Blue Cheese Dip with Crudites Recipe

Blue Cheese Dip with Crudites
submitted by bahuja2001 at ifood.tv

Summary

Difficulty LevelBit DifficultHealth IndexJust Enjoy
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Gorgonzola cheese/Other blue cheese12 Ounce
 Ricotta cheese1 Pound
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
 Heavy cream2 Cup (32 tbs)
For crudites
 Celery1 1⁄4 Bunch (125 gm) (A Large Bunch)
 Red peppers2 , cored and seeded
 Green peppers2 , cored and seeded
 Yellow peppers2 , cored and seeded
 Cucumber1 Large, halved lengthwise and seeded
 Carrots1 Pound, peeled
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4126 Calories from Fat 3069

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 348 g535.4%

Saturated Fat 220.8 g1104.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1189 mg

Sodium 6085.6 mg253.6%

Total Carbohydrates 137 g45.6%

Dietary Fiber 29.2 g116.9%

Sugars 48.5 g

Protein 149 g297.1%

Vitamin A 1977.2% Vitamin C 1790.8%

Calcium 340.2% Iron 43.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

To make the dip, beat the blue cheese with the ricotta cheese until very soft.
Beat in the garlic, cream and seasoning.
Spoon the dip into a large serving dish, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
To prepare the crudites, cut all of the vegetables into sticks about 2-3 inches long.
To serve, place the bowl of cheese dip in the center of a large platter, then arrange the vegetables around it.
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