Recipe by Hidden Valley®
"This crowd-pleasing appetizer features a hollowed-out loaf of French bread filled with a creamy mixture of sour cream, spinach, water chestnuts, and Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Seasoning Mix."
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1 (1 ounce) packet
Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix
1 (16 ounce) container
1 (10 ounce) box
frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
1 (8 ounce) can
water chestnuts, rinsed, drained and chopped
round loaf French bread
Fresh vegetable sticks
I used my own homemade dry ranch dressing in this dip recipe and reduced fat sour cream. I did add a touch of Frank's Hot Sauce for a little kick. I wanted a more uniform dip. What I did was throw all the ingredients into my food processor and pulse until smooth. THEN, I chilled the dip for an hour before serving. I loved the combination of all the ingredients together but you know, I really think this dip could use some parmesan cheese. Not much, just a touch to give it a little bit of that flavor.
Extremely simple, great tasting spinach dip!
I first tried this recipe back in September 2012 for a Sunday dinner party and it was a big success. I have made it a couple more times since then for get togethers and myself. I do add a small amount of some strong, pungent flavored cheeses when I make it for myself because that is how I like it. The down side is I don't know the starting calorie count before I add the extra cheeses and I tend to eat more of this dip then I should. Yes it is that good.
2 disclaimers - I am not a huge fan of spinach dip and I can't stand mayo. But spinach dip is always a crowd pleaser so I hold my nose and make it. So, when I saw this receipe and realized it did not involve mayo, I had to try it and I am glad I did!! My grocery store was out of sourdough rounds so I served it in a bowl with cubed sourdough bread. It was a huge hit!! The bowl looked like it had been licked clean. This one is a keeper!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Original Ranch Spinach Dip
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 92
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