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Nacho Pizza Bombs

Nacho Pizza Bombs

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5 from 1 vote

Nacho Pizza Bombs

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 2 13.8oz refrigerated pizza crusts
  • 1 15oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 14-16 cubes mild cheddar cheese
  • 4-6 strips bacon (cooked & diced)
  • 1 Jalapeno (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 TBSP red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup parsley (chopped)

Instructions

  • Place a pizza stone on the center rack of the oven (NOTE: this is needed in order to bake pizza bombs evenly). Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and then line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Roll the refrigerated pizza crust on a flat surface. Using a 3.75-inch round cookie cutter, cut about 7-8 discs from each pizza crust. You will end up with about 14-16 discs.
  • Fill the center of each with 1 teaspoon nacho sauce, top with 1 cube of cheddar, a few pieces of chopped bacon, chopped jalapeno, and a sprinkle of chopped cilantro/parsley. Then, lightly brush around the outer rim of the discs with water. Bring the moistened edges of the discs towards the center, lightly pleating to form a tight enclosure, and pinch to seal.
  • Insert a long wood skewer dipped in flour through the center of the roof layer of the pizza bomb in order to make a hole for steam to vent.
  • Place on the lined baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart. In a small bowl, mix oil, pepper flakes, garlic, and a pinch of salt and pepper each.
  • Heat in the microwave for about 40-60 seconds. Brush the Nacho Pizza Bombs with the heated mixture. Place baking sheet on top of the pizza stone and bake for about 15-18 minutes or until cooked and lightly golden brown. Remove from the oven and brush them again with the oil mixture.

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Recipe & Images submitted by Denise Browning at Easy and Delish
Cheese Steak Stuffed Bread

Cheese Steak Stuffed Bread

 

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Cheese Steak Stuffed Bread

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 TBSP butter
  • 1 green pepper (sliced thin)
  • 1 red pepper (sliced thin)
  • 1/2 yellow onion (sliced thin)
  • 1 15oz can Ricos Queso Blanco Cheese Sauce
  • 2 lbs steak (sliced thin)
  • 2 tube packages crescent rolls (or biscuits)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375º.
  • In a large pan sauté onions and peppers in butter until they are soft.
  • Add the steak to the pan and cook through.
  • Add the cheese sauce and combine.
  • Remove pan from heat and set aside.
  • Cut the crescent roll sheets into squares.
  • Put about TBSP of the mixture onto each square. Fold the crescent roll dough over and crimp sides with a fork.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.

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Recipe & Images submitted by Jenn at Ever After In The Woods
Mexican Hot Dogs

Mexican Hot Dogs

 

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4 from 1 vote

Mexican Hot Dogs

Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time19 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 6 hot dog buns
  • 6 links bratwurst (or type of sausage/beef/frank)
  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 cup pico de gallo (prepared)
  • diced jalapenos (optional)

Instructions

  • Heat grill to desired cooking temp. Place Bratwurst on grill to cook. Cook on a medium heat according to package directions which is typically 10-12 minutes or 15-20 minutes.
  • While the hot dogs are grilling, heat your Ricos Gourmet Nacho cheddar cheese sauce on the stovetop on a medium heat for 10 minutes stirring often. Dice the avocado.
  • Assemble your hot dogs with a layer of Ricos Gourmet Nacho cheddar cheese sauce, a spoonful of Pico de Gallo and a few avocado slices.

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Recipe & Images submitted by Amber at Simply Made Recipes
Ricos Brisket Queso

Ricos Brisket Queso

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Ricos Brisket Queso

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1/4-1/2 lb cooked brisket (shredded or chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Ricos Jalapeño slices (diced)
  • 1 14oz bag Ricos Nacho Chips

Instructions

  • Heat Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce in a medium pot. Add shredded brisket and diced jalapenos. Warm until desired heat is reached. Stir often. Serve in heat-safe bowl.
  • Serve with Ricos Nacho Chips and enjoy.

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Ricos Fajita Nachos

Ricos Fajita Nachos

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Ricos Fajita Nachos

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1/4 - 1/2 lb Beef Fajitas (Chicken Fajitas can also be used)
  • 1 14oz bag Ricos Nacho Chips
  • Ricos Jalapeño slices (optional)
  • pico de gallo (optional)
  • guacamole (optional)

Instructions

  • Heat Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce in a medium pot (or microwave safe bowl) for about 1-2 minutes or until desired heat is reached.
  • Arrange Ricos Nacho Chips on a plate.
  • Pour warm cheese over arranged chips.
  • Add cooked fajitas on top of chips and cheese. Add toppings as desired.
Ultimate Sheet Pan Taco Pizza

Ultimate Sheet Pan Taco Pizza

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Ultimate Sheet Pan Taco Pizza

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 refrigerated pizza dough
  • 1 lb hamburger meat
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 1 15 oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1 16 oz can refried beans optional
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheese mexican blend
  • 1 1/2 cups lettuce chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 can black olives sliced
  • 1-2 jalapenos sliced
  • salsa optional topping
  • guacamole optional topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven according to pizza dough package directions. Using a 18x13x1 inch sheet pan follow directions for baking the pizza crust.
  • While oven preheats and crust bakes, cook 1 pound ground beef until browned. Follow directions on taco seasoning package.
  • Remove crust from oven. Spread nacho cheese sauce over prepared pizza crust. (Optional- top cheese sauce with refried beans.) Next, add cooked taco meat evenly over cheese sauce.
  • Sprinkle shredded cheese evenly over the taco meat. Place back in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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Recipe submitted by Easy Peasy Pleasy Blogger, Lacie Ring.
Garlic & Sage Big Kid Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Garlic & Sage Big Kid Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

 

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Garlic & Sage Big Kid Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4 sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast thinly sliced
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 can Ricos Queso Blanco Cheese Sauce
  • 1 cup Shredded Cheese your choice
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Sage finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 8 slices bread

Instructions

  • Fill a small frying pan halfway with water, and bring to a simmer over medium/high heat. Add in your chicken and salt/pepper both sides. Cook until no longer pink in the middle.
  • While your chicken is cooking, add the cream cheese, Ricos Cheese, garlic, and sage to a mixing bowl and beat until combined well and fluffy.
  • Spread a thin layer of butter onto one side of each piece of bread, and spread a thick layer of the cheese mixture onto the other.
  • Place two slices of bread butter side down onto a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add a piece or two of chicken on top of the cheese mixture, and sprinkle your shredded cheese on top.
  • Cover and cook until the bottom of the bread is golden brown and the cheese is starting to melt.
  • Place the other slice of bread on top of each sandwich and flip, cooking until the other side is golden brown. Serve hot, and enjoy!

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Recipe & Images submitted by Seasonal Memories Blogger Picket Nikila
Fried Mac & Cheese Balls

Fried Mac & Cheese Balls

 

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Fried Mac & Cheese Balls

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 50 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 lb macaroni elbows
  • 1 can Ricos Aged Condensed Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • 1 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 3 cups seasoned bread crumbs
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • vegetable oil (for frying)

Instructions

  • Boil macaroni until tender, drain and set aside.
  • In a large pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add 1 cup milk and can of cheese until smooth. Add cooked macaroni to pan and mix until well coated. Add salt and pepper. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until cold.
  • Line a baking sheet baking sheet with wax or parchment paper. Form cold macaroni and cheese into 1″ balls and place on prepared pan. Place in freezer for 1 hour.
  • Beat eggs and add 1/4 cup milk in a bowl to make egg wash. Dip balls into egg wash then roll in bread crumbs to coat completely. Heat oil in deep fryer to 320 or fill skillet 1/2-3/4″ deep and heat over medium high to 320. Fry for about 3-4 minutes and drain.

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Slow Cooker Taco Bake

Slow Cooker Taco Bake

 

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Slow Cooker Taco Bake

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Ricos Nacho Chips
  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 2 envelopes taco seasoning
  • 1 1/3 cups Water
  • 2 15oz cans Ricos Condensed Aged Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • • Serve with Lettuce and Favorite Taco Toppings

Instructions

  • Prepare ground beef with taco seasonings and water per directions on seasoning packets.
  • Place 3 cups of nacho chips in the bottom of your casserole crock pot or 6 quart slow cooker.
  • Spoon taco meat on top of chips using a slotted spoon.
  • Blend together cheese sauce with milk until smooth.
  • Evenly pour soup over the top of your taco meat and cover with shredded cheese.
  • Cook on low for 2-3 hours until casserole is heated through and cheese is bubbly.
  • Crush remaining chips and sprinkle on top before serving over lettuce and with favorite taco toppings.

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Cheesy Meat & Potato Casserole

Cheesy Meat & Potato Casserole

 

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5 from 1 vote

Cheesy Meat & Potato Casserole

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef (substitute with turkey or pork)
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 large potatoes peeled and sliced very thin
  • 1 can cream of mushroom
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 1 can Ricos Premium Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 11 x 7-inch baking pan.
  • Brown ground beef and onion. Drain and set aside.
  • Mix the mushroom soup, garlic powder, pepper, beef stock and cream in a bowl.
  • Peel and slice potatoes into 1/8" slices.
  • Layer half of the potatoes in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Pour half the soup mixture over the potatoes. Top with half the ground beef mixture. Spread half of the cheese on top. Repeat with second layer.
  • Cover with foil and place in pre-heated oven.
  • Cook casserole for 1 - 1 1/2 hours until potatoes are done. Remove from the oven and let stand for 10 minutes.

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Cheesy Bean Dip

Cheesy Bean Dip

 

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Cheesy Bean Dip

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 can refried beans
  • 1 can Ricos Premium Cheddar Cheese Sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes & green chilis

Instructions

  • Combine refried bean, cheese sauce and diced tomatoes & green chilis to a microwave safe bowl.
  • Cover bowl, heat on high for 2 minutes. Remove from microwave and stir.
  • Heat on high 2 minutes or until melted. Serve with Ricos Nacho Chips and enjoy!

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Bake

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Bake

 

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4.5 from 2 votes

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Bake

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 6 People

Ingredients

  • 1 lb bacon cooked & chopped
  • 12 oz pasta
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1/2 tbsp adobo powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh parsley
  • 12 oz ranch dressing
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can Ricos Queso Blanco Cheese Sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 9x9 baking dish. Marinate diced chicken pieces in a gallon size seal-able bag with the olive oil, diced chicken, salt , pepper, adobo, & parsley. Shake until chicken is evenly coated with the seasoned marinate. Let sit for 20-30 minutes.
  • In a large skillet, over medium heat, cook marinated chicken and diced onion until no longer pink. Set aside. Cook pasta according to directions on package. Drain, set aside in bowl. Add ranch dressing to the cooked pasta and toss until well coated.
  • Add cooked marinated chicken, 1/2 of the cooked bacon and the Ricos cheese sauce to the pasta in bowl. Toss well.
  • Add mixture to greased baking dish. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese and other ½ of cooked bacon over top. Place in oven and bake until cheese is completely melted, about 12-15 minutes.

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Ricos World Famous Gourmet Nachos

Ricos World Famous Gourmet Nachos

World Famous Gourmet Nachos
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5 from 1 vote

Ricos World Famous Gourmet Nachos

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1 14oz bag Ricos Nachos Chips
  • 1 cup Ricos Jalapeño slices

Instructions

  • Heat Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce in a medium saucepan on medium heat.
  • Arrange Ricos Nacho Chips on a platter and spoon Ricos Cheese Sauce over chips.
  • Top with jalapeno slices.

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Ricos Marshmallow Popcorn Pumpkins

Ricos Marshmallow Popcorn Pumpkins

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Ricos Marshmallow Popcorn Pumpkins

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 16 balls

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp orange gel food coloring
  • 10.5 oz bag mini marshmallows
  • 2 3.5oz bags Ricos Butter Popcorn
  • 1 bag Pretzel sticks (for stem)

Instructions

  • Lightly oil a large baking sheet. In a large pot melt the butter over low heat. Whisk in the food coloring until evenly blended. Add the marshmallows and stir continuously until smooth and evenly orange. Add the popcorn and stir gently but thoroughly until all coated. Remove from heat. Moisten hands with water and begin to shape popcorn into 16 2 and ½ inch balls.
  • Moisten your hands regularly to stop them from sticking to the mixture. Place balls on the prepared baking sheet as you go. Immediately insert the pretzel sticks into the tops of the balls before they set. Let set for 30 minutes before serving.
Ricos Spooky Queso Dip

Ricos Spooky Queso Dip

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5 from 1 vote

Ricos Spooky Queso Dip

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 can Ricos Aged Cheddar Condensed Cheese Sauce
  • 1 can Ricos Queso Blanco Cheese Sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes and chiles
  • 1 bag Ricos Nacho Chips

Instructions

  • Add 10oz diced tomatoes and chilies to 15oz Ricos Condensed Cheddar Cheese Sauce. Do not drain. Pour Ricos Queso Blanco Cheese Sauce into a pastry bag and design the web. To make the bats take a bat shaped cookie cutter and cut out of corn tortillas. Spray lightly with vegetable oil and bake on a cookie sheet until toasted. Serve warm and enjoy.
Nacho Baked Potato

Nacho Baked Potato

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Nacho Baked Potato

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 6 medium size russet potatoes
  • 1 can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1/2 cup cooked bacon crumbles
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Poke holes in each potato, then wrap each potato in foil. Bake in oven for 1 hour or until tender.
  • Warm Ricos cheese to desired temperature (optional)
  • Remove potatoes from oven, unwrap and split top open with knife, fluff with fork. Top with Ricos cheese, bacon, and green onions.
Nacho Dog

Nacho Dog

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5 from 1 vote

Nacho Dog

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 package hot dog franks
  • 1 package hot dog buns
  • 1 can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1 can Chili
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions

Instructions

  • Heat franks 7-9 minutes until heated through. Warm hot dog buns (optional). Warm chili to desired temperature. (optional)
  • Assemble hot dog with chili and top with a tablespoon or two of Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce. Sprinkle onions on top.
Mac-n-Cheese

Mac-n-Cheese

 

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Mac-n-Cheese

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 can Ricos Aged Cheddar Condensed Cheese Sauce
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 16oz elbow macaroni

Instructions

  • Cook elbow macaroni per package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl combine milk and cheese sauce. Add macaroni noodles and stir to combine. Add additional topping to flavor. Serve and enjoy!

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Party Popcorn

Party Popcorn

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4 from 1 vote

Party Popcorn

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 8 people

Ingredients

  • 6 oz white chocolate melting chips
  • 1 bag Ricos Butter Popcorn
  • Sprinkles (Party color of your choice)
  • M&Ms

Instructions

  • Split the contents of the 3.5oz bag Ricos Butter popcorn in two large bowls. Melt candy pieces according to the instructions on the package in 2 separate bowls. Add food coloring to one bowl of candy and stir.
  • Drizzle one melted chocolate over the popcorn in the first bowl and toss to coat (use a silicone spatula to ensure you get it all out.) Spread out onto a large serving platter. Immediately top generously with candy sprinkles.
  • Repeat with the second bowl of candy melts and drizzle over the popcorn and spread that one onto a large serving platter as well. Immediately top generously with candy sprinkles. They will adhere to the melted white chocolate candy.
  • Finally, toss on the M&Ms. Allow the Popcorn to cool a few minutes before serving.
Beef and Bean Nachos

Beef and Bean Nachos

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5 from 2 votes

Beef and Bean Nachos

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 3 people

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 1 14oz bag Ricos Nacho Chips
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 15oz can refried beans
  • 1 package taco seasoning

Instructions

  • In a skillet cook ground beef and drain. Add taco seasonings following instructions on the packet and set aside.
  • Using the same pan heat the contents of a can of your favorite refried pinto beans. In a separate microwave safe bowl, heat 15oz Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce for about 1 minute on Medium stirring occasionally.
  • Arrange Ricos Nacho Chips on a platter, top them with the beans, cooked seasoned beef and hot Ricos Gourmet Cheese sauce. Garnish with your favorite toppings and serve. Try these toppings: ( fresh cilantro, diced tomatoes, green onions and sour cream)

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