Spinach dip

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A Spinach and artichoke dip with blue tortilla chips

Spinach dip is a dip that uses the vegetable spinach as a primary ingredient.[1] Frozen spinach is often used in its preparation.[1][2] Additional primary ingredients may include: mayonnaise, cream cheese, sour cream and cheese.[3] Slow cookers may be used to prepare the dip.[4]

Examples of accompaniments to spinach dip include: bread, crackers and chips.[1] Many casual restaurant chains offer spinach dip on their menus.[1] Several commercially prepared, mass-produced spinach dips are sold in grocery stores and supermarkets.[5] The dish is commonly eaten as an hors d'oeuvre, appetizer, or party platter.

Presentation[edit]

The dip is well-suited to a simple presentation, being served in a small bowl or large ramekin. A bread bowl prepared using hollowed-out bread that is filled with spinach dip is another method of presentation.[2] Spinach dips are sometimes served at a hot temperature.[1][6][7]

Variations[edit]

Variations include spinach-artichoke dip with artichoke hearts utilized as the other primary ingredient.[1][3] Ingredient variations may include beans.[3] Some recipes use spinach dip as a filling within other foods.[8]

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