Green Onion Dip with Fresh Veggies

Green Onion Dip with Fresh Veggies

Prep: 10 minutesServes: 10

Ingredients

  • 6 green onions, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup tightly packed fresh baby spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried tarragon
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • Chopped fresh chives for garnish (optional)
  • 2 packages (26 ounces each) AFS® Vegetable Medley Trays
  • 1 cup blanched sugar snap peas

Directions

  1. In food processor with knife blade attached, purée green onions, garlic, spinach, oils and tarragon 1 minute or until smooth, scraping bowl occasionally with rubber spatula. Add mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, salt and pepper; process 30 seconds or until combined. Makes about 2½ cups.
  2. Serve dip sprinkled with chives, if desired, along with Vegetable Medley and sugar snap peas.

Note from the Dietitian

Rich in healthy fats with a moderate amount of sodium, this is a guilt-free way to enjoy your fresh veggie tray. Consider serving with a carbohydrate-based side or using this dish to balance higher carbohydrate meals in order to manage carbohydrate intake to about 60-70% of your daily caloric intake.

Approximate nutritional values per serving

187 Calories, 19g Fat (2g Saturated), 8mg Cholesterol, 279mg Sodium, 4g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 1g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 1g Protein