Thursday, May 26, 2011

Appetizer Recipes...

We found 3 great recipes for appetizers that you could make for memorial day!

Bean Dip:

2 15oz. cans Black beans, drained and rinsed
1 15 oz. can corn, drained
1/2 c. finely chopped red onion
1/2 c. coarsley chopped green peppers
1/4 c. finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 or 2 med. coarsley shopped tomatoes
1/2 tspn ground cumin
1/2 tspn salt
1 or 2 cloves of garlic chopped
6 tblspns olive oil
6 tblspns lime juice

Mix all ingredients in large bowl. Great with chips, in tacos or with chicken.

Hot Corn Dip:

1 (15oz.) can white corn, drained
1 (15oz.) can yellow corn, drained
1 (10oz.) can diced tomatoes with green chile, drained
1 (8oz.) pckg. cream cheese, diced softened
1/2 tspn chili powder
1/2 tspn garlic powder
chopped fresh cilantro to taste

Preheat oven to 350
In a medium baking dish, mix white corn, yellow corn, and diced tomatoes with green chili peppers, cream cheese, chili powder, garlic powder and cilantro.
Bake in the preheated oven 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Black Bean Salsa:

3 (15oz.) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
1 (11oz.) can mexican style corn, drained
2 (10 oz.) cans diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, partially drained
2 tomatoes, diced
2 bunches green onions, chopped
cilantro leaves for garnish

In a large bowl, mix together black beans, mexican style corn, diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, tomatoes and green onion stalks. Garnish with desired amount of cilantro leaves.
Chill in refrigerator at least 8 hours.

Enjoy these recipes with chips, in tacos or with chicken!
If you have any recipes you would like to share please send them to or share them with us by commenting.

You can also find other great recipes on our recipes tab at the top of our page!!


  1. Wow! All of these recipes sound awesome! Thanks for the message on MBC - feel free to visit me at! Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

  2. Great Recipes, Love your blog !
    Angela & Angelica