Spinach Artichoke Dip

With the NFL playoffs starting today (go Pats!), there is no better time to try out a new healthy appetizer! This spinach artichoke dip is low in calories and fat, but high in protein, calcium, vitamin A and C. Serve with whole wheat crackers, pita bread, or carrots for a delicious and nutritious snack that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

Ingredients

  • 14 oz. can artichoke hearts packed in water, drained and chopped
  • 12 oz. spinach, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup 2% Greek yogurt
  • ¾ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • ¾ cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray an 8×8 baking dish with cooking spray
  2. Spray a sauté pan with cooking spray and add onion. Cook until soft, about 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for an additional 1 minute.
  3. Add chopped spinach to the sauté pan and cook until wilted.
  4. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir to combine. Transfer to baking dish.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

For 1/16 of dip: 53 calories, 2g fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 1g fiber, 5.5g proetin, 43% DV vitamin A, 13% DV vitamin C, 14% DV calcium, 4,5% DV iron

Notes

Adapted from: http://www.skinnytaste.com/hot-spinach-and-artichoke-dip/

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