Super Bowl Food
We got the game schedule down, now “What are we going to eat”?
This is the day of the finger foods at its very best. Here are some suggestions of some finger foods that is inexpensive, simple and fresh.
Tortilla Chips and Pico de Gallo (Chips with Dip)
Tortilla Chips: Any choice of tortilla chips will do.
Pico De Gallo: seed and dice 6 roma tomatoes, 1 diced sweet onion (use only half, save the other half), chop up 4 stems of cilantro, 1 tsp of sea salt (perferred kosher salt) you can also use all purpose seasoning, and cut a juice 1 lime into concocotion. Give it a stir to incorporate the ingredients. Place in the refridgerator covered for about 2 hours.
Variation: If you like it Hot, add a tsp of Chipotle spice and 1/4 tsp of Cayenne pepper (powder).
Sloppy Joe (hand sandwich)
Use a pound of any ground meat of your choice. Get 4 ounces of diced sweet peppers, use the rest of the diced sweet onion, one minced garlic clove, 2 cups of tomato sauce, 4 tbsp of brown sugar, salt, pepper and a tbsp of olive oil.
Heat pan to medium heat, use a tablespoon olive oil saute garlic, sweet peppers, and onions for about 1 minute. Next add ground meat season with salt and pepper to taste cook until it is no longer pink. Then add tomato sauce and brown sugar, stir. Lower heat until food is just at a simmer, occasionally stirring until sauce is at desired consistancy.
Add to a hambuger bun and enjoy.
Veggie Platter (Veggies Anyone)
Use a Juliene Cut for the celery, cucumbers, and carrots, this will make a pound bag of uncut veggies plentiful. To make this tray more appetizing and appealing, we are going to make a dip. Take 1 cup of sour cream, 1/4 cup of ranch dressing,1/4 tsp of black pepper (fresh cracked pepper if you can), 1 tablespoon of chopped green onions/scallions, and 2 tablespoons of chopped cooked pork bacon or turkey bacon (whichever your perference) and mixed together until well incorporated.
Challenge: Name that Dip! Send your suggestions into the comment section to name the dip above. The Chosen name will be announced in a week.