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Detox - Greek Yogurt Creamed Spinach

Ultra flavorful and extra creamy Greek yogurt creamed spinach flavored with lemon, garlic, and dill.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: International
Keyword: detox, gut-healing foods, Keto, superfood
Servings: 2
Calories: 388kcal


  • 240 grams (8.4 ounce) strained Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill finely chopped
  • ¼ lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 50 grams (½ small) red onion minced
  • 4 garlic cloves sliced
  • 25 grams (½ medium-sized) spring onion mostly the green part finely chopped
  • 350 grams fresh spinach leaves or frozen thawed spinach


  • In a bowl whisk to combine the Greek yogurt, dill, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Add 3-4 tablespoons of water to make the mixture a bit more runny depending on how thick the yogurt you are using is, and set the bowl aside.
  • Heat the extra virgin olive oil in a large non-stick pan over high heat.
  • Add the red onion and garlic and drop the heat to low. Cook until caramelized and golden.
  • Add the spring onion and the spinach in batches. Give it a minute or two after each batch for the spinach to wilt before adding the next one. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Take the pan off the heat. Stir in the Greek yogurt mixture.
  • Serve with freshly ground pepper on top.
  • You can store in an airtight food container in the fridge for up to 2 days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 1259mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 16557IU | Vitamin C: 62mg | Calcium: 335mg | Iron: 5mg