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The big game is so much more than watching two teams battle each other over the final win — it's one of the best occasions for making some of your favorite comfort foods to share with friends. Whether you're hosting a party or just want to celebrate the game with some good eats, we have eight supereasy recipes that definitely deliver big flavor.
White Bean Chili
Warm things up with steaming bowls of
white bean chili that can be topped with melted cheesy goodness. Serve with tortilla chips or soft rolls for scooping up this 30-minute dish.
1 cup onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon oil
16 ounces ground turkey
1 cup chicken broth
1 14-1/2-ounce can stewed tomatoes, undrained
1/4 cup Grey Poupon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1 8-ounce can whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup Kraft Shredded Cheddar Cheese Directions
Cook and stir onions and garlic in hot oil in 3-quart saucepan on medium-high heat until tender. Stir in turkey, and sauté until turkey is cooked through, stirring occasionally to break up.
Add broth, tomatoes with their liquid, mustard, chili powder, and pepper, mixing well. Bring to boil, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir in beans and corn, and cook 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve topped with the cheese.
Information Category Soups/Stews, Bean Cuisine North American Yield 6 servings
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Buffalo Chicken Dip
OK, this recipe couldn't be any easier, making it a big win for warming up during commercial breaks. Filled with creamy cheese, a bit of spice, and roasted chicken, this
buffalo chicken dip will leave your crowd cheering.
Use your favorite hot sauce and taste as you add for the right amount of heat for you.
1 8-ounce package Philadelphia Cream Cheese, cubed
1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, finely chopped
2 stalks celery, finely chopped
1/2 cup Kraft Roka Blue Cheese Dressing
1/2 cup Frank's RedHot Buffalo Wing Sauce Directions
Combine ingredients in microwaveable bowl and heat on high for 5 minutes or until cream cheese is melted and dip is heated through, stirring after 3 minutes.
Serve with crackers or fresh vegetables.
Information Category Dips, Appetizers Cuisine North American Yield 40 2-tablespoon servings
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Mini Barbecue Turkey Burgers
Make the minipatties ahead of time, and then cook and assemble these supertasty
turkey burgers right before your guests arrive. They're slathered in sweet and tangy sauce in a compact little bite, leaving room for you to enjoy some of the other snacks.
Top each miniburger with a pineapple ring for a sweet bite.
Juice and 1/2 teaspoon zest from 1 large orange
1 cup Kraft Original Barbecue Sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
1/4 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
2 tablespoon Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing
1 green onion, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
12 small dinner rolls, split
4 red leaf lettuce leaves, each torn into 3 pieces Directions
Mix juice, zest, barbecue sauce, and soy sauce in a small bowl and set aside half for serving with cooked burgers. Combine next 5 ingredients and shape into 12 patties, using around 1/4 cup of meat mixture for each.
Cook patties on griddle over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until they register at 165ºF, turning and brushing occasionally with reserved barbecue sauce mixture.
Fill rolls with lettuce and burgers, and top with remaining reserved barbecue sauce.
Information Category Meats, Appetizers Cuisine North American Yield 6 servings
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Creamy Pesto Dip
creamy pesto dip comes together in minutes and pairs with anything on your snack table.
1 8-ounce package Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
1/3 cup pesto
3 tablespoons milk Directions
Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until well blended. Cover and refrigerate several hours.
Spoon into a serving bowl and surround with freshly cut vegetables and crackers.
Information Category Dips, Appetizers Cuisine North American Yield 14 2-tablespoon servings
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Wild Buffalo Chicken Salad
wild buffalo chicken salad hits every note you're looking for on game day — spicy, sweet, and a little tang thanks to crumbled blue cheese. It's like eating your favorite buffalo wings, but in salad form.
1/4 cup Kraft Ranch Dressing
1/2 cup Bull's Eye Raging Buffalo Barbecue Sauce, divided
1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts
1 tablespoon olive oil
10 ounces salad greens, torn
1 stalk celery, sliced
1 small carrot, shredded
1/4 cup Athenos blue cheese, crumbled Directions
Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
In a small bowl, mix dressing and half the barbecue sauce until blended.
Brush chicken with oil and grill 6 minutes on each side. Brush with half the remaining barbecue sauce and grill 1 to 2 minutes or until fully cooked, turning and brushing occasionally with remaining barbecue sauce.
Slice chicken and toss with salad greens, celery, carrots, and cheese in large bowl. Add the dressing mixture and mix gently.
Information Category Salads, Main Dishes Cuisine North American Yield 6 servings
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Slow-Cooker Shredded Pork Tacos
Your friends will think you've been slaving away in the kitchen when your slow cooker has really been doing all the work. Create a taco station with
slow-cooked shredded pork that tastes better than anything you can have delivered.
For a bit of extra flavor, sear the pork roast on each side before adding to the slow cooker.
1 large onion, chopped
1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped
1 1-1/4-ounce packet Taco Bell taco seasoning mix
2 tablespoons oil
1 16-ounce can tomato sauce
1 3-pound pork roast
24 6-inch corn tortillas, warmed
3 cups Kraft Mexican Style Shredded Four Cheese Blend with a touch of Philadelphia Directions
Combine onions, peppers, taco seasoning, and oil in a medium-sized microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high for 5 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring after 3 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce and mix, and then pour into the slow cooker.
Add meat and turn to evenly coat with sauce. Cover with lid and cook on low for 8 to 9 hours or on high 5 to 6 hours.
Remove meat from slow cooker, reserving sauce in slow cooker, and let the pork cool slightly. Skim fat from sauce and discard fat.
Use two forks to pull meat into shreds, and then return meat to slow cooker and stir until evenly coated with sauce.
Spoon meat mixture onto tortillas just before serving, and top with cheese.
Information Category Main Dishes, Pork Cuisine North American Yield 12 2-taco servings
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Honey-Mustard Chicken Wings
If you're looking for a stress-free way to make a memorable spread, these
honey-mustard wings couldn't be easier. And they're seriously full of flavor, making it hard to only eat one.
12 chicken wings, separated at joints, tips discarded
3/4 cup Grey Poupon Savory Honey Mustard, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions
Preheat your oven to 450°F, and then toss chicken with 1/2 cup of the mustard.
Place the wings in a single layer on a foil-lined baking pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through, brushing with the remaining mustard during the last 5 minutes of the baking time.
Information Category Poultry, Appetizers Cuisine North American Yield 24 1-piece servings
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Layered Pizza Dip
Skip ordering pizza and make this
10-minute layered pizza dip instead that's filled with all the delicious cheesy flavor of your favorite pie. And you can personalize the toppings for a memorable appetizer.
Finish the dip under the broiler for a bubbling appetizer.
1 8-ounce Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup Miracle Whip dressing
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/4 cup sliced pepperoni
1/2 cup green peppers, chopped
1 cup Kraft Finely Shredded Italian Five Cheese Blend Directions
In a small mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese and dressing until blended. Spread on serving plate.
Top with layers of remaining ingredients.
Serve alongside cut-up fresh vegetables, crackers, or sliced french bread.
Information Category Dips, Appetizers Cuisine North American Yield 24 2-tablespoon servings
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