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Easy Cheesy Asparagus Spinach Dip

Easy Cheesy Asparagus Spinach Dip

This easy cheesy asparagus spinach dip is ready to rock your next party or potluck! 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Asparagus Spinach Dip
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Author Jenn Laughlin - Peas and Crayons

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus [approx 38 spears]
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 5-6 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 2/3 cup parmesan cheese coarsely grated + packed
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp paprika (optional)
  • 5 oz fresh baby spinach
  • 1-2 tsp olive oil
  • 2-3 oz fresh mozzarella cheese for topping
  • parsley, parmesan, and red pepper flakes to garnish

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Trim and rinse your asparagus stalks, then blanch or steam until tender.
  3. In a food processor, combine asparagus, garlic, cream cheese, and parm cheese along with your garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, salt and paprika. Blend until creamy and smooth.
  4. In a well-seasoned cast iron skillet, sauté an entire package of spinach with a little bit of olive oil, then add your asparagus dip.
  5. Fold together and top with fresh mozzarella [or try gouda!] and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
  6. Garnish with your favorites [parsley, part, red pepper flakes, etc...] and grab your favorite dippers!
  7. Dive in!

Recipe Notes

Recipe yields 3 cups of dreamy dip.