Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip

Yield: 2 cups (serving size 1/4 cup)
Source: Cooking Light - January 2000

INGREDIENTS:

1 (8-ounce) carton plain low-fat yogurt
3/4 cup (3 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup (2 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup low-fat sour cream
1 garlic clove, crushed
1-1/2 cups finely chopped spinach
1 tablespoon minced fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Fresh Dill (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Spoon yogurt onto several layers of heavy-duty paper towels; spread to 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with additional paper towels, and let stand 5 minutes. Scrape into the bowl of a food processor using a rubber spatula.
  2. Add the cheeses, sour cream, and garlic, and process until smooth, scraping sides of bowl once.
  3. Spoon yogurt mixture into a medium bowl, and stir in the spinach, minced dill, and pepper. Cover and chill. Garnish with fresh dill, if desired.

NUTRITIONAL INFO:

Healthy Units: 2 per serving
calories: 78 carbohydrates: 3.6 g cholesterol: 20 fat: 5.4 g sodium: 178 mg protein: 4.2 g calcium: 130 mg iron: 0.4 mg fiber: 0.4 g

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