Halloween Swamp Dip
This wonderful dip is made with fresh spinach and flavored with
onion, garlic and cheese.
1/4 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter
1 large (1 cup) onion, chopped
1 small (1/2 cup) red bell pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES™ Heavy Whipping Cream
1/2 cup feta cheese with garlic and herbs*
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1 (10-ounce) package fresh spinach leaves, stems removed, cut into
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
Sesame crackers, party rye cocktail bread slices and/or assorted
vegetable sticks (such as carrots or celery)
Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add onion, red pepper
and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until
onion is softened (5 to 6 minutes). Stir in flour; continue cooking
1 minute. Add broth and whipping cream. Continue cooking, stirring
with wire whisk, until mixture is thickened (2 to 3 minutes).
Stir in cheese, yogurt, spinach and hot pepper sauce until spinach
wilts and mixture is heated through. Remove from heat. Season with
salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm with crackers, bread slices or
assorted vegetable sticks.
*Substitute 1 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese.
TIP: Dip can also be spooned into a bread bowl.
Yield: 4 cups dip
Nutrition Facts (1 tablespoon dip without crackers)
Fat: 1.5 g
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Sodium: 30 mg
Carbohydrates: <1 g
Dietary Fiber: 0 g
Protein: <1 g