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Pan Roasted Steak Dinner

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Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 1 hr 5 min
Makes: 4 servings

  • 1 lb. well-trimmed boneless beef sirloin steak, 1 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT Light CATALINA Dressing, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1-1/2 cups very thinly sliced carrots (4 large carrots)
  • 1-1/2 cups instant brown rice, uncooked
  1. Place steak in resealable plastic bag. Pour 1/4 cup of the dressing over steak; refrigerate at least 30 min. to marinate.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat on medium-high heat until hot. Remove steak from bag; discard bag and marinade. Place steak in hot skillet; sprinkle with pepper. Place onions around steak. Cook 3 min. or until bottom of steak is well browned. Turn steak over; turn off heat. Combine broccoli, carrots and remaining 1/4 cup dressing; mix with onions. Wrap handle of skillet in heavy-duty foil. Place skillet in oven.
  3. Bake 18 to 20 min. or until steak is cooked to medium doneness (160°F). Meanwhile, prepare rice as directed on package. Cut steak across the grain into thin slices; transfer to serving plates. Spoon vegetable mixture over steak; serve with rice.

**Personal Review: YUM! Jason couldn’t stop raving about this and I inhaled it before I realized I was finished. I will make this one again.**

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Zesty Home Fries


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 57 min
Makes: 8 servings, 3/4 cup each

  • 2 lb. red new potatoes (about 5 potatoes), cut into large chunks
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT Light Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 large red onion, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
  • 1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss potatoes with dressing and pepper in greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Spread into single layer.
  2. Bake 20 min. Stir in onions. Continue baking 20 min. or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Sprinkle with parsley and bacon; stir. Top with cheese. Bake an additional 2 min. or until cheese is melted.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

Santa Fe Grilled Chicken Salad Wrap


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 20 min
Makes: 4 servings, two wraps each

  • 4 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • 1 pkg. (6 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Southwestern Seasoned or Grilled Chicken Breast Strips
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 can (11 oz.) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Shredded Cheese
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Ranch Dressing
  • 1/4 cup TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Thick ‘N Chunky Salsa
  • 8 TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Flour Tortillas
  1. Toss romaine, chicken breast strips, tomatoes and corn in large bowl; sprinkle with cheese.
  2. Combine dressing and salsa. Pour over romaine mixture; toss to coat. Spoon evenly onto tortillas; roll up.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

Easy Creamy Baked Asparagus


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 25 min
Makes: 4 servings

1 lb. fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
1/4 cup KRAFT Peppercorn Ranch Dressing
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1/2 cup coarsely crushed RITZ Cheese Crackers (about 12 crackers)

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook asparagus in simmering water in large skillet 2 to 3 min. or until bright green, but still crisp; drain.

Toss asparagus with dressing in 1-1/2- to 2-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese and cracker crumbs.

Bake 10 to 15 min. or cheese is lightly browned and mixture is heated through.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

Honey Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 5 min
Total Time: 35 min
Makes: 4 servings

  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 lb.)
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT CATALINA Dressing, divided
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF. Brush meat with 2 Tbsp. of the dressing. Mix dry ingredients; rub onto meat. Place in baking pan. Mix remaining 2 Tbsp. dressing and honey; set aside.
  2. Bake 15 min.; brush with dressing mixture. Bake an additional 10 min. or until cooked through (160ºF).
  3. Remove meat from oven; cover with foil. Let stand 5 min. before slicing.

How to Prepare on the Grill:
Preheat grill to medium heat. Prepare meat as directed, rubbing with spice mixture. Place meat on grill; cover grill with lid. Grill 20 min., or turning occasionally. Brush with some of the honey mixture. Continue grilling 5 to 10 min. or until meat is cooked through (160ºF), turning and brushing frequently with honey mixture. Let stand covered with foil, 5 min. before slicing.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

Potato Smashers


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 25 min
Total Time: 32 min
Makes: 4 servings, two topped potatoes each

8 small new potatoes (3/4 lb.), about 1-1/2 inches in diameter
1/2 cup water
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Center Cut Bacon
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese

Place potatoes and water in 2-qt. microwaveable dish. Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 10 min. or until potatoes are tender. Let stand 5 min. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 8 to 10 min. or until crisp, turning frequently. Drain on paper towels.

Drain potatoes; place on work surface. Press each potato with bottom of small bowl or saucer to flatten to 1/2-inch thickness.

Heat dressing in skillet on medium heat. Add potatoes; cook 4 min. or until bottoms are golden brown. Meanwhile, crumble bacon. Turn potatoes over; sprinkle evenly with cheese and bacon. Cover skillet with lid. Cook an additional 2 min. or until cheese is melted.

**Personal Review: No Review Yet**

Perfect Winter Beef Stew


Recipe & picture courtesy of Kraft Foods

Prep Time: 15 min
Total Time: 2 hr 15 min
Makes: 8 servings, 1-1/4 cups each

  • 3/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 2 lb. beef for stew, such as chuck roast, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 6 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
  • 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 carrots, sliced
  • 1-1/2 lb. potatoes, peeled, cut into large chunks
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) beef broth
  1. Pour dressing over beef in shallow glass dish. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large saucepan on medium heat 5 min. or until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove bacon from saucepan; discard drippings. Drain bacon on paper towels.
  2. Add mushrooms and onions to saucepan; cook on medium-high heat 10 min., stirring occasionally. Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Add beef, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, broth and bacon to saucepan; stir.
  3. Bring to boil, stirring occasionally; cover. Simmer on low heat 1 hour 30 min. or until meat is done and sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally and removing the lid for the last 15 min..

How to Prepare Stew in Slow Cooker

  1. Marinate beef and cook bacon, onions and mushrooms as directed. Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Add beef, onions, mushrooms and remaining ingredients to slow cooker.
  2. Cook 10 to 12 hours on LOW (or 5 to 6 hours on HIGH). Stir in 2 Tbsp. flour mixed with 2 Tbsp. water. Cook 15 min. or until sauce is thickened.

**Personal Review: This had very little flavor – I would highly reccomend marinating the beef for more than 30 minutes to give the beef a bit more flavor.  We also ended up adding Franks Red Hot Sauce, garlic powder and salt & pepper to give it a bit more flavor.  I did this in the slow cooker as well on low heat.  We threw the leftovers into the fridge for the next day and it tasted great.  This was much better as a leftover than first taste.**