Win-Win Super Bowl Recipes

  • Written by Family Features

(Family Features)Registered dietitian Jodie Shield has put together some win-win tips and recipes that are sure to keep fans cheering for more for the Super Bowl on February 5.

Seven Layer

7 Layer Fiesta Ranch Dip

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Makes: 10 (1/4 c.) servings

1 16-ounce can fat-free refried beans

1/2 c. guacamole

1 package Hidden Valley Fiesta Ranch Dips Mix

1 c. fat-free sour cream or plain nonfat yogurt

1 c. shredded reduced-fat

cheddar cheese

6 green onions, chopped

1 medium tomato, chopped

1/4 c. sliced black olives (optional)

1. Spread each of the ingredients in the order listed over a 9-inch serving platter or pie dish.

2. Chill for an hour and serve.


Super Bowl Chile

Turkey Chili

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: High heat cooks for 4 hours; Low heat cooks for 8 hours

Makes: 8 (1 c.) servings

1 Tbsp. olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 medium green bell pepper, chopped

2 pounds lean ground turkey breast

2 cans (14.5 ounces each) Mexican-style diced tomatoes

1 can (6 ounces) reduced sodium tomato paste

1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained

1 c. low sodium tomato juice

1 package Hidden Valley Fiesta Ranch Dips Mix

1. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat.

2. Add onions and bell pepper and sauté until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.

3. Remove and place in slow cooker.

4.  Add ground turkey breast to the same pan and cook until crumbled and browned, about 8 to 10 minutes.

5. Add the turkey to the slow cooker along with all of the remaining ingredients.

6. Cover the slow cooker and cook for 4 hours on high heat or 8 hours on low heat.

Cheesy Ranch Popcorn

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 3 1/2 minutes

Makes: 6 (2 c.) servings

1     bag (3 ounces) reduced-fat, low sodium

butter-flavored microwave popcorn

1/4     pack (0.25 ounces) Hidden Valley Salad

Dressing & Seasoning Mix

3     sprays from olive oil mister

3     Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

1. Pop popcorn according to package directions. Immediately open the bag and pour the popcorn into a large serving bowl.

2. Spray the popcorn with three sprays from the olive oil mister, toss with salad dressing and seasoning mix and then toss with the Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Hold That Line Hummus Dip

“No need to pass on fabulous dips to maintain your diet,” said Shield. “Thanks to the protein and fiber in chickpeas, hummus is light, yet heart-healthy enough to satisfy hungry sports fans. Try this easy recipe for happy game day guests.”

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Makes: 8 (1/4 c.) servings

2     cans (15 1/2 ounces each)

chickpeas, rinsed and drained

4     garlic cloves

1/3     c. lemon juice

1     package Hidden Valley Salad

Dressing & Seasoning Mix

4     Tbsp. cold water

1/2     c. tahini (sesame seed paste)

Dash of paprika for garnish

1. In a food processor, puree the chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, salad dressing and seasoning mix and water until very smooth, about 3 minutes.

2. Add tahini paste and process an additional 2 minutes.

3. Spread hummus into a shallow serving bowl.

4. Sprinkle top with paprika.

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