Cajun Spinach Dip to Die For

Recipe by Linky
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 14
    lb butter
  • 1
    cup onion, minced
  • 12
    cup bell pepper, minced (green or colored)
  • 14
    cup celery, minced
  • 2
    tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1
    tablespoon parsley, dried and crumbled
  • 1
    tablespoon basil, dried and crumbled
  • 1
    teaspoon thyme leaves, dried and crumbled
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon cajun seasoning
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 2
    cups half-and-half (can use evaporated milk)
  • 10
    ounces spinach (frozen, thawed, drained and chopped)
  • 2
    dashes pepper sauce (TABASCO Brand or other)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in 1 quart saucepan.
  • When bubbly, add veggies. Saute until onion begins to look translucent.
  • Add herbs and seasonings, stir well.
  • Add flour and stir until blended.
  • Add cream/milk and whisk until mixture thickens.
  • Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stir frequently.
  • Add spinach and stir in well.
  • Cover and continue to simmer another 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, stir in pepper sauce, allow to cool for 1 1/2 hours.
  • May be served hot right from the pot!
  • Want it cold? Refrigerate for 6 - 12 hours.
  • Freezes well.
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