Frijoles Con Queso Dip and Chips
A welcome treat after school, as well as before a festive meal. Use lower fat (or fat free) corn chips if possible.
- 2 cups nonfat refried beans, (one can)
- 1/4 cup fresh salsa
- 4 oz reduced fat Cheddar cheese*, grated
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped, optional
- Reduced fat or fat free chips
- Combine all ingredients except cilantro in a small saucepan, and heat just until cheese melts (about 5 minutes over medium heat). Alternately, place in a microwaveable dish and heat for 2–3 minutes.
- Top with chopped cilantro if desired and serve with chips.
* Allergy notes: The egg protein lysozyme is an unlabeled additive in some cheeses. People allergic to eggs should eliminate any cheese in this recipe.
Calories from Fat 70 (33%)
(12%)Total Fat 8g
(13%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 26g
(19%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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