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Fall Party Favorites: Recipes for Entertaining

Prepare for company this fall and experience fried foods and delicious dips made guilt-free with the next wave of small kitchen appliances.

Turn up the Heat

Years ago, one thing was standard when cooking fried foods—oil. Now, greasy wings are a thing of the past. There’s no longer any need for unhealthy quantities of oil with NuWave’s Brio Digital Air Fryer, which circulates hot air at high speeds to fry foods quickly. Ready in just 20 to 25 minutes and perfect for your next gathering, these guilt-free wings tend to disappear quickly, so you may want to make several batches!

Buffalo Wings

(Adapted from NuWaveNow.com)

Serves 4

Ingredients

2 pounds chicken wings (tips removed and wings cut into drummettes and flats)
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon granulated garlic
¼ cup your favorite wing sauce

Directions

  1. Press “Pre-Heat,” set temperature to 400˚F, and set cooking time at 20-25 minutes. Press “Start.”
  2. Combine salt, pepper, garlic, and oil (to taste) in bowl and mix well.
  3. Add wings to bowl and toss until fully coated.
  4. Once ready, place half of chicken wings in the Fry Pan Basket, and cook, shaking the Fry Pan Basket halfway through to ensure that wings are evenly cooking.
  5. Transfer cooked wings to large bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons wing sauce.
  6. Repeat steps 4–5 with remaining wings and sauce.

Crowd Pleasers

What’s a party without miniature burgers? Protein, dairy, vegetables—they have all the essentials. These favorites are ready in just 10 minutes with the NuWave Brio Digital Air Fryer—no frying pan or grill needed. The fryer’s technology air-sears the outside while locking in flavor and juices. So be prepared—these Sliders may turn into a hit that is requested again and again.

Sliders

(Adapted from NuWaveNow.com)

Serves 2

Ingredients

8 oz. ground beef
2 slices cheddar cheese
2 dinner rolls
¼ teaspoon granulated garlic powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Press “Pre-Heat,” set temperature to 390˚F, and set cooking time at 10 minutes (cooking time can be adjusted according to doneness preference). Press “Start.”
  2. Form the ground beef into 2 (4 oz). patties and season with salt, pepper, and garlic.
  3. Once ready, add burgers to Fry Pan Basket and cook.
  4. Open Air Fryer, top each burger with cheese, set cooking time for 1 minute, and cook until cheese has melted.
  5. Remove burgers from basket and add lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and other toppings as desired.

Turn Your Kitchen into a 5-Star Restaurant

There’s nothing like hot, fresh tortilla chips to dip in your salsa or guacamole (see below for recipes). Now, you don’t have to go to a restaurant to get them; you can make them at home in minutes with the NuWave Brio Digital Air Fryer. The fryer’s Pre-Heat feature ensures crispier chips and maximum flavor.

Air-Fried Tortilla Chips

(Adapted from NuWaveNow.com)

Serves 4

Ingredients

8 corn tortillas
1 teaspoon olive oil
Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Press “Pre-Heat,” set temperature to 390˚F, and set cooking time for 4 minutes. Press “Start.”
  2. Brush tortillas with olive oil.
  3. Cut tortillas into triangles.
  4. Once ready, place in Fry Pan Basket and cook.
  5. Season with salt and enjoy.

It’s Salsa Time

Less time spent in the kitchen means more time with family and friends, and more time enjoying the party. This quick and easy salsa recipe is the perfect complement to homemade tortilla chips. With just the touch of a button, the Ninja Master Prep Food Processor slices and dices, allowing you to make the perfect bowl of salsa, every time.

Fresh Tomato Salsa

(Adapted from NinjaKitchen.com)

Serves 3 (Makes about 2½ cups)

Ingredients

4 Roma tomatoes, cut in 4 pieces
1/4 small white onion
1 serrano chilies, split and deseeded
1 tablespoon whole cilantro leaves
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
Juice from 1/4 Lime
Pinch of oregano
Pinch of cumin

Directions

Add all ingredients into the bowl. Use short pulses, about 3 times, until desired consistency is reached. Serve with tortilla chips and guacamole.

Holy Guacamole

What’s not to love about avocados? They are chock-full of nutrients such as potassium, folate, and vitamin C, and support healthy eyes and the immune system. The perfect companion to chips and salsa, guests will love dipping into this recipe. Traditional Guacamole is ready in just seconds with the Ninja Master Prep Food Processor.

Traditional Guacamole

(Adapted from NinjaKitchen.com)

Serves 3 (Makes about 1½ cups)

Ingredients

2 Hass avocados, ripe but firm, cut in 2” pieces
2 oz. white onion, cut into 1” pieces
1 garlic clove
1/2 medium beefsteak tomato, cut in 4 pieces
Juice from 1/2 Lime
15 cilantro leaves, whole
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Hot sauce to taste

Directions

Add all ingredients into the bowl and pulse until desired consistency is reached. Serve with tortilla chips.