Image of the Savory Layered Dip


Image of the Savory Layered Dip

The Brownsville Wellness Coalition hosts a program titled “The Happy Kitchen” or “La Cocina Alegre” the place group members can study the significance and advantages of maintaining a healthy diet meals, with hands-on expertise cooking nutritious, low-cost meals with domestically sourced components.

The interactive, six week collection of lessons emphasizes the choice and preparation of contemporary, seasonal meals which might be nutritious, economical, and scrumptious. Courses are held at numerous areas throughout Brownsville, and individuals obtain printed recipe books in English and Spanish. In addition they obtain the components for recipes discovered at school!

The sort of group work for a more healthy final result is really what It’s Time Texas is all about. We search, assist, and join organizations who’re actually within the discipline, doing the work. We’re proud to share this wholesome recipe from La Cocina Alegre with our viewers, and hope you take pleasure in!

Savory Layered Dip

Ingredients for the savory layered dip.


⦁ 1 lb. of floor turkey

⦁ 1 tsp of cinnamon

⦁ 1 tsp turmeric

⦁ 1 tsp of cumin

⦁ 1 tsp of chili powder

⦁ 1/2 tsp floor pepper

⦁ Salt to style (the much less, the more healthy!)

⦁ 1/4 cups of water

⦁ 2 limes

⦁ 1 cucumber

⦁ 2 avocados

⦁ 1 massive tomato

⦁ 1 cup low fats Greek yogurt

⦁ 1/2 cup shredded cheese

⦁ 15 oz. can of black beans

⦁ 2.25 oz. can of sliced black olives


La Cocina Alegre savory layered dip.
Warmth pan with 1/4 cup of water. Add all spices, salt, and pepper. Then add the bottom turkey.
As soon as cooked, put aside.

Mash the avocados in a bowl and add lime juice. Chop the tomato and cucumber into small cubes. Chop 1/2 cup of cilantro. Drain the beans and olives.

Start to layer your dip in a big dish, beginning with the bottom turkey, then beans, cheese, cucumber, Greek yogurt, extra floor turkey, then avocado.

High your dish with olives, cilantro, tomato, and a number of the cucumber.

Serve instantly or chill for an hour earlier than serving!

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*Be aware: Thanks to Jessica Davila from La Cocina Alegre for offering us this recipe.