Sesame-Feta Veggie Dip

Enjoy this cheesy dip flavored with tahini paste to add hints of Middle Eastern cuisine! Serve with fresh vegetables for a tasty appetizer that’s ready in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

Dip

1
cup reduced-fat cottage cheese
1/4
cup crumbled reduced-fat herb-and-garlic feta cheese
2
tablespoons sesame tahini paste (from 1-lb jar)
1
tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1/4
teaspoon garlic salt

Vegetables

1/4
lb fresh cauliflower florets (2 cups)
1/4
lb fresh broccoli florets (2 cups)
1/2
lb fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 1 In blender, place dip ingredients. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth. Spoon into small bowl. Cover; refrigerate at least 15 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 4-quart Dutch oven, heat 2 quarts water to boiling. Add vegetables; cook about 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; rinse with cold water. Pat dry.
  • 3 Serve dip with vegetables.

Expert Tips

To save time, serve the dip with veggies-- try carrots, jicama, green or red bell pepper strips, or celery.

The dip keeps well--you can make it a day or two ahead of time, if you like.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.