Creamy Spinach Sauce

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Melinda Reffalt
from Benton City, WA

I had a third of a jar of Tostitos Creamy Spinach dip left in the refrigerator and didn't want to throw it away, so I decided to see how it would work out in a sauce. I is yummy!

serves 6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp
    wondra flour
  • 2
    cloves, minced garlic
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 jar
    tostitos creamy spinach dip
  • a little fresh grated nutmeg
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How To Make

  • 1
    Melt butter in a saucepan.
  • 2
    Add the flour and cook on medium for three to four minutes. It will start of clump together and the butter will separate from the lumps a bit when it is cooked enough. Do not brow. Add the garlic, salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Add the milk and bring to a low boil. Add the cream and continue to boil gently. Stir in the spinach dip. Grate some fresh nutmeg (about an 1/8 teaspoon) and simmer for a few minutes.
  • 4
    Serve on your favorite pasta. Or add your favorite grated cheese (2 or 3 cups) and mix with elbow macaroni. Top with your favorite mac and cheese topping and bake at 350 for half an hour.
  • 5
    You can also serve this over chicken or turkey.

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