Appetizer

1 2 3 7

Hot Creole Dip

[expand title=’Ingredients’]1 lb. ground beef
4 green onions, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 tbsp. margarine
2 lbs. Velveeta
4 oz. pimento, chopped
4 tbsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
Tabasco, salt, pepper to taste[/expand]

Preparation:
Brown meat. Saute’ onion, pepper and celery in margarine. Melt cheese. Add all other ingredients to the cheese and pour into a large baking dish. Bake 300 degrees for 2 1/2 hours. Serve with fritos or melba toast. Note: We chopped the vegetables in a food processor to save time and added some picante sauce to the mixture.

Creole Sauce

[expand title=’Ingredients’]1 c. chopped carrots
1 c. chopped onions
1/2 c. chopped celery
1 qt. clam juice
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. marjoram
1/4 tsp. tarragon
3/4 tsp. thyme
2 bay leaves
1 tbsp. garlic
1/2 c. white wine (Taylor Chardonnay)
1 lb. can tomato paste
Cayenne pepper[/expand]

Preparation:
Saute carrots, onion and celery together in butter (or olive oil, preferred). Add flour and saute to cook roux, stirring constantly. Add clam juice, herbs, garlic and wine. Simmer about 15 to 20 minutes. Add tomato paste to thicken. Serve with shrimp, scallops, etc.

Mini Shrimp Quiche

[expand title=’Ingredients’]SHELLS:
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/4 lb. butter, softened
1 1/2 c. flour
QUICHE MIXTURE:
30 sm. fresh shrimp, steamed and peeled
1 extra lg. egg, beaten
1/2 c. heavy cream
1 1/2 tbsp. brandy
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. dried dill, or 1 1/2 tsp. fresh dill
1 2/3 oz. Gruyere or Swiss cheese[/expand]

Preparation:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine the cream cheese and the butter, beating until smooth. Add flour and mix well. Shape dough into 30 1-inch balls. Place in lightly greased 1 3/4-inch muffin pans; shape into shells. Prick bottom and sides of pastry shells with fork. Bake at 400 degrees for 5 minutes. Let cool in pan on wire rack. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 1 shrimp in each shell. Combine egg, cream, brandy, salt, pepper and dill, dividing evenly among shells, about 2 teaspoons each. Slice cheese into 30 small triangles and place one on each appetizer. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes, or until set. Cool, remove from tins; freeze in foil. To reheat, place frozen appetizers on baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 7-10 minutes

Shrimp Dip

[expand title=’Ingredients’]1 can tomato soup
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
1 c. mayonnaise
4 tsp. minced or dried onions
1 envelope Knox gelatin (soften in 2 tbsp. water)
2 small cans shrimp (chopped up)[/expand]

Preparation:
Heat soup and cheese over medium heat. Slowly stir until smooth. Put gelatin in 2 tablespoons water and stir in. Cool. Add remaining ingredients.

Hot Spicy Shrimp Dip

[expand title=’Ingredients’]2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese
1 (8 oz.) pkg. frozen sm. shrimp
1 sm. onion, chopped
1 lg. tomato, chopped
1/2 tsp. garlic salt
2-4 jalapeno peppers, diced[/expand]

Preparation:
In top of double boiler melt cream cheese. Cook shrimp according to package, drain and dice. Add shrimp and all ingredients to melted cheese. Use 2 whole jalapenos to start. Cook slow on low in double boiler for 40 minutes, at least for flavor to develop. Taste. Add dash salt, more garlic salt and jalapenos if desired. Good for freezing. Recipe can be doubled. Always use double boiler. If too thick thin with milk. Serve with chips.

1 2 3 7
Upcoming Black History Posts
  • Watts Riots
  • SS Leonard Roy Harom
  • Shaw University
  • William Sill
  • Alexander Miles
  • E. Franklin Frazier
  • John W Cromwell
Click to visit WFA Radio
Loading ...
Loading ...
Categories

Click to visit the JazzUSA Archive

click to visit the Land of P-Funk



Website security