Gluten Free

Warm Mushroom Dip with Baked Pita Crisps

Related recipes: Low-Calorie, Low-Sugar
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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 8 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 18 min.
Sautéed mushrooms blended into a creamy base make this dip the perfect appetizer to serve at your next party.


  • 2 Tbs butter or vegetable oil
  • 1 lb fresh mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup light sour cream
  • 2 tsp dried dill weed
  • 2 tsp dried paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 whole wheat pita bread


  • In large skillet melt butter over medium heat; stir in mushrooms, lemon juice, garlic and onions sauté until tender and the liquid given off by the mushrooms has evaporated, about 5 -7 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to simmer; mix in sour cream, dillweed, paprika, salt and pepper and simmer until slightly thickened and warm.
  • Serve warm with pita crisps, multigrain, low fat crackers or breadsticks
  • Tip: Substitute 2 tbsp fresh minced dill for the dried and garnish with fresh dill sprigs.
  • Baked Pita CrispsCut 2 whole wheat pita breads in half horizontally with scissors or serrated knife. Cut each half into 8 triangles. Arrange in single layer on cookie sheet; bake in 400° F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Variation: Tortilla Crisps: Substitute 4 small whole wheat flour tortillas for pitas.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 243
  Calories from Fat 98 (40%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(27%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(8%)Cholesterol 25mg
(23%)Sodium 549mg
(18%)Potassium 635mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
(19%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(19%)Protein 9g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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