Rocky Mountain Recipes 7/14/02
Pumpkin Trail Mix
2 c. raw sunflower seeds
2c. pumpkin seeds
1 c. raisins
1 c. sweetened dried cranberries
Measure ingredients into a paper bag.
Fold over the top of the bag and shake to mix.
Store the mixture in an airtight plastic bag or container.
Makes 6 1-cup servings.
Ethel Williams – Roanoke, Va.
Spinach Salad with Orange Slices
5 cups baby spinach
1/2 bunch green onions OR 1/2 c. red onion, diced fine
1/2 tsp. salt
3 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. or more rice vinegar
1 tsp. Lowrys seasoned pepper
1/2 tsp. orange zest
Wash, spin dry, and shred baby spinach.
Trim and thinly slice green onions, tops too.
Combine remaining ingredients to make dressing.
Toss salad with dressing just before serving on individual salad plates.
Makes 4-5 individual salads.
Hilda Van Valkenburg Walden, Colo.
Instant Russian Tea
2 c. Tang
1 1/2 c. instant tea with lemon
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 c. sugar (may omit)
(2 small packages lemonade mix) if you dont have lemon tea
Mix all ingredients.
Add 1-2 tsp. to boiling water
Terry Valdez Henderson, Colo.
Peachy Ginger Ale Salad
1 30 oz. lime jello
1 c. ginger ale
1/4 c. celery, chopped
1/4 c. nuts, chopped
1 c. diced peaches, drained
Dissolve jello in i cup hot water.
Add 1 cup ginger ale.
When slightly thickened, add celery, nuts, and peaches.
Lois Dilky Big Springs, Neb.
Hot Beef Dip
1/4 c. onion
1 Tbsp. margarine
8 oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese
1 c. milk
4 oz. mushrooms
2 1/2 oz. smoked beef
1/4 c. Parmesan
2 Tbsp. Parsley
Saute onions in margarine.
Combine remaining ingredients.
Marlene Maurer Lakewood, Colo.
10 oz. frozen spinach, thawed and liquid squeezed out
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 pkg. Knorr vegetable soup mix
1 c. sour cream
1 c. pure mayonnaise
3 oz. can water chestnuts, diced fine
Mix all ingredients and refrigerate.
Serve with fresh vegetables or place in bread bowl and use bread taken from bread bowl for dippers.
Iola Egle McCook, Neb.
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