What’s bigger than veggies?

Well, in my opinion… everything.

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But the absolute acknowledgment is veggies sauteed in bacon grease. Naturally.
Warning: this is not your boilerplate spinach dip. Been there, done that.

Kicked-Up Spinach Dip I baycheat.com

A few weeks ago my uncle fabricated a appearance dip for a affair and it was so acceptable that I about ate the absolute bowl myself. That is annihilation out of the norm, but this was really good. I am not absolutely abiding what all went into it, but what I do bethink is spinach, mushrooms, red peppers and bacon.

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The best part? You can eat this hot or cold. You can saute the veggies or you can aloof mix them into the dip. Versatile, simple and delicious.

Then you can eat an absolute bag of pita chips too.

It’s acerb encouraged. Plus, it’s the anniversary season. Calories are free.

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I acclimated a agglomeration of burst gorgonzola in my dip because I’m cool like that.

But I apperceive that for abounding of you, any anatomy of cheese in the dejected gives you the heebie jeebies. No charge to add the blue. Add some feta or dupe or cheddar… or alike none at all. Accomplish this your dip!

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Pop it in the oven, twiddle your thumbs, clip until it’s done, again dig in.

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Use a cracker. Or a chip. Or a spoon. Or your finger.

Or alike addition veggie. Did I absolutely aloof say that?
I’m not absolutely abiding area I went, but I charge to go acquisition me.

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Kicked-Up Appearance Dip

makes about 3 cups of dip

8 ounces (1 block) chrism cheese, softened

8 ounces acerb cream

4 slices bacon

1/2 average candied onion, chopped

1/4 red pepper, chopped

1/4 blooming pepper, chopped

1/2 cup chopped mushrooms

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 bag spinach

1/3 cup burst dejected cheese (or cheese of your choice)

Preheat oven to 375.

In a ample skillet, fry bacon, again set abreast to cesspool on a cardboard towel, abrogation grease in skillet. On average heat, add onions and peppers with a compression of alkali and saute until soft, about 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and saute 5 added minutes. Add garlic and spinach, active until appearance wilts. Set aside.

In a ample bowl, mix chrism cheese and acerb chrism with a duke mixer (or alike aloof a beanery – aloof accomplish abiding it is combined). Bend in spinach, pepper, and augment mixture. Bend in dejected cheese or cheese of choice. Bend in bacon.

Pour dip in an oven-safe bowl and broil for 20 minutes, until top is aureate amber and dip is warm. Serve with pita chips, crackers, aliment and veggies.
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I’m adequately assertive I got 4-5 servings of veggies by bistro this.

I won’t acquaint you how abundant I had to eat to get those veggies. But at atomic I got them. I accord myself and “A” for effort.