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aunt kathy's fresh spinach dip

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

I got this recipe from my sister Kathy- she always makes this for her card club..and she only makes it fresh every time....I was always making it with the packaged soup mix..I always wondered how her's tasted so much better--now I know....after all these years.....

(1 rating)
yield 1 1/2 cups
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For aunt kathy's fresh spinach dip

  • 1 lb
    fresh spinach
  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 md
    shallot, finely diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic,finely minced
  • 1 c
    greek style yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    crumbled feta cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make aunt kathy's fresh spinach dip

  • 1
    Soak spinach in a large bowl of water to remove any grit, drain and repeat if necessary.
  • 2
    Place spinach in a saucepan, there should be enough water on the leaves -so you won't need any oil. Place the saucepan over high heat and let the spinach wilt, tossing in the pan-so as not to scorch.
  • 3
    When the spinach is wilted, remove from heat and place in a strainer. Drain and let cool. When cool, gather the leaves and squeeze out as much water as possible.(you will end up with just a small handfull of spinach)
  • 4
    Chop the spinach and place in a mixing bowl. Heat a small saute pan over medium heat and add the oil. Add the shallots and garlic and cook for 3 -4 minutes or until the shallots are golden brown.
  • 5
    Add the shallot mixture to spinach bowl. Now add the yogurt and lemon juice and combine. Add the feta and mix together. A salt and pepper to taste. Cover and chill until ready to serve. serve with: