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The Ultimate Game Winning Recipes

Hola my cheese loving friends! It’s that time of year again…SUPER BOWL TIME! And what would I would I be to you if not a place to find the ultimate game winning recipes! Because let’s be real y’all, watching the game is fun and all…but I’m there for the food and funny commercials! Just me? That’s fine. Back to the recipes then…these recipes are the perfect addition to your Super Bowl line-up and will take your menu from good to great! Not only are these tailgate favorites, but they are also sure to impress all of your friends at any Super Bowl party. So whether your rooting for the 49ers or the Chiefs, grab yourself a good margarita or a glass of beer and cheers to Super Bowl LIV.

Meatball Subs

Nothing says hearty like a sub! This mouth watering meatball sub is filling and delicious ! The best part? You can warm your meatballs and sauce in a crockpot to be ready to pop in a roll and top with Gordo’s whenever your party gets hungry!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 (16 oz.) package frozen meatballs
  • 1 jar  spaghetti sauce
  • 1 container Gordo’s Cheese Dip
  • 4 sub rolls

HOW TO PREPARE:

Place meatballs and spaghetti sauce in a skillet.  Slowly simmer meatballs and sauce 20-30 minutes.  For crockpot method, cover and cook on low heat for 3-4 hours, or until bubbly and the meatballs are heated through. Melt Gordo’s cheese dip according to package directions.  Fill sub rolls with meatballs.  Pour melted cheese over sub.  Have plenty of napkins because it’s going to get messy!

 

Fajita Nachos

This next recipe will have everyone oohing and ahhing! This dish is fairly simple and it will feed a crowd as an appetizer or a family, for a fun dinner. Don’t worry you can sneak in a few veggies for good measure. It’s packed with flavor and a satisfying variety of textures for your palate. Feel free to get creative and toss on any of your extra favorite ingredients, it’s hard to go wrong.

Nachos

SERVES: 6-8

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 ½ lbs flank steak, or chicken
  • 1 container any flavor Gordo’s® Cheese Dip
  • 1 bag of tortilla chips
  • 1/2 onion (sliced)
  • 1 green pepper (sliced)

MARINADE:

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 2 T. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 T. chili powder
  • 2 t. minced garlic cloves
  • 1 t. ground cumin
  • 1 t. salt

HOW TO PREPARE:

Combine all your marinade ingredients into a 1 gallon zip lock bag and mix well. Place steak or chicken into the marinade bag and refrigerate at least two hours (turn occasionally). Heat your skillet and cook meat 3-5 minutes on each side depending on the thickness of the meat. Set aside to rest for 10 minutes before slicing. With meat cooling, slice onion and pepper. Sauté in skillet until tender. Slice meat thin on the diagonal. Arrange a thick layer of tortilla chips, next layer meat, onion and pepper, and top your nachos off with Gordo’s Cheese Dip over everything. Add toppings of your choice; sour cream, salsa, guacamole, pico de gallo, lettuce, tomatoes, and cilantro.

 

Buffalo Cauliflower

Now here’s a twist on a tailgate classic! We all love buffalo wings and buffalo chicken wing dip, but our new favorite is buffalo cauliflower! A great way to add some veggies to the mix without compromising flavor!

Serves 8

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2.5 large head of cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 5 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2.5 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking oil
  • 1 1/2 cup buffalo sauce
  • Serve with Gordo’s Spicy Ranch Dip 

HOW TO PREPARE:

Preheat oven to 450°F. Grease a baking sheet with cooking oil. In a large bowl, mix flour, water, garlic powder and paprika until smooth. Add cauliflower to batter and toss. Spread cauliflower onto the baking sheet in a single layer, season with salt and pepper. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, 20 to 25 minutes, flipping over halfway through for even baking. Brush the buffalo sauce on the cauliflower. Return to the oven and bake until they start to brown, about 15 minutes. Serve hot with Gordo’s Spicy Ranch Dip. 

Pizza Dip

Okay guys…trust me on this one. It’s the creme de la creme of dips. Like pepperoni on your pizza? Add some. Want some olives too? Do it. Literally your favorite things about pizza…but a dip!

Serves 8-10

INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 oz Original Gordo’s Cheese Dip
  • 8 oz favorite marinara Sauce (any flavor or style)
  • 4 oz grated Parmesan
  • ½ packet dry Italian Dressing Mix
  • Desired toppings

HOW TO PREPARE:

Heat up Gordo’s Cheese Dip in the microwave as directed. Pour into a microwave safe bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Heat the entire mixture for 60 second in microwave, Stir. Depending on the microwave you may have to heat another 30 seconds. If desired top with mozzarella and bake until melted. Garnish with any of your favorites: grated Parmesan, diced bell peppers, diced olives, diced onions, diced tomatoes, and bacon bits! You can have your pizza dip anyway you want it! Serve with Ritz crackers and sliced French baguettes