Pepper Jack Spinach Dip with Bacon
Servings 16 servings
- 1 16 oz package chopped frozen baby spinach thawed
- 1 8 oz container garden vegetable cream cheese softened
- 1 cup real mayonnaise
- 1 cup heavy cream or half & half
- 2 tsp garlic salt
- 1 tsp onion powder
- ½ tsp black pepper
- 4 green onion chopped
- 5 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
- 2 ½ cup shredded pepper jack cheese
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Oil the bottom and sides of an 8-inch cast iron skillet or similar. Set aside.
Thaw the spinach and squeeze to remove as much moisture as possible.
In a medium size bowl, whip together the cream cheese, mayonnaise, heavy cream, garlic salt, onion powder and black pepper. Whip until creamy and combined around 1-2 minutes.
By hand mix in the spinach, green onion, bacon and 1 ½ cup shredded cheese. Pour into the skillet.
Top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly.
Serve with pita crisps, tortilla chips or crackers for dipping.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 617mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 152mg | Iron: 1mg