Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr  

Blue Cheese-Bacon-Spinach Dip

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.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 8 (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 52
  • Fat: 3.2g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 141mg

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Blue Cheese-Bacon-Spinach Dip Recipe