Creamy Spinach Dip (Skyhorse Publishing)

You won’t believe this creamy spinach dip has less than 300 calories

Meal planning can be tough when you or someone in your family has diabetes. “Fix-It and Forget-it” has the answers


Hope Comerford
September 21, 2019 8:30PM (UTC)
Excerpted with permission from Fix-It and Forget-It Instant Pot Diabetes Cookbook: 127 Super Easy Healthy Recipes by Hope Comerford. Copyright 2019 by Good Books, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Meal planning can be tough when you or someone in your family has diabetes. Fix-It and Forget-it Instant Pot Diabetes Cookbook has 127 easy-to-prepare recipes that you can mix and match to make your breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and desserts a snap! Hope Comerford is the blogger behind A Busy Mom’s Slow Cooker Adventures and is the author and editor or author of several Fix-It and Forget-It books. She lives in Clinton Township, Michigan.

Fix-It and Forget-It: Instant Pot Diabetes Cookbook

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Recipe: Creamy Spinach Dip 

Jessica Stoner, Arlington, OH

Makes 10–12 servings 

Prep. Time: 10–15 minutes 

Cooking Time: 5 minutes 

Setting: Bean/Chili

Pressure: High 

Release: Manual

  • 8 ounces low-fat cream cheese 
  • 1 cup low-fat sour cream 
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion 
  • ½ cup no-sodium vegetable broth 
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced 
  • ½ teaspoon salt 
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper 
  • 10 ounces frozen spinach 
  • 12 ounces reduced-fat shredded Monterey Jack cheese 
  • 12 ounces reduced-fat shredded Parmesan cheese

Serving suggestion: 

Serve with whole grain tortilla chips or whole grain bread.

1. Add cream cheese, sour cream, onion, vegetable broth, garlic, salt, pepper, and spinach to the inner pot of the Instant Pot. 

2. Secure lid, make sure vent is set to sealing, and set to the Bean/Chili setting on high pressure for 5 minutes. 

3. When done, do a manual release. 

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4. Add the cheeses and mix well until creamy and well combined. 

Exchange List Values:

Milk—whole 1.0

Fat 3.5 

Basic Nutritional Values:

Calories 274 (Calories from Fat 162) 

Total Fat 18 gm (Saturated Fat 10.4 gm, Polyunsat Fat 0.8 gm, Monounsat Fat 4.3 gm)

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Cholesterol 56 mg 

Sodium 948 mg 

Potassium 219 gm 

Total Carb 10 gm 

Dietary Fiber 1 gm 

Sugars 3 gm 

Protein 19 gm 

Phosphorus 219 mg  

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Hope Comerford

Hope Comerford is the author of "Fix-It and Forget-It Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes: Quick and Easy Dinners, Casseroles, Soups, Stews, and More!"

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