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Classic Spinach Dip

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This holiday season, serve this simple recipe, guaranteed to delight visitors and simplify your holiday entertaining.


    Classic Spinach Dip
  • 1 pkg (300 g) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 1 can (10 oz/284 g) water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 pkg Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix or Knorr Leek Soup Mix
  • 2 cups (500 mL) sour cream
  • 1 cup (250 mL) mayonnaise
  • 1 round pumpernickel loaf


Squeeze excess moisture from spinach. Combine all ingredients excluding bread in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours to blend flavours. Spoon mixture into hollowed pumpernickel round loaf. Reserve remaining bread and cut into squares for dipping. Can also be served with fresh vegetables.

Recipe Alternative: Broccoli Cheddar Dip.

Substitute, 1 pkg (300 g) frozen chopped broccoli for spinach, omit water chestnuts and green onions and add 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese. In sieve, rinse frozen broccoli under warm water to thaw, squeeze to drain well.

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