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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.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2009

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total:
15 mins
Servings:
10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; protein 3.3g; carbohydrates 3.1g; dietary fiber 0.5g; sugars 1.7g; fat 2.9g; saturated fat 1.6g; cholesterol 9.9mg; vitamin a iu 1766.4IU; vitamin c 5.9mg; folate 37.8mcg; calcium 56.4mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 17.6mg; potassium 152.3mg; sodium 208.6mg.
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