Tuesday, June 7, 2011

What I Love: Veggie Wreath with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Dip

Hey Everyone!
Need a pretty & delicious dish to serve at your NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2011 parties?
Well here is a PERFECT healthy party appetizer for you & your loved ones!

Looking for a party appetizer? Then check out this dip made using sour cream and sun-dried tomatoes. Serve in the middle of an assorted veggie wreath.
Prep Time: 30 Min
Total Time: 1 Hr 30 Min
Makes: 12 servings

1 (8-oz.) container nonfat sour cream
1/4 cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil and herbs (from 6.5-oz. jar)

1 (16-oz.) pkg. fresh broccoli florets
1 (16-oz.) pkg. fresh cauliflower florets
1/3 cup drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz. jar)

In medium bowl, combine all dip ingredients except sun-dried tomatoes; beat until smooth and creamy. Fold in tomatoes. Cover; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors.
In Dutch oven, bring about 4 quarts (16 cups) water to a boil. Add broccoli and cauliflower; cook 30 seconds. Drain; rinse with cold water. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or until cool.
Drain broccoli and cauliflower again. Arrange in ring on large serving platter to form wreath shape, alternating stripes of broccoli and cauliflower. Decorate with red bell peppers cut into stars or long strips.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft):

Nutritional Information:
1 Serving (1 Serving)Calories 60(Calories from Fat 20),Total Fat 2g(Saturated Fat 0g,Cholesterol 0mg;Sodium 120mg;Total Carbohydrate 7g(Dietary Fiber 2g,Sugars 3g),Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 30.00%;Vitamin C 100.00%;Calcium 6.00%;Iron 4.00%;
Exchanges:1/2 Starch;1/2 Other Carbohydrate;1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe & Image from http://www.pillsbury.com/


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