Blue Cheese-Bacon-Spinach Dip

Blue Cheese-Bacon-Spinach Dip Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr


The bold flavor of blue cheese and saltiness of the bacon give a creative punch to your average spinach dip. Serve Blue Cheese-Bacon-Spinach Dip with celery sticks for an added crunch.


Serves 8 (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 52
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 2 g
Sodium 141 mg


2 center-cut bacon slices
4 ounces chopped fresh spinach
1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1/2 cup light sour cream
1 ounce crumbled blue cheese
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
Celery sticks


Cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from pan; crumble. Remove all but 1 teaspoon drippings from pan. Add spinach to pan, stirring until wilted. Cool slightly. Combine bacon, spinach, yogurt, sour cream, blue cheese, minced garlic, crushed red pepper, and kosher salt. Serve with celery sticks.

Darcy Lenz,

Cooking Light

December 2013
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