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Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl

 Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl
When we get together with friends, I like to prepare this creamy spinach dip. It's a real crowd pleaser. —Janelle Lee, Appleton, Wisconsin
10-15 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 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


  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 161 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 571 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.