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SPICY SPINACH CHEESE DIP
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles, drained
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
  • 10 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Saute onion in skillet over medium heat in oil until softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and chiles, let cook 2 minutes.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and stir in spinach, cheese, cream cheese, half and half, and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon mixture into shallow baking dish like a 9 inch quiche dish or pie plate.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the dip is bubbly and the top is light brown, about 35 minutes.

 

 
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