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Pat’s Tortillas Recipe

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Pat's Tortillas Recipe

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • Tortillas
  • 1 (8oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 1 c. frated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 c. diced or minced green onions
  • 2 tbsp. chopped jalapeno
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • Dash of garlic powder

Instructions

Beat together ingredients.

Starting with tortilla, spread mixture on tortilla, top with another tortilla.

Do this until all the tortillas are spread and stack - end with a tortilla on top.

Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

Cut into wedges or small squares.

Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 302Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 69mgSodium: 306mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 10g

Zooba’s Spicy Mexican Cheese Dip Recipe

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Zooba's Spicy Mexican Cheese Dip Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs. lean hamburger
  • 1 Jimmy Dean sausage roll (silver or gold wrapper)
  • 2 lbs. Velveeta cheese
  • 1 (15oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 sm. can tomato paste
  • 2 (4 oz.) cans Ortega green chilies (mild), chopped and diced.
  • 1 (4 oz.) can Ortega diced jalapeno peppers

Instructions

Brown hamburger and sausage in pan and mash to crumbly texture.

Drain. Add all the cheese and let it sit in covered, warm pan (turn the burner off) until cheese is almost melted.

Stir in rest of ingredients.

Serve either warm or cold.

Freezes well. If using for a party,

keep warm in crock pot.

Serve with Tostito chips.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 582Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 169mgSodium: 1901mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 45g

Wild Rice Meatballs Recipe

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Wild Rice Meatballs Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 lbs. ground beef
  • 2/3 lb. ground pork
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. Pepperidge Farm seasoned croutons
  • 1 clove minced garlic or 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1 to 1 1/2 c. cooked wild rice

Instructions

Mix beef and pork well in large bowl.

Beat eggs until scrambled, crush croutons until fine, and add to beef and pork.

Mix in all other ingedients well.

Make into 1 1/2 inch meatballs.

Bake at 400 degrees in glass baking dish 12 to 15 minutes.

Drain grease.

Put in crock pot with 2 cups of your favorite gravy on low for 2 to 4 hours.

Also good right out of the oven with sweet and sour sauce.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 395Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 150mgSodium: 171mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 34g

Hot Hamburger Dip Recipe

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Hot Hamburger Dip Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. hamburger
  • 1 lb. Jimmy Dean hot sausage
  • 2 cans green chilies, chopped (can substitute jalapenos for 1 can of chilies)
  • 1 lb. Velveeta cheese
  • 1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce

Instructions

Fry hamburger and Jimmy Dean sausage together.

Drain well. Add rest of ingredients.

Heat until cheese melts.

Put in crock pot.

Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 511Total Fat: 35gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 108mgSodium: 1543mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 29g

Taco Dip Recipe

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Taco Dip Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese softened
  • 8 oz. mild or hot taco sauce
  • 1 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 c. shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 head of lettuce chopped into small pieces
  • 1 sm. jar of olives cut into small slices
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 pkg. Tostitos or Doritos chips

Instructions

With mixer, beat softened cream cheese in a bowl.

Add taco sauce and mix well.

Pour into 8 x 12 inch pan and cover bottom of pan.

Take olives and cover cream cheese and taco sauce mixture.

Then take chopped lettuce, tomato, shredded cheese and put on top.

Serve with Tostitos or Doritos.

Refrigerate before serving and any that is left.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 241Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 522mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 9g

Oyster Cracker Snack Recipe

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Oyster Cracker Snack Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp. lemon pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. dill weed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. cooking oil
  • 1 pkg. Hidden Valley harvest original flavor dressing mix
  • 12 oz. oyster crackers

Instructions

Mix together first 5 ingredients in a bowl.

Empty 12 ounce package of oyster cracker into plastic bag.

Pour mixture over crackers.

Shake and turn until the crackers are fully coated.

Store in tight container.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 442Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 29gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 781mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 4g

Norma’s Garbage Dip Recipe

Norma's Garbage Dip Recipe

Norma's Garbage Dip Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 med. tomatoes diced, drained well
  • 1 can sliced black olives or 1 can whole pitted, sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 bunch green onions, tops and all, sliced thin or 1 med. onion, diced
  • 1 to 2 garlic, diced finely
  • 1 can green chilies, diced fine (start with half a can and work your way up - No guts no Glory) or 3 to 5 fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 1/3 c. vinegar, red or malt, Heinz
  • 1/3 c. salad oil, not olive
  • Approximately 2 tsp. garilic salt or garlic powder and regular salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 can mushrooms, if desired

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients and serve with chips or crackers of your preference
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 126Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 725mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 2g

Party Mix Recipe

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Party Mix Recipe

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 c. butter
  • 1/2 c. Karo syrup
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 3 c. Rice Krispies
  • 4 c. Corn Chex
  • 3 c. pretzels
  • 1 1/2 c. peanuts

Instructions

Bring to a boil, boil 3 minutes.

Remove heat, add 1 teaspoon vanilla.

Pour liquid over the last four ingredients and toss in large bowl.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 489Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 472mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 2gSugar: 34gProtein: 7g

Ham Appetillas Recipe

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Ham Appetillas Recipe

Yield: 64 appetillas
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. Azteca super size flour tortillas
  • 2 (8oz) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup mayonaise
  • 2 tablespoons of green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of black olives, chopped
  • 2 (2 1/2 oz.) pkgs. sliced, pressed, cooked ham

Instructions

Remove the tortillas from the refrigerator.

Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, onions and olives.

Spread thin layer of mixture on tortilla.

Arrange four slices of ham over cheese.

Tightly roll up tortilla.

Wrap individually in plastic wrap.

Place in refrigerator at least 3 hours or overnight.To serve, cut into 3/4 inch slices. Makes about 64 apetillas.

Crab apetillas - Omit olives and ham. Add 1/4 cup chopped red pepper, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese and 1 can crab meat (5 ounce chopped imitation crab to mixture).

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 64 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 15Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 37mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 1g

Hidden Valley Ranch Pinwheels Recipe

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Hidden Valley Ranch Pinwheels Recipe

Yield: 32 pinwheels
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (8oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing mix
  • 2-3 green onions,including tops, minced finely
  • 4 (12 inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/2 cups finely diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cups finely diced green pepper
  • 1/2 cups finely diced celelry
  • 1 can diced black olives (drain well)
  • 1/2 cups finely chopped parsley

Instructions

Mix first 3 ingredients.

Spread on tortillas.

Sprinkle on remaining ingredients.

Roll and wrap tightly.

Chill 2 hours.

Cut into 3/4 to 1 inch slices.

VARIATION:

1 c. finely diced ham 1 c. finely diced fake or real crab legs 1 c. finely diced shrimp 1 c. patrami, corned beef 1 c. finely diced hot pepper cheese

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 32 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 14Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 20mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g