Etcetera Dip

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Monica H

By
@MonisiaH

The method is as important as the ingredients in this one! I have been trying for a while to make the "perfect dip" and I think I've come pretty darn close! Don't omit the butter, or lemon zest, or the baking for 5 minutes, or anything else in this one... it all has a purpose to make this dip wonderful!
Be careful with that onion juice...it is super salty and potent... anything more that 1/8 tsp will make the dip salty!
I call it etcetera dip because I went through many ingredients, etcetera, for the last few years in trying to perfect it! :)

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Serves:
4-5
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1 1/2 c
mayonnaise
2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 pkg
ranch seasoning (i used kraft)
1/8 tsp
pepper
1/8 tsp
paprika
1/4 tsp
adobo powder
1 c
spinach, choped
1/4 c
scallions, chopped
1/4 c
parsley, chopped
1/8 tsp
onion juice
1 1/2
roma tomatoes, diced fine
zest of one lemon
extra scallion and parsley for garnish
additional optional garnish: chopped / grated pistachios

How to Make Etcetera Dip

Step-by-Step

  • 1In mixing bowl (not plastic), stir up cream cheese by itself to get it fluffy. Add butter on top. Place in warm oven (about 250*) for 5-7 minutes.
  • 2Take out of oven; mix it up well. Add mayonnaise and keep mixing until the cream cheese, butter and mayo are all incorporated.
  • 3Add ranch, pepper, paprika, adobo and onion juice. Mix well.
  • 4Add chopped veggies. Mix well.
  • 5Zest one lemon over the top of dip. Cover and let chil for at least 2 hours before serving.
  • 6Add extra scallions and parsley prior to serving, if desired.

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About Etcetera Dip

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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