Knorr Spinach Dip Recipe [A Flavor-Packed Party Favorite]

Knorr Spinach Dip Recipe [A Flavor-Packed Party Favorite]
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Knorr Spinach Dip Recipe
This creamy Spinach and Water Chestnut Dip is a crunchy, flavorful appetizer that's perfect for any gathering. Serve it chilled with veggies, crackers, or bread.

Hey y’all, it’s Austin Carter here from Beyond the Bayou Blog! Today, I’m sharing a recipe that’ll take you right back to those potluck gatherings and game day parties we all know and love.

This knorr spinach dip has been a staple at my family’s get-togethers for as long as I can remember. I still vividly recall being a kid, circling the snack table and dipping chip after chip into that creamy, cheesy goodness. Momma always had to make an extra batch because it disappeared so fast!

Whenever I make this dip nowadays, it instantly transports me back to those lively livingrooms full of laughter, trash-talking over card games, and good ole Southern hospitality. It’s one of those crowd-pleasing dishes that just never goes out of style.

So grab your favorite dipping vehicle – whether it’s tortilla chips, crackers, or veggie sticks – and let’s recreate those memorable flavors together!

Why This Recipe Is a Good Choice?

  • Favorite Spinach Dip Recipe: This classic recipe features a creamy dip with chopped spinach, offering the best flavor for an easy, family-favorite spinach dip.
  • Make Ahead: The Easy Knorr Spinach Dip can be prepared in advance, making it perfect for parties. It’s made with a few simple ingredients. If you don’t have a round loaf of bread, serve it in a bowl with vegetables, pita chips, or crackers.
  • Great Appetizer: This original spinach dip recipe is a hit at any occasion. It’s so popular that I always make a double batch when the whole family gets together.

Overview: How To Make Knorr Spinach Dip?

Overview_ How To Make Knorr Spinach Dip

I’ve got a crowd-pleasing recipe for you today—Spinach Dip. This dip is a true classic, perfect for gatherings, game days, or just a cozy night with family. The creamy base of sour cream and mayonnaise, combined with the flavorful Knorr Vegetable Recipe Mix, creates a deliciously rich foundation.

I love using fresh or frozen spinach in this recipe; just make sure to squeeze out any excess water to keep the dip from getting too watery. The addition of crunchy water chestnuts and zesty green onions brings an extra layer of texture and flavor that’s simply irresistible.

Once everything is mixed together, let it chill in the fridge for a couple of hours to let the flavors meld beautifully. Serve it with fresh veggies, crackers, or bread, and watch it disappear. Trust me, this dip will become a staple at your gatherings!

Knorr Spinach Dip Recipe [A Flavor-Packed Party Favorite]

Knorr Spinach Dip Recipe

This creamy Spinach and Water Chestnut Dip is a crunchy, flavorful appetizer that’s perfect for any gathering. Serve it chilled with veggies, crackers, or bread.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Refrigerating Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Calories: 410kcal
Author: Austin Carter
Servings: 8


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Spoon or spatula for mixing
  • Knife and Cutting Board
  • Small pot or microwave for cooking spinach
  • Plastic Wrap


  • 16 oz sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 package Knorr Vegetable Recipe Mix
  • 10 oz frozen spinach or 16 ounces fresh spinach
  • 18 oz can water chestnuts drained and chopped
  • 3 green onions chopped


  • Combine 16 oz sour cream, 1 cup mayonnaise, and 1 package Knorr Vegetable Recipe Mix in a mixing bowl.
  • Cook 10 oz frozen spinach according to package directions, or use 16 oz fresh spinach, and squeeze out excess water.
  • Add the drained and chopped spinach to the mixing bowl.
  • Drain and dice an 18 oz can of water chestnuts.
  • Slice 3 green onions and add to the bowl.
  • Mix all ingredients together thoroughly.
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Serve chilled with your favorite dippers.


Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 293mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g
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Variations I Love Trying!

  • Fresh Spinach – If you can’t find frozen spinach, use a pound of baby spinach instead of the 10-ounce block. Finely chop the spinach before steaming it down.
  • Artichoke Hearts – For extra flavor and crunch, dice a drained can of artichoke hearts and mix it with the chopped spinach.
  • Green Onions – Finely chop 2-3 green onions, including both the green and white parts, and add them to the dip.
  • Greek Yogurt – Replace the sour cream with Greek yogurt for a healthier option.
  • Spice It Up– Add chopped candied jalapeños or red pepper flakes for some extra heat.
  • Add Parmesan– Shred some Parmesan cheese and mix it in for added flavor.

Tips You Will Thank Me For!

  • Use Fresh Spinach: If you opt for fresh spinach, steam it gently until just wilted, then finely chop it. This helps maintain a vibrant color and fresh taste.
  • Enhance Texture: For an added crunch, toast the water chestnuts lightly in a pan before dicing and adding them to the dip.
  • Flavor Boost: To elevate the flavor, mix in a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce or a dash of hot sauce.
  • Herb Addition: Fresh herbs like dill or parsley can add an extra layer of flavor. Finely chop and mix them in just before serving.
  • Cheese Upgrade: Stir in a handful of finely grated Parmesan or Asiago cheese for a richer taste.
  • Presentation Tip: For a more attractive presentation, garnish the dip with a few extra green onion slices or a sprinkle of paprika.
  • Chill Time: Allowing the dip to chill for at least 4 hours (instead of just 2) can further enhance the flavors as they meld together.
  • Serving Idea: For a more rustic presentation, serve the dip in a hollowed-out round loaf of bread, but be sure to keep extra dip on hand for refills.

What to Serve with Knorr Spinach Dip?

What to Serve with Knorr Spinach Dip

Make Ahead and Storage Instructions!

  • This spinach dip is perfect for making ahead! It needs to chill for at least 2 hours, but you can make it a full day in advance. The flavor improves as it sits.
  • Wait until you’re ready to serve the dip before transferring it to the bread bowl.
  • Store leftover dip in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. If you refrigerate the dip in a bread bowl, it will become soggy and stale after one day.

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