Southern Salsa

This makes a very portable snack that often comes along on our family picnics. It is easy to prepare, delicious and very addictive.

1 250 g. pkg. cream cheese

2 tbsp. mayonnaise

2 tbsp. chopped canned jalapeno peppers

1 cup diced tomato

1/2 cup finely chopped green onion

1 large clove garlic, crushed

2 tsp. chile powder

1/4 tsp. salt

Freshly ground pepper to taste


Blend cream cheese and mayonnaise. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill several hours or overnight to blend flavors. Serve with corn chips or crisp, fresh vegetables. Makes 2 cups.