The buffet isn’t complete without a few good dips. This one is fat-free, yet tastes just like full-fat. Serve with raw vegetables, whole grain crackers, or whole wheat pita triangles.
1 (14-ounce) can water-packed artichoke hearts, drained, finely chopped, and squeezed through strainer to remove excess fluid
3/4 cup fat-free cream cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground white pepper
salt substitute to taste
1) In a medium bowl, blend all ingredients.
2) Take 1/3 of mixture and blend in blender. Return to bowl and combine with mixed ingredients. Serve immediately or refrigerate before serving. Makes nine 3-ounce servings.
Nutrition Information per serving: 58 Calories, 3 percent fat (< 0.5 gram), 0 grams saturated fat, 48 percent carbohydrate, 49 percent protein, 2.3 grams fiber.