Avocado Lime Dip with Veggie Sticks

You Won’t Even Miss the Potato Chips and

Fattening Dips!





  • 1/2 pound green beans, ends trimmed
  • Ice
  • 1 firm-ripe avocado (10 oz.), pitted and peeled
    1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon loosely packed fresh mint leaves, rinsed (optional)
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 pound jicama, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick sticks


  1.  In a 2- to 3-qt. pan over high heat, bring about 1 qt. water to a boil. Add green beans and cook until tender to the bite, 3 to 6 minutes. Drain and immerse immediately in ice water until cool, about 2 minutes; drain again.
  2.  In a blender or food processor, combine avocado, yogurt, lime juice, mint (if using), garlic, and salt; whirl until very smooth.
  3.  Spoon dip into a bowl and serve with green beans and jicama sticks.

Recipe from www.sunset.com