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Steamed Broccoli with Lighter Ranch Dip

Kids won't turn up their noses at this vitamin-rich vegetable when it's served alongside a creamy yet healthy dip.

  • servings: 8
Photography: Standard

Ingredients

  • 8 cups broccoli florets (from 1 large bunch broccoli)
  • 1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, finely grated
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Cook's Note

Ranch dip can be refrigerated, up to 2 days.

Other Ways to Enjoy Lighter Ranch Dip

Spoon on top of baked potatoes.

Use as a tangy sauce for pasta salad.

Serve alongside baked breaded chicken or fish.

Substitute for mayonnaise in tuna salad.

Spread on turkey sandwiches.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Set a steamer basket in a saucepan with 2 inches simmering water. Add broccoli, cover, and steam until crisp-tender, 5 minutes. Let cool completely. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine yogurt, mayonnaise, thyme, and garlic; season with salt and pepper. Serve with broccoli.

Source
Everyday Food, January/February 2012