Recipe: Jocoque dip

Recipe: <i>Jocoque</i> dip
Jocoque di (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)

Recipe: Jocoque dip

Total time:


10 minutes


8 to 10


Jocoque is a dairy product similar to sour cream and is available at select Mexican markets; call ahead to ensure availability. Totopos (Mexican style tortilla chips) are crunchy and thick, and are generally available at Latin markets.

2 cups jocoque

1 serrano chile, minced

1/2 cup pomegranate seeds (from about ½ pomegranate, removed and cleaned)

1 (10- to 13-ounce) bag totopos or 1 (14-ounce) bag pita bread, cut into triangles

Place the jocoque

in a small serving dish for dips. Garnish with the serrano pepper and the pomegranate seeds. Place the chips or pita bread on a separate dish for dipping. Serve cool.

Each of 10 servings:

241 calories; 3 grams protein; 24 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams fiber; 15 grams fat; 5 grams saturated fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 3 grams sugar; 168 mg sodium.