27 August, 2012

Spinach Dip (recipe roundup)

This post contains three Spinach Dip recipes.

  • Creamy Spinach Dill Dip (cold, mayo) - Suncoast Seasons (1984)
  • Jalapeño Spinach Dip (warm, no mayo) - source unknown

Creamy Spinach Dill Dip ingredients (9)
Makes 3 cups
1 cup sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup chopped parsley
2 tsp dill
1 tsp monosodium glutamate
1 tsp salt
1 (10-oz) pkg frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed

For serving
Assorted fresh vegetables

Creamy Spinach Dill Dip directions
Mix all ingredients in a blender. Serve with a variety of fresh vegetables.

Sue B. contributed this recipe to Dunedin Youth Guild, Inc, Suncoast Seasons: A Culinary Collection (Orlando: Moran Printing Company, 1984), 71.

Spinach Yogurt Dip ingredients (8)
Recipe by Earthbound Farm
Serving size not given
1 tightly packed cup organic baby spinach
1 Tbsp minced fresh parsley
1 tsp chopped garlic
1/2 tsp salt
Grated zest of 1/2 lemon
1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
3/4 cup plain yogurt
2 Tbsp extra-virgin oil
Ground cayenne pepper, to taste

For serving
Assorted fresh vegetables

Spinach Yogurt Dip directions
Place first 6 ingredients (spinach through lemon juice) in a food processor and purée, stopping the machine to scrape down the sides once or twice.

Transfer the mixture to a bowl; whisk in yogurt and olive oil. Season to taste with a dash or two of cayenne pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least four (4) hours.

Serve cold with crudités.

Earthbound Farm's Spinach Yogurt Dip recipe is from Homecooking the Costco Way. Ed. Issaquah: Costco Wholesale Corporation, 2009, 95.

Jalapeño Spinach Dip ingredients (10)
Serving size not given
3 celery stalks, chopped medium fine
1/2 large onion
1 (6-oz) can mushroom pieces
1 small can water chestnuts, chopped
5 Tbsp butter, divided
1 (10-oz) pkg frozen chopped spinach, slightly thawed
Garlic salt to taste
1 (8-oz) roll jalapeño processed cheese
1 (10.75-oz) can cream of mushroom soup

For serving
Melba Toast or scoop corn chips

Jalapeño Spinach Dip directions
Sauté celery, onion, and water chestnuts in 3 Tbsp of the butter. Drain and set aside.

Cook spinach in remaining 2 Tbsp of butter until no liquid is left in the pan. Then, season with garlic salt.

Melt cheese in microwave and add soup. Combine all ingredients.

Serve warm with Melba Toast or scoop corn chips.

Jalapeño Spinach Dip recipe source is unknown.

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