Greek Spinach Dip

This savory Greek spinach dip takes its flavor cues from spanakopita. Serve it with warm pita bread or crisp crudités.
2 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Ingredients

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2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup roughly chopped shallots
4 green onions, chopped
1 tablespoon minced garlic
12 ounces spinach leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 cup Greek yogurt
1/2 cup finely crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
Freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Total: 20 Minutes

1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add shallots, onions, and garlic and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add spinach and cook, stirring often, until wilted, about 2 minutes.

2. Using a slotted spoon, scoop spinach into a food processor; pulse until roughly puréed, about 5 pulses. Add remaining ingredients except pepper, pulse once just to combine, then season to taste with pepper.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Created date

February 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 86
Caloriesfromfat 68 %
Protein 3.7 g
Fat 6.5 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Carbohydrate 3.6 g
Fiber 1 g
Sodium 227 mg
Cholesterol 10 mg