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What is a healthy recipe for a vegetarian dip?

Vandana  R. Sheth
Nutrition & Dietetics

Salsa:

Chop tomatoes, cilantro, onions and jalapeno into small pieces and mix well with freshly squeezed lime juice and salt.

Bean dip:

Puree cooked beans in a blender along with spices such as cumin, garlic, paprika

Magical Pink Dip

Makes: 6-8 servings
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound red beets (1 large), peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 large scallion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (packed) chopped fresh DOLE® Spinach
  • 8 ounces nonfat cream cheese
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons snipped chives
Directions
  • In bowl or food processor, pulse beets, scallion and spinach until finely chopped.
  • Add nonfat cream cheese, lemon juice and salt; process until well-blended, leaving some texture in dip.
  • Transfer to bowl and stir in chives.
  • Serve as a dip with crudités or as a spread on toasted whole wheat bread.

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