Hot Mexican-Style Spinach Dip

Hot Mexican-Style Spinach Dip - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

2 TB vegetable oil

1 medium onion, chopped

2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded, chopped (I used 8 oz of some Aji-Fatali sauce I'd made)

2 TB canned chopped jalapenos (I used 3 large fresh ones and a couple of Bolivian rainbows)

1 10 oz package frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

2 c grated Monterey Jack cheese, about 7 oz (I used smoked Provolone)

8 oz cream cheese (I used Neufchatel)

1 c half-and-half

1 TB red wine vinegar

2 2.2 oz cans sliced black olives, drained

Salt and pepper

Tortilla chips

Directions

Heat oil; saute onion until soft. Add tomatoes and chiles; cook 2 minutes. Transfer to mixing bowl and add next 5 ingredients. (I used an electric mixer.) Combine thoroughly. Stir in olives. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon mixture into baking dish and bake at 400 until bubbly and top is brown, about 35 minutes. (I used the microwave). Serve with tortilla chips. (I used a hollowed-out round semolina bread as a serving container.) And there you have it. This recipe is pretty flexible, as there are plenty of elements you can play with, as I did. Have fun with it.

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Latest Reviews

"I used homemade vegetable stock in place of the chicken stock, and added a pinch of smoked paprika. This is such a nice, simple recipe, thanks to the poster!" - janemarie1960

"Very tasty, I did half the seasonings because we only had about a 2 -2.5 lb elk roast for my husband and I. Very tender and juicy, I always love the veggie flavors! I loved how the drippings were already made into a gravy. Great for Sunday dinners!" - simplydelicious

"i see alot of people substituting alot of ingredients in this recipe, which kinda defeats the purpose. ive been using it for years, this is a genuine sauce recipe from someone who knew better than us. for instance, the fennel is a key ingredient so dont skip it. once i didnt have any so i added ... " - danboy357

"I bought a very cheap roast and stabbed it all over with a fork (just to make sure that it was dead). I used the mixed dry ingredients as a rub before sprinkling the rest over the meat. Like other people, I cut the dressing mix somewhat (but I did so to reduce the sodium content and not ... " - millereg

"Using simple ingredients and only 30 minutes, this easy raisin scone recipe is a perfect sweet snack..." - willowsmom99

"I am on a NO SALT diabetic diet. Is there other ways I can make this with NO SALT???" - lpless51

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