Mexican Spinach Cheese Dip

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
30 mins

My mother created this recipe and I remember her bringing it to every potluck dinner we ever went to (the guests always asked for that). I carried on the tradition, and I have not once left a dinner where I was not asked for the recipe. It's delicious (and nearly fool-proof)!

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Directions

  1. Combine and chop together in food processor spinach, cream cheese, half-and-half and cheese.
  2. Sauté together in oil the onion/scallions and peppers for a few minutes, just until softened.
  3. Fold onion/peppers into cheese/spinach mixture.
  4. Halve crosswise, squeeze out seeds and cut tomatoes into ½” cubes.
  5. Fold tomatoes into mixture; if mixture seems too thick, fold in up to ½ cup more half-and-half.
  6. Oil or butter a casserole dish and pour in dip.
  7. Loosely lay a piece of foil over the top – do NOT seal – you can remove this to let the edges brown a bit, but place it back on if things start to get too crispy.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes, or until mixture is bubbly hot.
  9. The dip will be looser when hot but will set up thicker as it cools.
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