2 cups frozen Ore-Ida Mashed Potatoes
1 cup milk
½ cup light or regular ranch salad dressing
½ cup plum tomatoes, chopped
½ cup red, orange and/or yellow bell peppers, chopped
¼ cup pitted Kalamata or ripe olives, chopped
¼ cup red onion or chives, chopped
¼ teaspoon each salt and freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
Prepare potatoes according to package
directions using 1 cup milk for 6 minutes in microwave (3-4 minutes on
Stir remaining ingredients into potatoes; cover and chill at least 2 hours
before serving. Serve with either pita or bagel chips and fresh vegetable dippers,
such as wedges of bell peppers, carrots and celery sticks.
Makes 3 cups.