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HonorHealth Desert Mission
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Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4
Calories 17 kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • 2 Baking Sheets
  • Oven
  • Stirring Spoon


  • 4 large whole-wheat pitas
  • 1 ⁄2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 jar 12 oz. artichoke hearts in water, drained and chopped
  • 1 box or 16 oz. of frozen spinach thawed
  • 1 can 4 oz. roasted green chiles, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream cheese whipped cream cheese has air beaten into it, making it lighter and easier to spread!
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt & black pepper to taste


  • Wash hands with warm water and soap for 20 seconds.
  • Cut the pitas into 6 to 8 wedges each and separate the layers.
  • Spread on 2 baking sheets and bake at 400°F for 5 minutes or until crisp.
  • Heat butter in a large skillet or sauté pan over medium heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes or until softened.
  • Add the artichokes, spinach, chilies, mayo, cream cheese, and lemon juice.
  • Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until hot. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with the pita wedges.


Frozen spinach is more cost effective than fresh, and because it's precooked, it yields significantly more actual spinach when cooked down!


Serving: 4Calories: 17kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 3mgPotassium: 49mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Chillies, Spinach, Whipped Cream Cheese
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