2 cups Parmesan cheese
2 cups Mozzarella cheese, Italian style
1 cup Mayonnaise
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 cans (16 oz. each) artichoke hearts, drained
and finely chopped
Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Bake in oven-proof bowl at 380 degrees for 45 minutes.
Serve with an assortment of crackers.
1 lb. Swiss cheese, coarsely shredded (like slaw
1 bunch green onions with tops, chopped
1/2 cup mild banana peppers, chopped
1/2 cup Jalapeno peppers, diced
1 head cabbage
Combine cheese, green onions, banana and Jalapeno peppers in a bowl. Add enough mayonnaise
to bind and mix well. Store in refrigerator (can be stored up to a week). Add more mayonnaise if needed when serving.
Hollow out center of cabbage head, put on serving plate and fold back outer leaves (or
put some loose leaves around side of plate). Spoon cheese mixture into center and serve with large size corn chips for
'scoops'. Makes 16 servings.
Stuffed Phyllo Bundles
1 T butter/margarine
1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
1-1/2 cups fresh mushrooms, chopped
1/4 cup fresh chives, chopped (or 1 T dried)
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. dried marjoram leaves
1/4 tsp dried sage leaves
1/8 tsp. pepper
6 sheets (17"x12") frozen phyllo pastry, thawed
Nonstick cooking spray
2 T shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
Melt butter in skillet. Add bell pepper and garlic. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes
until tender. Add mushrooms and cook 2-3 minutes until tender. Remove from heat and stir in chives, salt, marjoram,
sage, and pepper. Mix well.
Heat oven to 350. Unroll phyllo sheets and cover with plastic wrap or towel. Use
the first 3 phyllo sheets for half of mixture: Place 1 sheet on work area, spray with cooking spray; layer with 2 more,
spraying each with the cooking spray; cut through all three layers with sharp knife to make 12 squares.
Place heaping teaspoon of mushroom mixture in center of each square and sprinkle each with
Parmesan cheese. Bring up edges of pastry squares and twist or pinch together to seal.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining three phyllo sheets, mixture,
and cheese. Bake at 350 for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm Makes 24 appetizers.