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1. Nacho Casserole
2. Napa Cabbage Salad
3. Nassau Grits
4. Nearly Brownie Cookies
5. Neighbor Nectar Smoothie
1. Nacho Casserole

Categories: Tex-, Mex

Yield: 4 Servings

1 lb Lean ground beef
1 lg Onion;, chopped
1 16 oz can refried beans
1 cn (4 oz) chopped green chiles, drained
1 c Shredded cheddar cheese
1 1/2 c Shredded Monterey jack cheese
1 c Taco sauce
1/4 c Chopped green onions; including tops
1 cn (4 oz) chopped ripe olives; drained
1 Ripe avocado; mashed
1 c Sour cream
Tortilla chips

Brown beef and crumble in a large skillet. Add onions and cook until translucent. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spread refried beans in the bottom of an 11/13 inch baking dish; top with meat mixture. Sprinkle chiles, then cheeses, then taco sauce over all. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle green onions and olives over all. Mound mashed avocado in the center; top with sour cream. Serve with chips.

NOTES : This recipe appeared in the San Jose Mercury during the mid 1960's. It was an immediate hit with my two sons and we often had it for dinner.

Recipe by: San Jose Mercury Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #768 by Crane Walden on Sep 1, 1997

2. Napa Cabbage Salad

Categories: Salad, Vegetable, Country living

Yield: 6 Servings

6 c Napa cabbage; thinly sliced
1 Cucumber; halved lengthwise, seeded, sliced across
2 c Carrots; peeled, julienned
1/2 c Rice vinegar
2 tb Vegetable oil
1 tb Soy sauce
1 tb Sesame oil
1 tb Honey
1 sm Jalapeno; halved lengthwise, seed, finely chopped
1 Clove garlic; finely chopped
1/2 ts Salt
2 tb Dry-roasted peanuts; unsalted, chopped

In large bowl, combine cabbage, cucumber, and carrots; cover and refrigerate until well chilled or until ready to serve.

In jar with tight-fitting lid, combine vinegar, vegetable oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, honey, jalapeno, garlic, and salt. Cover and refrigerate.

Just before serving, shake vinegar mixture; pour over salad and toss. Sprinkle with peanuts and serve.

Recipe by: Country Living (March 1998)

3. Nassau Grits

Enjoy this appetizer at your next dinner party!

From, "Atlanta Cooknotes" published by The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. in cooperation with your Daily InBox newsletter.

1/2 pound bacon, diced
1-1/2 cups finely chopped ham
2 medium onions, chopped
2 small green bell peppers, chopped
1-1/2 cups uncooked white grits
8 fresh tomatoes, chopped

Fry bacon, drain and set aside. Saute ham in bacon grease about ten minutes. Add onions and peppers to ham, and sauté ten more minutes. Cook grits according to package directions. Stir ham, onions and peppers into grits. Cooking is complete at this point. Toss tomatoes with grits mixture. Crumble bacon over top and serve immediately. If not served immediately, do not add bacon and tomatoes until the grits have been reheated and are ready to serve.

4. Nearly Brownie Cookies

Categories: Cookies

Yield: 50 Servings

8 oz Semisweet chocolate
3 tb Butter
1/4 c All-purpose flour
1/4 ts Baking powder
1/8 ts Salt
2 Eggs
3/4 c Sugar
1/2 ts Vanilla
1 c Semisweet chocolate morsels
2 1/4 c Pecans, chopped roughly

PREHEAT OVEN TO 350F. Melt the semisweet chocolate and the butter over low heat or in the microwave. Stir until smooth. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Beat eggs, sugar and vanilla at high speed until well combined. Slowly beat in the cooled chocolate, then the dry ingredients until just blended but smooth. Stir in the chocolate morsels and the nuts. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls 1 inch apart on cookie sheets lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Bake 10-to-12 minutes. Do not over bake. Cool on a rack. May be made ahead or frozen.

Neighbor Nectar Smoothie

Categories: Beverages, Breakfast, Vegan, Vegetarian

Yield: 3 Servings

6 tb Nonfat plain yogurt
6 Whole nectarines; peeled and sliced
1 1/2 tb Honey; or to taste
1/3 c Wheat germ
1 c Seedless grapes

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend on medium for 45 seconds. Pour into tall glasses and serve.

Printed in the Atlanta Journal/Constitution, 7/10/97

From: Ellen C. Rakes

Per serving: 260 Calories; 3g Fat (8% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 58g Carbohydrate; 1mg Cholesterol; 29mg Sodium =46ood Exchanges: 1/2 Starch/Bread; 3 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

NOTES : This smoothie tastes great and is rich in potassium and calcium.

Recipe by: Great American Shakes,

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