REDUCED FAT CLAM DIP

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Teresa G

By
@barefootgal

This is my delicious "less guilt" dip for seafood lovers. Serve this with chips, crackers or raw vegetables, and it will disappear quickly! Recipe may be doubled for large crowds and may be prepared up to 2 days in advance.

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Comments:
Serves:
A crowd
Prep:
25 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    neufatchel cheese (1 brick), room temperature
  • 1/2 c
    lite sour cream
  • 1/2 c
    low fat greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 pkg
    ranch style dressing mix
  • 1/4 tsp
    louisiana cajun seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp
    liquid smoke flavoring
  • 1/2 c
    white chedder cheese, grated
  • 3 Tbsp
    real smoked bacon bits
  • 1 Tbsp
    chives, fresh snipped
  • 1 can(s)
    minced clams, drained (6.5 oz.)

How to Make REDUCED FAT CLAM DIP

Step-by-Step

  1. Using an electric hand-mixer, beat neufatchel cheese until fluffy.
  2. Add lite sour cream and greek yogurt; mix thoroughly, until no lumps remain.
  3. Add ranch dressing mix, maple syrup, liquid smoke, pepper and cajun seasoning; mix well.
  4. Add cheddar cheese, bacon bits and minced chives; combine well.
  5. Add drained clams; mix until well combined. (NOTE: Save and freeze clam juice for chowder or other seafood dishes.)
  6. May serve immediately, but best if covered and refrigerated for 2 hours, or more, until served. Garnish as desired. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.

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