Spinach Parmesan Dip
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Serves: 8
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 (10oz) package of fresh spinach
  • ½ cup basil Leaves, loosely packed
  • ⅓ cup reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • ⅓ cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  1. In a skillet over medium-high, heat oil and saute garlic for 1 minute. Add salt and spinach, saute 3 minutes or until spinach wilts. Place mixture in a colander and press with the back of the spoon until the mixture is barely moist.
  2. In a food processor, add spinach mixture, basil, cream cheese, yogurt, Parmesan and pepper. Process until smooth. Serve with homemade pita crisps.
  3. To make Pita Crisps: Cut whole wheat pitas with kitchen scissors into 8 slices. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with garlic salt. Broil for 3-4 minutes until toasted. Be careful to watch them so that you don't burn them!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 129.7 Fat: 6.6 g Saturated fat: 3.1 g Carbohydrates: 12.8 g Sugar: 2.9 g Sodium: 250.9 mg Fiber: 2.5 g Protein: 6.4 g Cholesterol: 14.0 mg
Recipe by Life at Cloverhill at https://lifeatcloverhill.com/2010/11/spinach-parmesan-dip.html