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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Super Bowl Goodies Week 2

Are you hosting a Super Bowl party this year?  Offer your football fans some great eats to snack on while enjoying the game.  Last week's theme was pepperoni.  This week will be concentrated on the dips, because what is a Super Bowl party without dips? (3 recipes)


Seven Layer Taco Dip
Makes 56 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 bunch chopped green onions
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 (6 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, blend the taco seasoning mix and refried beans. Spread the mixture onto a large serving platter.
  2. Mix the sour cream and cream cheese in a medium bowl. Spread over the refried beans.
  3. Top the layers with salsa. Place a layer of tomato, green bell pepper, green onions and lettuce over the salsa, and top with Cheddar cheese. Garnish with black olives. 


    Fruit Dip
    Makes about 10 cups

    Ingredients
    • 1 package (1.4 ounces) sugar-free and fat-free instant vanilla pudding mix
    • 1 1/2 cups low-fat milk
    • 5 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
    • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
    • Your favorite fruit wedged or sliced (bananas, apples, oranges, strawberries, melon, etc)
    Directions
    1. Put pudding mix, milk, and orange juice concentrate in mixing bowl and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Beat in or mix in sour cream.
    2. Serve the orange dip with prepared fruit. Or make a dressed fruit salad by adding all the fruits to a large serving bowl. Pour orange dressing over the top and toss gently to blend. Serve immediately, or cover and keep in refrigerator until ready to serve. 



    Hot Artichoke Spinach Dip
    Makes 4 servings for appetizer
    Ingredients:
    • 1 cup chopped artichoke hearts (canned or frozen and thawed)
    • 1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed
    • 8 ounces cream cheese
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
    • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
    • Dash ground red pepper
    • For dipping:  Crackers, chips, toasted bread or sliced french bread
    Directions:
    1. Boil the spinach and artichoke hearts in a cup of water in a small saucepan over medium heat until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain in a colander when done.

    2. Heat the cream cheese in a small bowl in the microwave set on high heat for 1 minute. Or, use a saucepan to heat the cheese over medium heat until hot.

    3. Add the spinach and artichoke hearts to the cream cheese and stir well.

    4. Add the remaining ingredients to the cream cheese and combine. Serve hot with crackers, chips or toasted bread for dipping.


    See ya next week for Super Bowl Goodies Week 3!

    3 Of Your Wonderful Comments:

    Texas Type A Mom said...

    Thanks for the follow (I'm already a follower of yours)!
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    Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas said...

    Such yummy recipes here!

    I love spinach dip but have never ventured to make it myself! Maybe I will give it a try!

    I know my hubby would love that taco dip - boy does that look filling!

    new follower - thanks for all the great recipes!
    Bernadette
    http://momto2poshlildivas.blogspot.com

    Texas Type A Mom said...

    Thanks for the follow (I'm already a follower of yours)!
    www.texastypeamom.com

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