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Lean Green Pita Dippers

Lean Green Pita Dippers

Note:You'll need an adult's help because this recipe involves using a food processor and cutting. Complete this light lunch by adding your favorite cut-up veggies or a side salad.

Lean Green Pita Dippers Recipes for Kids

Prep time: 10 minutes

What you need:

  • 4 whole-wheat pitas
  • 1 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen spinach
  • 1/4 of cucumber, sliced
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Equipment needed:

  • Food processor or blender
  • Knife
  • Baking sheet

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Have an adult help you with this step: Place yogurt, spinach, cucumber, salt, and pepper into food processor or blender. Process until smooth, about 1 minute.
  3. Place dip into a bowl and refrigerate until chips are done.
  4. Cut pitas into 8 wedges.
  5. Arrange pita wedges on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  6. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle lightly with garlic powder.
  7. Bake for 5 minutes or until light golden brown and crispy.
  8. Use the pita wedges to scoop up the yogurt dip!

How much does this recipe make?

  • 4 servings

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD