Diabetic Cooking

Festive fiesta dip mix

Preparation time: 5 minutes. Chilling time: at least 3 hours.


  • 1/4 cup dried parsley
  • 3 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons dried chives
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons Festive Fiesta Dip Mix
  • 1 cup fat-free mayonnaise (light mayonnaise may be substituted)
  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream (reduced-fat sour cream may be substituted)


Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to mix well. Store in an airtight container.

Yield: 12 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon

Instructions to write on gift tag:
Festive Fiesta Dip

In a medium bowl, combine 3 tablespoons dip mix with mayonnaise and sour cream. Stir well to combine. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours to allow flavors to blend. Stir before serving.

Yield: 2 cups.

Serving size: 2 tablespoons.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 20 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 223 mg, Fiber: <1 g

Exchanges per serving: Free.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.