Do you have to put mayo in spinach dip?

As I mentioned, I’m a bit of a spinach dip snob and I firmly believe that spinach dip should be served warm and creamy (no mayo necessary)! Can you use frozen spinach in place of fresh in spinach dip? I don’t recommend it! Fresh spinach is going to give you a better flavor and texture than frozen.

How do you make dip without mayo?

How do you make No Mayo Spinach Dip?

  1. 1 8 ounce package cream cheese.
  2. 1 10 ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed.
  3. 1 cup sour cream.
  4. ½ tbsp Worcestershire sauce.
  5. 1 shallot, finely minced (I used a Microplane)
  6. 4 ounces water chestnuts, finely chopped (½ an 8-ounce can)
  7. ½ tsp garlic powder.

Do you have to put mayo in spinach artichoke dip?

It’s not tough to make the best spinach artichoke dip with no mayo! Simply mix the cream cheese and sour cream until smooth, then stir in the Parmesan cheese, mozzarella, garlic, salt, and pepper. Add the chopped artichoke hearts and spinach last.

How do you make Paula Deen’s spinach dip?

Paula Deen’s Hot Spinach & Artichoke Dip

  1. 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened.
  2. 1/4 cup mayonnaise.
  3. 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese.
  4. 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced.
  5. 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt.
  6. salt and pepper to taste.
  7. 2 tsp. Tabasco hot sauce.
  8. 1 14 ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped.

What can I substitute for mayo in dip?

9 Scrumptious Mayonnaise Substitutes (Including Vegan Options)

  • Sour cream. Sour cream can add a fresh zip of flavor to almost any recipe that calls for mayonnaise.
  • Pesto. Pesto is a popular paste-like sauce made from pine nuts, basil, garlic, cheese, and olive oil.
  • Greek yogurt.
  • Mustard.
  • Eggs.
  • Olive oil.
  • Avocado.
  • Hummus.

How do you make artichoke dip without mayo?

Mix cream cheese, sour cream, onion powder, salt, and pepper together in a large bowl until smooth and creamy. Add artichoke hearts, drained spinach, hot sauce, and garlic; mix well. Add in 1 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese; mix well.

Can Spinach Dip be made without sour cream?

This recipe doesn’t contain mayo or sour cream like most, so it’s very cheesy and very delicious. I’m asked for the recipe every time I make it. For those who don’t want a strong cheese like Cheddar, you can replace it with anything you like or even leave it out altogether.

Is there a substitute for mayo?

Hummus is smooth, creamy and often lemony—which means it can be a good mayo substitute. (It’s also easy to make from scratch!) Use hummus as a sub for mayo in sandwiches, or use in combination with another ingredient in dressings and salads.

What is the substitution for 1 cup of mayonnaise?

Ingredient Substitutions

Ingredient Amount Substitute
Mayonnaise (for salad dressings) 1 cup 1/2 cup yogurt and 1/2 cup mayonnaise
Mayonnaise (for salad dressings) 1 cup 1 cup sour cream
Mayonnaise (for salad dressings) 1 cup 1 cup cottage cheese pureed in a blender
Mei Yen seasoning 1 tsp. 1 tsp. Beau Monde seasoning

How do you make spinach dip with cheese?

Melt cream cheese into the milk; cook and stir together about 3 minutes. Return spinach mixture to pot with 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and Cheddar cheese; stir to combine. Season the mixture with Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper.

How do you make spinach artichoke dip?


  1. 8 oz.
  2. 1/4 cup sour cream.
  3. 1/4 cup mayonnaise.
  4. 1 garlic clove, minced (1 tsp)
  5. 2/3 cup (76g) finely shredded parmesan cheese.
  6. 1/2 cup (56g) finely shredded mozzarella cheese.
  7. Pepper, to taste.
  8. 1 (14 oz) can quartered artichoke hearts, can liquid drained, squeeze artichokes to drain excess liquid, chopped.

What can I replace sour cream with in spinach dip?

Yogurt is your best substitute for sour cream. Whether you’re baking or making a dip or sauce, yogurt is a 1:1 sub.