Fiesta Broccoli Dip

This Southwest fiesta broccoli dip is inspired by Heather’s Broc Guac. I didn’t have much avocado and had lots of peppers, so I made it a chunky mix. Cilantro is the key ingredient!

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In the food processor went:

  • ~1.5 cups steamed broccoli
  • 1 tiny sliver avocado (use more if you have it!)
  • ~1/4 cup cilantro
  • Juice of 1 tiny lime (wish I’d had more!)
  • Dash Cholula hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt

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Lacking in avocado creaminess, I thought it needed some sour cream…

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So I used the ultimate cooking ingredient: greek yogurt.

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Perfect!

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Then I pulsed in (just 2 pulses) chopped red and green pepper (~1/2 cup) and about 1/3 cup frozen/thawed corn –

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Makes a little less than 2 cups. This recipe is super healthy and pretty light as well. The whole recipe is about 150 kcal, 6 grams fiber, 9 grams protein and 3 grams fat.

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{ 20 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Emily March 31, 2009 at 2:38 pm

This looks so good – broccoli is my favorite veggie by far and this new recipe is perfect. :)

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2 Kate March 31, 2009 at 3:01 pm

Yum. I’m always looking for new and interesting ways to eat broccoli. I think this recipe will be the perfect thing to break in my food processor!

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3 Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter) March 31, 2009 at 3:28 pm

Love the addition of Greek yogurt AND cilantro. Must try your version soon. Looks delicious Kath and thanks for the shout-out. :)

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4 Making Love In The Kitchen March 31, 2009 at 5:54 pm

Pureed cauliflower also would have worked to add some creaminess for anyone that is veggie, vegan or just doesn’t venture into the world of dairy.

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5 Amanda (Two Boos Who Eat) April 1, 2009 at 10:16 pm

that looks great! I’ll definitely have to try it

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6 Elizabeth April 2, 2009 at 5:50 pm

OMG Kath – I’m obsessed!! Best. recipe. ever. Just curious how many servings you got out of this….. I’m finding it *very* hard not to devour to whole bowl. ;)

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7 Kath April 2, 2009 at 6:37 pm

Elizabeth,
So glad!! What you see above is what I got – I said it was about 2 cups. I ate about 1.5 cups for lunch in that white dish and saved the rest for the next day.

K

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8 Elizabeth April 2, 2009 at 6:59 pm

Thanks Kath! I did see (and discover for myself) how much the recipe made… just was wondering how someone else divided it.

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9 Emily April 3, 2009 at 5:49 pm

Just made this as a side dish for our dinner. I did everything you did except I realized I picked up parsley instead of cilantro at the store!! :( But it is still really tasty. Thanks for the healthy recipe!! Husband and I are dipping crackers in it and having chicken sausages for some protein and beer for well, beer! :) You should tell Matt to come down to Atlanta and go to Sweetwater Brewery and take a tour. Husband is drinking their 420 beer and I’m drinking the Blue. Kath, you would love the Blue!! Google it if you’re interested!!

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10 susan April 6, 2009 at 3:38 pm

I made this on Saturday and YUM! I loved it. I only ate half of it though, and I didn’t think it was quite as good the next day. It definitely was delish.

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11 Ellen @ Peace in Motion September 19, 2009 at 8:09 am

mmm just found your recipe and I can not wait to try it!

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12 Amy February 7, 2010 at 11:51 pm

I made this for a super bowl party! I used a lot more avocados, and didn’t have the peppers on hand – so i just added a jalapeno. So also no Chohula. I LOVED it and it was a big success – everyone wanted to keep some to eat later! :)

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13 kristine November 18, 2010 at 7:44 pm

Commenting, so that when I go to make this recipe on the weekend, I can find it :D

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14 Meagan January 8, 2011 at 6:04 pm

I haven’t made this yet. It looks soo good. IDK what’s wrong with me!

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15 nadine December 30, 2011 at 11:40 am

sounds really yummy, gonna try it for NYE!

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16 avery February 24, 2012 at 10:42 pm

Curious, are yall eatting this with a spoon or using it for dip? If using it for dip, what are you dipping in it? I’d love to hear an alternative to chips!

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17 KathEats February 25, 2012 at 2:57 pm

Well to be honest, I think it was tortilla chips :) But any kind of sliced veggies would be great too!

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18 avery February 25, 2012 at 8:06 pm

Wow, thanks so much for getting back to me so quickly. I personally don’t have a problem with tortilla chips, haha just always up for healthier options. Can’t wait to try this!

Blessings,
Avery

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19 aimee levance January 8, 2013 at 4:03 pm

do you eat this warm or cold?

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20 KathEats January 8, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Chilled or room temp

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