BLT  Bites

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

16 to 20 cherry tomatoes

  1 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup chopped green onions

3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley

 

 


DIRECTIONS:

 

Cut a thin slice off of each tomato top.

Scoop out and discard pulp.

Invert the tomatoes on a paper towel to drain.

 

In a small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients.

 

Spoon into tomatoes.

 

Refrigerate for several hours.


 

Serves 16 - 20

 

 

 

 

 

Deviled  Eggs

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:

6 hard-cooked eggs

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

1 1/2 teaspoons grated onion

1 1/2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish

1/2 teaspoon spicy brown mustard

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/8 teaspoon pepper

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

Slice eggs in half lengthwise.

 

Remove yolks; set whites aside.

 

In a small bowl, mash the yolks.

Stir in the mayonnaise, onion, relish, mustard, salt, pepper flakes and pepper.

Pipe or spoon into egg whites.

 

Refrigerate until serving.

 

 

Serves 1 dozen

 

 

 

 

 

Creamy  Chicken  Spread

 

 

 

 

INGREDIENTS:
 

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup mayonnaise

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

2 cups finely chopped cooked chicken breast

2 hard-cooked eggs, finely chopped

1/4 cup sliced green onions

diced pimientos and additional sliced green onions

Assorted crackers or snack rye bread

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

In a small bowl, beat the first seven ingredients until blended.

Stir in the chicken, eggs and green onions.

 

Shape into an 8 inch x 2 inch log.

 

Garnish with pimientos and onions.

 

Cover and chill.

 

Remove from the refrigerator 15 minutes before serving.

 

Serve with crackers or bread.

 

 

Serves 3 cups

 


 

 

              

     

 

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