The last recipe I shared with you was Perplexed Portobello Steak with Mushroom Puree & Mushroom Crudo, I asked to eat with any sauce after your queries on that I decide to share a spinach dip recipe which will go perfectly with that recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 10-ounce package frozen Chopped Spinach, thawed & squeezed dry of excess water
  • 1 8-ounce can Water Chestnuts, chopped
  • 1 8-ounce package of Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Splash of Olive Oil
  • 1 medium Onion, minced
  • 2 large cloves crushed Garlic
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Black Pepper, to taste
  • Sliced Crusty Bread or Crackers

Procedure:

  1. Over medium heat, heat up large saucepan, then add oil, onions, and garlic.
  2. Sauté until fragrant and light golden brown.
  3. Add spinach and water chestnuts and continue to sauté until the spinach cooks together with onions and garlic.
  4. Add salt and pepper
  5. Add cream cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, mayonnaise, and milk.
  6. When cheese melts, turn down heat to low.
  7. Continue stirring and allow dip to simmer until cheese and rest of ingredients are blended well together.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm with bread and/or crackers.

Italian Sausage Soup is a flavorful and everyone’s favorite winter soup recipe. This soup consists the enhancing fragrant of zucchini, Italian sausage, and spinach.

Italian Sausage Soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 (20 ounces) can beef broth
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1-1/2 cups sliced carrots
  • 2-3 small zucchini cut into cubes
  • 1 (10 ounces) can Italian-style stewed tomatoes
  • 1 bunch fresh spinach  (packed, rinsed and torn)
  • 4-5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 (12 ounces) can Northern beans
  • 1-1/4 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp black pepper powder

How to make Italian Sausage Soup:

  1. Heat a non-stick pan and saute the minced garlic and brown sugar together for a while.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, broth, sausage and sliced carrots.
  3. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  4. Adjust with salt and pepper powder.
  5. Now stir the soup in beans, 2 cups of water and zucchini.
  6. Cover the pan, keep the flame very low and allow to cook until zucchini tenders.
  7. Check in between and if the zucchini is done then remove the soup from the heat.
  8. Add spinach and cook for 10 more minutes.
  9. Delicious Italian Sausage Soup is ready to serve.