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.
- 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)
- 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.