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Spinach Dip in Red Cabbage Recipe

Spinach Dip in Red Cabbage Recipe

A hollowed out cabbage makes a bright serving piece for this creamy spinach dip. “I found the recipe in a cookbook, and I receive many compliments whenever I serve it to company,” shares Patricia Johnson of Kingfield, Maine.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 large head red cabbage
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • Assorted fresh vegetables


  • 1. Gently peel back outer leaves of cabbage. Slice 1/2 in. from bottom of cabbage so it sits flat. Cut a 3-in. circle in the top of the cabbage; hollow out a third of the cabbage to form a bowl (save removed cabbage for another use).
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, sour cream, mayonnaise, onions, parsley, lemon juice and dill. Spoon into cabbage bowl just before serving. Serve with vegetables. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (prepared with reduced-fat sour cream and fat-free mayonnaise) equals 38 calories, 1 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 vegetable.