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August 31, 2012

"BOTW" Lima Bean Layered Dip

Happy Labor Day weekend!  I know many of you are attending parties this weekend where you may need to bring a dish to share.  My 'Best of the Web' for this week is this delicious looking Lima Bean Layered Dip by Southern Living.  It contains bacon, my fave!  Let me know if and when you try it!

photo and  modified recipe by Southern Living

Lima Bean Layered Dip

2 cups plain low-fat yogurt
Olive oil cooking spray
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 small cucumber, seeded and diced
1/4 teaspoon salt

Lima Bean Mash: one can of Lima beans, mash it up and add 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp garlic powder and 1/2 tsp onion powder.

1/4 cup  grated reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
1 medium tomato, seeded and diced (about 1/2 cup) 
3 cooked bacon slices, crumbled
Assorted vegetable slices or pita chips

1. Place strainer over a bowl; spoon yogurt into strainer. Cover yogurt with plastic wrap, and chill 2 hours.
2. Spoon yogurt into a bowl, discarding strained liquid. (Yogurt will be thick.) Stir in cucumber and salt.
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