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Healthy Taco Dip

Need a delicious game day snack that won’t completely ruin your diet? Try making a batch of this Healthy Taco Dip.

Skinny Taco Dip recipe made with Greek Yogurt

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First, yes, I must admit that we ate this healthy taco dip with unhealthy tortilla chips. But let’s be clear, life is about balance, right? And because it’s game day food, any calorie saving is a good thing. Agreed?

Typically when I make a taco dip, I use full fat cream cheese with full fat sour cream. Add in some taco seasoning, top it with ground beef, cheese and veggies and scoop it up with some tortilla chips.

Today’s recipe is much lighter, but equally delicious. And, it’s healthy!

Skinny Taco Dip recipe made with Greek Yogurt

How to make a healthy taco dip recipe

To make the creamy base of this dip, I used plain Greek Yogurt with homemade taco seasoning. That’s it.

I also topped this with some reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese. I don’t normally buy reduced fat cheese because it doesn’t melt. But today, since there is no melting, this lower fat cheese was perfect! You won’t miss the thick cheeses and sour cream in this recipe, I promise!

Add your vegetables, such as tomatoes, lettuce, green onion, black olives, even some avocado if you like.

If you want, scoop this up with some baked tortilla chips or pita chips. This recipe below is enough for our family of 6, I just spread the dip in the bottom of a clear glass pie plate. You can easily multiply if you’re feeding a crowd.

Want to make this a meal? Top it with some cooked, taco seasoned, ground turkey! We may or may not have eaten this three times in January!

You can also go bigger with this delicious 7 Layer Taco Dip recipe. You can even use my tips to make it spooky for Halloween or festive for Christmas!

Skinny Taco Dip recipe made with Greek Yogurt

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Healthy Taco Dip recipe

Yield: Serves 4-6

Healthy Taco Dip

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Easy, Healthy Taco Dip recipe using greek yogurt!

Ingredients

  • 6oz plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 stalk Romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
  • 1 cup reduced fat shredded Cheddar cheese
  • tortilla chips

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine greek yogurt with taco seasoning.
  2. Spread into the bottom of a pie plate. Top with cheese and veggies.
  3. Serve immediately with chips. ENJOY!

Notes

  • Add taco seasoned, cooked ground turkey to make this a meal!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 111 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 20mg Sodium: 280mg Carbohydrates: 4g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 2g Protein: 8g
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.
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Posted on January 23, 2014

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