Edible Entertaining With NY Style Pita Chips!

Holiday entertaining made easy with NY Style Pita Chips! As seen in my Stocking Stuffers piece, now you can have some delicious recipes to make this holiday season and New Year. Perfect for your family gatherings, parties and so much more, make NY Style Pita Chips a part of your party this year!

Something Savory…

Butternut Squash BruschettaBUTTERNUT SQUASH BRUSCHETTA DIP

Makes 3 Cups Dip

2 TBSP. OLIVE OIL
3 CUPS DICED BUTTERNUT SQUASH*
1/2 CUP COARSELY CHOPPED DRIED CRANBERRIES 2 OZ. PROSCIUTTO, CHOPPED
1/3 CUP CRUMBLED BLUE CHEESE
1 TABLESPOON CHOPPED FRESH SAGE

Method:

1. Heat olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add squash and cook 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender-crisp.

2. Stir in cranberries and prosciutto. Cook 2 minutes or squash is tender.

3. Remove from heat, let cool; stir in blue cheese and sage. Serve with New York Style® Pita Chips.

4. Works best with New York Style Ancient Grains & Flaxseed, Chia Seeds & Quinoa, Sea Salt, Parmesan Garlic & Herb or Red Hot Chili Pepper Pita Chips

*Substitute 1 (16-oz.) package frozen diced squash for fresh squash. Reduce first cook time to 3 minutes.

Something Sweet…

Strawberry Mascarpone DipSTRAWBERRY MASCARPONE DIP

Makes: 2.5 Cups Dip

1 CUP MASCARPONE CHEESE
1 CUP WHOLE MILK RICOTTA CHEESE 1⁄4 CUP MAPLE SYRUP OR HONEY
1 TBSP. GRAND MARNIER
1⁄2 CUP SLICED STRAWBERRIES
3 TBSP. BALSAMIC GLAZE

Method:

1. Beat mascarpone with ricotta, maple syrup, and Grand Marnier in large bowl with electric mixer until thoroughly combined and smooth.

2. Spoon mascarpone mixture into serving bowl. Top with strawberries and drizzle with balsamic glaze. Serve with New York Style Pita Chips.

3. Works best with New York Style Ancient Grains & Flaxseed, Chia Seeds & Quinoa, or Sea Salt Pita Chips

Something Three Ways…

1. GOAT CHEESE WITH FIG, PISTACHIO AND CRANBERRIES

1 (8 TO 11 OZ.) PACKAGE GOAT CHEESE
3 TBSP. FIG SPREAD
1/3 CUP COARSELY CHOPPED PISTACHIO 1/3 CUP COARSELY CHOPPED DRIED CRANBERRIES

2. GOAT CHEESE WITH CHIPOTLE HONEY & PEPITOS

3 TBSP. HONEY
1/8 TSP. GROUND CHIPOTLE CHILI POWDER 1 (8 TO 11 OZ.) PACKAGE GOAT CHEESE
1/3 CUP COARSELY CHOPPED PEPITOS (PUMPKIN SEEDS)
2 TBSP. CHOPPED FRESH CILANTRO

3. GOAT CHEESE WITH PESTO, PINE NUTS AND SUNDRIED TOMATOES

1 PACKAGE (11 OZ.) GOAT CHEESE
1 TBSP. PREPARED PESTO
1/3 CUP COARSELY CHOPPED PINE NUTS 1/3 CUP COARSELY CHOPPED SUNDRIED TOMATOES

Goat Cheese 3 Ways

1. Place goat cheese on shallow plate and brush fig spread over goat cheese. Combine pistachios and cranberries and pour over goat cheese. Roll goat cheese in pistachio mixture, pressing mixture into goat cheese until evenly coated. Serve with New York Style Pita® Chips.

Works best with New York Style Ancient Grains & Flaxseed, Chia Seeds & Quinoa, Sea Salt Pita Chips

2. Combine honey and chipotle chili powder. Place goat cheese on shallow plate and drizzle honey mixture over goat cheese. Combine pepitos and cilantro and pour over goat cheese.
Roll goat cheese in pepitos mixture, pressing mixture into goat cheese until evenly coated. Serve with New York Style Pita Chips.

Works best with New York Style Ancient Grains & Flaxseed, Chia Seeds & Quinoa, Sea Salt, Garden Fresh Ranch or Red Hot Chili Pepper Pita Chips

3. Place goat cheese on shallow plate and brush pesto over goat cheese. Combine pine nuts and tomatoes and pour over goat cheese. Roll goat cheese in pine nut mixture, pressing mixture into goat cheese until evenly coated. Serve with New York Style Pita Chips.

Works best with New York Style Ancient Grains & Flaxseed, Chia Seeds & Quinoa, Sea Salt, Parmesan Garlic & Herb

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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