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Spring Harvest of Fun and Flavorful Dips



Spring Harvest of Fun and Flavorful Dips

With spring in the air, why not harvest some fresh vegetables and make a tasty dip? Here is a tasty dip that is perfect for scooping, courtesy of our chefs!

Fresh Tomato Salsa

You will need:

1 cup of fresh diced tomatoes, seeded and drained
1/3 cup diced onion
¼ cup diced jalepeno pepper
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice or lime juice
¼ teaspoon of salt
Black pepper to taste

Preparation:

All you have to do is combine all of these ingredients in a medium bowl and serve!

Roasted Red Pepper and Caramelized Onion Dip

You will need:

1 teaspoon of olive oil
2 large sweet onions, sliced a ½ inch thick
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
Black pepper to taste
1 cup of reduced fat sour cream (8 ounces)
½ cup fat-free plain yogurt
½ of a jarred roasted red pepper, patted dry

Preparation:

In a large saute pan, heat the oil over medium high heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring a few times, for about 10 minutes

Add the vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Cover, and then reduce the heat to low and cook for about 3 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. The onions are done when the liquid has evaporated, the mixture is dark and sticky, and it measures about a cup. If you still have liquid in the pan after 3 hours, just raise the temperature and cook uncovered until the liquid evaporates.

Remove from the heat and transfer to a dinner plate to cool. Place the cooled onions in a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Add the sour cream, yogurt and red pepper after patting it dry. Process and smooth. Refrigerate before serving.

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