Spinach dip in French Bread

Spinach dip in French Bread

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  • 1

    can refrigerated crusty French loaf

  • 1

    Tbl butter, melted

  • 9

    oz frozen chopped spinach

  • 3

    oz cream cheese, softened

  • ½

    cup plus 2 Tbl shredded Parmesan cheese

  • ¼

    cup mayo

  • ½

    cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 1

    clove garlic finely chopped


Heat oven to 350. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Place French bread dough, seam side down on cookie sheet. Brush with melted butter. Bake 17-19 minutes until golden brown. Carefully hollow out center of loaf by using a bread knife to cut out V-shape lengthwise down center of loaf to within 1/2" of bottom. Meanwhile, cook spinach as directed on box. Drain well, squeeze with paper towel to remove as much liquid as possible. In medium bowl stir together spinach, cream cheese 1/2 of the Parmesan cheese, mayo, bell pepper and garlic until well blended. Spoon mixture into hollowed out French bread. Bake 15 minutes. sprinkle with remaining 2 Tbl Parmesan. Bake 3-5 min longer or until filling is hot and bread is deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Cut into slices and serve.,


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