Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip

Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo wings: two words that scream “cheat meal.”

But believe it or not, you can make a Buffalo wings-inspired dip so lean and clean that it can pass for a healthy snack!

In this skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip recipe, shredded chicken breasts replace the fattier dark meat, and a combination of Neufchatel (look for it next to the cream cheese in the grocery store) and Greek yogurt give it the creaminess of a dip.

We added part-skim mozzarella to make this dip cheesy, but you could substitute part or all of that for more Greek yogurt to make yours even leaner.

Tangy hot sauce and a little bit of crumbled blue cheese create the familiar flavor of Buffalo chicken.

Combine everything and bake until bubbling; serve hot with raw veggies like celery sticks, baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, or cucumber slices, and enjoy!

Pro tip: Put this Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip together quickly using leftover baked chicken breasts or shredded rotisserie chicken.

To make this healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip, we've combined cayenne pepper hot sauce with two creamy cheeses, and yummy blue cheese crumbles.

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Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip

To make this healthier Buffalo Chicken Dip, we've combined cayenne pepper hot sauce with two creamy cheeses, and yummy blue cheese crumbles.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 8 servings, about ½ cup dip and ½ cup veggies each
Calories 155 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 2 oz . Neufchatel cheese , softened
  • cups reduced fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
  • ¾ cup shredded part-skim Mozzarella cheese
  • cup cayenne pepper hot sauce
  • ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • cups shredded cooked chicken
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 cups raw vegetables (like celery sticks, carrots sticks, jicama sticks, cherry tomatoes, and cucumber slices)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Combine Neufchatel cheese, yogurt, mozzarella cheese, hot sauce, blue cheese, and chicken in a medium bowl; mix well.
  3. Place in a 1½-quart baking dish that is lightly coated with spray. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and edges begin to slightly brown.
  4. Serve immediately with raw vegetables for dipping.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup dip and .5 cup veggies)
Calories 155 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 557mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 18g 36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Protein
1 Dairy
½ Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
½ Carb
1 Protein

Body Beast Portions
1 Vegetable
2½ Protein

Portion Fix Containers
½ Green
½ Red
½ Blue

2B Mindset Plate It!
A protein and veggie dip as part of dinner or a snack(tional).

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Photos by Kirsten Morningstar