Spinach Artichoke Dip

December 19, 2014

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Eat Healthy

Avocados have taken the spotlight in recent years as America's most-loved superfood and are the secret ingredient to making a traditionally unhealthy dish better for both you and your waistline.

In this original recipe for Spinach Artichoke Dip, creamy avocado takes the place of mayonnaise, contributing fiber, potassium, vitamin E and heart-healthy MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids).

Spinach and artichokes add extra phytonutrients (think vitamin C, iron and folate), while lime juice and dill add a flavorful twist sure to impress your family and friends.

 

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Serves 6

 

Ingredients:

1 10-ounce package frozen spinach, defrosted

1 avocado

1 teaspoon lime juice

1/2 teaspoon dill

1 8-ounce jar artichoke hearts, drained

1/2 teaspoon salt

 

Directions:

1. In a food processor, combine avocado, lime juice and salt. Once thoroughly combined, pulse in the spinach and dill.

2. Add the artichoke hearts and pulse until desired consistency.

 

Nutritional information per 4-ounce serving:

Calories: 76; Protein: 3g; Carbohydrates: 6g; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Sodium: 243mg; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 1g