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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 10

Serve this flavorful spinach dip with pita chips for wonderful appetizers. Perfect if you love Greek cuisine. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
bags (6 oz each) fresh baby spinach leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
container (8 oz) sour cream
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/3
cup pine nuts, toasted
2
tablespoons chopped green onions (2 medium)
Additional grated lemon peel, if desired
Pita chips, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    In 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Cook garlic in butter 1 minute. Add spinach; sprinkle with salt. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or just until spinach is wilted. Drain spinach; squeeze dry.
  • 2
    In food processor, place spinach mixture, sour cream, cream cheese, feta cheese, dill and 1 teaspoon lemon peel. Cover; process with on-and-off pulses until smooth, scraping bowl once. Into serving bowl, spoon spinach mixture. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours to blend flavors. Top with pine nuts, green onions and additional lemon peel. Serve with pita chips.

Expert Tips

  • Feta cheese is available plain or flavored. You could use cheese with garlic, basil, sun-dried tomato or herbs.
  • To toast pine nuts, spread in ungreased shallow pan; bake at 350°F 3 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
175
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
0%
Saturated Fat
8g
0%
Sodium
245mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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