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Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip 2.000
$30 Picnic for Two Jul 2, 2008

Using frozen creamed spinach and prepped items from the salad bar makes this an economical version of the classic dip. It can be made 1 day in advance. Serve with pita chips or thin slices of baguette.


Servings: 2
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 6-ounce jar artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1 12-ounce package frozen creamed spinach, defrosted
  • 1 scallion, white and light-green parts finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red bell pepper (cut from peppers on the salad bar)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green bell pepper (cut from peppers on the salad bar)
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (from the salad bar)
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, artichoke hearts, defrosted creamed spinach, scallion, bell peppers and Parmesan cheese in a medium bowl; mix thoroughly and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.


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From Kevin Mesiah of Seafoodie in Reston.

Tested by Bonnie S. Benwick.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving (dip only): 280


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 18g 28%

Saturated Fat: 6g 30%

Cholesterol: 36mg 12%

Sodium: 994mg 41%

Total Carbohydrates: 17g 6%

Dietary Fiber: 5g 20%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 12g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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