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                                 RIP & DIP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1                    Bread -- round, hollowed out,
    2       pk           Spinach -- frozen, chopped
    2       pk           Cream cheese -  8 oz
      1/3   c            Water chestnuts, chopped
    3       tb           Milk
    1       t            Lemon juice
      1/4   ts           Nutmeg -- ground
      1/8   ts           Cayenne -- ground
 
   Cut 2 slice off top of round bread loaf. Remove centre portion, leaving at
   least 2 of bread on the bottom and 1 on the sides. Cut remaining bread
   into cubes. Unwrap spinach; place on plate. Microwave on High 5-8 minutes
   or till defrosted. Drain spinach, pressing to remove excess moisture. In
   medium bowl, microwave the cream cheese at 50% (medium) or till softened.
   Mix in the spinach and remaining ingredients. Spoon spinach mixture into
   hollowed out bread loaf. Serve dip with reserved bread cubes, carrot and
   celery sticks.
   
   Variation: can add following ingredients Parmesan cheese, cooked crumbled
   bacon, sliced almonds, chopped hard boiled eggs, shredded carrot or pine
   nuts.
  
 
 
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