Whip up a creamy homemade dip with zip in just 10 minutes. Roasted peppers, garlic and basil make it irresistible.
jar (7 or 7.25 oz) roasted red bell peppers, well drained, coarsely chopped
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
small clove garlic
cup 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (from 8-oz container)
tablespoon sliced almonds, if desired
In food processor, place roasted peppers, basil and garlic. Cover; process until finely chopped. Add cream cheese; cover and process until smooth. Spoon dip into serving bowl. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors.
Just before serving, sprinkle almonds over dip.
Add bite to this dip by sprinkling it with crushed red pepper flakes.
Celery and carrots make great dippers. To make scooping the dip easier, cut celery into short wide slices and carrots into thick diagonal slices.
Serving a crowd? This dip recipe can easily be doubled.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 2 1/2g
- 2 1/2%
- (Saturated Fat
- 1 1/2g,
- 1 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.