6 Low – Calorie Vegetable Dip Ideas

6 Low   Calorie Vegetable Dip Ideas

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Who doesn’t like a tasty dip? But store-bought dips are usually high in calories, sugar, and sodium. So, you can make your own delicious and healthy dips at home.

Plus, these healthy dip recipes are so easy to prepare. Also, you can add veggies and herbs that you love. Here are some healthy, simple and low-calorie dip recipes:

1. Fresh garlic dip

This fresh garlic dip recipe is so simple, yet so delicious!! Nobody will even notice that it is low-cal!

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Ingredients:

– 1 cup sour cream, fat-free
– Salt and pepper, to taste
– ½ cup plain yogurt
– ½ tsp. garlic powder
– 1 tsp. parsley, fresh, chopped
– 2 cloves garlic, minced

Instructions:

In a medium bowl, mix together plain yogurt and sour cream. Add parsley, garlic powder, minced garlic, and season with salt and pepper. Leave covered in the fridge for a few hours. Done!

2. Delicious kale dip

We all know by now that kale is super healthy, so try this amazing kale dip recipe!

Ingredients:

– 2 cups kale, chopped
– 1 carrot, peeled, chopped
– 1 onion, chopped
– 2. tbsp. olive oil
– 2 tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
– Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

In a food processor, mix all ingredients. Mix until well combined. Serve and enjoy!

3. Artichoke dip

This colorful dip, made from artichokes and sesame seeds, is high in Omega-3 fatty acids.

Ingredients:

– 1 can artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained
– 1 onion, chopped
– 2 tsp., fresh herbs, chopped
– 3 tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
– 1 tbsp. garlic powder
– 2 tsp. sesame seed oil
– ½ tsp. chili powder

Instructions:

In a food processor, mix all ingredients except fresh herbs. Add fresh herbs and stir well. Enjoy jour yummy dip!

4. Roasted mushrooms dip

Besides being so yummy, mushrooms are also low in fat and calories.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups mushrooms, roasted
– 1 onion, chopped
– 1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
– 1 tbsp. chia seeds
– 1 tsp. curry
– 1 cup plain yogurt, low-fat
– 2 tbsp. olive oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

Roast the mushrooms for about 10 minutes. Set aside until cool and place them in a food processor. Add remaining ingredients and mix until smooth. Place in the fridge for 2 hours. Bon appetit!

5. Bean and carrot dip

This veggie dip is full of flavors! Plus, beans are high in protein and fiber that will keep you satiated through the day.

Ingredients:

– 1 tsp. curry powder
– 1 cups carrot, peeled, chopped
– 2 cups beans, drained
– 3 tbsp. olive oil
– 1 cup tomato, chopped
– 1 onion, chopped
– 1 tsp. chili powder
– Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

In a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients and pulse until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Leave covered in your fridge for 3 hours. Enjoy your yummy dip!

6. Chinese vegetable dip

This healthy and low-cal Chinese dip will certainly wake up your taste buds!

Ingredients:

– 1 cup lentils, cooked, drained
– 1 cup beans, drained
– 2 tsp. lemon juice
– 1 green onion chopped
– 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
– 1/3 tsp. wasabi paste
– 1 tbsp. sesame oil
– Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

In a food processor, mix all your ingredients together and pulse until well combined. Cover and keep in the refrigerator for a few hours. Serve your yummy dip!