What’s a recipe for cheese dip for people with diabetes?

Serve this dip with Spelt Crackers for a high-protein, low-carb party dish. You can make the dip in minutes using a food processor. Surprising ingredients like dry mustard and beer create a smooth yet spicy spread that's perfect on crackers.  

Click below to watch chef Michel Nischan whip up this dip plus a low-carb cracker -- a tasty combo that's easy on your blood sugar.

Spicy Cheddar Dip


2 lb sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 1" cubes, room temperature
2 medium garlic cloves, mashed
3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp dry mustard
1 dash Tabasco sauce, to taste
6 oz beer
1 tsp salt, to taste (optional)


1. Cut cheese into cubes and place in food processor.
2. Add garlic, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, mustard, beer, and salt, if desired.
3. Process until cheese is creamy spreading consistency.
Makes 36 servings

Amount Per Serving
Note: Optional items are not included in nutritional facts.

Serving Size: 1 tbsp
Calories 102.1
Total Carbs 0.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0.1 g
Total Fat 8.1 g
Saturated Fat 5.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Potassium 11.3 mg
Protein 6.3 g
Sodium 182.9 mg


Continue Learning about Diabetes


Diabetes mellitus (MEL-ih-tus), often referred to as diabetes, is characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels that result from the body’s inability to produce enough insulin and/or effectively utilize the insulin. Diabetes ...

is a serious, life-long condition and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism (the body's way of digesting food and converting it into energy). There are three forms of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that accounts for five- to 10-percent of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes may account for 90- to 95-percent of all diagnosed cases. The third type of diabetes occurs in pregnancy and is referred to as gestational diabetes. Left untreated, gestational diabetes can cause health issues for pregnant women and their babies. People with diabetes can take preventive steps to control this disease and decrease the risk of further complications.

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