RECIPE # 4128 MEDITERRANEAN LAYERED DIP & BANANA TIRAMISU April 10, 2008 - NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather & Sports

RECIPE # 4128 MEDITERRANEAN LAYERED DIP & BANANA TIRAMISU April 10, 2008

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HOLLY CLEGG / COOKBOOK AUTHOR

Holly Clegg's Trim & TerrificTM Diabetic Cooking

Mediterranean Layered Dip

This captivating dip layered with fantastic flavors is a showstopper.  This make-ahead recipe doubles easily for a larger group.

8 servings/serving size: 1/2 cup

1 (7-ounce) container hummus
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese 
2 tablespoons sliced black olives

1. Spread the hummus on a 9-inch serving plate.
2. Sprinkle evenly with the remaining ingredients and refrigerate until serving time.

Exchanges
1/2 Starch
1/2 Fat
Calories 61
   Calories from Fat 31
Total Fat 3 g
   Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 189 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5 g
Dietary Fiber  2 g
   Sugars  1 g
   Protein 3 g

FROM:  Holly Clegg Trim & TerrificTM Freezer Friendly Meals

Two-Minute Banana Tiramisu

Bananas, whipped topping and chocolate chunk cookies create this so simple sensational rich wonder.  This might be the easiest and best dessert ever!       

Makes 10-12 servings

14 chocolate chunk Pepperidge Farm cookies

1/3 to 1/2 cup coffee liqueur, depending on taste

4 bananas, sliced

1 (12-ounce) container fat free frozen whipped topping, thawed

Cocoa or chocolate shavings

Pour the liqueur into a bowl and quickly dip each cookie, then use seven cookies to line the bottom of a 10-inch square dish.  Layer half of the banana slices over the cookies and cover with half of the whipped topping.  Repeat layers.  Sprinkle with cocoa.

To Prepare and Eat Now: Slice and serve

To Freeze:  Cover with plastic wrap and freeze.

To Prepare After Freezing: Defrost, slice, and serve

Calories 296

Protein (g) 3

Carbohydrate (g) 47

Fat (g) 9

Calories from Fat (%) 28

Saturated Fat (g) 4

Dietary Fiber (g) 1

Cholesterol (mg) 12

Sodium (mg) 128

Diabetic Exchanges: 3 other carbohydrate

For more information and recipes:  visit www.hollyclegg.com

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