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Creamy Spinach Dip

From: EatingWell

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.

Servings: about 2 1/2 cups
Prep: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins
Rated : 
 by 3 people
1   small shallot , peeled
1 5-ounce can  water chestnuts, rinsed
1/2 cup  reduced-fat cream cheese, (Neufchatel)
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 tablespoons  chopped fresh chives
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.
Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Stir before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Calories 54, Total Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 222 mg, Carbohydrate 4 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 4 g, Potassium 102 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin A 15%. Exchanges: Vegetable 1,Fat 0.5
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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mctrsc wrote:

What is the serving size??

3/8/2014 07:59:42 AM Report Abuse

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