Super Bowl Recipes
Recipes for the Big Game
Here are some delicious recipes that will let you see the game, too - if you do all the major preparations in advance.
Everyone's ready for a good time, including you! Early in the day, make the dessert. Dips and spreads can be made ahead, as well. Prepare the wintertime salad bar, and all you'll have left is the main dish.
There are no desserts in this hub. Please see my other hubs for desserts.
(Choose 1 or 2 of these)
Layered Nacho Dip
1 can refried beans (16 oz) - mix with 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 teaspoon ground cumin,1/2 teaspoon chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, cayenne pepper, to taste (if you like it hot, add more), 1/2 teaspoon salt, and black pepper, to taste.
Spread mixture into bottom of a 9" pie plate.
Add a layer of guacamole by blending 2 medium avocados, seeded, peeled and chopped, 1/2 small chopped onion, 1/2 cup sour cream or plain yogurt, 2 Tablespoons lemon juice (about 1 lemon), 1 clove garlic, minced, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper until well-combined.
Add a layer of salsa, then a layer of 1 cup shredded lettuce, 1 cup Mexican-style shredded cheese, a layer of 1/2 cup green onion slices.
Top with 2 Tablespoons pitted ripe black olives.
Refrigerate up to 2 hours. Serve with tortilla chips.
4 ripe avocados - peeled and smashed
8 oz. cream cheese
2 oz. sour cream - blend with cream cheese
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon chili powder
juice from 2 fresh lemons
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
Combine ingredients and chill. Can be made ahead.
Crispy Cheddar Wafers
1/2 cup butter or marjarine
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 cups Rice Krispies cereal
Beat butter or margarine until light and fluffy. Combine flour, baking powder and salt and mix well with butter. Stir in cheese and cereal. Shape Tablespoons of dough into balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten slightly. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. Makes 4 1/2 dozen.
Sideline Salad Bar, Dressings and Sides
WINTERTIME SALAD BAR
Celery Seed Dressing
In a blender, combine 1/3 cup cider vinegar, 1/2 cup sugar,1 teaspoon dry mustard, 1 Tablespoon celery seed, and 1 teaspoon salt. With blender still running, gradually pour in 1/2 cup vegetable oil (I use extra virgin olive oil or canola oil). Sweet and delicious! Makes about a cup and a half of dressing.
Honey Mustard Dressing (Easy, delicious, and fat-free!)
1/4 Cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice (2-3 lemons), 1/4 cup Dijon mustard , 1/4 cup honey, 1/4 cup rice vinegar. Combine lemon juice, mustard, vinegar and honey in a small bowl and mix well. Chill for up to an hour, to allow flavors to blend together.
Fewer than a Thousand Island Dressing
8 ounces plain low-fat yogurt, 1/4 cup ketchup, 1 hard-boiled egg, minced, 1/4 cup dill pickle relish, 1 teaspoon prepared mustard, 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish, onion salt and pepper, to taste. Stir ingredients together. Refrigerate until serving time. Makes 1 1/2 cups.
Salad Bar Suggestions
Drained canned tuna
Sliced fresh or canned tomatoes
Diced cooked potatoes
Sliced hard-boiled eggs
Julienne sliced beets
Drained canned kidney beans
Sliced Cooked carrots
Canned or frozen cooked cut green beans
Serve chilled. Choice of dressings.
Deviled Eggs (Serves 6-12)
6 eggs, remove yolks and mash with 1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
Halve hard cooked eggs. After mashing with other ingredients, spread into halved whites of eggs. Sprinkle with paprika.
End Zone Entrees
Porcupine Meat Balls
1 lb. ground beef
3 Tablespoons grated onion
1 cup cooked rice
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cans tomato sauce
1 cup water
Combine ingredients and form into balls. Brown. Drain fat and add tomato sauce and water.
Simmer covered until done, about 45 minutes.
Make and Bake Chicken
1 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 3/4 teaspoon onion powder
1 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 3/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1 teaspoon paprika
1 1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 Tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons oil
Moisten chicken pieces with milk or oil. Dip in "make and bake" mixture. Place on baking sheet and bake 400 degrees F. for 30 minutes, covered with foil. Remove foil and bake another 30 minutes until browned.
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