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new year's day good luck dip

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Carol Elliott
Cibolo, TX

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.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For new year's day good luck dip

  • 1 lb
    velveeta cheese
  • 1 can
    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

How To Make new year's day good luck dip

  • 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!