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Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip Recipe

Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip Recipe

Garlic and feta make a powerfully tasty pair in this addictive dip from Elissa Armbruster, Medford, New Jersey. “I first tried it at a party and had to drag myself away from the bowl!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (8 ounces) fat-free plain yogurt
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Fresh vegetables and/or sliced bread

Directions

  • 1. Line a strainer with four layers of cheesecloth or one coffee filter; place over a bowl. Place yogurt in prepared strainer; cover yogurt with edges of cheesecloth. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until yogurt has thickened to the consistency of whipped cream.
  • 2. Transfer yogurt to a food processor (discard liquid from bowl). Add the feta cheese, cream cheese, sour cream and garlic; cover and process until smooth.
  • 3. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in the spinach, dill and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until chilled. Serve with vegetables and/or bread. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without vegetables or bread) equals 68 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer