of May 2023. 

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Vegetarian Baked Beans

In order to make classic baked beans vegetarian without sacrificing flavor, start by sautéing a diced yellow onion until it starts to brown.

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Copycat McDonald’s Egg McMuffin

A homemade, freezer-friendly version of the fast-food breakfast sandwich made with toasted English muffins, Canadian bacon, eggs, and American cheese.

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Eggs Benedict Casserole

A trouble-free egg custard ties together this casserole-style eggs Benedict packed with toasted English muffins, Canadian bacon, and creamy hollandaise sauce.

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North Carolina BBQ Sauce

In North Carolina, barbecue sauce is tangy and vinegar-based, and used for mopping and topping pork barbecue. Here’s how to make it from scratch.

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Chili Crisp Mazemen
This saucy, highly slurpable Japanese noodle dish is all about the kaleidoscope of toppings.
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Ravioli with Artichokes and Garlic Breadcrumbs
Break apart stuffed artichokes into their primary elements — garlic breadcrumbs, artichokes, herbs, and lemon — toss them with ravioli, and you get the perfect weeknight dinner.
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Rhubarb Compote
All you need is sugar, vanilla, and rhubarb to make this jammy sweet-tart compote.
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Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Penne
This bold pesto pasta gets its magic from a jar of sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil.
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Loaded Potato Salad
A homey potato salad loaded with bacon, cheese, and green onion/scallions in a sour cream and mayo dressing. It’s all the flavors you love transformed into the perfect summer side dish.
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Bow Tie Pasta Salad

Your cookout isn’t complete without a big batch of pasta salad dressed in zesty vinaigrette and tossed together with a rainbow of fresh vegetables.

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