Vampire Dip in Fried Tortilla Bowl

Total Time:
2 hr 45 min
Prep:
25 min
Inactive:
2 hr
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small Vidalia onion, chopped
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup spicy tomato juice
  • 2/3 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoon red dye
  • 1 (15-ounces) can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Fried tortilla bowls, recipe follows
  • Special equipment: round wire fry baskets
  • Tortilla Baskets:
  • 3 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • Salt and pepper
  • Peanut oil, for frying
Directions

Finely chop the green bell pepper and Vidalia onion in a food processor. Add remaining ingredients, puree until almost smooth. Transfer to a mixing bowl. Chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Transfer to a fried tortilla bowl to serve.

Tortilla Baskets:

Preheat deep-fryer to 350 degrees F.

Place tortilla in 1 of the baskets. Place another basket on top to hold it in place. Place in the deep-fryer and fry for roughly 1 minute or until golden and crisp. Remove to a paper towel lined sheet tray to drain and cool. Fill with the vampire dip when completely cooled.


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