Blue Cheese Dip & Low-Cal Zesty Dip

This recipe is taken from the 1983 Milk Calendar. Dips with a difference. They're ready as appetizers or snacks in just minutes.

  • Prep: 5 min
Yields 2.5 cups / 625 mL
blue cheese dip low cal zesty dip

Ingredients

  • Blue Cheese Dip
  • 1 cup (250 mL) crumbled Canadian Blue cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
  • 3/4 cup (180 mL) Milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped pecans or walnuts
  • Low-Cal Zesty Dip
  • 1 cup (250 mL) buttermilk
  • 1 lb (450 g) pressed Canadian Cottage cheese (dry)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped green onions
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) cayenne pepper

Preparation

For each of the above dips, blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Chill until ready to serve.

Tips

Note: If a thinner dip is desired, add additional milk.

1 serving = 2 tbsp (30 mL).

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 68 Calories
Protein: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 1 g
Fat: 6 g
Fibre: 0.4 g
Sodium: 94 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 5 % / 50 mg
Vitamin B12: 6 %
Phosphorus: 5 %
Magnesium: 4 %
Zinc: 4 %