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Skinny Spinach Artichoke Dip

This lightened Spinach-Artichoke Dip is a crowd favorite!

 

Spinach-Artichoke Dip is a crowd favorite and with a few key healthy ingredient swaps, you can make a skinny version that's big on taste and lower in calories.

~by Regan Jones, RD

Prepping for a Super Bowl party, but want to serve up some healthier snacks? There are plenty of ways to go healthier for tablegating -- veggies with dip, fruit kabobs, black bean salsa... But one of the tastiest dishes I know of to serve on your Super Bowl table is this lightened version of Spinach Artichoke. By using beans to help replace some of the cream of the original version, you've got a creamy, cheese dip that's a real crowd pleaser!

 

This lightened Spinach-Artichoke Dip is a crowd favorite!


This lightened Spinach-Artichoke Dip is a crowd favorite!

 

This lightened Spinach-Artichoke Dip is a crowd favorite!
This lightened Spinach-Artichoke Dip is a crowd favorite!

Skinny Spinach Artichoke Dip

Yield

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Greek-style yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, mined
  • 1 (15-ounce) can organic soybeans or other white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can baby artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • 1 (9-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Italian cheese blend or part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Place Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, Greek-stye yogurt, lemon juice, salt, black pepper, red pepper, minced garlic, and soy beans in a food processor, and process until smooth. Spoon into a medium bowl. Stir in the artichokes and spinach.
  3. Spoon mixture into baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until bubbly and brown.
  4. {Alternatively, spinach mixture may be placed in a slow-cooker and held for up to 4 hours. Sprinkle shredded cheese over mixture 15 minutes prior to serving}

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ReganJonesRD

ReganJonesRD
Regan Jones is the Founding Editor and Sponsorship Director of HealthyAperture and is the author of the QUICK FIX KITCHEN Feature - a collection of recipes that focuses on shortcut cooking without shortcut taste. Her recipes largely focus on baked goods and desserts ranging from gluten free to sugar free to slightly indulgent eats for the entire family, but also include easy everyday recipes for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Jones is a registered dietitian and owner the web's most prominent portfolio of dietitian-owned websites, including HealthyAperture.com, TheRecipeReDux.com, BlogBrulee.com and RDs4Disclosure.org. She is also the host of the podcast, This Unmillennial Life, which was recently named New & Noteworthy on iTunes.
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