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Spinach And Coconut Milk Cheese Dip

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Just in time for the holidays, Chef Maxwell has a tasty treat - spinach and Virginia peanut cheese dip adapted from an African dish.
Ingredients
  Spinach leaves 2 Pound, washed, blanched, squeezed and chopped
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Jalapeno 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Coconut milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Peanuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), dry roasted
  Mascarpone cheese/Or other soft cheese 1 Pound
  Salt and pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
For garnishing
  Green onions 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan on medium high, melt butter, sweat the onions for a few seconds until transparent.
2. Pour in the coconut milk, mascarpone cheese, mix well and whisk until the cheese melts on medium low heat.
3. Add jalapenos, peanuts and mix well. Let this simmer for 2 minutes.
4. Stir in the spinach leaves and mix well.
5. Season it with salt and pepper to taste. Switch off the heat and get ready to serve.

SERVING
6. Serve this spinach-coconut milk and cheese dip garnished with green onions and served warm with tortilla chips.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Dip
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Peanut, Vegetable
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Holidays are around the corner, so why not make a tasty treat to make them special. See this excellent video which shares an amazing African dip recipe. The video is impressive and great way to make a flavorful spinach, peanut and cheese dip. Prepare this dip and surprise your friends with this delicious cheesy treat.

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