Warm Spinach And Cheese Dip Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Frozen chopped spinach10 Ounce, defrosted and squeezed dry (1 Package, 300 Gram)
 Light cream cheese8 Ounce, cubed and softened
 Salsa1 Cup (16 tbs) (Mild Or Medium)
 Green onions2 Small, finely chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Dried oregano1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cumin1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Shredded cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Monterey Jack Or Cheddar)
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Hot pepper sauce To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 755 Calories from Fat 224

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g39.2%

Saturated Fat 14.6 g73.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93.4 mg

Sodium 4491.6 mg187.2%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.3 g33%

Sugars 32.5 g

Protein 75 g150.5%

Vitamin A 587.9% Vitamin C 185.4%

Calcium 214.7% Iron 66.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

In a medium saucepan, combine spinach, cream cheese, salsa, green onions, garlic, oregano and cumin.
Cook over medium heat, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until smooth and piping hot.
Stir in cheese and milk; cook for 2 minutes or until cheese melts.
Add more milk to thin dip, if desired.
Season with salt and hot pepper sauce to taste.
Spoon into serving dish; accompany with tortilla chips.
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