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.


Makes 4 servings


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


  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.

Olé Dip

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

Spicy Mustard Dip

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

Nutritional Information

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

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1-1/2
Meat 1

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