Fully Cooked Pot Roast
FROM THAWED: Thaw in refrigerator. Oven: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Remove thawed roast and juice from package and place in covered pan. Bake for 40-50 minutes.
FROM FROZEN: Microwave: Place frozen roast and packaging upside down in microwave safe dish. Microwave on DEFROST for 30 minutes, turning over half way through cooking. Cut 2 small slits in packaging, microwave on high for 15-17 minutes. Remove from packaging. Slice and serve with au jus. N
Roasted Root Vegetables
Do Not Thaw. Oven: Preheat oven to 450°F. Remove vegetables from packaging. Spread in single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper. Roast for 25 minutes until golden brown and tender. Microwave (1100 Watt): Remove vegetables from packaging. Place in a microwave-safe dish. Toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper. Cover with plastic wrap venting one corner. Microwave on HIGH 3 minutes. Carefully peel back film; stir. Microwave an additional 1 ½ minutes or until tender.
Preparation: Do Not Thaw! Microwave (1100-WATT): Cut slit in center of film. Place tray in microwave; cook on high for 2 minutes. Carefully remove film, stir and cook on high for 30 seconds or until internal temperature reaches 165°F. Stir and serve. Oven: Preheat oven to 400°F. Carefully remove film from tray before baking. Place tray on baking sheet on oven center rack. Bake for 28 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F. Remove from oven, stir and serve.
Caramel Apple Tartlets
Do Not Thaw! Bake: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Remove tartlet from cellophane bag. Place on foil lined baking sheet allowing space between each piece. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Microwave: * Remove tartlet from cellophane bag. Place on microwave safe plate. Microwave on HIGH for 60-70 seconds. *Cooking time based on 1100-watt microwave with turntable. Adjust time for lower wattage microwaves. If not using a turntable, rotate once while cooking.
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