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Warm Mushroom Dip with Baked Pita Crisps

  • Author: Mushroom Canada
  • Cook Time: 13-17 mins
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 1 cup (250 mL) or 16 servings 1x
  • Category: Snacks and Appetizers, Kid Friendly
  • Method: Stove Top, Baked,
  • Cuisine: American, Canadian,

Description

This light dip is superb with these easy low-fat crisps. The crisps keep well in an airtight container – so make a big batch.


Ingredients

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  • 2 tbsp butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 lb fresh mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 2 tsp dried dill weed
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • Baked pita crisps (recipe below)

Instructions

Warm Mushroom Dip:

  1. In a large skillet melt butter over medium heat; stir in mushrooms, lemon juice, garlic and onions sauté until tender and the liquid given off by the mushrooms has evaporated, about 5 –7 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to simmer; mix in sour cream, dill weed, paprika, salt and pepper and simmer until slightly thickened and warm.
  3. Serve warm with pita crisps, multigrain, low-fat crackers or breadsticks

Baked Pita Crisps:

  1. Cut 2 whole wheat pita bread in half horizontally with scissors or a serrated knife.
  2. Cut each half into 8 triangles.
  3. Arrange in a single layer on a cookie sheet; bake at 400ºF(200ºC) for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Notes

Tip: Substitute 2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh minced dill for the dried and garnish with fresh dill sprigs.

Baked Pita Crips Variation: Tortilla Crisps – Substitute 4 small whole wheat flour tortillas for pitas.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 61
  • Sodium: 139 mg
  • Fat: 2.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.5 g
  • Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

Keywords: Warm Mushroom Dip, Hearty Mushroom Dip, Mushroom Dip, Quick Dip Recipe, Baked Pita Crisps, Healthy Snacks, Chips and Dip Recipes

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