Garlic Spinach Dip
|Frozen chopped spinach||10 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Garlic||10 Clove (50 gm)|
|Elephant garlic/2 tablespoons bottled minced garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Skim milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Hot pepper sauce||1 Dash (Bottled)|
|Neufchatel cheese||8 Ounce, softened (1 Package)|
|Chopped tomato||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), or shredded|
|Monterey jack cheese||1 Tablespoon|
In a saucepan cook frozen spinach according to package directions, then drain well.
Place garlic in a blender container or food processor bowl.
Cover and blend or process for 5 to 10 seconds or till minced.
Add the cooked spinach, milk, salt, and hot pepper sauce.
Cover and blend or process till well combined.
Add Neufchatel cheese; cover and blend or process till smooth.
Transfer spinach mixture to the saucepan.
Cook and stir over medium low heat for 4 to 5 minutes or till mixture is heated through.