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Eat Well Wednesday: Game-Winning 7-Layer Dip

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Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?  Maybe a better question to ask is, are you ready for some awesome game time snacking?!  No matter where you’re watching the Big Game this Sunday, food is sure to be part of the main event. But similar to your favorite team playing, you don’t want to just be involved in the event…you want to stand out!

Instead of bringing just another standby snack, bring the party favorite! Dips are fun, festive, and feed a crowd, but they can be over-played and often loaded with heavy ingredients like cream cheese and sour cream. So, to help you keep things on the lighter side and rock the party, add this Game-Winning 7-Layer Dip to your food lineup!  Layers of fiber-filled beans, creamy yogurt, and luscious, heart-healthy avocado come together to create a satisfying dip that is visually stunning and delicious paired with fresh vegetables or whole grain tortilla chips. For a party-perfect recipe that is sure to be a fan favorite and score a touchdown on Sunday, look no further than this Game-Winning 7-Layer Dip!

For other great recipes to add to your menu, give these a try: Buffalo Chicken Twice Baked Potatoes,  Three Layer Mexican Dip, Skinny Supreme Pizza, Homemade Chips & Hummus.

Game-Winning 7-Layer Dip

Directions:

  1. Prepare guacamole: Cut both avocados in half and remove pits. Spoon out avocado pulp into a small bowl and mash with a fork or potato masher until slightly chunky. Stir in ¼ cup salsa and lime juice
  2. Reserve 1 Tbsp. each of olives and cheese.  On a 10- or 12-inch square platter, layer, in order:  refried beans, olives, yogurt, salsa, cheese, and guacamole. Garnish with reserved olives and cheese.
  3. Serve with sliced raw vegetables and/or whole grain tortilla chips.

Yield: 8 servings

Per Serving*:  Calories 170, Total Fat 10g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 490mg, Total Carbohydrate 15g (Dietary Fiber 7g, Sugars 3g), Protein 7g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 8%, Calcium 8%, Iron 6%

*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

Game-Winning 7-Layer Dip

Leah Anderson is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with Festival Foods and is certified by the state of WI.

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