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Spinach Pesto Dip

Photo: Travis Rathbone
Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup dip, 2 celery stalks, 5 carrots)
Spinach Pesto Dip delivers that creamy, savory craving that you want in a snack. Vary your veggies that you serve with Spinach Pesto Dip--it's just as great with peppers, endive and fennel as it is with celery and carrots.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen, chopped spinach
  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat (2%) Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomato pesto
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 celery stalks, cut into sticks
  • 1 pound small carrots, peeled

Nutrition Information

  • calories 141
  • fat 3.1 g
  • satfat 1.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 9 g
  • carbohydrate 19 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 522 mg
  • calcium 151 mg

How to Make It

  1. Microwave spinach in a medium microwave-safe bowl on high for 2 minutes. Drain any excess liquid, if needed. Let cool, then stir in the yogurt, pesto, and salt. Serve with the celery and carrots.

Cook's Notes

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