Roasted Red Pepper Dip – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe

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(makes 3/4 cups)

 

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Roasted Red Pepper Dip
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2 medium red sweet peppers

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2 tablespoons tomato paste

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1 teaspoon sugar

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1 teaspoon fresh thyme (or 1/4 teaspoon crushed and dried thyme)

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1/4 teaspoon salt

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Dash of red pepper flakes

small bullet 1 clove garlic, chopped

 

Directions:
1. Roast the peppers:

small bullet Cut peppers into quarters and remove stem, seeds, and membranes.
small bullet Line a baking sheet with foil. Place peppers down on foil, skin side up and press each segment to lie flat on sheet.
small bullet Bake in an oven at 425º for 20 minutes or until skin is blackened and blistered.
small bullet Remove peppers from oven and place in a paper bag. Close bag and let cool for 10 minutes.
small bullet Peel and discard skins.
2. Place peppers in a food processor, cover and blend until finely chopped.
3. Add tomato paste, sugar, thyme, salt, red pepper flakes and garlic. Cover and blend until smooth.
Options: For a different colored dip, try orange or yellow sweet peppers.

 

TEXT VERSION OF NUTRITION FACTS:
Serving Size: 1 tablespoon (122 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 36
Calories from fat 2
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Total Carbohydrates 9 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 135%
Vitamin C 380%
Calcium 0%
Iron 4%

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