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Healthy Recipe: Spinach Pernod Shrimp Dip

Posted on Apr 07, 2014 by Chef Karla Williams








spinach penrod

Pernod is the brand name of a type of liqueur called a pastis. The leading characteristic of this drink is its licorice flavor, which is produced either with licorice (the plant, not the candy) or anise.

INGREDIENTS:

1 T. Butter, unsalted

½ cup Minced shallots or green onions

2 tsp. Minced garlic

¼ cup Pernod

8 cups Baby spinach, fresh, cleaned and chopped

1 cupSmall shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped

2 oz. Fat free cream cheese

½ cup Skim milk

¼ cup Shredded parmesan cheese

 

STEPS:

    • Preheat oven to 350°F.
    • Heat up large sauté pan to medium low.
    • Add butter.
    • Add shallots or onion and garlic and sauté until soft.
    • Deglaze the pan with Pernod.
    • Add chopped spinach and stir to wilt.
    • Stir in shrimp, cream cheese and skim milk.
    • Place mixture in small casserole and top with parmesan cheese.
    • Bake until parmesan has a golden color.
    • Serve warm with pita chips.

 

NUTRITION:

SERVINGS 6; SERVING SIZE ¼ cup; CALORIES 60kcal; FAT 3gm


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