Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl Recipe

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Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl Recipe
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Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl Recipe

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4.5 11 19
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When we get together with friends, I like to prepare this creamy spinach dip. It's a real crowd pleaser. —Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin
MAKES:
10-15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
10-15 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 envelope (1 ounce) ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 round loaf of bread (1 pound)
  • Raw vegetables

Directions

In a large bowl, combine first six ingredients. Chill for at least 1 hour. Cut a 1-1/2-in. slice off the top of the loaf; set aside. Hollow out the bottom part, leaving a thick shell. Cut or tear the slice from the top of the loaf and the bread from inside into bite-size pieces.
Fill the shell with dip; set on a large platter. Arrange the bread pieces and vegetables around it and serve immediately. Yield: 10-15 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl in Taste of Home June/July 1995, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 161 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 571mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 envelope (1 ounce) ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 round loaf of bread (1 pound)
  • Raw vegetables
  1. In a large bowl, combine first six ingredients. Chill for at least 1 hour. Cut a 1-1/2-in. slice off the top of the loaf; set aside. Hollow out the bottom part, leaving a thick shell. Cut or tear the slice from the top of the loaf and the bread from inside into bite-size pieces.
  2. Fill the shell with dip; set on a large platter. Arrange the bread pieces and vegetables around it and serve immediately. Yield: 10-15 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl in Taste of Home June/July 1995, p64

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Janadele User ID: 7087902 233637
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2015

"I also added water chestnuts. Makes aan impressive presentation."

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danilane User ID: 2035574 214430
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2014

"I added water chestnuts. Very good."

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dverzic User ID: 762717 199049
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2014

"I like the recipe on the Knorr Vegetable soup mix packet. easy and delicious. But I'm hoping to try this one soon."

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benetto User ID: 6629812 4237
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2013

"I toast the bread pieces slightly on a cookie sheet so easier to dip with."

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cajvan User ID: 1048156 3873
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2013

"A few diced water chestnuts are a wonderful addition."

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claylady01 User ID: 7293258 2176
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2013

"Good recipe but adding artichoke hearts cut up into very small bites really adds to the flavor and we love the artichoke hearts."

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jtesch User ID: 3365902 3135
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2013

"Awsome"

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conurelover User ID: 7417872 4210
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2013

"Awesome"

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j tabish User ID: 6893883 6869
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2012

"this is a wonderful recipe my boyfriend loves it"

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housebunny715 User ID: 4567181 1988
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2010

"Very good. The ranch is a little strong though, I won't put the whole packet in next time I make this. Otherwise, this dip was a hit!"

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