Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip Recipe

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Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip Recipe
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Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip Recipe

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

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

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.
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.
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.
Originally published as Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip in Country Woman December/January 2008, p37

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 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
  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.
Originally published as Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip in Country Woman December/January 2008, p37

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Reviewed Sep. 23, 2011

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