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Original Ranch Spinach Dip

Original Ranch Spinach Dip

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Hidden Valley(R)

This crowd-pleasing appetizer features a hollowed-out loaf of French bread filled with a creamy mixture of sour cream, spinach, water chestnuts, and Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Seasoning Mix.

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Original recipe yields 10 servings



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  • Calories:
  • 203 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 264 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Stir together dips mix, sour cream, spinach and water chestnuts. Chill 30 minutes or until just before serving.
  2. Cut top off the bread and remove center (using firm bread pieces as dippers). Fill bread bowl with dip. Serve with cubed bread and vegetables.
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Sarah Jo

I used my own homemade dry ranch dressing in this dip recipe and reduced fat sour cream. I did add a touch of Frank's Hot Sauce for a little kick. I wanted a more uniform dip. What I did was throw all the ingredients into my food processor and pulse until smooth. THEN, I chilled the dip for an hour before serving. I loved the combination of all the ingredients together but you know, I really think this dip could use some parmesan cheese. Not much, just a touch to give it a little bit of that flavor.


Extremely simple, great tasting spinach dip!


I first tried this recipe back in September 2012 for a Sunday dinner party and it was a big success. I have made it a couple more times since then for get togethers and myself. I do add a small amount of some strong, pungent flavored cheeses when I make it for myself because that is how I like it. The down side is I don't know the starting calorie count before I add the extra cheeses and I tend to eat more of this dip then I should. Yes it is that good.