Time: 30 minutes. Here's a healthy party snack to mix in with the rich ones for your calorie-conscious guests.

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Recipe Summary

Makes 1 cup; 6 servings


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 2- to 3-qt. pan over high heat, bring about 1 qt. water to a boil. Add green beans and cook until tender to the bite, 3 to 6 minutes. Drain and immerse immediately in ice water until cool, about 2 minutes; drain again.

  • In a blender or food processor, combine avocado, yogurt, lime juice, mint (if using), garlic, and salt; whirl until very smooth.

  • Spoon dip into a bowl and serve with green beans and jicama sticks.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

113 calories; calories from fat 58%; protein 2.7g; fat 7.4g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 6.1g; sodium 179mg; cholesterol 0.4mg.