This past Saturday we hosted some friends for dinner. I tried a couple of new recipes, something you really shouldn't do for company, but this time it worked out great. I was looking for quick and easy. Both I prepared earlier in the day and fridged them until I needed them.
Mexican Corn Dip
2 cans fiesta corn, drained
1 can black olives
1 can green chilies
1 C mayonnaise
2 C Mexican cheese (I used cheddar)
Mix ingredients together and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips.
This dip is so good you'll have to use a lot of self control to keep from eating it before your guests arrive!
Maple Baked Beans
2 cans (16 oz. each) pork & beans
1/2 C ketchup
1/2 C maple syrup
dash ground cinnamon
Combine ingredients in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 15-20 minutes or until mixture reaches desired thickness, stirring every 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
This recipe is great because it doesn't heat up the kitchen. I used 3 cans of beans and adjusted everything else up. This quantity filled a 9 x 13 pan.