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Low Fat Spinach Dip

Boil and drain:

1/3 lb. (150 gr.) fresh spinach

Chop the spinach finely and squeeze out water. Set it aside.


Mix until smooth:


4 oz. cream cheese
1/4 cup plain yogurt

Add to the cream cheese and yogurt mixture and mix well:


8 oz. can whole water chestnuts ,drained and thinly sliced
1 clove garlic (finely chopped, or crushed)
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. Italian herbs (thyme leaves, oregano, rosemary, etc )
1/4 tsp. salt
black pepper
1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest (Zest is only deeply colored part of the lemon peel.)
3/4 cup plain yogurt
Prepared spinach

Optional: Chop 1/4 cup onion as finely as possible and rinse with running water using a tea strainer, or soak in a bowl for 5 minutes and then strain. Squeeze water out. Add onions to mixture.


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