can black beans, drained
4 green onions, minced
1/2 cup sour cream
tomatoes with green chilis, drained
1 1/4 cups monterey jack cheese, grated
combine with remaining ingredients, excluding 1/2 cup cheese.
Pour bean mixture into a 1-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with
remaining cheese. Bake at 350°F, 20-30 minutes. Serve hot with
|Cilantro Lime Salsa
onion, finely chopped
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup salad oil
tablespoons lime juice
3 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeno pepper, minced
cilantro, parsley, oil, lime juice, vinegar,
garlic, and jalapeno in a non-metallic bowl. If
made ahead, cover and refrigerate overnight.
Makes about 2 1/2 cups.
|Fruit and Cheese Dippers
1 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
yogurt and honey in small bowl. Cover and refrigerate at
least 30 minutes. Meanwhile, assemble Dippers by
alternating fruit pieces (see below) and cheese cubes on skewers.
Serves as many as you want.
4 cups your favorite fresh fruit, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
(bananas, apples, strawberries, mandarin orange segments, grapes,
pears, pineapple, etc)
1/4 pound slice (3/4-inch thick) Cheddar cheese, cubed
1/4 pound slice (3/4-inch thick) Swiss cheese, cubed
8 (8-inch) skewers
Note: Dip fruit pieces in lemon juice to prevent
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