Healthy Entertaining at its Best…
Red onions are a kind of root vegetable. Did you know that root vegetables are an OrganWise Guys December Foods of the Month? Grocery stores often have three kinds of onions – red, white and yellow. This recipe for Red Onion Spinach Dip uses the red kind, which is perfect for dishes where the onion is not cooked. Since red onions are flavorful raw, they are best in sandwiches, dips and salads. Save white and yellow onions for sautéing and cooking.
If you love spinach dip then you will love this Red Onion Spinach Dip! We have served it on several different occasions and each time everyone asks for the recipe. The best thing about this Red Onion Spinach Dip is that it is served cold, instead of cooked. Also, the feta cheese and dill give it a totally delicious taste, without lots of added fat or grease. However, the secret of this recipe is the red onion, which gives it a nice bite and a burst of flavor. By avoiding lots of cheese and sticking with mostly Greek yogurt, this recipe is full of protein. And, the spinach is full of iron.
As you can tell, we can list a lot of reasons why you should make this recipe for yourself and try it! Know that you can feel good about eating this Red Onion Spinach Dip. It’s perfect for healthy holiday entertaining!
- 1 10 oz. package frozen organic chopped spinach
- 1/2 red onion, diced
- 3 oz. feta cheese
- 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 3 tbsp. light mayonnaise
- 2 tbsp. fresh parsley
- 2 tbsp. fresh dill
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Defrost the frozen spinach, squeeze out excess water, and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
- Add the onion and the feta cheese, mix together.
- Next, add the Greek yogurt and the light mayonnaise and combine.
- Lastly, add the herbs and seasoning and mix well.
- Transfer to a serving bowl and chill for an hour, letting the flavors combine.
- Serve with whole grain pita chips and carrots.