2 sticks (4 oz. each) butter
1 cup mayonnaise
2 cans (4 oz. each) diced green chilies, undrained
1 clove garlic, peeled and mashed
thinly sliced French bread or crackers
1 lb. Monterey Jack cheese, grated
Soften butter and blend with mayo. Food process chilies until smooth. Add chilies and garlic to mayo mixture. Spread on thinly sliced French bread or crackers of your choice. Top each with cheese and sprinkle with paprika. Toast under broiler until melted and browned.
This spread can be refrigerated indefinitely.
Yield: 3 cups spread