You are here: Home » Recipes » Spinach Dip with Peppery Cheese Spinach Dip with Peppery Cheese Kitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 3 mins Cook 3 mins At last—a healthful spinach and cheese dip. Mark Boughton PrintEmail This Indian-inspired creamed spinach is great as a dip or side to roast chicken or pork. For a less spicy flavor, use plain jack cheese. Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon peeled, chopped fresh ginger1 teaspoon ground coriander1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric1/2 teaspoon ground cumin1/2 teaspoon garam masala or curry powder1 pound fresh spinach leaves, washed and finely chopped, or 1 (16-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained1/2 teaspoon salt3 ounces Monterrey Jack pepper cheese, cut into ¼-inch cubes Instructions Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add ginger and spices and cook, stirring, about 30 seconds or until mixture is fragrant and begins to bubble. Add spinach and cook about 2 minutes over medium-high heat or until wilted and tender. Reduce heat. Add salt and cheese and stir until cheese melts and mixture is creamy. Serve hot with pita bread. Recipe by Cheryl Forberg, R.D.