Use this mild, herby vegetable dip with any of your favorite veggies, or serve it with pita crisps or Italian bread.
- 10 oz. frozen, chopped spinach, thawed and drained
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- 8 oz. plain, low-fat yogurt
- ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
- ¼ cup chopped onion
- ½ tsp. dill
- For Dipping:
- 1 red bell pepper, cut in strips
- 2 stalks of celery, cut in 3 inch pieces
- Squeeze the spinach to remove excess liquid. Combine with the remaining ingredients in a medium bowl.
- Cover and refrigerate until the flavors have blended (1 hour).
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 5.5g||7%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||5%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 3g|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g|
|Total Carbohydrate 3g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||3%|
|Total Sugars 2g|
|Sugar Alcohol 0g|
|Other Carbohydrate 0g|
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Chopped Spinach, Plain Lowfat Yogurt (cultured Pasteurized Lowfat Milk, Whey Protein Concentrate, Nonfat Milk Solids, And Whey), Red Bell Pepper, Mayonnaise (expeller Pressed Soybean Oil, Water, Egg Yolks, Whole Eggs, Distilled White Vinegar, Salt, White Mustard (distilled Vinegar, Water, Mustard Seed, Salt, Spices), Lemon Juice Concentrate), Celery, Onion, Parsley, Dill.
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