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Skinny Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Fontina Cheese

This makes a great party appetizer. No one will know this is actually good for them.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 68 kcal


  • 8.5 ounces artichoke hearts 14 ounce can artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% low-fat cottage cheese
  • 16 ounce pack frozen chopped spinach thawed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • pinch of cayenne
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Fontina cheese shredded
  • paprika for garnish


  1. Place artichoke hearts in food processor bowl and pulse until coarsely chopped; remove to a bowl.
  2. Place cottage cheese in food processor bowl and process until smooth.
  3. Squeeze excess water from defrosted spinach; reserve.
  4. Heat oil in large skillet. Add onion and garlic, and saute until onions are soft, about 3-4 minutes. Add spinach, chopped artichokes, nutmeg, cayenne, and pepper to taste. Cook until warmed through and excess liquid evaporates. Turn off heat and add pureed cottage cheese and grated Fontina cheese. Stir until warmed through and cheese melts.
  5. Spoon into serving dish and sprinkle with a little paprika.
Nutrition Facts
Skinny Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Fontina Cheese
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 68 Calories from Fat 25
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.8g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.