Monday, May 23, 2011

Feta and Spinach Dip


Feta and Spinach Dip

Weight Watchers Recipe

Course: snacks
PointsPlus™ Value: 2
Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 12 min
Cooking Time: 1 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy

This creamy spinach-feta combo dresses up fresh vegetables or baked pita chips deliciously. Or use it as a tasty spread for sandwiches and wraps.

Ingredients


4 cup(s) spinach, fresh, chopped (about 2 oz)


1/2 cup(s) low fat cream cheese

1/2 cup(s) fat-free sour cream


1/4 cup(s) crumbled feta cheese


1/4 cup(s) chives, fresh, minced, divided


2 tsp fresh lemon juice


1/4 tsp black pepper


1/4 tsp table salt, or less to taste (optional)

Instructions

  • Place spinach in a small saucepan with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil over high heat and then cook for 1 minute; drain well.
  • Place spinach, cream cheese, sour cream, feta cheese, 2 tablespoons of chives, lemon juice and pepper in a blender; puree. Taste dip and add salt if desired. Spoon dip into a serving bowl and sprinkle with remaining tablespoon of chives. Yields about 3 tablespoons of dip per serving.

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