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Easy Eats: Fruity Granita & Layered Taco Dip

If you think the madness on the court is crazy, wait 'till you see the madness in the kitchen. That's where Sweetie Pacarro had her hands full teaching Steve to cook, in another Easy Eats segment.

Layered Taco Dip

Prep Time: 20 min

Total Time: 20 min

Makes: 40 servings, 2 Tbsp. dip and 16 crackers each

What You Need

  • 1 can (16 oz.) TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Refried Beans
  • 1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
  • 1 cup TACO BELL® HOME ORIGINALS® Thick 'N Chunky Salsa
  • 1 cup prepared guacamole
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced pitted ripe olives
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalapeño peppers
  • WHEAT THINS Crackers

Make It

  • SPREAD refried beans on large serving plate; top with layers of sour cream, salsa and guacamole.
  • SPRINKLE with green onions, olives and jalapenos. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve as a dip with crackers.

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Kraft Kitchens Tips

Special Extra

Sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro.


Fruity Granita

Take 1-1/4 cups water and mix & match your recipe from these options...

Crystal Light
Low Calorie Soft Drink Mix options
fruit choices
Lemonade
1 bag (20 oz.) frozen strawberries
Ruby Red Grapefruit
1 bag (16 oz.) frozen peach slices
Sunrise Classic Orange
1 bag (12 oz.) frozen raspberries
Raspberry Ice

1 bag (16 oz.) frozen mixed fruit

Then follow our 2 simple steps:

  • Dissolve contents of 1 tub Crystal Light Drink Mix in 1-1/4 cups water.
  • Pour half of the Crystal Light mixture and half of the fruit into blender container; cover. Blend until smooth, stirring with spoon if necessary. Repeat with remaining fruit and liquid.

Makes 5 to 7 servings, 1/2 cup each, depending on which fruit is used

Special Extra: For an extra special look, cut 3 oranges in half. Using the tip of the vegetable peeler or small knife, scoop the pulp out of each orange half. Evenly divide granita into orange halves.

Nutrition Bonus: This frozen treat is a refreshing source of fruit and a good calcium source from the CRYSTAL LIGHT Drink Mix. Carb Choices: 1

Nutrition Information Per Serving (Lemonade): 30 calories, 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate, 2g dietary fiber, 5g sugars, 0g protein, 0%DV vitamin A, 60%DV vitamin C, 0%DV calcium, 4%DV iron. Exchange: 1/2 Fruit

Nutrition Information Per Serving (Ruby Red Grapefruit): 50 calories, 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 2g dietary fiber, 8g sugars, less than 1g protein, 8%DV vitamin A, 170%DV vitamin C, 0%DV calcium, 0%DV iron. Exchange: 1 Fruit

Nutrition Information Per Serving (Sunrise Classic Orange): 50 calories, 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 3g dietary fiber, 5g sugars, less than 1g protein, 0%DV vitamin A, 170%DV vitamin C, 20%DV calcium, 6%DV iron. Exchange: 1 Fruit

Nutrition Information Per Serving (Raspberry Ice): 80 calories, 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 17g sugars, 1g protein, 4%DV vitamin A, 90%DV vitamin C, 2%DV calcium, 0%DV iron. Exchange: 1 Fruit

Dietary Exchanges (or Exchange Calculations) based on Exchange Lists for Meal Planning © 2003 by the American Diabetes Association and the American Dietetic Association.

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