You will not believe this healthy veggie dip, made with yogurt! It’s so delicious but really low in calories – perfect for afternoon snacks or any party or occasion!
I am always on the hunt for healthy vegetable dips. Some of my favorites are this Creamy Vegetable Dip or Greek Seven Layer Dip. I’m so excited to share this yogurt veggie dip with you guys today because it is chock full of healthy things! It’s made with plain yogurt, spinach, carrots, and onions and comes out to under 50 calories per serving!
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Healthy Veggie Dip
How many of us can really say we’re getting a serving of veggies when we eat chips and dip?
Well, you can with this recipe. I’ve been making this one about twice a week… it’s our new favorite thing.
I love spinach dip but I know a lot of them are pretty junky so I felt like I needed to try a few things to lighten up the classic spinach dip and I think the best way to do it is to decrease the fat and increase the veggies!
So that’s exactly what I did. With onion, garlic and carrot sautéed together though, flavor is not lacking AT ALL! It’s super delicious!
- Olive Oil
- Plain Yogurt
How to Make this Healthy Yogurt Veggie Dip
Chop carrots and onion into very small pieces (I like to use a food processor for this.)
Chop baby spinach and sauté in a non-stick pan until wilted. (Photo 1)
Remove spinach from pan and use paper towels to squeeze out extra moisture. Place it in a small mixing bowl.
To the same pan, add olive oil, garlic, onion and carrots and sauté until onions are translucent. (Photo 2)
Add carrot and onion mixture to the bowl with spinach and mix well. Allow to cool for 10 minutes or so.
Add yogurt, mayonnaise and salt and mix well. Now you can dig in!
This is totally going to be on our menu for big game days… we all know the appetizer table could use some lighter fare! Speaking of which, make sure to check out our appetizers page for more delicious recipes!
I like to pair this dip with carrots, multigrain tortilla chips or pita chips. You could also try it with pretzels, crackers, or more fresh vegetables.
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Healthy Veggie Dip
- Frying pan
- 2 cups baby spinach
- 1/4 onion finely chopped
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1/2 cup carrots finely chopped
- 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 1 Tbsp mayonnaise
- 1 tsp salt
- Chop baby spinach and sauté over medium heat until wilted. Squeeze liquid out, then place in a small mixing bowl.
- Swirl olive oil in the same pan, add onion, minced garlic and carrot. Sauté for 5-7 minutes or until onions are translucent, stirring occasionally.
- Add that to the bowl with spinach and allow to cool. Add yogurt, mayo and salt. Stir well to mix and serve with tortilla chips, crackers, or baby carrots!
This recipe was originally published in January 2018 and has been updated with new photos and more detailed information.
What would you say is the serving size for this?
I think maybe about 1/4 cup is a serving? I haven’t measured it out when I eat it, but in the recipe card I figured that each serving would be about 1/8th of the recipe and I think this makes about 2 cups of dip.
What a nice recipe , I was wondering if I could add a spoon of bullion for more flaver ?
I’m not sure. I’ve never tried it and this dip has a lot of flavor on its own, but if you do let me know how it goes!
This veggie dip is perfect! I love the healthy ingredients.
Made this for a potluck and everyone loved it!
Yes! So glad to hear that!
I have been loving veggie dips and typically I purchase them at the store. The ingredients at the store veggie dip are horrible. Thank you for this recipe!
Yes, they aren’t the best! haha. I hope you love this one!
The best way to get vegetables into kids and veggie hating adults. Love this recipe!
My kids have been asking for snacks all summer long and this is one that I don’t feel one bit guilty about having them eat as much as they want. We all love it!
Yes, my kids actually eat this and love it!