Greek Spinach Dip

Photo: James Baigrie; Randy Mon

Yields 2 1/2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup) Total Time 20 mins
AuthorJuliet Glass

This savory Greek spinach dip takes its flavor cues from spanakopita. Serve it with warm pita bread or crisp crudités.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add shallots, onions, and garlic and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add spinach and cook, stirring often, until wilted, about 2 minutes.

Step 2
2

Using a slotted spoon, scoop spinach into a food processor; pulse until roughly puréed, about 5 pulses. Add remaining ingredients except pepper, pulse once just to combine, then season to taste with pepper.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons olive oil
 1/4 cup roughly chopped shallots
 4 green onions, chopped
 1 tablespoon minced garlic
 12 ounces spinach leaves
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
 1 cup Greek yogurt
 1/2 cup finely crumbled feta cheese
 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Step 1
1

Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add shallots, onions, and garlic and cook, stirring often, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add spinach and cook, stirring often, until wilted, about 2 minutes.

Step 2
2

Using a slotted spoon, scoop spinach into a food processor; pulse until roughly puréed, about 5 pulses. Add remaining ingredients except pepper, pulse once just to combine, then season to taste with pepper.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Greek Spinach Dip