Some recipes for cold spinach dip are Original Ranch Spinach Dip, Philadelphia Spinach Dip, Best Spinach Dip Ever and Aunt Carol's Spinach Dip. To make the Original Ranch Spinach Dip, mix together one package of Hidden Valley Original Ranch mix, one 16-ounce container of sour cream, one 10-ounce package of chopped frozen spinach and one 8-ounce can of drained and chopped water chestnuts. Refrigerate the dip for at least half an hour to allow the flavors to meld before serving.
Make Philadelphia Spinach Dip by creaming together one 8-ounce package of softened cream cheese and 1 cup of sour cream, then adding one envelope of ranch salad dressing mix. Mix in one 9-ounce package of frozen chopped spinach, one 8-ounce can of drained water chestnuts and 1/2 cup of chopped red peppers. Chill the dip before serving with bread or vegetables.
To make the Best Spinach Dip Ever, mix one package of dry leek soup mix with 1 cup of mayonnaise and one 16-ounce container of sour cream, and then stir in one 4-ounce can of water chestnuts and 5 ounces of frozen chopped spinach. Hollow out a loaf of sourdough bread, and pour the dip into the bread bowl. Use the hollowed out bread for dipping.