Super Bowl is round the corner, and you as usual are on a diet to fit into those jeans you got! You are thinking of getting some good snacks which everyone will relish and at the same time, you too want to be a part of it so that you don’t get singled out. This recipe will set the tongues of the guest wagging and wanting more of it, because so delicious is this Ham and Cheese Puff Appetizer, the perfect appetizer for super bowl. It is full of delicious taste but what will actually take the cake will be its presentation and the decoration.
These puffy little ham and cheese biscuits make a great snack or appetizer. 1 package reduced-fat refrigerator buttermilk biscuits or rolls – (7 1/2 oz)
3 Tbs seasoned tomato sauce
2 Tbs chopped reduced-fat ham or Canadian bacon
2 Tbs reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Spray a small baking sheet with nonstick spray coating. Set aside. Open the biscuit carton, and separate the biscuits. Place them on the baking sheet. With a small spoon, spread the tomato sauce on the biscuits, dividing the mixture evenly. Top with the ham and cheese, dividing evenly. Bake in the center of the oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Serve hot. Leftovers will keep 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator, tightly wrapped. Serves 10
Nutrition (per serving): 59.0 calories; 16% calories from fat; 1.0g total fat; 2.0mg cholesterol; 231.0mg sodium; 10.0g carbohydrates; 0.0g fiber; 2.0g protein.
One more appetizer out of a large treasure we have is ‘Mushroom and Sun dried tomato spread’. Try it out.
Mushroom & Sun Dried Tomato Spread
½ lb. fresh mushrooms
½ lb. portabella mushrooms
½ cup chopped sun dried tomatoes
¼ cup green onions, chopped
3 garlic cloves
2 loaves French bread, cut into diagonal slices
1 tbsp. olive oil
1. In food processor or blender puree all ingredients.
2. Toast bread in oven until lightly browned. Place bread on serving dish or bowl.
3. Place mushroom mixture into bowl. Spread mixture into bread and serve or have each person do their own.
If you are in need of another, in case people don’t like mushrooms or are allergic to them, this is what we have for your super bowl!
Salsa with Shrimp
64 jumbo shrimps
4 16 oz. jars of salsa
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper
1. In large sauce pan heat the salsa until very hot. Stir it constantly.
2. Add in all the shrimp at once and cook thoroughly for 5 minutes.
3. Place in large serving bowl.
4. You can serve this with white rice. It is a very fast to make and delicious to taste dish for the salsa lover!
To make sure that your guests enjoy more, keep your party lively with some music in between and set the decoration of your home to match up with the kind of food you will prepare and serve them.
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