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Cold Spinach Dip Recipe

Cold Spinach Dip Recipe, easy and delicious! With added bacon, garlic, and shallot- this easy spinach dip recipe is a delicious spin on a classic spinach dip! 
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 194kcal
Author Lisa


  • 4 oz Bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Shallot
  • 8 oz Water Chestnuts
  • 10 oz Frozen Chopped Spinach
  • 1 Package Knorr Vegetable Mix
  • 16 oz Sour Cream
  • 1 Cup Mayo
  • 2 Green Onions
  • Crackers or toasted baguette slices to dip!


  • Cook the bacon and set aside until cool and the crumble or chop into pieces. Reserve the bacon grease. (4 oz bacon)
    cooked bacon
  • Chop the garlic and shallot into small pieces. Sauté chopped garlic and shallot in reserved bacon grease until fragment and softened. (4 garlic gloves, 1 shallot).
    garlic and shallot
  • Microwave the frozen chopped spinach according to package directions. Allow to cool and then drain excess water. (10 oz frozen chopped spinach)
  • Drain and chop up the water chestnuts. (8 oz water chestnut)
    mayo, spinach, water chestnut, sour cream
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the sour cream, mayo, and vegetable mix. (16 oz sour cream, 1 cup mayo, 1 package Knorr Vegetable Mix)
    chopped green onion and knorr seasoning
  • Stir in chopped bacon, sautéed grlic and shallot, chopped water chestnuts, cooked and drained spinach.
  • Chop green onion and sprinkle on top.
  • Refrigerate for 20 minutes to let all the flavors get nice and combined.
    spinach dip in large bowl and small bowl
  • Enjoy!
    dipping toasted bread in spinach



Tips and Tricks
  • To toast baguette slices simply slice the baguette into pieces and place on a baking sheet in a single layer. Broil on high for 3-5 minutes- but keep your eye on them! They can go from perfectly toasted to burned in no time.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2280IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 0.6mg