Cheesy Sausage and Spinach Dip

Perfect for entertaining, this sausage and spinach appetizer can be made ahead.



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Yield: 5 cups dip
Prep Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
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    8   ounces 
    bulk sweet or hot Italian sausage
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    1/2  cup 
    chopped onion
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    1/2  cup 
    chopped red sweet pepper
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    cloves garlic, minced
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    2  8  ounce package 
    reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), softened
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    1 1/2  cups 
    finely shredded Parmesan or Romano cheese
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    1/4  cup 
    milk
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    1/4  cup 
    mayonnaise
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    1/4  cup 
    light dairy sour cream
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    2   cups 
    chopped fresh spinach leaves
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    1/3  cup 
    mild banana pepper rings, drained and chopped
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    Crostini, bagel chips, blue corn tortilla chips, or sliced baguette-style French bread

Directions
1.
In a large skillet cook sausage, onion, sweet pepper, and garlic until sausage is brown, stirring often. Drain off fat. Set sausage mixture aside to let cool.
2.
In a large bowl stir together cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, milk, mayonnaise, and sour cream. Add sausage mixture, spinach, and banana peppers; gently stir to combine. Spread mixture into a 9-inch fluted quiche dish or deep-dish pie plate.
3.
Bake in a 350 degree F oven about 30 minutes or until bubbly. Serve with crostini, bagel chips, blue corn tortilla chips, or French bread.
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Makes 5 cups dip.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Prepare as directed through Step 2. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Uncover and bake about 40 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 153, Fat, total (g) 13, chol. (mg) 32, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 2, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 729, vit. C (mg) 10, sodium (mg) 296, calcium (mg) 111, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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