How to Make Creamy Spinach Dip
Learn how to make creamy spinach dip, and you have a beloved appetizer at your fingertips. This dip is a huge hit around the holidays, but it's perfect for any kind of gathering, from casual potlucks to elegant dinner parties.
-Hey everyone, I'm Judith. Well today, I'll be showing you how to make a really nice snack to share with your friends when they come over. We'll be making a Creamy Spinach Dip. So what you'll need is 1 box of frozen chopped spinach; 1 container of sour cream about 8 ounces; 1 cup of mayonnaise; 1/2 teaspoon of celery salt; 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed; 1/4 teaspoon of onion salt; 1/4 cup of green onions chopped; 1 can of water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped; 1 jar of pimientos diced and drained and crackers of fresh vegetables to serve up with it. Now, as I said, who doesn't love a nice spinach dip to offer to people when the come over and this one is a pretty good one I have to say. So, the first thing we wanna do is get in our sour cream into a nice large mixing bowl here. Our mayonnaise will go in there too. Now, if you wanna keep away from the fattier dips, you can also nonfat plain yogurt as well and into that, we're gonna add in the onion salt, the dill which is just gonna give it a lovely freshness and celery salt just a flavored salt. Let's mix all that in first, lovely. Now, spinach a fantastic super food. I cannot begin to tell you that health and nutritional benefits of eating spinach, but most importantly the low in calories which we like. So, with our spinach, you can cook then according to you package instructions, but make sure you drain them well after you cook them. Take out any excess liquid or water. So into that cream goes in our chopped spinach and our green onions going there too. That's gonna give it a nice bite and our water chestnuts. Now, these are not nuts water chestnuts. These are vegetables, Chinese vegetables that have grown in the marshes. So, they have a nutty and salty taste to them. You can by them in cans and they just give things like dips a really nice extra taste, and last but not the least. Let's not forget our pimientos just gonna give a nice little kick too. Alright, so we'll stir all that in together and look at those beautiful colors right there. Nice and impressive to have on your coffee table or dinner table when you got friends over. And there you have it. So, that needs to be covered with some cellophane and you could put that in the refrigerator and that will get nice and cool for about 2 hours. Our spinach dip has been in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours and now it's ready to serve. All those flavors have blended in together. So, we'll just serve that up like so. You can put that with some fresh vegetables, celery, carrots, or you want a nice crunch put them with a few nice little crackers like to. And there you have it. That's how you make your creamy spinach dip.