Cheese and Fine Herbs Dip

Recipe submitted by Sabrina Généreux, Dietitian, Québec, reprinted with permission from Genzyme Canada Inc., photo credit studioM/depositphotos.com

Cheese and Fine Herbs Dip

A quick and easy dip to put together for a party. Play around with different fresh herbs to maximize the flavour potential.

Ingredients

  • 250 g low fat cream cheese
  • 250 g cottage cheese 2% M.F.
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onions
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

Mix all ingredients in a food processor and refrigerate.
Serve with vegetables, as a spread in a sandwich or with grilled tortillas.

Nutrient Analysis

Calories: 82 g

Protein: 5.5 g

Carbohydrates: 3 g

Total Fat: 5 g

Sodium: 176 mg

Phosphorus: 76 mg

Potassium: 75 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 10

Serving size: 3 tbsp

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

1 protein

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