Did you see the game this past Sunday night? I was on the edge of my seat, with everything I’ve got crossed except for my eyes hoping the Giants would win. Next stop Superbowl! Lots of people like to watch the Superbowl, or any big game, with a group of friends. So of course you need to serve some snacks. I’ve got some snack ideas for you courtesy of Frito-Lay, the folks that make one of my favorite snacks EVER – Fritos Scoops. Fritos Scoops are a perfect snack because they taste good and they’re perfect for dipping. Plus the other biggie in our house – they’re gluten-free! Only three ingredients – corn, oil (healthier oils like corn oil) and salt. Eaten alone or with healthier dips in salsa these are tasty snacks that won’t sabotage your diet like some snacks. Here are some recipes you can serve on game day, courtesy of Fritos.
Black Bean Corn Bites
- 2 cups frozen sweet corn, thawed
- 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 bunch green onions, chopped
- 1/2 avocado, sliced
- Juice of half a lime
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1 cup Tostitos® Restaurant Style Mild Salsa
- 1 bag Fritos® Scoops!® Corn Chips
Combine all ingredients except for the chips and toss well in glass bowl. Let sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour before spooning mixture into Fritos® Scoops!® Corn Chips and place on serving dish and serve immediately.
Tuscan White Bean Dip
- 1 can white kidney beans, drained
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 large garlic clove, peeled
- 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- 2 teaspoons dried thyme
- 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
Combine all ingredients, except basil and grated lemon peel, in blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Transfer to a bowl, add salt and pepper to taste and garnish with fresh basil and grated lemon peel. Serve immediately with Fritos® Scoops!® Corn Chips
Simple Mango Salsa
- 1 mango, cut into small squares
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/3 cup of TOSTITOS® Salsa
Combine mango, onion, cilantro and salsa in a serving bowl.
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