Creamy Butternut Squash and Kale Dip

Categories: Dips, Dressings, Spreads, Snacks


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

⅓ c


Makes 10 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 120 calories, 8 g fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 220 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, and 6 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • 12 oz Butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 c Kale, stems removed, chopped
  • 8 oz Cream cheese, 1/3 less fat
  • 5.3 oz Greek yogurt, nonfat, plain
  • ½ c Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ t Cayenne pepper
  • ½ c Monterey Jack cheese, shredded


  1. Oven Directions for Squash: PREHEAT oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with foil. PLACE squash on the baking sheet and DRIZZLE with 1 t olive oil and SPRINKLE with 1/8 t salt. BAKE for 30-35 minutes or until squash is fork tender.
  2. Microwave Directions for Squash: If squash is in a steamable bag, cook as directed. If you have fresh squash PLACE in a microwave safe dish, ADD ¼- ½ inch water and COVER. COOK for 5-7 minutes or until tender.
  3. PLACE 2 c kale in a large skillet. SPRAY kale with cooking spray and HEAT over medium heat until slightly wilted.
  4. To the kale, ADD remaining ingredients and MIX well.
  5. FOLD in the cooked squash and HEAT through.
  6. SERVE with whole wheat crackers, wheat bread or veggies.

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