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Easy Appetizer Recipes for Football Sunday

October 25, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 441

Football season is upon us once again.  Whether you are a fan or a disgruntled spouse, there is no reason you can't have an enjoyable day stuffing your face.  The favorite foods on football Sunday tend to be finger foods and dips.  I have included recipes for cheesy sausage balls, spicy chili cheese dip, pizza dip and a delicious taco dip.  Walk away from the processed frozen appetizers at your local supermarket, and try these quick and easy to make appetizers next gameday.

 

Cheesy Sausage Balls

 

What you need:

3 c Bisquick

8 oz cheddar cheese, shredded

1 lb pork sausage, ground

 

What you do:

Mix sausage and cheese together.  Add Bisquick and mix thoroughly.  Form into 1 inch balls.  Place on baking pan so balls are not touching and heat for 15-20 minutes at 375 degrees.  Works well with ranch dressing, barbecue sauce or dip of choice.

 

 Spicy Chili Cheese Dip

 

What you need:

15 oz can chili without beans

4 oz can green chiles, chopped and seeded

1/2 lb sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

8 oz package cream cheese

 

What you do:

Combine all ingredients in a microwave safe bowl.  Microwave 1 minute at a time, stopping to stir contents, then resuming procedure until cheese melts.

 

 Easy Breezy Taco Dip

 

What you need:

1 lb ground beef

16 oz can refried beans

16 oz sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

11/2 c salsa, medium

21/4 oz can black olives, sliced and drained

3/4 c whole green onions, sliced

2 c sour cream

tortilla chips

 

What you do:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Brown ground beef in a medium skillet and drain.  Layer bottom of 2 quart casserole dish with refried beans.  Spread meat over refried beans.  Pour salsa over meat.  Cover meat with cheese. Top off with onions and olives.  Bake for 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated.  Add sour cream over top.  Serve with tortilla chips.

 

Easy Pizza Dip

 

What you need:

1 lb Italian sausage (casings removed), browned and drained

1 (24-28 oz) jar spaghetti sauce

1 lb Mozzarella cheese, shredded

1/2 t dried oregano

1/4 t garlic powder

 

What you do:

Add sausage, spaghetti sauce, oregano and garlic powder to a medium saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes. Add cheese to saucepan and mix.  Continue heating on low, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted.  Serve hot with bread sticks or garlic bread.

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