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Bear's Picnic Veggie Dip Recipe

Bear's Picnic Veggie Dip Recipe

A colorful array of vegetables served with this delicious dip added more appealing finger food at the teddy bear theme party. A nice accompaniment to the sandwich, this popular appetizer would be a welcome snack just about anytime. -Susan Schuller, Brainerd, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 package (1.7 ounces) vegetable soup mix
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • Assorted fresh vegetables


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream and soup mix. Stir in spinach and water chestnuts. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with vegetables. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 99 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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keely27 User ID: 4249986 240436
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"easy and so good"

Grace1018 User ID: 7559734 29484
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2014

"Fabulous! This was so easy and so yummy. We served at a birthday party and a few guests asked for the recipe."

amypee User ID: 6378581 26468
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

"My family and I loved this! We served it with pita bread. It tasted much better after being in the fridge overnight."

lurky27 User ID: 1251896 38064
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2011

"This one's the best! Great in bread bowl. Water chestnuts are optional.

~ Theresa"

dverzic User ID: 762717 76291
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2010

"I make this all the time, but I add 3 green onions. Also, if it is too thick, add more sour cream. I serve it with cubes of sour dough bread. Delicious!"

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