Healthy sautéed garlic-spinach
–yogurt- a quick middle eastern warm
dip, perfect with toasted bread or
as a simple topping over a spicy soup.
A middle eastern dip that is cooling, healthy and refreshing at the same time.
This spinach-yogurt dip has many names depending on which middle eastern cuisine you explore. Whichever variations of ingredients and the type of yogurt you use, the outcome is still the same.
A quick and easy feel-good dip you can make for family and friends.
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Kitchen utensils and appliances needed
to make ginger garlic paste.
You will need a frying pan and a medium-sized bowl to make the dip.
Can I make the spinach-garlic-yogurt dip
ahead of time and refrigerate?
Preferably the dip should be served at room temperature but if you really have to make it ahead, you can make the dip an hour before serving time and refrigerate, take the dip 15 minutes before serving time for the dip to reach room temperature.
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Can I use regular yogurt instead of greek yogurt?
If you’re unable to find greek yogurt in a hurry, use a regular yogurt that is thick and firm(not stirred)and flavorless.
What can I serve this healthy sautéed
garlic spinach-yogurt with?
You can serve the spinach-yogurt dip with toasted bread, pita chips any type of crunchy biscuit.
recipe- healthy sautéed garlic spinach-yogurt dip(middle eastern)
HEALTHY SAUTÉED GARLIC SPINACH-YOGHURT DIP(MIDDLE EASTERN).
HEALTHY SAUTÉED GARLIC-SPINACH –YOGURT- A QUICK MIDDLE EASTERN WARM DIP, PERFECT WITH TOASTED BREAD OR AS A SIMPLE TOPPING OVER A SPICY SOUP.
Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
1 tablespoon of oil
3-4 cloves of finely sliced garlic
4 cups of Spinach(if the leaves are large, cut them into strips)
2 and a 1/2 cups of greek yogurt(see notes above)
Salt to season
1/2 teaspoon of paprika
Place a frying pan over medium heat, pour in the oil and let it heat for a few seconds.
Add the slivers of garlic and gently toast it until they turn brown at the edges.
Reduce heat to low and wilt the spinach for 3 minutes or until all the moisture from the Spinach evaporates. Season with salt.
Once the Spinach wilts, remove the pan from the fire and let it cool.
Add the greek yogurt(see notes above) to a bowl, include the wilted spinach into the yogurt, season with salt if needed and stir until all ingredients are combined.
Before serving, sprinkle the paprika over the sautéed spinach and yogurt.