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Westport Spice Appetizer Recipes.

  • Spicy Pimento Cheese Spread

    Sizzlin Sunset Cajun Spice Blend Seasoning

    This Spicy Pimento Cheese Spread recipe is perfect for a party appetizer or a quick snack. It's made with cream cheese, sharp cheddar cheese, and Monterey pepper jack cheese, as well as mayonnaise, garlic powder, pimentos, onion, and Sizzlin Sunset Cajun Spice Blend Seasoning. Mix everything together, chill in the refrigerator, and serve with crackers, veggies, or chips. It's a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that's sure to be a hit!

    Serves: 2


    • 1 (8 ounce) package, at room temperature cream cheese

    • 2 cups (8 ounces), shredded (or extra sharp) sharp Cheddar cheese

    • 2 cups (8 ounces), shredded Monterey Pepper Jack cheese

    • 1 cup, Hellman's (Best Foods), use the real stuff mayonnaise

    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

    • 1 (4 ounce) jar, drained and minced pimentos

    • 4 tablespoons, finely minced onion

    • 2 to 3 teaspoons, or to taste Sizzlin Sunset Cajun Spice Blend Seasoning


    • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir until smooth.

    • Spoon the mixture into a storage bowl, seal it, and refrigerate for several hours before serving with crackers, veggies, or chips.

  • Party-Time Chipotle Chili Cheese Ball

    Prairie Fire Chipotle Pepper Blend

    This easy-to-make cheese ball is packed with flavor from Prairie Fire Chipotle Pepper Blend and mild chopped green chiles. Perfect for any party or gathering, this cheese ball is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

    Serves: 8


    • 2-8 ounce packages low-fat cream cheese

    • 6 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise (not fat-free)

    • 2 tablespoons Prairie Fire Chipotle Pepper Blend

    • 4 ounces 50% reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese

    • 4 ounce can mild chopped green chiles, drained

    • ¼ cup diced red bell pepper

    • 1 green onion, finely chopped


    • In a medium bowl, mix together the low-fat cream cheese, reduced-fat mayonnaise, and Prairie Fire Chipotle Pepper Blend.

    • Add the shredded Cheddar cheese, mild chopped green chiles, diced red bell pepper, and green onion to the bowl.

    • Mix all the ingredients together until well combined.

    • Place the cheese mixture onto a sheet of wax paper and form it into a ball.

    • Cover the cheese ball and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

    • When ready to serve, take the cheese ball out of the refrigerator and let it sit for 10-15 minutes to soften.

    • Serve with crackers, veggie dippers, or use as a spread on bagels or English muffins.

  • Gold Coast Garlic Dip

    Gold Coast Garlic Shake Spice Blend

    A quick and easy Gold Coast Garlic Dip that pairs perfectly with your favorite chips, crackers, or fresh vegetables. Made with just two ingredients, this creamy and flavorful dip is ideal for parties or as a simple appetizer.

    Serves: 4


    • 1 cup Sour cream (regular or lite)

    • 2 to 3 teaspoons, to taste Gold Coast Garlic Shake Spice Blend


    • Blend sour cream and Gold Coast Garlic Shake Spice Blend in a bowl.

    • Seal the bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour or until thoroughly chilled before serving.

  • Best-Ever Easy Salsa

    Border Bandito's Salsa Spice Blend

    This easy salsa recipe is a crowd-pleaser with its fresh ingredients and bold flavors. Customize the heat level to your liking with or without jalapeno peppers.

    Serves: 6


    • 2-14½ ounce cans, undrained peeled & diced tomatoes

    • 1 medium, small dice (1¼ cups) red onion

    • 2 medium, seeded and finely chopped (optional) jalapeno peppers

    • ¼ cup, finely chopped (loosely packed) cilantro

    • 3 large cloves, crushed and minced (1 tablespoon) garlic

    • 8 ounce can tomato sauce

    • 2 tablespoons Border Bandito's Salsa Spice Blend

    • 1 teaspoon or to taste salt

    • 1, squeezed (2 tablespoons) fresh lime


    • Stir all ingredients into a medium size bowl, being careful not to break up the tomatoes.

    • Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving to allow flavors to blend.

  • Green Chile Roll-Ups

    Border Bandito's Salsa Spice Blend

    These Green Chile Roll-Ups make a perfect party appetizer. The cream cheese and green chiles are seasoned with Border Bandito's Salsa Spice Blend and rolled up in a soft flour tortilla. They are easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time.

    Serves: 60


    • 8 ounces, softened (regular or low fat) cream cheese

    • 4 ounce can, undrained green chiles

    • 2 teaspoons Border Bandito's Salsa Spice Blend

    • 5-6 inch flour tortillas


    • In a bowl, blend the cream cheese, chopped green chiles and Border Bandito's Salsa Spice Blend.

    • Wrap tortillas and heat in oven or microwave only until softened or to package directions.

    • Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over each tortilla to within 1/2 inch of the edge.

    • Tightly roll each tortilla up jelly roll fashion.

    • Place in a sealed container and refrigerate until well chilled and firm.

    • Slice each tortilla crosswise into 1/2 inch pieces and insert a toothpick in each.

    • Serve on a party platter.

  • Special Deviled Eggs

    Garden Harvest Special Blend

    A delicious and flavorful twist on the classic deviled eggs recipe, featuring Garden Harvest Special Blend, onion, sweet pickle relish, bacon bits, and mustard.

    Serves: 6


    • 6 large eggs

    • ¼ cup salad dressing (not mayonnaise)

    • 1 tablespoon Garden Harvest Special Blend

    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

    • 3 tablespoons sweet pickle relish

    • ¼ cup real bacon bits

    • 1 tablespoon prepared yellow mustard

    • to taste salt and pepper


    • Place eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a full boil and immediately remove from heat.

    • Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 20 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel, and cut lengthwise.

    • Remove yolks from eggs. In a medium bowl, mash the yolks and mix together with salad dressing, Garden Harvest Special Blend, onion, sweet pickle relish, bacon bits, and mustard.

    • With a fork, fill the egg halves with the yolk mixture. If desired, sprinkle with paprika, chili pepper, or cayenne pepper.

    • Refrigerate until serving.

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