Creamy, Lower-fat Spinach Dip

Creamy, Lower-fat Spinach Dip

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: Serves 8-10 people

This classic, well-loved appetizer will keep you in the holiday spirit, especially since it has less fat and fewer calories than the usual recipe. Serve with pita chips, crackers or fresh veggies. 

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Using a food processor, pulse the shallot and water chestnuts until they're coarsely chopped. Add the cream cheese, cottage cheese, yogurt, mayo, lemon juice, and salt & pepper. Pulse until combined. Add the spinach and chives, and pulse again until everything is thoroughly mixed together. Serve with fresh veggies, pita chips or crackers.

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