AOL.com had the opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with these delicious recipes in the Plated test kitchen with the company’s head chef and culinary co-founder Elana Karp. Plated delivers easy-to-prepare recipes, along with the ingredients, right to your door at an affordable price, and thanks to Karp and the
culinary team, everything you’ll be making will be pretty tasty! Users can choose from 11 distinct recipes a week.
Also, fun fact: the recipes from the video above really are as easy as they seem.
The truth is, you can have restaurant caliber chicken empanadas at home with this recipe. A few simple tricks and tips from Karp will ensure that your chicken stays moist and your avocados are ripe!
As if that wasn’t enough, you can impress whoever you’re cooking for even more with the simple and delicious chocolate turtle dessert recipe as well.
Check out the rundown of both recipes below, and watch the video above for a full walkthrough of each step!
Cuban Chicken Empanadas Recipe:
- 2 cloves garlic, divided
- 1 red…