Lazy Gourmet Super Bowl Favorites
By Kellie Head of ParentingHumor.com
If there's anything for the non-sports fans during football season, it's the food. What better way to get in on the excitement than with a scrumptious menu of all your cold weather favorites. Park your tight-end on the couch and dig in!
Barbecue Blitz Dip
2 tbsp. grated onion
2 tsp. margarine
2 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup honey
1 tsp. vinegar
Microwave onions and margarine on high for one minute or until tender. Stir in remaining ingredients; cover with waxed paper. Microwave on medium for 2 to 3 minutes until thoroughly heated.
Pre-Game Hors D'Oeuvres
1 pkg. Lean thin sliced lunch meat
3 oz. Softened cream cheese
tsp. Dijon mustard
In small bowl, stir together cream cheese and mustard. Spread meat lightly with mixture, roll up. Cut into 1-inch pieces.
1 lb. pork sausage
2 cups seasoned bread crumbs
1/2 lb. grated mozzarella cheese
1 1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
Grease a 10-inch deep-dish pie plate or a 9-inch square pie pan. In skillet, brown and crumble sausage, drain and set aside. Spread bread crumbs over bottom of dish, top with sausage and grated cheese. Beat together remaining ingredients and pour over cheese and sausage. Bake at 350F for 45 minutes, until lightly browned. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Starting Line Up Soup
8 oz. box of beef Rice-A-Roni
2 tbsp. oil
1 medium onion 1 clove garlic
16 oz. can tomatoes, drained and chopped
2 cups water
Saute` rice/vermicelli, onion and garlic in hot oil until golden brown; stir constantly. Stir in tomatoes, water and seasoning packet. Simmer gently, covered, until rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
1 cup canned chili with beans
4 flour tortillas (7 inch)
1 cup shredded Colby-Jack cheese
Spread 1/4 cup chili down the center of the tortilla. Place 1/4 cup of cheese on the top of chili. Fold sides of tortilla toward the center, over cheese, and roll up. Place seam-side down on microwave safe plate. Cook on high 45 seconds to 1 minute, until hot. Allow to sit for 2 minutes. Serve with salsa.
About the author: Kellie Head is the mother of six and the owner of ParentingHumor.com, home of Lazy Gourmet cooking.