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Señor Nacho Dip


Señor Nacho Dip

Señor Nacho Dip

All the flavors of Mexico are captured in this cheesy low-fat dip. When served with baked tortilla chips, only 18% of the calories come from fat.

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1/2 package (4 ounces) fat-free cream cheese, cubed
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup mild or medium chunky salsa
2 teaspoons reduced-fat (2%) milk
4 ounces baked tortilla chips or assorted fresh vegetable dippers

Preparation

  1. Combine cream cheese and Cheddar cheese in small saucepan; cook and stir over low heat until melted. Stir in salsa and milk; heat thoroughly, stirring occasionally.
  2. Transfer dip to small serving bowl. Serve with tortilla chips. Garnish with hot peppers and cilantro.

Spicy Mustard Dip

Omit tortilla chips. Substitute 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard or honey mustard for salsa. Serve with fresh vegetable dippers or pretzels.

Olé Dip

Substitute reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese or reduced- fat taco cheese for Cheddar cheese.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 3-1/2 tablespoons dip with 10 tortilla chips
Sodium 629 mg
Protein 11 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 4 g
Calories from Fat 18 %
Calories 181

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1
Starch 1-1/2

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