July 30, 2010

Texas Caviar Salad

2 (14oz) cans. black eyed peas, drained
1(15 1/2oz) can white hominy, drained
4 green onions, chopped
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup. jalapeño, chopped
1/2 cup. onion, chopped
1/2 cup. fresh parsley, chopped
1 (16oz) bag cheese cubes
1 (8oz) bottle Italian dressing

In large bowl, combine peas, hominy,onions,tomatoes,garlic,bell pepper,cheese cubes, jalapeños, and parsley; mix well.
Pour dressing over vegetables; toss. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours.

Sloppy Joe Casserole

2 1/2 lbs. ground chuck
1 lb. tater tots
1 (7oz)box mac n cheese
1 (15oz)can Manwich Original sloppy joe mix
8 oz.  Velveeta cheese
1/3 c. water
1/2 c. milk

Grease cookie sheet and arrange tater tots. Bake at 400 F. for 20 minutes. Brown meat and drain.
Add water and sloppy Joe sauce and simmer while tater tots are baking. Cook macaroni according to package
directions, except add 1/2 cup milk. Add Velveeta cheese and stir until melted. In a 3 quart casserole dish, layer meat, macaroni and cheese, and tater tots on top. Reheat.