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Make the ultimate spinach dip by adding ground sausage, pinto beans, cream cheese,and  Parmesan. It's almost hearty enough to be a main dish.

Brent Grainger, Birmingham, Alabama
Recipe by Southern Living January 2011

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Yield:
Makes about 6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°. Cook diced onion and next 2 ingredients in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 8 to 10 minutes or until meat crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain. Stir in garlic and thyme; cook 1 minute. Stir in wine; cook 2 minutes or until liquid has almost completely evaporated.

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  • Add cream cheese, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until cream cheese is melted. Stir in spinach and salt, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Gently stir in beans. Pour mixture into a 2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  • Bake at 375° for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with corn chip scoops, bell pepper strips, and pretzel rods.

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