Vegetable Tree with Nacho Cheese Dip

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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