Chipotle Spinach Dip

Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip – A Healthy Dip

This Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip is a healthier and more flavorful dip than that boring frozen spinach, sour cream, packaged mix concoction.

We start with fresh raw spinach. Dark greens, such as spinach, are rich in vitamins A, C, E and K  and are high in carotenoids – antioxidants that help block the early stages of cancer. Plus, they are loaded with fiber, iron, magnesium, potassium, and calcium.

The sour cream gets swapped for healthy probiotic loaded yogurt. And then we add loads of flavor with the cilantro, chipotle and cumin. The result is flavorful with a kick. It isn’t overly spicy, add some cayenne pepper if you want it hotter.

Creamy Chipotle Spinach Dip Ingredients

  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • 3 green onions, white parts only
  • 3-4 cups spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce (about 1 pepper)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin

Directions

  1. In a food processor, pulse garlic and onions until chopped.
  2. Add spinach leaves and pulse until chopped.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

 

Always use organic fruits and vegetables in these recipes.

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 Audrey Humaciu created this recipe for Harvest2U

Audrey is the Editor in Chef at That Recipe and VP of Creativity and Sarcasm at Munofore. When she’s not blogging about her eclectic interests from cooking and crafting to ornamental horticulture and the idiosyncrasies of the American language, she’s just your typical 40 something mom livin’ the life in the California burbs… without the minivan and overpriced coffee.

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