Rating: 4 stars
12 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 2
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  • 1 star values: 1

At first, the spinach will seem to overflow in the skillet, but keep stirring--as it begins to wilt, it reduces in volume. Serve this creamy spinach-parmesan dip with crudités or hearty wheat crackers.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2004


Credit: Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

Recipe Summary

2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add salt and spinach; sauté 3 minutes or until the spinach wilts. Place spinach mixture in a colander, pressing until mixture is barely moist.

  • Place spinach mixture, basil, cream cheese, and pepper in a food processor; process until smooth. Spoon spinach mixture into a medium bowl. Add yogurt and Parmesan; stir to combine. Chill.

Nutrition Facts

63 calories; calories from fat 60%; fat 4.2g; saturated fat 2.3g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 3g; fiber 0.9g; cholesterol 11mg; iron 1.1mg; sodium 209mg; calcium 112mg.