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Feb 22

Healthy Eats Recipe - Creamy Fiesta Dip

Posted on February 22, 2017 at 2:05 PM by Doug Bolnick

CREAMY FIESTA DIP


Our February Healthy Eats recipe presents another quick and easy-to-prepare treat for you and your family to enjoy. Our Creamy Fiesta Dip brings a smooth, snappy zing to Taco Tuesday or your party dip array.

 Creamy Fiesta Dip clip

INGREDIENTS
1 cup plain, fat-free yogurt
1/2 cup fat-free salsa (favorite flavor)
1/2 avocado, diced
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup red onion, diced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Pinch of salt (to taste)


STEPS
  1. Add all ingredients into a large bowl.
  2. Mix ingredients until thoroughly combined and a smooth texture.
  3. Chill mixture in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  4. Serve with vegetables or your favorite healthy chip.

NUTRITIONAL CONTENT
Recipe makes eight, 1/4 cup servings. Each serving contains:

30 calories
0.6 grams protein
2.8 grams carbohydrates
19 grams fat
244 milligrams sodium