5 Slimming Spreads to Spice up Your Sandwich   


Tired of the same old boring sandwich? Spice things up with these five slim and scrumptious spreads. Packed with exciting flavor profiles, they’re each simple to make and contain no more than 35 calories per tablespoon. Best part? They’ll add delicious zing to any meal without sabotaging your diet.


Horseradish-Rosemary Mayo
Add a little extra spice to any sammie with this simple-to-make spread. It also pairs perfectly with burgers and salmon!

¼ cup light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon horseradish
1 teaspoon fresh or dried rosemary

Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.

35 calories per tablespoon

Tex-Mex Spread
This protein-packed and flavor-filled condiment will be a fiesta for your taste buds. Give it a try.

6 ounces nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 to 1½ tablespoons taco seasoning (preferably low-sodium)
Salt and pepper to taste (optional)

Mix together Greek yogurt and taco seasoning in a small bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste.

20 calories per tablespoon

Spicy Hummus
Made with just two kitchen staples you probably have on hand, this spicy spread is sure to elevate any humdrum sandwich. Add more or less Sriracha to adjust the heat to your personal liking.

¼ cup hummus
1 tablespoon Sriracha

Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Add additional Sriracha to increase heat.

30 calories per tablespoon

Avocado-rich guac and tomato-based salsa are a delicious dynamic duo. This nutrient-packed spread will add a whole lot of pizazz to any sandwich.

2 tablespoons salsa
2 tablespoons guacamole

Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.

14 calories per tablespoon 

Creamy Cilantro Spread
This herb-alicious topper is a Bauer family favorite. It packs a flavorful punch and makes a delicious condiment for cilantro lovers.

1 cup low-fat sour cream
½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 scallion, chopped

Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.

13 per tablespoon 


Nutrition analysis courtesy of Genesis® R&D


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