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j alexanders spinach queso dip

J Alexanders Spinach Queso Dip Recipe

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Servings 4
Calories 327 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 5 oz frozen spinach, chopped
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 4 oz green chilies
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 32 oz Velveeta Mexican, 1 pack
  • 1/2 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1.5 oz cream cheese
  • 1 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp paprika powder (optional)

Instructions
 

  • To cook the spinach, heat the olive oil in a pan
  • Add your chopped spinach to the pan and cook until wilted, set aside
  • In a medium saucepan, heat the butter
  • Once melted, add the onion and cook until translucent
  • Then add the flour and mix until it forms a roux
  • Then add the spinach and green chilies, stir to combine
  • Now add the heavy cream and stir until well combined
  • Bring to a boil
  • Once boiled, reduce the heat
  • Now gradually add the Velveeta and cream cheese, mixing to combine
  • Once combined, add the paprika(optional), salt, and pepper along with the sugar and mix
  • Finally, add the cilantro and stir it in
  • Serve right away
  • Enjoy the creamy goodness!
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