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      Super Bowl Food ideas from Sweet Basil Deli

      Ham & Cheddar empandaitas (12 pastries)



      2 1/4 cup flour

      1 1/2 tsp salt

      1/2 cup cold unsalted butter cut into 1/2 inch cubes

      1 egg

      1/3 cup ice water

      1 Tbsp white vinegar


      2 cup diced ham

      2 cup shredded cheddar

      1 cup diced onion

      2 Tbsp butter

      1/2 cup softened cream cheese

      Sift flour w/ salt into a large bowl. Blend in butter w/ finger tips. Whisk together egg, water & vinegar in small bowl. Add to flour mixture. Stir w/ fork until just incorporated. Gather mixture on a lightly floured surface knead gently once or twice. Form into ball & chill for 1 hour.

      Meanwhile melt butter & cook onions for 3 minutes, add diced ham cook for 2 more minutes. Cool. Fold in ham mixture, cheddar & cream cheese. Pre heat oven to 350. Roll dough & cut 12 circles out w/ a pastry press. Add 1 1/2-2 Tbsp of ham mixture & press. Cook empandaitas for 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Check out our catering menu at for empandaita options!

      SBD seafood dip


      1/4 cup butter

      2/3 cup chopped roasted red pepper

      1/2 lb med fresh shrimp

      1/2 lb scallops

      1/2 lb cod

      1/3 cup diced shallots

      1 cup shredded parmesan

      1 cup shredded gruyere

      1 cup provolone

      1/2 cup mayo

      3 cloves roasted garlic (minced)


      Pre-heat oven to 350

      In a medium skillet, melt butter & onion. Cook for 3 minutes add roasted red pepper & roasted garlic

      Stir in seafood. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

      In a separate bowl combine sour cream, cheeses (reserve 1/2 cup provolone for topping) & mayo.

      Add salt & pepper to taste

      Bake until brown & bubbly 25-30 minutes. Serve w/ a loaf of sourdough from Sweet Basil Deli.