New Year's Day Good Luck Dip

Carol Elliott

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@ILikePietoo

I got this simple recipe from a lovely lady in Mathis, Texas, when I taught there in the mid-90s. She introduced it to me by challenging me to guess the secret ingredient (the black eyes). I couldn't guess it! It is our favorite New Year's Day or game-day (Hook 'em Horns!) snack. Even Aggies and Sooners love it! I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.


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Comments:

Serves:

a crowd

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

1 lb
velveeta cheese
1 can(s)
black-eyed peas, with or without jalapenos
1/2 to 1 stick
margarine (start with 1/2 stick and adjust as desired)
4-6
green onions, diced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Carefully rinse and thoroughly drain black-eyes, then place in a large, microwave-safe bowl. Mash with the back of a fork until fairly smooth.
2
Dice the green onions. Cube the Velveeta and margarine and place all into the bowl with the peas. Stir with a gentle folding motion to pre-mix the ingredients.
3
Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Stir and continue to heat until dip is creamy and smooth, stirring occasionally. Stir often to avoid burning.
4
Enjoy with tortilla chips, crackers, pita chips, or top a baked potato with it. Delicious and so easy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy