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Spinach Dip (reduced fat)


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Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil, plus more for baking dish
1 medium onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 boxes frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/2 cup skim milk
6 ounces reduced-fat bar cream cheese
3-4 dashes Worcestershire sauce
3-4 dashes hot sauce, such as Tabasco
3/4 cup reduced fat shredded mozzarella
Coarse salt and ground pepper
Whole wheat pita crisps for serving


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.


In a Dutch oven or large pot, heat oil over medium. Add onion and garlic; cook until lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes.


Add to drained spinach in a bowl and set aside.


In the same pot, warm milk over high heat.


Whisk in cream cheese until melted, about 3 minutes.


Add spinach, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and 1/4 cup mozzarella; stir to combine.


Season with salt and pepper.


Pour into a lightly oiled 1 1/2-quart shallow baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella.


Bake until bubbly and golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes.


Serve hot with accompaniments, as desired.


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Notes

We all know spinach is a power food. It's full of potassium, calcium, Vitamin C, and Bs, and loads of fiber. Plus it makes a killer dip, if you watch the fat and sodium connect of the additions. This is a creamy, delicious dip that is also lower in fat than traditional recipes, but without losing any of the flavor.

Modified from Everyday Food recipe

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