spicy roasted pepper dip with garlic pita crisps*
 
this is a delicious, savory dip that is low in calories and fat. 
makes 3 cups 
 
1-1/4 cup  lite silken tofu (firm)
1/3 cup  eggless mayonnaise*
4   garlic cloves, peeled
3/4 cup  roasted sweet red and yellow peppers (jarred is fine)
2 Tbsp  red wine vinegar
1/4 to 1/2 tsp  tabasco sauce
2 tsp  tamari
1/2 tsp  dried basil
1/2 tsp  dried marjoram
 
place tofu in food processor and blend. 
add tofu mayonnaise, garlic, and peppers and pulse to mix. 
add remaining ingredients and pulse until blended, but chunky. 
refrigerate several hours or optimally, overnight. 
serve well chilled with crudites or pita crisps. 
*vegenaise or nayonnaise 
 
nutrition analysis: per 3 oz. serving 
calories 28, protein 2g, carb 4g, fiber 1g, fat 1g, chol 0.0mg, calcium 
20mg. sodium 69mg. calories from protein: 24% 
calories from carb: 51% calories from fat: 25% 
 
 
garlic pita crisps: 
 
low fat and flavorful, this quick and easy alternative 
to chips, is a terrific accompaniment to any dip. 
 
12   servings
12   whole wheat or oat bran pita pockets
  granulated garlic
  cooking oil spray
 
preheat oven to 400 oil spray baking pan lined with foil. 
cut pita pockets into eighths and place on prepared pan. 
lightly oil spray top side of pita, and sprinkle with granulated garlic. i 
sometimes like to add gomasio (sesame & salt sprinkles) bake 10 minutes. 
place under the broiler 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. 
place dip in center of platter or dip tray, surrounded by pita crisps, or 
serve alongside several dips in a napkin lined basket. 
 
nutrition analysis, per serving: 8 pita crisps: 
calories 122, protein 5g, carb 25g, fiber 3g, fat 1g, chol 0.0 mg, calcium 
15 mg. sodium 172 mg. 
calories from protein: 15% calories from carb: 77% 
calories from fat: 8% 
soy of cooking, marie oser, john wiley & sons, inc., 
 
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(ID: 77790) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Mon, Nov 24, 2003


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