Monday, January 30, 2012

Blue Cheese Hot Wing Dip

Do you have a Super Bowl party coming up this weekend?  This is a dip that is sure to please...lots of flavor and the kind of gooey decadence that you expect on the most holy day in the football religion's calendar.

Blue Cheese Hot Wing Dip
Makes about 3 cups.
From Southern Living.

1 (8-ounce) package 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened and cut into pieces
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1 (4-ounce) package crumbled blue cheese
1 to 2 tablespoons milk (optional)

Garnishes: crumbled blue cheese, chopped green onions, freshly cracked pepper

Serve with: fried chicken breast tenders, celery sticks, radishes, hot wing sauce
Pulse first 10 ingredients in a food processor 4 times or just until blended. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl, and gently stir in blue cheese. If desired, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, for desired consistency. Cover and chill 1 to 2 hours before serving. Garnish, if desired. Serve with chicken tenders, celery sticks, radishes, and hot wing sauce. Store leftovers in refrigerator up to 7 days

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