Recipes

Three Delicious Low Fat Homemade Dips

If you love dip here are three great recipes to try out that are perfect to enjoy as part of the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

When you make them at home, you can just throw a load of fresh ingredients into the food processor and then tuck in, knowing you are eating healthy wholesome food.

Simply steer away from the crackers or biscuits and head towards carrot or celery sticks, steamed broccoli or cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, sliced cucumber or even some sliced apple is great too.

Beetroot Dip

1. Spinach and Ricotta Dip

Ingredients:

  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 400g low fat ricotta
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method:

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over med/high heat. Cook the garlic and onion for 2 minutes.
  • Add the spinach and cook for 1 minute.
  • Once cooled, drain any excess liquid from the spinach mixture.
  • Place the mixture into a food processor or blender with the ricotta, Parmesan and yoghurt. Season to taste and then blend until smooth.

Serves: 4. Calories per serve: 125

2. Minty Beetroot Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 400g tin of beetroot, drained
  • 400g tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp tahini or natural peanut butter
  • Juice of ¼ lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup mint leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method:

  • Place all ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

Serves: 4. Calories per serve: 199

3. Avocado and Corn Salsa

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled, seeds removed
  • 1 tin of corn, drained
  • ½ small red onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • Juice of ½ a lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

  • Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine.

Serves: 4. Calories per serve: 199

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