Stout Cheese Dip
The winning slam-dunk dip.
It has beer. It has cheese. And it’s still not a belly buster. Simple to make, tastes good and excellent for your health – 1/3 cup is less than 200 calories. We can all now rejoice.
2 cups shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar
1 shallot, chopped, or ¼ small red onion, chopped
2 scallions, sliced
2 tsp grainy mustard
1 tsp prepared horseradish
1tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
¼ tsp salt
¼ cup low-fat sour cream
¼ cup stout or dark beer (such as Guinness)
How to make it
- Place the sharp cheddar, shallot, scallions, grainy mustard, prepared horseradish, rosemary and salt in a food processor (blender will do fine too), and pulse several times to combine.
- Add the sour cream and beer, blend until smooth.
Makes 2½ cups.
Image by Mitch Mandel. Food styling by Melissa Reiss.