Cheesy Yogurt Salsa with Homemade Tortilla Strips

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5
Average: 5 (2 votes)
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A cool and creamy dip with a kick. And save even more fat and calories with this simple recipe for homemade, bake tortilla chips.

230
Calories
17g
Fat
6g
Protein

Ingredients

4 medium plum tomatoes (seeded and quartered)
2 medium jalapeño peppers (seeded and finely diced, divided)
4 clv minced garlic (divided)
4 flour tortillas
2 t ground cumin
1/2 t cayenne pepper
1 t kosher salt
1 t cumin
1/2 t ground black pepper
1/4 t cayenne pepper
1 c mild white cheddar cheese (shredded)
1/4 c red onion (coarsely chopped)
1 c fresh cilantro (chopped, divided)
1/2 c lime juice (plus more to taste, divided)
1/2 c olive oil (divided)
1/4 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free Plain Yogurt
1/4 c vegetable oil
3 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt (to yield 1 cup of yogurt cheese*)
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
230
Calories from Fat: 
150
Total Fat: 
17g
Sodium: 
320mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
12g
Dietary Fiber: 
1g
Sugars: 
2g
Protein: 
6g

Preparation:

Cheesy Yogurt Dip

Step 1

Combine yogurt cheese, shredded cheese, tomato, onion, 1 jalapeno, 1/2 cup of cilantro, cumin, cayenne, 1/4 cup of lime juice, 2 cloves of minced garlic, and 1/4 cup of olive oil. Mix well and pour into serving bowl.

Tortilla Chips

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°. Mix yogurt and oil together. Cut tortillas in 2 inch strips. Place on baking sheet. Brush with yogurt oil mixture. Combine salt, cumin, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle tortillas with spice mixture. Bake for 5- 7 minutes until golden brown.

Cilantro Drizzle

Step 1

In a food processor or blender add remaining jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, garlic and remaining 1/4 cup of olive oil. Mix until the consistency of paste. Drizzle over yogurt cheese dip.

Ingredients

4 medium plum tomatoes (seeded and quartered)
2 medium jalapeño peppers (seeded and finely diced, divided)
4 clv minced garlic (divided)
4 flour tortillas
2 t ground cumin
1/2 t cayenne pepper
1 t kosher salt
1 t cumin
1/2 t ground black pepper
1/4 t cayenne pepper
1 c mild white cheddar cheese (shredded)
1/4 c red onion (coarsely chopped)
1 c fresh cilantro (chopped, divided)
1/2 c lime juice (plus more to taste, divided)
1/2 c olive oil (divided)
1/4 c Stonyfield Organic Fat Free Plain Yogurt
1/4 c vegetable oil
3 c Stonyfield Organic Low Fat Plain Yogurt (to yield 1 cup of yogurt cheese*)
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
230
Calories from Fat: 
150
Total Fat: 
17g
Sodium: 
320mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
12g
Dietary Fiber: 
1g
Sugars: 
2g
Protein: 
6g

Comments and Reviews

Comments

Recipe Review Rating: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Absolutely delicious! Creamy with just the right amount of spices. Made it for a party and it was a real crowd pleaser.