Spinach Dip with Cream Cheese (Creamy Spinach Dip Recipe)

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  • This creamy spinach dip recipe is quick and easy to prepare, making it a great last minute appetizer that feels anything but last minute.

    10 minute Creamy Spinach Cheese Dip recipe

    I absolutely crave a creamy spinach dip! There’s nothing better on game day, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve or any other excuse to dip into spinach dip. I make spinach dip with cream cheese and monterey jack cheese to achieve the creamiest, cheesiest spinach dip!

    It takes only 10 minutes hands on time for a total of 30 minutes including bake time which makes it great for get togethers or when you need to bring a dish in a rush!

    spinach dip recipe

    This easy dip recipe is made with cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, chopped spinach, monterey jack cheese, minced onion, minced garlic, red pepper, black pepper, and parmesan. It may seem like a lot of ingredients, but it’s a quick no fuss recipe made with a blend of spices for maximum flavor! The combination of cream cheese, mayo and sour cream blended with jack cheese makes it so creamy when it melts in the oven!

    Keep reading for the printable Creamy Spinach Dip with Cream Cheese recipe and watch how to make it in the video in this post!

    How to Make Spinach Dip with Cream Cheese

    • Preheat oven
    • Steam spinach in microwave
    • Combine all ingredients and stir make spinach dip
    • Bake how to make spinach dip
    • Stir and servecream cheese spinach dip

    What to Serve Cream Cheese Spinach Dip With

    • tortilla chips
    • crostini
    • pita chips
    • carrots
    • bell peppers
    • cucumbers
    • cauliflower
    • broccoli

    Easy, creamy spinach dip in just 10 minutes! Get the recipe for this fabulous make ahead appetizer. Perfect for holiday entertaining!

    Make Ahead Spinach Dip

    While it’s certainly unnecessary, you can make this spinach dip ahead as well! Sometimes that offers another level of convenience. Just combine ingredients and bake when you’re ready to serve. It will keep for 3+ days covered and refrigerated.

    One of the best dips you'll ever have - and it's just 10 minutes hands on time! Creamy Spinach Dip recipe.

    Can you Freeze Spinach Dip?

    I don’t recommend it. Sour cream and mayonnaise can become watery when frozen and you’ll lose the creamy consistency of the dip.

    Easy, creamy spinach dip in just 10 minutes! Get the recipe for this fabulous make ahead appetizer. Perfect for holiday entertaining!

    How to Enjoy Cream Cheese Spinach Dip Leftovers

    • Spread on any sandwich
    • Make a grilled cheese
    • Top a burger with it

    Make Ahead Appetizer Recipe - just 10 minutes of prep & 10 minutes to bake the creamiest spinach cheese dip!

     

    10 minute Creamy Spinach Cheese Dip recipe
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    Spinach Dip with Cream Cheese

    This creamy spinach dip with cream cheese is quick and easy to prepare, making it a great last minute appetizer that feels anything but last minute.

    Course Appetizer
    Cuisine American
    Keyword christmas, cream cheese, dip, easy appetizer, game day, new years, spinach, super bowl
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 10 minutes
    Total Time 20 minutes
    Servings 12
    Calories 145 kcal
    Author Julie Blanner

    Ingredients

    • 6 oz cream cheese
    • 1/4 c mayo
    • 1/4 c sour cream
    • 9 oz spinach steamable frozen
    • 1 Tbsp onion flakes
    • 2 tsp minced garlic
    • 1/8 tsp red pepper
    • pepper fresh cracked
    • 1/3 c parmesan
    • 4 oz monterey jack cheese grated

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Steam frozen spinach in the microwave according to package instructions and drain excess liquid.

    3. Heat cream cheese in the microwave for 1 minute to soften.
    4. Combine spinach, cream cheese, mayo, sour cream, onion flakes, garlic, red pepper, parmesan, shredded jack and stir well.
    5. Bake uncovered for 10 minutes, stir & serve.

    Recipe Video

    Recipe Notes

    Use fresh cracked pepper set to thick flakes on a pepper grinder for the most flavor.

    Add more red pepper flakes to taste.

    You can substitute fresh spinach.

     

    Nutrition Facts
    Spinach Dip with Cream Cheese
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 145 Calories from Fat 108
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 12g 18%
    Saturated Fat 6g 30%
    Cholesterol 30mg 10%
    Sodium 191mg 8%
    Potassium 172mg 5%
    Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
    Sugars 1g
    Protein 5g 10%
    Vitamin A 46.2%
    Vitamin C 8.7%
    Calcium 14.8%
    Iron 4.1%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    Originally published December 2013, updated December 2018

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