Dairy Farmers of Canada

Warm Spinach Dip

This hot cheesy dip is sure to be a hit at any gathering. Enjoy with your favourite dipper.

By Marika , dairy farmer, New Brunswick
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cooking: 20 minutes
Yields About 5 cups


  • 1 cup (250 ml) finely chopped spinach
  • 1 block (250 g) Canadian cream cheese
  • 1 cup (250 ml) Canadian sour cream
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) mayonnaise
  • 2 cloves fresh minced garlic (or 1 tbsp (15 ml) garlic powder)
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) finely chopped fresh onion (or dry minced onion)
  • 1 cup (250 ml) grated Canadian parmesan cheese (or parmesan flakes)
  • 1 ¼ cups (310 ml) Canadian mozzarella or aged cheddar cheese (divided to 3/4 cup (185 ml) and 1/2 cup (125 ml))
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Canadian butter to grease the baking dish
  • fresh finely chopped parsley or dried parsley to sprinkle on top
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Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C)

Blend cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise & chopped spinach together until smooth

Transfer into a buttered, oven safe dish

Stir in garlic, onion & parmesan cheese

Grate 3/4 cup cheese of choice and continue to stir into the mixture

Grate 1/2 cup more cheese for the top of the dip

Sprinkle with parsley

Bake approximately 20 min. until bubbly and browned on the edges

Serve with naan bread, tortilla chips, warm baguette, pretzels, or crackers of choice

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