Spinach Dip in a Rye Shell

Spinach Dip in a Rye Shell 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Spinach Dip in a Rye Shell 150

This dip has almost become a classic, although there are several versions. The bread becomes the serving bowl and you can cut or tear the chunks removed to serve with the dip along with assorted vegetables.

  • Portion size 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 lb cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 pkg (300 g) spinach thawed
  • 2 green onions finely chopped
  • 4 slices bacon finely chopped
  • 1 garlic minced
  • pepper
  • 1 dark rye bread

Method

In bowl, beat cream cheese with mayonnaise until smooth; stir in yogurt. Squeeze excess water from spinach and chop finely; stir into cream cheese mixture. Add green onions, bacon and garlic; mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Slice circle of crust from top of bread. Hollow out loaf, leaving shell at least 1 inch (2.5cm) thick, and cutting or tearing removed bread into pieces to serve with dip. Spoon dip into hollowed-out bread.
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