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Hot Spinach Con Queso Dip

Hot Spinach Con Queso Dip

A creamy and melty cheese dip that’s packed with spicy flavor!MORE+LESS-

5

oz frozen chopped spinach

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  • 1

    Heat a medium-size skillet over medium heat.

  • 2

    While the skillet is heating, cut the jalapeno in half lengthwise. To keep things tame, remove the membranes and seeds, using a spoon to scrape them out. If you’d like the dip to be extra spicy, leave the seeds and membranes intact.

  • 3

    Dice the peppers and onion.

  • 4

    Add the butter to the skillet and let melt.

  • 5

    Stir in the peppers and onions and cook for 3-4 minutes or until softened. Reduce the heat to low and add the cream cheese. Stir until it starts to soften and melt.

  • 6

    Stir in the pepper jack cheese and continue stirring over low heat until it’s mostly melted.

  • 7

    Add the milk and stir until smooth and creamy.

  • 8

    While the cheese is melting, heat the spinach in the microwave according to package directions. Drain well.

  • 9

    Stir the spinach, pimentos, and salt into the melted cheese.

  • 10

    Serve with sliced bread, tortilla chips, or fresh vegetables.

Expert Tips

  • To keep warm, pour into a slow cooker and set to warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
9g
47%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
8g
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:

0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Party dips need a pick me up? This hot spinach dip has got you covered.Things are getting spicy up in here! Just the way I like it.Well, okay, so actually I’m kind of a wimp. I can handle the most spice out of anyone in my house though, and it makes me feel very tough. At least, I feel tough until I'm around other people slathering their food in sriracha and talking about eating habanero peppers as a snack. Then I cry like a baby.But! Today I have an ultra cheesy dip for you that will totally be the star of the next football game. I mean, we're all watching those games for the food, right?Let’s do this!

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