Andrea Cooley January 1, 2010Friday recipe: Healthy dips Happy New Year! Ring in 2010 with one of four healthy dip recipes (roasted red pepper, bean, chunky southwest and sweet potato) from the marketing and communications office. Yum!Roasted Red Pepper dipby Julie Probst1 cup mayo or vegan mayonnaise1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated12 oz can/jar of artichoke hearts, unmarinated1/8 t garlic powder2 T red onion1 cup roasted red peppersDirections: Place everything in food processor and process until smooth. Transfer to the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes on 350.Serve warm, with bread or on a veggie patty or hamburger.Eat leftovers cold or reheat in the oven. (microwaving will make it separate).Bean dipby Barb Dietrich Boose1 can red kidney beans, rinsed & drained1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil (jars typically in produce section)1-2 T fresh or dried basil to tasteA few tablespoons of waterDirections: Drain the sun-dried tomatoes; save the oil. Dump tomatoes and 2T of oil into blender. Briefly process.Add beans and basil, process until smooth. Add water as needed for thick & pasty consistency. (You can also use jalapeno juice or vegetable broth in place of water.)Serve with crackers or Melba rounds.Chunky Southwest dipby Courtney Tompkins1 can sweet yellow corn, drained & rinsed1 can black beans, drained & rinsed1 can spicy Rotel tomatoes+peppersSprinkle of garlic salt/garlic powder + salt & pepper to tasteHandful of diced onions (optional)Mix together. Eat with tortilla chips.Sweet Potato dipby Barb Dietrich Boose2 large sweet potatoes2 whole carrots, cleaned & grated1 envelope Hidden Valley ranch dressing mix1t garlic powder1/2t black pepperDirections: Scrub & bake the sweet potatoes until tender when stabbed w/knife.Cut in 1/2 and let cool.Mash/mix together grated carrots, ranch packet, garlic powder, pepper and sweet potatoes,Serve with crackers or Melba rounds.Have a healthy recipe you want to share? Send them to Recipe Queen Annette at email@example.com. 7 responses to “Friday recipe: Healthy dips” Thanks so much!Quite a tasty present for new year hehe 🙂Happy new year also and enjoy the holidays ^^I’m going to try out your recipe as soon as i get the ingredients. 🙂Cheers!Log in to Reply That’s a lot of dip! I’ll have to give it a try this week.Log in to Reply This is a fantastic looking (and hopefully) tasting dip. I can’t wait to try it.Log in to Reply Hey so nice to hear from you.Wish you a very happy new year too.Will definitely give it a try.I love trying out dips and this looks irresistible.Thanks for explaining it so well.Log in to Reply Thanks. These looks like some good dips. We all need to eat healthy.Log in to Reply People often think that protein can only be found in meat. But beans like in your bean dip recipe really pack in some major protein grams. Thanks for the great alternative way to serve beans in a delicious way that provides another source of proteins.Log in to Reply Great post, I’ve bookmarked it for later.Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.