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Parsley Veggie Dip

Whip up some homemade veggie dip with low-fat or fat-free cottage cheese and a blend of spices. Whether it’s for a potluck with friends or just a quick snack for the family, this easy-to-make side dish works for any occasion!

Number of servings: 8
Per serving:
20 calories, 0 g total fat, 0 g saturated fat, 4 g protein, 1 g carbohydrates, 0 g dietary fiber, 190 mg sodium.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon onion (chopped very fine)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons parsley flakes

Directions

  1. Measure cottage cheese and put in bowl or blender.
  2. Beat with a fork or mixer, or in a blender, until cottage cheese is smooth.
  3. Add the other ingredients. Stir together.
  4. Store the dip in the fridge for 1 to 2 hours to let the flavors blend.
  5. Serve with slices of raw vegetables such as carrots, celery, cucumbers, zucchini, broccoli, turnips, cauliflower or green pepper.