Lo-Cal Cheese Dip
"Working in a local deli and retail outlet that sells herbs and spices gives me a change to create many recipes," says Joyce Montague of Wichita, Kansas. Cottage cheese is the main ingredient in this creamy dip that's terrific with raw veggies or crackers.
Total TimePrep: 5 min. + chilling
- 2 cups 2% cottage cheese
- 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium beef bouillon granules
- 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- Raw vegetables or crackers
- In a blender, combine cottage cheese, bouillon, onion and lemon juice; cover and process until smooth. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Serve with vegetables or crackers.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 68 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 291mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat.
Originally published as Lo-Cal Cheese Dip in Quick Cooking March/April 2003