Cheesy Creamy Hot Spinach Dip

Here is an easy cheesy creamy spinach dip recipe that is loaded with cheese and delicious flavors.

This is a great appetizer for holidays, watching sporting games like football, or just a quick snack option the whole family will enjoy. My kids love eating this spinach dip with crackers. Before, I know it the whole dish is gone.

Enjoy this spinach dip with crackers, toast, veggies, or fill a bread bowl with it. Let’s get started making this Cheesy Creamy Hot Spinach Dip.

Shopping List:

You will need the following ingredients to make this spinach dip:

Spinach- I used 2 cans of 13.5 oz. spinach.

Cream Cheese- 8 oz. of cream cheese is needed.

Sour Cream- 1/2 cup of sour cream used.

Mayonnaise- 1 tablespoon used.

Minced Garlic- 2 tsp of minced garlic is needed.

Salt- 1/2 tsp salt needed for this recipe.

Garlic Powder- 1/2 tsp garlic powder added.

Basil- 1 tsp of basil needed.

Parmesan Cheese- 1 1/2 cups of parmesan cheese is used for this recipe.

Can You Use Fresh Or Frozen Spinach

I used canned spinach for this recipe. You can use fresh or frozen spinach if you prefer. If you are going to use fresh or frozen spinach you will need to steam or sauté the spinach first and remove all water before baking.

How To Thaw

To thaw spinach place in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 2-4 minutes or until it is soft. After remove all the excess water.

What Do You Eat Spinach Dip With

Eat spinach dip with:

Crackers

Bread

Veggies

Bread Bowl

Pasta

Tortillas

Can Spinach Dip Be Prepared Ahead Of Time

Yes, you can prepare spinach dip ahead of time. Just prepare all your ingredients and then cover and place in the refrigerator for up to one day. I don’t recommend freezing the spinach dip.

How To Store

Store the spinach dip in the refrigerator covered for up to three days.

Directions

The first thing you need to do to make this recipe is to gather all the ingredients you need so that you have everything close by.

Next, open the cans of spinach and drain all the water out. You might need to squeeze the extra water out by hand. It is important to make sure all the excess water is removed. Place the spinach in a bowl.

In a large bowl add spinach, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, minced garlic, garlic powder, salt, basil, and 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese.

spinach dip in a bowl

Stir everything around well mixing all the ingredients together.

Preheat the oven to 400.

Grease a small baking dish and then pour all your spinach mixture into the baking dish, smoothing everything out in the baking dish.

spinach dip in baking dish

Add the rest of the parmesan cheese(1 cup) to the top of the spinach mixture.

spinach dip and parmesan cheese in baking dish

Bake for 15 minutes. Check to see if the cheese is melted.

Switch to broil and cook for 2 more additional minutes to brown the cheese.

Enjoy!

spinach dip

Tips

Remove all excess water from the spinach.

Watch your broil time carefully so that you don’t burn the cheese.

You can add other ingredients to this recipe like artichokes or bacon.

To make this recipe healthier use less cheese and substitute the cream cheese and sour cream for the low-fat alternative.

If you are going to use fresh spinach sauté or steam first before baking.

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Cheesy Creamy Hot Spinach Dip Recipe

Easy cheesy creamy spinach dip that is loaded with cheese and delicious flavors.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spinach Dip
Servings: 6
Calories: 195kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Cans Spinach
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise
  • 2 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Basil
  • 1 1/2 Cups Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

  • The first thing you need to do to make this recipe is to gather all the ingredients you need so that you have everything close by.
  • Next, open the cans of spinach and drain all the water out. You might need to squeeze the extra water out by hand. It is important to make sure all the excess water is removed. Place the spinach in a bowl.
  • In a large bowl add spinach, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, minced garlic, garlic powder, salt, basil, and 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese.
  • Preheat the oven to 400.
  • Grease a small baking dish and then pour all your spinach mixture into the baking dish, smoothing everything out in the baking dish.
  • Add the rest of the parmesan cheese(1 cup) to the top of the spinach mixture.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Check to see if the cheese is melted.
  • Switch to broil and cook for 2 more additional minutes to brown the cheese.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Can Spinach Dip Be Prepared Ahead Of Time
Yes, you can prepare spinach dip ahead of time. Just prepare all your ingredients and then cover and place in the refrigerator for up to one day. I don’t recommend freezing the spinach dip.
How To Store Spinach Dip
Store the spinach dip in the refrigerator covered for up to three days.
Tips
Remove all excess water from the spinach.
Watch your broil time carefully so that you don’t burn the cheese.
You can add other ingredients to this recipe like artichokes or bacon.
To make this recipe healthier use less cheese and substitute the cream cheese and sour cream for the low-fat alternative.
If you are going to use fresh spinach sauté or steam first before baking.