This Easy Dairy-Free Spinach Dip is a crowd-pleasing, easy make-ahead recipe perfect for parties!
When you need yummy party food ideas, there are certain recipes that are always crowd-pleasing classics.
With back-to-school events, sports & other school activities, and big holidays (I know! This year is zooming by!), fall party season is right around the corner. So I thought it would be fun to share some of my fave party food recipes here over the next few weeks.
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🌟 Easy spinach dip
Spinach dip is a true party food classic. You know when you bring spinach dip to a party, it will always be eaten.
The first time I made spinach dip was right after college. I couldn't believe how EASY it was! And, I love that this is a make-ahead party appetizer.
I've made spinach dip SO many times now, and in so many different ways over the years. But this recipe is ALWAYS the crowd fave.
🥬 Ingredient notes
This recipe is dairy-free, but if you don't have to worry about dairy, you could easily substitute full dairy items.
My fave dairy-free spinach dip recipe includes:
- frozen spinach (of course!)
- dairy-free sour cream
- dairy-free vegan mayo
- water chestnuts
- packet of Knorr vegetable dip mix
- salt and pepper
That's it! The use of Knorr vegetable dip mix is a switch from the leek soup packet I used to always use. I haven't been able to find the leek soup mix anywhere locally, although you can still buy it online.
However, since switching, I've discovered that I love the added textures and depth of flavor that the vegetable dip mix adds to this easy spinach dip!
🍽 What goes well with spinach dip?
- Cut vegetables, such as carrots, broccoli, red peppers, green peppers, celery, sliced radishes
- Crackers (including rice crackers if you are gluten-free)
- Sliced baguette or other crusty bread
- Potato chips
🥣 Recipe FAQs
Keep any leftover spinach dip in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to four days.
You can make this spinach dip up to two days before a party. However, I prefer to make it the night before a party for more freshness.
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Dairy-Free Spinach Dip
- Using a serrated knife, cut a top portion of the bread loaf out to create a bowl to hold the spinach dip. Cut the bread top into chunks for serving. Set aside.
- Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix well, until all of the powdered vegetable dip is fully blended. Spoon dip into hollowed out bread bowl.
- Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Can be made ahead up to overnight.
- Serve cut up bread along with the dip.
Nutrition information is a general estimate. Actual nutrition details may vary depending on the exact foods & brands you use to make this recipe. It does not take into account any substitutions, toppings, or optional ingredients.