High Protein Cilantro Lime Dip & Dressing Recipe

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High Protein Cilantro Lime Dip & Dressing Recipe

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This high protein cilantro lime dip and dressing is a great way to add some extra protein to your diet, and is a lower-calorie option than traditional dips and dressings that use mayonnaise or sour cream as their base. 

By swapping out the mayo or sour cream for nonfat greek yogurt, you boost the protein content, cut out the fat, and save big on calories – without sacrificing any flavor.

This recipe is perfect for salads, slaws, and dips. You can even use it as a dip for chips and veggies. The cilantro lime flavor combination is perfect for any occasion.

So, whether you’re looking to add some extra protein to your diet or simply enjoy the delicious flavor of cilantro lime, this recipe is sure to please.

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High Protein Cilantro Lime Dip & Dressing Recipe
Yield: 4 Servings

High Protein Cilantro Lime Dip & Dressing

Prep Time: 5 minutes

This cilantro lime dip is made with a base of nonfat Greek Yogurt, making it a high protein option that works as a dip or a dressing for salads and slaws.


  • 1 cup Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped or grated
  • 1 lime for garnish


  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Garnish with lime wedges, extra cilantro and green onions
  3. Refrigerate or serve immediately.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 52Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 3mgSodium 316mgCarbohydrates 7gNet Carbohydrates 6gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 6g

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