Spinach Dip

Spinach Dip

Spinach dip is a classic party appetizer that has been enjoyed for decades. This creamy and flavorful dip is loved by many for its delicious taste and versatility. It can be served with a variety of foods, making it an easy and popular option for any gathering.

One of the reasons why spinach dip is so popular is because it is simple to make. With just a few ingredients, you can whip up a batch of this dip in no time. The key ingredients are spinach, sour cream, mayonnaise, and a few seasonings. You can add in other ingredients such as artichokes, garlic, or cheese to give it a unique twist.


Author N. Jay Sorensen, MBA RDN


  • 10 oz frozen chopped spinach thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 packet dry vegetable soup mix
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a medium bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, and dry vegetable soup mix.
  • Add the chopped spinach, green onions, parsley, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to the bowl. Stir to combine.
  • Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or until ready to serve.
  • Before serving, give the spinach dip a quick stir to make sure all the ingredients are well combined. If the dip is too thick, you can add a little bit of milk or water to thin it out to your desired consistency.
  • Arrange your crudités platter with your choice of fresh vegetables, and serve the spinach dip alongside as a delicious and creamy dip.


This spinach dip recipe can easily be scaled up or down depending on the size of your party, and it can also be prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve. Enjoy!

Spinach dip is also a great option for vegetarians or those with dietary restrictions, as it can be served with a variety of vegetables and crackers. It pairs well with fresh vegetables such as carrots, celery, cucumbers, and bell peppers, as well as crackers such as whole wheat, rice, or pita chips. This makes it a versatile and inclusive option for any party.

Another reason why spinach dip is so popular is its delicious taste. The combination of creamy sour cream and mayonnaise with the earthy flavor of spinach creates a dip that is both rich and satisfying. The addition of seasonings such as garlic, onion, and herbs also adds depth and complexity to the flavor.

In conclusion, spinach dip is a popular appetizer that is easy to make and pairs well with a variety of foods. It is loved for its versatility, inclusivity, and delicious taste. Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a tasty snack, spinach dip is sure to be a hit with everyone.