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Spicy Spinach Cheese Dip Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Spanier
Added: Sunday, January 23, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 oz spinach (a bag of baby spinach is perfect)
1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
2 T butter
3 T flour
4-6 oz shredded pepper Jack cheese (or habanero cheese for extra spicy dip)
4-6 oz shredded sharp cheddar
Cayenne pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Steam spinach. Let cool, drain off excess water, and chop up. Put aside and let cool.

In a small sauce pan, melt butter and whisk in flour to make a paste. Slowly whisk in evaporated milk. Let thicken over low heat - stirring often. Add cheese 1 handful at a time. Once all cheese is melted, stir in spinach and a couple shakes of cayenne pepper (more if you really like it spicy).

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes about 2 cups of dip
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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