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TARA GIDUS' HEALTHY SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP

TARA GIDUS' HEALTHY SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP

Official runDisney nutritionist Tara Gidus has slimmed down and cut the fat out of a holiday favorite, spinach artichoke dip. Learn more about the recipe and the healthy ingredients used in the video below.




Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip
Serves 12


INGREDIENTS
8oz reduced-fat cream cheese, room temperature
½ cup plain yogurt
1 (9oz) package frozen artichoke hearts, defrosted, drained and chopped
1 (10oz) package frozen spinach, defrosted and drained
1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded and divided
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
Whole grain pita chips and crudit&eaccute;s for dipping


DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.


In stand mixer with paddle attachment or large bowl with wooden spoon, mix cream cheese and yogurt until combined. Add artichokes, spinach, onion, garlic, and ¼ cup mozzarella and mix until incorporated.


Pour spinach artichoke mixture into 8-inch baking dish that has been lightly sprayed with canola oil. Top with remaining ¼ cup mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes until heated through.


NUTRITON FACTS: 1 serving, 81 calories, 4g fat, 3g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 169mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 3g sugar, 5g protein, 47% vitamin A, 13% calcium, 127% vitamin K, 10% folate


Join us on Wednesday and Friday of this week for two more recipes from Tara and be sure to subscribe to the runDisney YouTube Channel to stay up to date with all the latest runDisney news!