Springtime Dipping and Sipping

     With the weather warming up, this dip – served with your favorite type of crackers – makes a tasty snack or before-dinner treat.

     Sparkling wine or a crisp Sauvignon Blanc make great pairing partners.



* 2 medium avocados, fully ripened, peeled and pitted

* 1 tomato, seeded and chopped

* 1/4 cup reduced-fat or light sour cream

* 2 tsp. lime juice

* 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

* 1/2 cup Mexican-style shredded Cheddar-Jack cheese (2% milk)

* Crackers


     1. Mash avocados with a fork in a medium bowl.

     2. Add tomatoes, sour cream, lime juice and garlic powder, and mix well.

     3. Spread mixture in a pie plate, sprinkle with cheese and cover.

     4. Refrigerate several hours, or until chilled.

     5. Serve with crackers.

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes
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