What is an easy spinach dip recipe?


Quick Answer

To make a fast and easy spinach dip, blend chopped cooked spinach, sour cream, seasoning and mayonnaise or cream cheese. Add water chestnuts and chopped vegetables for some extra crunch.

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What is an easy spinach dip recipe?
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Spinach Dip Recipe

Spinach dip is a fast and easy party dish. Cooks can whip it together in minutes and leave it to chill before serving.

Prep Time: 10 min.

Chill Time: 3 hours

Ready In: 3 hours and 10 min.


  • 1 9 oz. package frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 cup mayonnaise or 1 8 oz. container cream cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream or non-fat yogurt
  • 1 package vegetable seasoning or 1 oz. ranch dressing
  • 1/2 cup chopped vegetables, such as red peppers or green onions (optional)
  • 8 oz. chopped water chestnuts (optional)

Step 1: Thaw and drain the spinach. Cooks can defrost the spinach in the microwave to save time.

Step 2: Blend the mayonnaise or cream cheese, sour cream and seasoning or dressing in a bowl. Cooks who wish to reduce the fat content of the dip can swap the sour cream for non-fat yogurt.

Step 3: If using, add the vegetables.

Step 4: Chill the mixture in the fridge for up to 3 hours.

Serve the dip chilled with crackers or vegetables. For an extra touch, serve the dip in a rye shell. To make a rye shell, cut a hole in the top of a round loaf of rye bread. Guests can rip off pieces of the bread and dip them into the spinach dip.

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