Spinach-Artichoke White Bean Dip

Spinach-Artichoke White Bean Dip
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With the holidays upon us, Food & Nutrition’s recipe developers cooked up a beautiful spread of secretly nutritious snacks, sweets and mocktails that are sure to entertain guests! Find our other “Festive Fete” recipes here.

Servings: 6
Serving size: ¼ cup
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 to 7 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) olive oil
  • ¼ cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 cup diced canned low-sodium artichoke hearts
  • 2 cups packed fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup Garlic White Bean Dip
  • ¼ cup, plus 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 teaspoon (5 milliliters) lemon juice


  1. In a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, add olive oil and onion and sauté until onion is tender and translucent, about 2 to 4 minutes.
  2. Stir in artichoke hearts and spinach. Continue to sauté until spinach is wilted and artichokes are warm, about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in bean dip and ¼ cup Parmesan cheese. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes, until cheese is melted and dip is warm.
  4. Stir in lemon juice and turn off heat.
  5. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with remaining Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition per serving: CALORIES 98; TOTAL FAT 6g; SAT. FAT 1g; CHOL. 2mg; SODIUM 129mg; CARB. 9g; FIBER 3g; SUGARS 1g; PROTEIN 4g; POTASSIUM 190mg; PHOSPHORUS 70mg

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Deborah Murphy, MS, RD, practices clinical dietetics in Chicago. She shares practical nutrition tips and healthy recipes on her personal blog, Dietitian Debbie Dishes. In her free time, you’ll likely find her either shopping the farmers market or in the kitchen, camera and spatula in hand. Connect with Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

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