Southwest Shrimp Dip

Makes about 4 cups. Ingredients 1 pound boiled shrimp, peeled and coarsely chopped 2 cups reduced fat sour cream 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (regular or reduced fat) 1 to 2 teaspoons chile powder (to taste) 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons finely chopped red Spanish onion (or other sweet salad onion)...

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Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Makes 2 Cups Ingredients 2 red bell peppers 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste) 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves 1 cup reduced fat sour cream 1 tablespoon mayonnaise Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Wash the peppers. Place on...

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Santa Fe Hot Bean Dip

Serves 10 to 12 Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon good chile powder 1 teaspoon cumin 2 1-pound cans pinto beans, drained 1 large roasted onion*, chopped 3 cloves roasted garlic*, chopped 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce Salt, to taste 1 1/2 cup Jack cheese Chopped cilantro, for...

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Grilled Tomato-Onion Dip

Makes about 2 Cups Ingredients 5 ripe Roma tomatoes (or other small firm, fresh tomatoes) 1 medium red Spanish onion Olive oil spray 1 cup light sour cream 3 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, softened 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 3 tablespoons fresh chopped basil 1 small clove garlic, finely minced Salt and Tabasco,...

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Lighter Lemon-Dill Dip

Makes about 2 1/2 cups Ingredients 2 cups fat-free plain natural yogurt 1/3 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce (or to taste) Pinch salt (to taste) 1/2 teaspoon sugar (optional) 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill weed 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley Directions Lightly whisk together...

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