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Lightened-Up Spinach Dip

Jodi Danen
This lightened-up version of spinach dip is made with Greek yogurt for a healthier, but still creamy and delicious, snack.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizers
Servings 8 servings
Calories 82 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small sweet onion diced
  • ¼ cup grated carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb. fresh spinach chopped
  • ½ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt


  • Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onions and carrots and cook 5 minutes, or until onions are translucent. Stir in garlic and spinach and cook 2-3 minutes or until spinach wilts.
  • Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, cheese and salt in medium bowl.
  • Add yogurt mixture to pan and stir to combine. Heat 2-3 minutes, or until warmed.
  • Serve hot or cold with pita chips, crusty bread or veggies for dipping.


Calories: 82kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 275mgPotassium: 405mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 6018IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 116mgIron: 2mg
Keyword appetizers, healthy, recipes, spinach dip, tailgating
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