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Lean Green Pita Dippers

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Complete this light lunch by adding your favorite cut-up veggies or a side salad. Lean Green Pita Dippers Recipes for Kids

Prep time: 10 minutes

What you need:

  • 4 whole-wheat pitas
  • 1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen spinach
  • ¼ of cucumber, sliced
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

Equipment needed:

  • Food processor or blender
  • Knife
  • Baking sheet

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  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!

How much does this recipe make?

  • 4 servings

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: June 2010

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