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Score Big with Our Steak Carne Asada Nachos

Need a good recipe for your party while you watch the game this weekend? These nachos are a quick and easy crowd-pleaser. Score!

We call this nacho-licious

You don’t have to trek to your local sports bar to get a great plate of nachos. With a few basic ingredients, you can transform an EatingWell® entrée into a Sunday snack everyone will be clamoring to dip into.

INGREDIENTS
• 1 EatingWell Steak Carne Asada frozen entrée
• Tortilla chips
• 1/3 cup shredded cheese
• 1/3 cup chopped red onion
• Cilantro, chopped
• Guacamole, pico de gallo & sour cream, for dipping
• Lime wedges, for garnish

DIRECTIONS
• Heat Steak Carne Asada frozen entrée according to package directions.
• Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
• Once entrée is cooked, combine steak & vegetables together (mix in rice if you prefer).
• Line baking sheet with tortilla chips & top with cheese, onions & Steak Carne Asada mixture.
• Bake for 8-10 minutes until cheese is melted.
• Sprinkle chopped cilantro on top & serve with guacamole, pico de gallo & sour cream.

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Frozen Food Hack: Thai Style Peanut Chicken Spring Rolls

Want to wow your guests? Whip up these spring rolls and take full credit for your restaurant-level appetizer game.

 Simple and delicious

Seriously, do you know a better pairing than SIMPLE and DELICIOUS? Follow this shortcut to put peanuty goodness on the table in just 10 minutes.

INGREDIENTS
• 1 EatingWell Thai Style Peanut Chicken frozen entrée
• Rice paper
• Hoisin sauce
• Peanut butter
• Crushed peanuts

DIRECTIONS
1. Heat Thai Style Peanut Chicken entrée according to package directions.
2. While entrée is cooking, fill a shallow dish with warm water and soak rice paper for 20 seconds to soften.
3. Lay wrapper flat on plate. Spoon cooked entrée on top and wrap.
4. Repeat the process until entrée is gone.

SAUCE DIRECTIONS
1. In a small bowl, combine 1 tbsp. of hoisin sauce and 1 tbsp. of peanut butter.
2. Mix until well combined and top with crushed peanuts.

Makes 3-4 spring rolls.

Serve and enjoy!

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Frozen Food Hack: Vermont Cheddar Mac & Cheese Pizza

OK, you love mac & cheese and you love pizza. Who doesn’t?! This combo is going to make your day…and make you wonder why you didn’t think of it yourself.

A cheesy match made in heaven
Take the fresh snap of broccoli and sharp, deliciousness of Vermont white cheddar and layer it over Alfredo sauce and mozzarella. This. Is. Amazing.

INGREDIENTS
• 1 EatingWell Vermont Cheddar Mac & Cheese frozen entrée
• Pre-made full size pizza crust
• ¼ cup alfredo sauce
• ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
• Fresh oregano

DIRECTIONS
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Cook frozen entrée according to package directions.
3. While entrée is cooking, spread Alfredo sauce on pre-made pizza crust.
4. Spoon cooked Vermont Cheddar Mac & cheese contents onto pre-made pizza crust, sprinkle with cheese and top with fresh oregano.
5. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until cheese is golden brown.

Slice it up, plate it, and devour the gooey, cheesy goodness.

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Frozen Food Hack: Cherry Port Pork Sliders

Introducing EatingWell frozen food hacks: start with one of our frozen entrées and add just a little extra something. So easy, so tasty. We’re gonna make you look good.

The easiest Cherry Port Pork sliders you’ll ever make

These delicious little sliders can serve as a main dish (we suggest Muffaletta Olive Salad on the side), or as appetizers to share.

INGREDIENTS
• 1 EatingWell Cherry Port Pork frozen entrée
• 4 multigrain slider buns
• 1 jalapeño pepper (optional)

DIRECTIONS
1. Heat the Cherry Port Pork frozen entrée according to package directions and stir to mix ingredients.
2. While the entrée is cooking, slice the slider buns in half and slice jalapeño pepper.
3. Spoon the Cherry Port Pork mixture onto slider buns and top with peppers for a kick!

Makes 4 sliders. Multiply as needed (because you-know-who will be coming back for seconds).

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