Low Carb Creamy Spinach Dip

Low Carb Creamy Spinach Dip

This Low Carb Creamy Spinach Dip recipe is a delicious, creamy dip that uses simple ingredients and is so easy to make. Ideal for parties, or for a healthy snack or dip to help keep you on the straight and narrow. If you like the sound of this dip you might be interested in this recipe for Spinach and Artichoke Dip or this delicious recipe for Low Carb Artichoke Dip.

LOW CARB CREAMY SPINACH DIP

Ingredients
300 gms fresh spinach/or 200-250 gms frozen spinach with water squeezed out
½ onion finely chopped
1 Tbspn extra virgin olive oil- EVOO
2 teaspoons garlic
2 Tbspns mayonnaise
125 gms cream cheese
75 grams ricotta cheese
75 gms sour cream
½ cup shredded tasty cheese
½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 tspn chopped parsley dried or fresh
¼ tspn smoked paprika or celery salt
Salt and pepper to taste

Method
1. Cook the onion off in a tablespoon of olive oil until soft and transparent, taking care not to brown. Add the garlic and continue cooking for a few minutes without browning.
2. Add the spinach and cook till soft. Puree in a food processor until blended.
3. Add the mayonnaise, cream cheese, ricotta cheese and process till blended and creamy. Add herbs and spices and season with salt and pepper to taste.
4. Fold in the cheese and heat in a moderate oven or microwave until heated through.
You can serve this cold but make sure all of the cheese has been blended through by heating it up initially.

Serving Suggestions
Serve with your favourite low carb crackers or vegetable crudites.
You could also carb it up by serving in a cobb loaf.

Variations
Use chives or spring onions in place of the onion
If you dont have ricotta cheese simply add more sour cream and vice versa.

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