Baked Fiesta Spinach Dip Recipe

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Baked Fiesta Spinach Dip

Linda Walter

By
@linda1113

from the cookbook, "Southern Scrumptious"


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Serves:

makes 5 cups

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

1 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup chunky medium salsa, well drained
1 (10 oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
2 1/2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese
8 oz. light cream cheese, cubed
1/2 cup light cream cup sliced black olives
1 cup chopped pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Saute the onion in oil in a medium skillet over medium heat until tender.
2
Add the salsa. Drain the spinach and squeeze dry. Add the spinach to the skillet. Cook for 2 minutes.
3
Pour the mixture into 1 1/2quart baking dish.
Stir in 2 cups of the Monterey Jack and the cream cheese, cream and olives.
4
Sprinkle with the pecans. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes longer. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup Monterey Jack. Serve hot. Yield: 5 cups

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Other Tag: Healthy