Elegant yet so easy, this peppy dip can be used as a rich topping to perk up the simplicity of cucumber or tomato slices; or serve it as a sauce for grilled salmon.

Serves 12

  • 8 ounces fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard (lowest sodium available)
  • 1 medium garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  1. In a food processor or blender, process all the ingredients except for the oil until smooth. Transfer to a small serving bowl.
  2. Stir in the oil. Cover and refrigerate until serving time, up to 8 hours. Stir before serving.

Per serving:

  • Calories 36
  • Total fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Trans fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 2mg
  • Sodium: 162mg
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 1g

Dietary exchanges: 1/2 fat

– from the book, “Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook,” from the American Heart Association.

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