Check out this showstopper appetizer — using alternatives to reduce fat and calories.
Classic baked spinach/artichoke dip
Makes 28 servings (about 3.5 cups)
Serving size: 2 Tbsp
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
1 cup shredded, part-skim mozzarella cheese
½ cup reduced-fat sour cream
¼ cup reduced-fat, grated parmesan cheese
¼ tsp black pepper
1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 (8-ounce) reduced-fat cream cheese
1 (8-ounce) fat-free cream cheese
1 pkg. (10-ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well-drained
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Coat a 2-quart casserole dish with vegetable cooking spray.
3. Combine in large bowl, all ingredients (except ½ cup mozzarella cheese and 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese) save to put on top before baking.
4. Spoon mixture into the prepared dish.
5. Sprinkle reserved ½ cup mozzarella cheese and 2 tablespoons of parmesan cheese on top.
6. Bake for 30 minutes.
Nutritional Analysis per 2 Tbsp serving:
Calories 50, total fat 3gm (saturated fat 0.9gm), carbohydrates 2gm, protein 3gm, fiber 0gm, sodium 145mg
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