Grilled Pesto Wings - Feast With The BEAST - Episode #14

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Welcome to Episode 14 of Feast with the Beast! We are super excited to announce the 5 winners of Round One of our Grill Beast Chopped Challenge on this morning’s live feed.

Today I will also be using the four required ingredients from Round One to make my own Chopped meal: Chicken Wings, Grape Tomatoes, Pistachios and Cornmeal. What I’m making: Pistachio Pesto Chicken Wings Grilled Polenta with Mozzarella Cheese and Garlicky Herb Roasted Tomatoes

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What I’m making:

Pistachio Pesto Chicken Wings

Grilled Polenta with Mozzarella Cheese and Garlicky Herb Roasted Tomatoes

Wings:

Chicken Wings, Tipped and Cut

Olive Oil, Salt and pepper

Pistachio Pesto:

2 cups fresh basil leaves, with the stems removed

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1/2 cup shelled pistachios

1/2 cup olive oil

1 tablespoon minced shallots

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

1/3 cup Ricotta cheese

1 pinch of salt

1 pinch of pepper

1/2 teaspoon hatch chili powder

Polenta:

4 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon butter

5 cups chicken stock

2 cups milk

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoon fresh minced rosemary

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 cup fine cornmeal

1 cup coarse cornmeal

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon of pepper

2/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Olive oil for brushing

4 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into thinly sliced pieces, to top after grilled

Tomatoes:

1 pint grape tomatoes, quartered

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh thyme

1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon olive oil

Pinch of salt

Pinch of pepper


Every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. CST, David Johnson, owner of Grill Beast, hosts his live feed, Feast with the Beast, where you can watch the Grill Beast himself prepare anything from appetizers to full meals, give tips and advice on various prep and techniques, and answer any grilling questions you may have!

Catch the live show at the links below!

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