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Appetizers & Salads

Fresh Salsa

½ green pepper

½ red pepper

3 cups tomatoes

3 green onions

1 ½ Tbsp minced garlic

1 ½ Tbsp lime juice

2 Tbsp chopped cilantro

1 tsp salt

1 ½ tsp oregano

2 ½ Tbsp maple syrup


Chop all vegetables in food processor and add spices and syrup.

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Maple Barbeque Cheese Ball

8 oz cream cheese, softened

¾ cup shredded old, sharp cheddar cheese

1 ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce

1 ½ tsp minced garlic

1 ½ tsp minced onion

2 tsp maple syrup

1 Tbsp Gilbertson’s Maple Signature BBQ Spice Blend

½ cup toasted crushed pecans or almonds


 Mix all ingredients together except the nuts. Shape mixture into a ball and roll in the nuts. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill overnight. Serve with assorted crackers or toasts.

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Coleslaw with Maple Boiled Dressing

1 – 3lb cabbage sliced or grated

2 – 3 carrots grated

4 stalks of celery thinly sliced

1 bunch green onions sliced

1 green pepper diced

¾ cup white sugar sprinkled over prepared vegetables


1 cup vinegar

2 tsp prepared mustard

2 tsp celery salt

¼ cup maple syrup

1 cup oil


Mix all ingredients except oil and bring to a boil. Boil 2 minutes. Add oil and mix well. Pour hot dressing over the vegetable mixture and let stand, when cool, cover and keep refrigerated for up to 6 weeks.

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Gilbertson's Maple Spring Salad

6 cups of spring mix greens

1/2 red onion,sliced thin

1 red pear,sliced in thin wedges

1 cup candied pecans ( see Maple Candied Pecan recipe)

1 cup aged white cheddar (crumbled)


Arrange greens on a serving dish. Top with onions, pears and candied pecans.                       Drizzle with Gilbertson's "Sweet and Savoury Salad Dressing"

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