Spinach Pesto Dip

Photo: Travis Rathbone
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.


Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup dip, 2 celery stalks, 5 carrots)

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.


MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Paul Piccuito,


March 2013
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