Creamy Spinach Dip

Creamy Spinach Dip

Try this light spinach dip made healthier with reduced-fat cream cheese, nonfat yogurt and low-fat cottage cheese instead of full-fat cheese, mayonnaise and sour cream. It will save you a whopping 84 calories and 10 grams of fat per serving when compared to traditional versions. Serve it with pita chips and crunchy vegetables or spread it on a sandwich.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
10 15 min 15 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1 small shallot, peeled
  • 1 5-ounce ca water chestnuts, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat cream cheese, (Neufchâtel)
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 6 ounces baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Pulse shallot and water chestnuts in a food processor until coarsely chopped. Add cream cheese, cottage cheese, yogurt, lemon juice, salt and pepper and pulse until just combined. Add spinach and chives and pulse until incorporated.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per 1/4-cup serving
  • Calories: 54
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fat: 3g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Potassium: 102mg
  • Sodium: 222mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0

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