Recipe of the Week: Low Fat Creamy Spinach Dip

INGREDIENTS
1   small shallot , peeled
1 5-ounce can  water chestnuts, rinsed
1/2 cup  reduced-fat cream cheese, (Neufchatel)
1/2 cup  low-fat cottage cheese
1/4 cup  nonfat plain yogurt
1 tablespoon  lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon  salt
  Freshly ground pepper, to taste
6 ounces  baby spinach
2 tablespoons  chopped fresh chives
DIRECTIONS
1. Pulse shallot and water chestnuts in a food processor until coarsely chopped. Add cream cheese, cottage cheese, yogurt, lemon juice, salt and pepper and pulse until just combined. Add spinach and chives and pulse until incorporated.
Tip:
Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Stir before serving.
NUTRITION FACTS
Calories 54, Total Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 222 mg, Carbohydrate 4 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 4 g, Potassium 102 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin A 15%. Exchanges: Vegetable 1,Fat 0.5
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

 

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