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
Prep Time 30minutes
Total Time 30minutes
4ozBaconcooked and crumbled
10ozFrozen Chopped Spinach
1Package Knorr Vegetable Mix
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)
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).
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)
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)
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.
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.