Sisterhood Bash Happy Hour: Hungry Girl Rockin' Restaurant Spinach Dip – The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans LLC


Welcome to today’s Sisterhood Bash Happy Hour! What’s the Sisterhood Bash? Go check it out – we’re raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and there are MANY chances to win fabulous prizes…and cash. Yes, cash.

So every day, we are sharing some awesome recipes with you guys and today, we’re making Hungry Girl Rockin’ Restaurant Spinach Dip! I LOVE SPINACH DIP SO MUCH. And of course, normal spinach dip is evil and fattening. But this recipe? 70 CALORIES PER SERVING. Shut up.

By the way, if you’re not familiar with Hungry Girl, please run, don’t walk, to check out her site. She is an absolute genius when it comes to turning no-no foods into yes-yes foods.

HG’s Rockin’ Restaurant Spinach Dip (Recipe and image courtesy of Hungry Girl)

(1/8 recipe, approx. 3-4 Tbsp. – 70 calories, 0.5g fat, 305mg sodium, 7.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 2g sugars, 6.5g protein = 1 Point)

Ingredients: 4 oz. Lifetime Fat Free Monterey Jack Cheese (or another fat-free white hard cheese, like Muenster or Mozzarella) 4 tbsp. fat-free sour cream 10 tsp. Kraft Reduced Fat Parmesan Cheese 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp. shallots, chopped finely 6 tbsp. fat-free mayo 1 oz. light soy milk 1  10 oz. pkg. chopped spinach, thawed and drained

4 oz. water chestnuts, chopped

In a medium-sized saucepan, melt your Monterey Jack over a low flame.  In a separate pan, sauté garlic and shallots with some nonstick cooking spray.  Add soy milk to melted cheese, stirring continuously. Next, add mayo, sour cream and parmesan into your cheese mixture, still stirring over low heat.  Add your sautéed garlic and shallots, as well as water chestnuts. Add your well-drained, chopped spinach and mix thoroughly. Spoon your dip into a medium-sized casserole dish and bake in a preheated 325-degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Voila! Your spinach-y masterpiece is complete. You may add salt and/or pepper if desired.  Serves 6-8.

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Category: Appetizer, Calorie Counting, EAT IT, Heather, LOSE IT