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Spicy Crunchy Vegetables

Spicy Crunchy Vegetables

These are the perfect side dish or snack to have in your fridge. This makes 1 large bowl.

Ingredients 

  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1/4 cup julienned carrot
  • 2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 ounces reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free spicy seasoning blend
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon slivered almonds, toasted

 

Directions 

  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Stir in cheese. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, mayonnaise, seasoning blend and salt. Stir into vegetable mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 87 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 281mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Recipe inspiration taken from Taste of Home


Molly Walsh

Molly Walsh

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Molly graduated from the London School of Economics in 2019. In her spare time you can probably find her golfing or trying to be inventive in the kitchen.