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Spinach Jalapeno Dip

Spinach Jalapeno Dip

This is definitely a spicy dish. We love jalapenos at our house. I love when I can take bright green spinach and wilt it and watch my kids gobble it up by the spoonful. This dish is vegetarian and gluten free.

1 medium yellow onion, diced
2 tbsp. olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
one bag pre-washed spinach
1 c. sour cream
8 oz. cream cheese
2 c. grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
3 medium fresh jalapenos, sliced

In a large skillet sauté the onion and the garlic in the olive oil over medium heat for three minutes. Add the spinach and stir the mixture constantly until the spinach has withered. This will only take about a minute. Remove the skillet from the heat and add the cream cheese and the jalapenos to the mixture. Add the salt and pepper and keep stirring until the mixture is well combined. Transfer the mixture to a food processor and process it for two to three minutes until smooth. 

In a large bowl combine the spinach mixture from the food processor with the sour cream and the parmesan cheese. Stir until well combined. Serve with gluten free chips or crackers. Chill for one hour before serving. Enjoy!


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