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SPAM® Island Appetizer

Have you ever had an appetizer so great, that you wished it was the main course? Well, prepare yourself for just that. This app is held together by crescent rolls, filled with cream cheese and pineapple, and finally topped SPAM® Classic rubbed in Jerk Seasoning.

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Servings
12–16

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Prep Time
8 hrs 10 mins

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Cook Time
15 mins

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Total Time
8 hrs 25 mins

Ingredients
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans refrigerated crescent roll dough
  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Classic, finely chopped
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans refrigerated crescent roll dough
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 2 bunches green onions, chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • (2.25-ounce) can sliced ripe olives
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 2-3 chopped teaspoons Jerk seasoning blend
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Directions
  1. In a large bowl, combine 1 bunch of green onions, the black beans, red bell pepper, olives, olive oil, lime juice, garlic, salt, ground cumin, crushed red pepper flakes, and ground white pepper.
  2. Cover the bowl and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  3. In another large bowl, combine the cream cheese, mayonnaise, crushed pineapple, 4 chopped green onions, and the zest of 1 lime.
  4. Cover the bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.
  5. Heat the oven to 400°F.
  6. Place the unrolled crescent roll dough into a 10×15-inch jellyroll pan.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown, then let cool.
  8. In a large skillet, sauté SPAM® Classic in the Jerk seasoning until crisp and golden brown, then remove.
  9. At serving time, top the crust with the cream cheese filling, followed by the black bean salsa, the sautéed SPAM® Classic, and the cheese.
  10. Cut into squares or triangles and serve.
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