Layered Tex Mex Dip

Appetizers

Give the classic creamy nacho dip a refresh with this lower fat, lower calorie version made using Smooth Cottage Cheese.

  • Total Preparation Time: 50 minutes

Makes 12 servings

Rating: 5 Stars

Ingredients

1 tub450 gGAY LEA - Nordica Smooth Plain
2 tbsp30 mLCilantro, chopped fresh
2 tbsp30 mLGreen Onion, chopped fresh
1 1 Clove Garlic, minced
2 tsp10 mLLime Zest, finely grated
1 tsp5 mLGround Cumin
1/4 tsp1 mLSalt
1/4 tsp1 mLPepper
1 cup250 mLIvanhoe Cheddar Cheese, shredded
1/2 cup125 mLTomatoes, diced
1/2 cup125 mLBell Peppers, diced
3 tbsp45 mLBlack Olives, chopped and optional
Tortilla chips, or pita chips baked
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Instructions

  1. Blend Smooth cottage cheese with cilantro, green onion, lime zest, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper. Spread in a 9-inch (23 cm) pie plate or shallow serving dish.
  2. Sprinkle evenly with Cheddar cheese, tomatoes, peppers, olives (if using) and additional cilantro and green onions. Chill for at least 30 minutes (or up to 1 day) to meld flavours. Serve with tortilla or pita chips.


Tips

  • To prevent the top from getting soggy, remove the seeds from the tomatoes before dicing.

Nutrition Comparison

  1. Nutrition Per Serving (3 tbsp/45 mL dip only): 70 calories, 3 g fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrates, 0 g fibre, 1 g sugars, 7 g protein.
  2. Same Dip made with 1 brick cream cheese (250 g) and 1 cup (250 mL) sour cream: 137 calories, 12 fat, 39 mg cholesterol, 222 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrates, 0 g fibre, 2 g sugars, 4 g protein.
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Ingredients

1 tub450 gGAY LEA - Nordica Smooth Plain
2 tbsp30 mLCilantro, chopped fresh
2 tbsp30 mLGreen Onion, chopped fresh
1 1 Clove Garlic, minced
2 tsp10 mLLime Zest, finely grated
1 tsp5 mLGround Cumin
1/4 tsp1 mLSalt
1/4 tsp1 mLPepper
1 cup250 mLIvanhoe Cheddar Cheese, shredded
1/2 cup125 mLTomatoes, diced
1/2 cup125 mLBell Peppers, diced
3 tbsp45 mLBlack Olives, chopped and optional
Tortilla chips, or pita chips baked
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Nutritional Info

% Daily Value
Serving Size / Portion
about 3 tbsp (45 mL) dip
Calories / Calories (kcal)70
Total Fat / Lipides (g)3
Saturated / Saturés (g)2
Trans Fat / lipids trans (g)0
Cholesterol / Cholestérol (mg)15
Sodium / Sodium (mg)125
Carbohydrate / Glucides (g)3
Fibre (g)0
Sugar / Sucres (g)1
Protein / Protéines (g)7
Vitamin A / Vitamine A2
Vitamin C / Vitamine C20
Iron / Fer0
Calcium15

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