Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Spinach Dip

Appetizers are the life of a party! Great little snacks to serve before a meal, or go versatile, and only do appetizers as your whole dinner! Admit it... you've ordered an appetizer as a main meal more than once in a restaurant! I know I have.

I would love to hear what your favorite appetizer is!

I Love spinach dip. Love it. And, this family recipe is the best one I've ever had. There is just something so... craveable about smooth dip, with the crunch of water chestnuts and the soft flavor of spinach. Then, you pair it with sourdough bread...mmm...

This recipe takes literally 10-15 minutes to put together. The only time constraint is that you should make it a night before serving, or several hours before so that the flavors can blend.

Spinach Dip
The Double Dipped Life

1 round sourdough bread loaf
1 pkg frozen spinach
1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
1 1/2 cups sour cream
1 pkg dry Leek soup mix
1 can water chestnuts
2 green onions, chopped

Cook the spinach according to package directions.
While spinach is cooking, mix all the other ingredients (except for the bread of course!) in a large bowl.
Add the spinach.
Refrigerate overnight or for several hours.

Right before serving, cut a large hole in the bread to make it hollow. Preserve the insides: they will be used to dip into the dip!

Arrange on a platter and fill the bread with spinach dip.

Also great as a vegetable dip!


  1. I love this too! Embarassed to say I never made it homemade...but now I can :) love your new blog. -

  2. What an absolutely YUMMY blog you have here! Thanks for stopping by mine today! Happy Holidays!

  3. This would be great to serve when I have the playgroup moms over.

  4. Yay! I have a co worker who makes the exact same thing every time we have a function, and we love it! (He puts carrots and celery around the plate as well as the bread.) I think I'm having one more family bbq before the summer is over, and I can't wait to try this out!

  5. Stopping by from SITS....that sounds delish!