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Crudités with Asian-Style Dip

This dip was really tasty! It was different from a lot of the other dips that I’ve had. I love raw veggies, and this was a fun way to add some Asian flair to them.

Crudités with Asian-Style Dip

Crudités with Asian-Style Dip
Bon Appétit December 1998

Yield: Makes 1 cup dip

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Assorted cut-up vegetables (such as carrots, red bell peppers, sugar snap peas, cucumbers and broccoli)

Combine first 11 ingredients in small bowl; whisk to blend. Season dip with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)

Place bowl with dip in center of platter. Surround with assorted vegetables and serve.

MacGourmet Rating: 4 Stars

Ashley Covelli is a food photographer, recipe developer, and culinary instructor based in Ossining, New York. She loves helping people become enthusiastic and adventurous in the kitchen so that they can build skills and confidence to cook for themselves and their loved ones. She can almost always be found with at least 3 different beverages within arm's reach.

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