Slow-Cooker Three Cheese Spinach Dip

Make this cheesy dip by using Green Giant® spinach and serve it in a fun bread bowl – a creamy slow cooked appetizer for a crowd.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
loaf (8 oz) prepared cheese product, cut into cubes
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
package (3 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
1
can (10 oz) diced tomatoes with green chiles
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
round loaf (l lb) pumpernickel bread

  • 1 Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place cheese product, Cheddar cheese and cream cheese. Cover; cook on High heat setting 1 hour, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted.
  • 2 Stir in olives, tomatoes, spinach and garlic. Reduce heat setting to Low. Cover; cook at least 20 minutes but no longer than 2 hours.
  • 3 Cut thin round slice from top of bread loaf. Hollow out loaf by cutting along edge with serrated knife, leaving about 1-inch shell, and pulling out large chunks of bread. Cut top slice and hollowed-out bread into bite-size pieces.
  • 4 Place loaf on serving plate; fill with hot cheese dip. Arrange bread pieces around loaf for dipping.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
103
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
298mg
298%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.