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Broccoli Dip in a Bread Bowl

 Broccoli Dip in a Bread Bowl
For a delicious herb dip, try this recipe suggested by Lisa Hawes of Dallas, Texas. "It's great on a holiday buffet or just for good munching and fun to serve in a loaf of bread," she says.
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.


  • 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) unsliced French bread


  • In a large bowl, combine the yogurt and mayonnaise. Stir in broccoli,
  • pimientos, parsley, onion, dill and garlic powder. Cover and
  • refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.
  • Cut the top fourth off the loaf of bread; carefully hollow out bottom
  • of leaf, leaving a 1/2-in. shell. Set the shell aside. Cut the top
  • and removed bread into cubes; place on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Fill bread
  • shell with dip. Serve with toasted bread cubes. Yield: 3 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons of dip (calculated without bread) equals 16 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Free Food.