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Spinach Dip with Peppery Cheese

Spinach Dip with Peppery Cheese

At long last—a lightened-up version of a favorite party dip!

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.

6 min Prep: 3 min Cook: 3 min
Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (12)

  • 1½ T Olive Oil
  • 1 T Chopped Fresh Ginger
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • ½ tsp Ground Turmeric
  • ½ tsp Ground Cumin
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • or ½ tsp Curry Powder
  • 1 lb Spinach
  • or 1 lb Frozen Chopped Spinach
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 3 oz Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 12 oz Pita Bread (optional)
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.