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Healthified Thai Spinach Dip

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80% less sat fat • 59% fewer calories than the original recipe. This mixture can also be used for a fresh lunch idea—spread it on a whole grain tortilla, top with lots of crunchy chopped or shredded veggies, and wrap it up. Yum!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

1
cup chopped fresh spinach
3/4
cup fat-free sour cream
3/4
cup Yoplait® plain fat-free yogurt
1/4
cup snipped fresh mint
1/4
cup finely chopped unsalted peanuts
1/4
cup reduced-fat peanut butter
1
tablespoon honey
1
tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1
to 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper
Chopped peanuts (optional)
Fresh mint leaves (optional)
Assorted vegetable dippers (such as peeled baby carrots, zucchini slices, pea pods, yellow summer squash sticks, and/or red sweet pepper strips)

Directions

  • 1 In a medium bowl, combine spinach, sour cream, and yogurt. Stir in the snipped mint, the 1/4 cup chopped peanuts, the peanut butter, honey, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours. If desired, garnish with additional chopped peanuts and fresh mint leaves. Serve with vegetable dippers.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 65
  • Fat Reduced By 8 1/2g
  • Sodium Reduced By 65mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 tablespoons dip
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

The Original vs. Healthified

Live Better America lets you enjoy your favorite dishes without worry or guilt. Our nutritionists switch ingredients, reduce amounts and use other kitchen tricks to turn the original recipes into Healthified recipes that are good and good for you.

Before After
3/4 cup sour cream 3/4 cup fat-free sour cream
3/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing 3/4 cup Yoplait® plain fat-free yogurt
1/4 cup finely chopped cocktail peanuts 1/4 cup finely chopped unsalted peanuts
1/4 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
Nutritional Highlights
Calcium (%DV)
 
 
2 (before)
4 (after)
Calories
 
 
110 (before)
45 (after)
Saturated Fat
 
 
2 1/2 g (before)
1/2 g (after)
Sodium
 
 
130 mg (before)
65 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
11 g (before)
2 1/2 g (after)

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/25/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 tablespoons dip
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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