Spicy Spinach Dip with Pine Nuts Recipe

Spicy Spinach Dip with Pine Nuts Recipe

How To Make Spicy Spinach Dip with Pine Nuts

Flavorful and simple to whip up, this creamy spinach dip offers a kick of spice from chili, cayenne, and cumin, and an added crunch from pine nuts.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Stand Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • cupsplain yogurt,non-fat
  • 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼cuppine nuts
  • ½small sweet onion
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ½tspground coriander
  • ½tsppure chili powder
  • pinchcayenne
  • 10ozwhole leaf spinach,(1 package), frozen
  • salt


  1. Scoop the yogurt into a paper towel-lined strainer set over a bowl.

  2. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. There should be 1 cup of yogurt.

  3. Heat the olive oil in a small skillet. Add the pine nuts and minced onion, and cook over high heat, stirring frequently, for 4 to 5 minutes, until the onion is softened and lightly browned and the pine nuts are golden.

  4. Add the cumin, coriander, chile powder, and cayenne, and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

  5. Scrape into a bowl, serve with favorite dippers, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 805.34kcal
  • Fat: 63.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.32g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 29.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 15.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.83g
  • Fiber: 9.56g
  • Sugar: 25.88g
  • Protein: 26.95g
  • Cholesterol: 47.78mg
  • Sodium: 1951.47mg
  • Calcium: 777.37mg
  • Potassium: 2557.81mg
  • Iron: 11.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 1449.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 88.01mg
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