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Categories: Appetizers, Vegetarian

Jocoque dip

Jocoque dip
Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

Like many women, I had a secret list of requirements that my future husband would have to meet before I married him. At the top of the list? He had to love food. In my Mexican family, food has always ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 8 to 10
Note: Jocoque is a dairy product similar to sour cream and is available at select Mexican markets; call ahead to ensure availability. Totopos (Mexican-style tortilla chips) are crunchy and thick, and are generally available at Latin markets.
  • 2 cups jocoque
  • 1 serrano chile, minced
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds (from about 1/2 pomegranate, removed and cleaned)
  • 1 (10- to 13-ounce) bag totopos or 1 (14-ounce) bag pita bread, cut into triangles

Step 1Place the jocoque in a small serving dish for dips. Garnish with the serrano pepper and the pomegranate seeds. Place the chips or pita bread on a separate dish for dipping. Serve cool.

Each of 10 servings:
241 calories; 3 grams protein; 24 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams fiber; 15 grams fat; 5 grams saturated fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 3 grams sugar; 168 mg sodium.
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