Goat Cheese Spinach Dip

This is an upgrade to your typical spinach dip. Onions and peppers provide a depth of flavor to this creamy concoction, and the sharpness of the goat cheese really bring this dip to another level. 

Recipe Stats

Total Time: 45 minutes

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 12

Ingredients
  • 1 block (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 1/4 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 bag spinach
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large skillet, fry bacon until crispy.
  3. Leaving grease in skillet, remove bacon and place on a plate lined with paper towel, to drain.
  4. In the same large skillet over medium heat, add onions, peppers, and a pinch of salt; saute until soft, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add mushrooms; saute 5 more minutes. Add garlic and spinach, stirring until spinach wilts. Remove skillet from heat and set aside.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, combine cream cheese and sour cream with a hand mixer.
  7. Fold in spinach, pepper, and mushroom mixture; fold in goat cheese; fold in bacon.
  8. Transfer dip to an oven-safe dish; bake for 20 minutes, or until top is golden brown and bubbly.
  9. Serve warm with crackers, bread and/or veggies.