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Garlicky Peanut Dip

A perfect balance of spices makes this dip addictive. It also perks up stir-fry dishes. —Sadie Buecksler, Ashland, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    1 cup


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Assorted fresh vegetables


  • In a small skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add sunflower kernels and garlic; cook 2 minutes longer. Add the water, peanut butter, brown sugar, soy sauce and spices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until blended. Serve with vegetables.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons (calculated without vegetables): 146 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 221mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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