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Spinach Pesto Dip

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.

Health MARCH 2013

  • Yield: Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup dip, 2 celery stalks, 5 carrots)
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 141
  • Fat: 3.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 522mg
  • Calcium: 151mg
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