OLIVE CHEESE BALL [RECIPE CARD]

Olive Cheese Ball from Sarah's Card Files
Olive Cheese Ball from Sarah’s Card Files

Olive Cheese Balls

1 8 oz pkg cream cheese

softened

1/3 chopped green olives

1/4 c. clipped black olives

1 T minced onion

1/4 t Tabasco sauce

1 c chopped barsley??? basil? to coat.

mix and refrig

Can’t quite read it, but there is something to coat. Nuts perhaps?

serve ????

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“Candied” Onions from Sarah’s files

Oven roasted onions make a great side dish with a winter feast. Try em heaped on toasted bread or pizza. .

6-8 onions-cut into thick wedges

2-3 cloves fresh garlic-finely minced (for 6-8 onions)

extra virgin olive oil

soy sauce

spring or filtered water

reduced Balsamic vinegar

Preheat oven to 375. Arrange onion wedges snugly in a baking dish and sprinkle with minced garlic. Drizzle with oil, water [a little, if needed] and soy sauce. Cover and bake for about 45 minutes. Remove cover and return onions to oven to reduce. Season lightly with Balsamic vinegar, stir gently and transfer to a serving bowl. Serve hot. These onions will keep, refrigerated for about 1 week.

JICAMA, AVOCADO AND CHEDDAR SALAD WITH LIME DRESSING

JICAMA, AVOCADO AND CHEDDAR SALAD WITH LIME DRESSING
Makes 4 servings
Ingredients
• 1 medium jicama
• 3 medium carrots
• 1/2 small red onion
• 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
• 2 teaspoons honey
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
• 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
• 4 ounces Cabot 50% or 75% Reduced Fat Cheddar, grated
• 1/2 small avocado, peeled and diced

Directions
1. In food processor with julienne blade or by hand, cut jicama and carrots into matchsticks, to yield 4 cups of jicama and 2 cups of carrots. Thinly slice red onion to yield 1/2 cup.

2. In large bowl, whisk together lime juice, honey, salt and cumin. Add jicama, carrots, red onion and cilantro and toss together well.

3. Mound mixture on four plates and top each with some of cheese and avocado.

Nutrition Analysis
Calories 220 , Total Fat 9g , Saturated Fat 4g , Sodium 481mg , Carbohydrates 28g , Dietary Fiber 11g , Protein 12 , Calcium 270mg

JICAMA AND ASIAN PEAR SALAD

JICAMA AND ASIAN PEAR SALAD
Makes 6 servings
Each serving equals one 5 A Day serving
Ingredients
2 cups Romaine lettuce, shredded
2 cups Jicama, julienne-sliced
2 Asian pears, cored and chopped
1/2 cup Golden raisins
1/4 cup White wine vinaigrette
1/4 cup Apple cider or juice (for Dressing)
1/4 tsp Chinese five-spice powder or ground allspice

In a bowl, toss the shredded lettuce, jicama, Asian pears and golden raisins until combined.

For dressing, whisk together the salad dressing, apple cider or juice, and five-spice powder or allspice until well mixed.

Drizzle over salad and toss well.

Serve immediately.

Holiday Fruit Drops

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Holiday Fruit Drops

2 1/3 c. Flour

1/2 tsp. Baking Powder

1/2 tsp. Baking Soda

1/2 tsp. Salt

1/2 c. Butter

1/2 c. Sugar

1/2 c. Honey

1 Egg

1 tsp. Vanilla

1 c. Chopped Mixed Candied Fruits

1/2 c. Chopped Nuts

Sift dry stuff together, set aside, cream butter & sugar. Beat in honey, egg & vanilla. Add dry ingredients. Mix Well. Blend in fruit & nuts. Drop by tablespoon 2 inches apart. Bake in 350 degree oven 12-15 minutes until lightly browned. Makes 4 1/2 dozen.