Hot Spinach Dip
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, plus more for baking dish
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 pounds spinach, cleaned, trimmed, and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 ounces reduced-fat bar cream cheese
  • 3 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 dashes hot sauce, such as Tabasco
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • Baguette slices, breadsticks, or crackers, for serving
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a Dutch oven or large pot, heat oil over medium.
  3. Add onion and garlic; cook until lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes.
  4. Add spinach in two additions, letting the first batch wilt before adding the next; cook until completely wilted, 5 to 8 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a colander; drain, pressing to release all excess liquid.
  6. In the same pot, warm milk over high heat.
  7. Whisk in cream cheese until melted, about 3 minutes.
  8. Add spinach, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and 1/4 cup mozzarella; stir to combine.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Pour into a lightly oiled 1 1/2-quart shallow baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella.
  11. Bake until bubbly and golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes.
  12. Serve hot with accompaniments, as desired.