Healthified Spinach Dip with Artichokes

Healthified Spinach Dip with Artichokes

50% less fat • 50% less sat fat • 36% fewer calories than the original recipe. Make a dip that boasts more spinach for an extra punch of vitamins.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

10

servings

4
cups lightly packed fresh baby spinach leaves (4 oz)
1
package (8 oz) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1/4
cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
4
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
1/4
cup fat-free (skim) milk
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
can (14 oz) artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
Baguette slices, if desired
Assorted raw vegetables, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 1-quart shallow glass baking dish or 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray.
  2. Place spinach in 2-quart microwavable casserole; add 1/4 cup water. Cover; microwave on High 2 minutes. Drain well, pressing spinach with paper towels to remove excess liquid. Chop spinach.
  3. In large bowl, beat cream cheese with spoon until smooth. Beat in mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons of the Parmesan cheese, the milk, garlic and basil until well blended. Stir in spinach and artichokes. Spread evenly in baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon cheese.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve with baguette slices or raw vegetables.
Makes 10 servings (1/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
What is “Healthified”?
We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.
Substitution
A 9-oz box of Green Giant® frozen spinach can be used in place of the fresh spinach. Cook as directed on box and drain well, pressing spinach with paper towels to remove excess liquid.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 280mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.