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Lean Green Pita Dippers

Complete this light lunch by adding your favorite cut-up veggies or a side salad.

Prep time: 10 minutes

What you need:

  • 4 whole-wheat pitas
  • 1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen spinach
  • 1/4 of cucumber, sliced
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Equipment needed:

  • Food processor or blender
  • Knife
  • Baking sheet

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C).
  2. Place yogurt, spinach, cucumber, salt, and pepper into food processor or blender. Process until smooth, about 1 minute.
  3. Place dip into a bowl and refrigerate until chips are done.
  4. Cut pitas into 8 wedges.
  5. Arrange pita wedges on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  6. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle lightly with garlic powder.
  7. Bake for 5 minutes or until light golden brown and crispy.
  8. Use the pita wedges to scoop up the yogurt dip!

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 210 calories
  • 12g protein
  • 1.5g fat
  • 0g sat. fat
  • 38g carbohydrate
  • 5g fiber
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 410mg sodium
  • 4g sugars

Serves: 4

Serving size: 8 chips and 1/2 cup dip

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.