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Spinach Tomato Spread Recipe

Spinach Tomato Spread Recipe

"Everyone at our get-togethers raves about this festive-looking zippy dip," writes Eleonora Marinelli of Hagerstown, Maryland.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:32 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 whole pita breads
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning


  • 1. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk, salt and cayenne until smooth. Stir in the tomatoes, spinach and onion. Spoon into an ungreased microwave-safe 9-in. pie plate.
  • 2. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
  • 3. Meanwhile, combine butter and oil; brush over both sides of pitas. Cut each pita into eight wedges; place on ungreased baking sheets. Combine cumin and lemon-pepper; sprinkle over both sides of wedges.
  • 4. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Serve with spread. Yield: 4 cups (4 dozen pita triangles).

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 69 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 127mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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tnhoneypot21 User ID: 132242 148015
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2009 Edited Jun. 7, 2009

"I made this a couple of times for parties and everyone loved it. The tomatoes give it an interesting twist. My cousin was asking for it so making it again this weekend."

HBcook User ID: 2966570 151360
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2009

"All I can say it blah! no flavor and uninteresting."

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