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Vegetable Tree with Nacho Cheese Dip

Why serve plain veggies and dip when you can easily create a colorful, edible evergreen!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
loaf (16 oz) mild Mexican prepared cheese product with jalapeño peppers, cubed
1 1/2
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
1 1/2
cups celery sticks
1
cup fresh broccoli or cauliflower florets
1
large red, green and/or yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
1
small jicama (about 1 lb), cut into sticks

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Steps

  • 1 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave cheese product cubes on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking, until melted. Pour into serving bowl.
  • 2 To serve, arrange vegetables on serving platter; serve with warm cheese dip.
  • 1 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave cheese product cubes on High 3 to 4 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking, until melted. Pour into serving bowl.
  • 2 To serve, arrange vegetables on serving platter; serve with warm cheese dip.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If the cheese dip becomes too thick, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons milk or water.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.