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Creamy Spinach Dip

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/creamy_spinach_dip.html

From EatingWell:  January/February 2009

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.

About 2 1/2 cups | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  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

Per 1/4-cup serving : 54 Calories; 3 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 1 g Mono; 10 mg Cholesterol; 4 g Carbohydrates; 4 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 222 mg Sodium; 102 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat

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