Almond Cilantro Dip

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If you are looking for a tasty, low point spread recipe to spice up your sandwich or to dip your veggies in, this Cilantro Almond Dip Recipe is a fabulous option. Creamy and flavorful, it can be used anywhere! Make it as a cracker spread for a party, use it as a dip for raw vegetables or pita chips, or spread it onto a low calorie turkey sandwich to kick up the flavor notch. It’s super easy to make and can be prepared the night before it’s being served. It’s an ideal appetizer recipe or sandwich spread. With just 1 Point for 2 tbsp, this low calorie dip recipe is a great addition to any weight watchers recipes collection.

Cilantro Almond Dip Recipe

Ingredients:
– 1 cup raw almonds
– 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
– 2 tbsp low fat mayonnaise
– 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream
– 2 large cloves garlic
– 2 tbsp chopped red onion
– 1 medium jalapeno chopped, seeds and membrane removed
– 1 cup fresh, chopped cilantro
– zest from 1 lime
– 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
– 1 teaspoon kosher salt
– dash of white pepper

Directions:
Purée all ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Refrigerate for 2 – 3 hours before serving.

Entire recipe makes 2 cups
Serving size = 2 tbsp
Each serving = 1 Point

5 Comments

  1. I am on the new point system. but if the nutritional info is provided I could calculate it myself. Thanks for the reply.

    • This is one of my older recipes that I unfortunately didn't post the nutritional stats for. Back when I started my blog, it was just to provide recipes with the Points value. Little did I know that posting the nutritional stats would come in handy much later when Weight Watchers overhauled their whole system Grrr!!! I could seriously kick myself. I am working on re-building each of my old recipes in order to figure out the new Points +, and when I do, I will make sure to update them all with the nutritional info as well as the new Points Plus values, so readers can still calculate the old Points, if they are using that plan.

  2. Looks great! Is that based on the old point system? If so, what is the WW + points value?

    • Most of my old recipes still have the old Points, but I am doing my best to convert them over time, however, it's taking me a while to gather all of the nutritional information for them. This particular recipe is still based on the old Points plan. You can tell whether the recipe has the Points or PointsPlus by looking at the title. If it says "Points +", it's the new PointsPlus, and if it says 'Point Total", then it's the old Points system. Everything after the 1st of the year has Points + values, as well as nutritional stats, so either the new Points Plus can be used or, if you are still using the old Points plan, you can use the nutritional stats to calculate them.

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