Preparation / Directions:
Makes about 6 cups Dip
LIGHT SPINACH DIP From Cook It Light Classics by Jeanne Jones.
chopped, or two 10-oz packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed 6 Tbsp dehydrated minced or chopped onion 3 Tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp instant nonfat dry milk 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp salt 3 scallions, chopped (2/3 cup) 1 (8 oz) can sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped 1 1/2 cups light sour cream 1 cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise
If using fresh spinach, steam it over rapidly boiling water 1 to 2 minutes, until tender, then drain well. If using frozen, simply squeeze out the excess moisture but do not cook. In a small bowl, combine the dehydrated onion, flour, dry milk, onion powder, sugar, turmeric, and salt. In a medium-size bowl, combine the remaining ingredients with the drained spinach. Add the dry ingredients to the spinach mixture and mix well. Chill for several hours. Serve in a hollowed-out bread round, if desired.
Makes about 6 cups. 1/4 cup contains approximately: