Spinach dip is a classic at many gatherings across the country. It’s right up there with onion dip and ranch dip, and it’s likely a good source of spinach for those who don’t typically enjoy eating the green, leafy stuff.
But good gracious! The fat content on most containers of spinach dip is enough to send you running for your closest pair of big-boy-pants. And even then, you may have to leave the button undone.
So in the interest of saving you from all that running…. errr…. I mean, saving you from having to wear your big-boy-pants ~ehem~, here’s my version of Clean Eating Spinach Dip.
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Clean Eating Spinach Dip Recipe:
Love spinach dip? Enjoy it without the mystery ingredients! This delicious version is perfect for your next party or gathering! Note that the data below is based on a 6 cup yield and a 1/2 cup serving.
- 1 (16 oz.) container cottage cheese
- 10 oz. bag frozen spinach, thawed
- 8 oz. can water chestnuts, chopped fine
- 2 tbsp. onion powder
- 1 tsp. dried parsley
- 2 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp. salt
Using a blender, blend the cottage cheese until it is smooth and creamy.
Put the cottage cheese in a large mixing bowl, and add all other ingredients. Stir well.
Recipe from the Gracious Pantry archives, originally posted 1/28/11.