Black Benak Super Bowl Recipes

Ready for Super Bowl XLIX? Whether you’re a Patriots fan, a Seahawks fan, or just watching for the commercials like us, we’ve got you covered on the food front. These delicious recipes are some of our favorites for sharing. 

Poor Man's Caviar
This easy, healthy dip will have you addicted by halftime.

One can black beans
One can white shoepeg corn
Fresh cilantro
Feta Cheese
Fresh spring onions
 Vegetable oil
Red wine vinegar
Spoon full of sugar

1.      Drain can of black beans and corn and dump into mixing bowl

2.     Break up a block of Feta cheese with your fingers into the mixing bowl with corn and beans to make crumbles of feta

3.     Use scissors to cut spring onions in small pieces into mixing until satisfied with the amount (usually 2-3 stalks are plenty)

4.     Cut basil in small pieces into mixing bowl (not stems) until satisfied with the amount

5.     Pour ¼ cup of vegetable oil (or to your liking) into mixing bowl

6.     ¼ cup of red wine vinegar (or to your liking) into mixing bowl

7.     Sprinkle a small spoon full of sugar into mixing bowl

8.     Mix all ingredients up with a spoon and it’s ready to eat instantly

The Best Pimiento Cheese You’ll Ever Put In Your Mouth
One taste of Food Network’s twist on Pimento cheese and you’ll be doing a living room touchdown dance.

1/2 pound Cheddar cheese, shredded (recommended: Colby)
1/2 pound Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimentos, plus 2 tablespoons juice
1/2 red onion, diced
1 cup mayonnaise
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground celery seed
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Combine, Refrigerate and serve. 

Corn Dip
The beloved quarterback of Super Bowl dips- a crowd pleaser you can count on to deliver.

5 cans corn, drained (we do different kinds of corn like Mexi, yellow and shoepeg)
4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream
Chopped green pinions
1/4 cup chopped jalepeno peppers
Salt and pepper to taste

Combine together, serve with fritos and enjoy!

The Spotted Pig Deviled Eggs
Southern AND bite-sized... classic deviled eggs done right a la The Spotted Pig in NYC are the perfect addition to your super bowl Sunday smorgasbord. 

12 large eggs
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon malt vinegar
Maldon sea salt
Peperoncino red chili flakes, pulsed in a spice grinder into approximate 1/16th-inch pieces.
3 tablespoons thinly sliced chives

1. Place eggs in single layer in medium saucepan. Cover with 1 1⁄2 quarts cold water. Place over high heat, bring to a simmer, shut off heat, and wait for at least ten minutes. Drain eggs, and peel under cool running water. With thin knife, carefully slice eggs in half.

2. Place egg yolks in bowl of food processor. Add olive oil, mayonnaise, mustard, and both vinegars and process until smooth puree forms, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary. Season to taste with salt.

3. Transfer mixture to pastry bag fitted with plain tip or to plastic zipper-lock bag with corner cut off. Select 12 best egg white halves (reserve remaining egg whites for another use), and pipe filling mixture into them by starting outside the indentation, completely filling the indentation, and overflowing the other side of it, leaving a curled “tail” at the end.

4. Sprinkle eggs with Maldon salt, Peperoncino, and chives. Drizzle with olive oil, and serve. 

Can’t wait until the super bowl to chow down? Here’s some deliciousness to hold you over. 

1. Johns City Diner: Try the White BBQ Sandwich or Pimento Cheese, trust us on this one, we’re not steering you wrong. 

2. The J. Clyde: Order their wings or a burger. You’ll thank us later. 

3. Cantina Tortilla Grill: Try a selection of tacos and guacamole, you’ll be thrilled you did. 


Posted on January 30, 2015 .