Spinach & Ricotta Dip

Introduction

About this Recipe

Okay, so this dip is SO creamy and flavorful that you can easily just eat this as a mini-meal on its own. The melted ricotta cheese with the savory spinach, makes this a warm comfort food that can satisfy your savory cravings, without compromising your post-op protein goals. 

 

Spinach Ricotta Dip

serving:

4 oz (100 g) dip

Ready In:

20 minutes

Nutritional facts per serving:

159 calories

9.1 g protein

9.7 g fat

8 g carbs

1.5 g fiber

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (60 g) low-fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup (20 g) sautéed spinach
  • 1 tbsp sun dried tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tbsp grated Gouda cheese
  • Salt & pepper to taste

 

This dip is a great small meal to add to your soft foods repertoire. It’s high in protein and the spinach adds that much needed fiber as well.

If you’re still in the puréed stage, you can simply adjust this recipe by blending it to purée consistency (add bone broth to modify the texture).

When you’re further along and on solid foods, use this dip with crisp bread, whole wheat toast or veggie sticks. 

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Preheat oven or air fryer to 350 F (180 C).

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, add the ricotta, sautéed spinach, sun dried tomatoes, salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.

STEP 3

Top with grated Gouda cheese and place in oven or air fryer, about 15 minutes.

Step 5

Serve as a single meal or with your favorite crisp bread or veggie sticks. 

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