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Low-Fat Jalapeño Artichoke Dip Recipe

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Bite it! HG's Nice 'n Spicy Artichoke Dip
HG's Nice 'n Spicy Artichoke Dip

'Peño Power!

Creamy dips and Super Bowl Sunday go together like fireworks and the Fourth of July -- bonus points if the dip is guilt-free. So having this delicious dip at your party is like getting a touchdown and then nailing the two-point conversion. SCORE!!!

Ingredients:
One 8-oz. tub fat-free cream cheese
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
3 tbsp. reduced-fat Parmesan-style grated topping
1 tsp. chopped garlic
Two 14-oz. cans whole artichoke hearts packed in water, drained and chopped
1/3 cup jarred jalapeño slices, drained and finely chopped

Directions:
Place cream cheese in a large microwave-safe bowl, and stir until smooth. Add sour cream, mayo, mozzarella cheese, Parm-style topping, and chopped garlic. Mix thoroughly.

Stir in chopped artichoke hearts and chopped jalapeño slices. Microwave for 2 minutes.

Stir well. Microwave for another 2 minutes, or until hot. Yum!

MAKES 12 SERVINGS

Serving Size: 1/12th of recipe (about 1/3 cup)
Calories: 72
Fat: 2g
Sodium: 576mg
Carbs: 9g
Fiber: 1.5g
Sugars: 2.5g
Protein: 5g 

PointsPlus® value 2*

Fight it! Jalapeño Artichoke Dip, Average
Jalapeño Artichoke Dip, Average

Art' to Swallow...

Funny thing about artichokes... Even though they're very low in calories, they're often abused and prepared in incredibly fattening ways. (See oily appetizers, greasy sandwiches, etc.) This spiced-up dip is no different. If you take a big bowl of cheese and mayo and stir in some veggies, you've STILL got a big bowl of cheese and mayo. (We're not easily fooled.) But since game time calls for special eats, we gave conventional jalapeño artichoke dip an HG makeover. Our creamy creation tastes just as decadent, but check out our winning stats! Serve with baked tortilla chips and/or cut veggies, and you'll be giving those artichokes the respect they deserve. (We learned the hard way to never disrespect an artichoke...)

Serving Size: 1/3 cup
Calories: 205
Fat: 16g
Sodium: 594mg
Carbs: 10g
Fiber: 1.5g
Sugars: 3g
Protein: 5g

PointsPlus® value 6*

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CHEW ON THIS:

What's that? Today, January 29th, is National Corn Chip Day? We couldn't have planned this better, since Guiltless Gourmet corn tortilla chips would be GREAT paired with the above dip!

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