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southwestern spinach dip

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Laura Johnson
East Peoria, IL

Inspired by the Santa Fe Spinach Dip at Cheddar's Restaurant, I get lots of requests for this recipe at parties.

(1 rating)
yield 15 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For southwestern spinach dip

  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese or neufchatel, 8 oz.
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 pkg
    frozen spinach, thawed and drained thoroughly
  • 1/3 c
    diced onion
  • 1/4 c
    shredded cheddar or cojack cheese
  • garlic powder to taste

How To Make southwestern spinach dip

  • 1
    Press thawed spinach in a sieve with spatula to remove as much moisture as possible.
  • 2
    In microwave-safe bowl, melt cream cheese or neufchatel on medium for 30-60 seconds depending on your microwave. Watch closely as microwaves vary.
  • 3
    Add remaining ingredients except for shredded cheese and stir to combine throughly.
  • 4
    Top with shredded cheese and place in dip-sized slow-cooker or Crock-Pot. Serve warm with tortilla chips.