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Spinach Dip with Cajun Pita Chips Recipe

Spinach Dip with Cajun Pita Chips Recipe

I learned to make Cajun Pita Chips while working for a caterer. They're deliciously different dippers for my rich and creamy spinach dip. —Julia Morgan, Flatwoods, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • CHIPS:
  • 5 pita breads (6 inches), halved and split
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the sour cream, spinach, red pepper, onions, garlic, salt and hot pepper sauce. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Meanwhile, for chips, cut each pita half into four wedges. Combine the butter, Cajun seasoning and cumin; brush over rough side of pita wedges. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until chips are golden brown and crisp. Serve with dip. Yield: about 2-1/3 cups dip (6-1/2 dozen pita chips).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 149 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 218 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.