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Spanakopita Dip {Spinach & Feta with Dill}

Spanakopita Dip ~ Greek-style #Spinach, Feta, & Dill #Dip from Sumptuous Spoonfuls

A dip with all the flavors of one of my very favorite Greek foods: Spanakopita. Flavorful and low in calories, this dip is wonderful on toasted bread (especially a nice crusty bread like Ciabatta!) … and I’m thinking it would be marvelous as a sandwich spread too.

This dip happened by accident … one of my work friends happened to share some very dill-infused creations of hers with me today, and then I (unexpectedly) had to run home over lunch, so I decided, since I’m in a dip mood, while I’m here, why don’t I whip up a dip?

So I did, and if I hadn’t cut my finger on the handi chopper blade (in true Monday style!), I would have totally made it back to work ahead of time (even WITH the construction zones). It’s super fast to put together and totally delicious. Just like spanakopita, except without all the work …

Spanakopita Dip {Spinach & Feta with Dill}

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: About 2 cups of dip (4 - 6 servings)

Calories per serving: 60 - 89 calories per serving ... less than 100 cal

Spanakopita Dip {Spinach & Feta with Dill}

Ingredients

  • 1 clove of garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 of a sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup frozen spinach, thawed, with all the moisture squeezed out (measured AFTER toweling out the wetness)
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill (fresh would be even better!)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 - 2 oz. feta cheese
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • About 1 Tablespoon finely chopped sun-dried tomato

Instructions

  1. First, thaw your spinach and with a clean towel (that you don't mind if it turns a little "green"), towel off all the excess moisture. The spinach will be very dense. You want about 1/2 cup of this dense green stuff.
  2. Now, put the spinach in a handi chopper with the garlic, onion, mayo, dill, salt, onion powder and feta cheese and pulse until everything is finely chopped and blended.
  3. Scrape the spinach mixture out of the food processor into a bowl and stir in the Greek yogurt and the sun dried tomato. Put in the fridge for at least an hour before serving to let the flavors meld.
  4. Serve with toasted ciabatta or other crusty bread (or veggies!). Or spread it on a sandwich.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: http://www.sumptuousspoonfuls.com/

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Spanakopita Dip ~ Greek-style #Spinach, Feta, & Dill #Dip from Sumptuous Spoonfuls

This recipe was shared at Mop it up MondayMarvelous MondayTasty ThursdayTGIF Link Party, Mumsfilibaba Dill Party and Clever Chicks Bloghop.

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6 Responses

  1. This sounds so delicious!! I love Greek spinach pie, I will be trying this on baguette!! xo

    May 14, 2013 at 9:50 am

  2. I’m so glad this recipe accident happened, because spanakopita is one of my favorite foods! And now that I finally have a food processor, I can make recipes like this! Thanks :)

    May 14, 2013 at 9:56 pm

  3. Oh, I love this idea for a dip! Perfect for summer get-togethers too! :)

    Thank you for sharing at Marvelous Mondays this week.

    May 17, 2013 at 4:39 pm

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  5. This dip sounds awesome, Ann! Thank you so much for sharing at last week’s All My Bloggy Friends :) I can’t wait to see what you share this week!

    May 20, 2013 at 11:37 pm

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