Favorite Ingredient Friday ~ Appetizers & Snacks Edition

8 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 teaspoons minced garlic, jar
1 small jar artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
8 ounces krab, finely chopped (about 2 cups)
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 bunch green onions, minced
salt & pepper to taste

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix together the cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth.
  • Add garlic.
  • Add krab, green onions, Parmesan cheese, artichokes, salt and pepper.
  • Mix together well.
  • Spread into a well greased shallow baking dish.
  • Bake 30 minutes or until the edges are golden.
  • Garnish with green onion tops.

1 sweet Vidalia onion, minced fine
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup mayonnaise
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1/8 teaspoon lemon juice

  • Mix ingredients all together until well blended.
  • Spread into a shallow baking dish and bake 10-15 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Serve with wheat thins or bread chunks.

16 ounces refried black beans
2/3 cup grated cheddar jack mix of cheese
1 bunch green onions, sliced thin
3/4 cup chunky salsa
2 teaspoons lime juice
2 teaspoons minced garlic, jar
small can whole kernel corn, drained

  • Preheat oven 350 degrees
  • Combine the refried beans, 1/2 of the cheese, the lime juice, garlic, 1/2 of green onions and 1/3 of the salsa.
  • Spread into the bottom of a PURE sprayed shallow baker.
  • Evenly sprinkle the corn over top.
  • Top with remaining salsa.
  • Bake 25 minutes.
  • Top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake 5 minutes more.
  • Garnish with remaining green onions.

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These look like yummy recipes. I’ll have to make one of them (or two) for the next family gathering or get-together at work that we have. You are always providing the coolest recipes!