Gridiron Potato Dip
2 cups frozen Ore-Ida Mashed Potatoes (firmly packed)
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 stovetop). Stir remaining ingredients into potatoes; cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving. Serve with pita or bagel chips and fresh vegetable dippers, such as wedges of bell peppers, carrots and celery sticks.
Makes 3 cups.