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Vikings playoff party appetizers: Fun and healthy options

Hy-Vee dieticians picked two easy and nutritious dips to help kick-off an amazing tailgate experience

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minnesota — You ready for this? Throw on your favorite "Jock Jams" because a good playoff party begins with great food. Hy-Vee dieticians helped the Sunrise crew kick off a studio celebration for the Vikings with appetizers galore. 

Along with wings, pretzel bites, and egg rolls, the Hy-Vee crew added two healthy dips: Elote Guacamole and Layered Greek Hummus. 

The Elote Guacamole is ready in just 10 minutes and you can add corn and cotija cheese for extra flair. 

Here's what you need:

Elote Guacamole

  • 1 (16-oz.) container refrigerated classic guacamole
  • ½ c. mayonnaise
  • ½ (11-oz.) can Mexican-style corn, drained, plus additional for garnish
  • 2 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • Cotija cheese, crumbled, for garnish
  • Smoked paprika, for garnish
  • tortilla chips, for serving
  1. Stir together guacamole, mayonnaise, 1/2 can Mexican-style corn and lime juice in a medium bowl.

  2. Transfer the mixture to a serving bowl. Garnish with Cotija cheese, remaining Mexican-style corn, and smoked paprika, if desired. Serve with tortilla chips.

Layered Greek Hummus Dip

  • Two 10 oz containers of Babas Creamy, Dreamy Traditional Hummus
  • ¾ cup chopped English cucumber
  • 1 Roma tomato, chopped
  • ¼ cup sliced olives
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • ¼ - ½ crumbled feta cheese
  • To serve: veggies, whole grain crackers, tortilla chips

1. Spread hummus on a 10-inch serving platter. Top with cucumbers, tomato, olives, green onions and feta cheese.

2. Serve with veggies, whole grain crackers or tortilla chips!

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