packages cream cheese (8 oz. or 240 g.); softened
1 can (10 oz. or
300 g.)crushed pineapple, drained
2 cups chopped
1/3 cup chopped
1/3 cup choped red
1 teaspoon onion
1 teaspoon Vegeta
- In a food
procesor or blender beat cream cheese until smooth.
- Gradually stir in pineapple, 1
cup chopped pecans and rest of ingredients.
- Shape into a ball,
and roll in remaining nuts.
- Wrap in clear wrap or
- Refrigerate for at least 6
hours or overnight.
- Serve with crackers or breads.
Serves 25 to 30 people.
|Did You Know?
zinc, we couldn’t survive. We rely on this mineral to help us taste and
digest our food, to grow
properly, and even to breathe. It’s especially important in the
development of boys into men. What’s more, we need zinc to help decode
the instructions in our genetic material, DNA. Our bodies use these
instructions to make the proteins that keep all our complex internal
systems running smoothly. Zinc is an essential component of about 400
of these proteins.
Despite zinc’s vital role in our health, our bodies need only trace
amounts: Adults require from 8 to
11 mg a day for good health. That’s about the amount in your favorite
zinc-enriched breakfast cereal—such as specially fortified cornflakes
or raisin bran—or in a sizzling, 6-ounce beef chuck steak, for
Certain seafoods, notably oysters, along with milk, whole-grain breads,
dark-meat poultry, and nuts like cashews also provide this multipurpose