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Ricotta, avocado and basil dip

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1 avocado, pitted and peeled
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil, coarsely chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) lemon zest
3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice
1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Ricotta
2 oz (60 g) Canadian Cheddar, grated
Salt
Pepper

Yields: 8 servings

See full recipe: https://www.dairygoodness.ca/cheese/canadian-cheese/recipes/ricotta-avocado-and-basil-dip?source=calendar
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  • Course Sauces, Dips & Spreads
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Yields 8 servings
  • Course Sauces, Dips & Spreads
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Yields 8 servings

The natural orange colouring in Cheddar comes from annatto.


Ingredients

1 avocado, pitted and peeled
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil, coarsely chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) lemon zest
3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice
1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Ricotta
2 oz (60 g) Canadian Cheddar, grated
Salt
Pepper

Preparation

With a food processor, purée the avocado along with the basil and the lemon zest and juice.

Add Ricotta and season generously.

Transfer to a bowl and add grated Cheddar.

Serve with nachos, crudités or as a burrito filling.

Tips

Cheese alternative: Canadian cream cheese.

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The natural orange colouring in Cheddar comes from annatto.

The natural orange colouring in Cheddar comes from annatto.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 126 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 4 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 1.7 g
Sodium: 74 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 11 % / 123 mg
Folate: 12 %
Selenium: 11 %
Phosphorus: 9 %
Vitamin C: 9 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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