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Christmas Confetti Dip


Christmas Confetti Dip

Christmas Confetti Dip

Vegetables galore make this festive dip a favorite with kids of all ages. You don't even need to tell them that it's good for them too!

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Yield

Makes 8 (1/4-cup) servings

Ingredients

1 cup fat-free or reduced-fat sour cream
4 teaspoons dry ranch-style salad dressing mix
1/4 cup finely chopped cucumber
1/4 cup finely chopped carrot
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped zucchini
Bell pepper cutouts (optional)
Assorted fresh vegetables, cut up (optional)

Preparation

  1. Combine sour cream and dressing mix in medium bowl; mix well. Stir in chopped vegetables. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours for flavors to blend.
  2. Transfer dip to serving bowl. Garnish with bell pepper cutouts. Serve with assorted fresh vegetable dippers.

Quick Veggie Spread

Prepare Fresh Veggie Spread, substituting 1/4 cup dry vegetable soup mix for the chopped fresh vegetables. Makes about 1-1/2 cups spread.

Fresh Veggie Spread

Beat 12 ounces softened nonfat or reduced-fat cream cheese in medium bowl until creamy. Beat in enough nonfat or reduced-fat sour cream to reach desired consistency for spreading. Stir in 3 to 4 tablespoons <em>each</em> chopped red bell pepper, zucchini and carrot. Stir in 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons dill weed or dried oregano. Spread on assorted crackers or party rye bread slices. Makes about 2 cups spread.

Dilly of a Dip

Substitute 1/2 cup finely chopped seeded cucumber for the 1 cup finely chopped vegetables listed above. Stir in 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons dried dill weed or dried basil. Makes about 1-3/4 cups dip.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 2 g
Calories 31
Sodium 37 mg
Calories from Fat 26 %
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 1 g

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1

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