Hot Cheesy Spinach Dip
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic,minced
  • 1 Tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 cups of half-and-half
  • 2 pkgs.(90zs. Each) frozen chopped spinach thawed well drained
  • 1 can (8ozs.) sliced water chestnuts
  • 1 cup shreeded cheddar cheese
  • 1 pkg. (10z.) dry vegetable soup mix
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese.
  1. Preheat oven 425dgrees.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic;cook and stir until onion is crisp-tender and garlic is fragrant,2-3 minutes.
  3. Stir in flour;cook and stir an additional minute. Add half-and half and cook,stirring constantly, until mixture boils and thickens, 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in chopped spinach, water chestnuts, cheddar and vegetable soup mix. Spoon dip into a 1 quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with parmesan.
  5. Bake dip until it is bubbly and cheese is melted, 10-15minutes. Serve warm.
Thought this would make a new twist on spinach dip. tip: Serve this dip with toasted sourdough bread or hearty crackers strong enough for scooping. recipe fom party favorites.