Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Dip

Ooooh….let me tell you, this Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Dip is so good!   These flavors go together perfectly.  If you like it even hotter, add some red pepper flakes.  This has enough kick to make it zesty, but not so much that it hurts.   Serve with pita chips or toasted bread slices.   A great dip for a party!!  130% Loon Approved!

Spicy Italian sausage with onions and garlic in the skillet
Spicy Italian sausage with onions and garlic in the skillet
Look at all that yumminness
Look at all that yumminness

Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Dip
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This Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Dip is perfect for parties. It has just enough heat to give it a nice zip. Serve with toasted baguette slices, or pita chips. Really good!
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Appetizer
Serves: 8 - 12
  • 1 lb hot Italian sausage links, casings removed
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, room temp
  • 1 package (6 oz.) fresh baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz.) cannelliini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup sun dried tomatoes, in oil, drained, chopped (can also use 1 cup chopped tomato)
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Chips, crackers or toasted baguette slices, for serving with dip
  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 F.
  2. In a large skillet, cook sausage, onion and garlic over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink, breaking up sausage with a wooden spoon. Drain excess grease.
  3. Stir in wine, oregano, salt and paprika. Bring to a boil and cook until liquid is almost evaporated.
  4. Add cream cheese and stir until melted.
  5. Stir in spinach, beans and tomatoes and cook, stirring often, until spinach is wilted.
  6. Transfer to a greased 8-inch square (or 1½ quart) baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle with the two cheeses.
  8. Bake until bubbly, and lightly golden on top, 25 minutes.
  9. Serve with cracker or toasts.
  10. Enjoy!



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  • Hi guys! I’m gonna make this next weekend for a birthday gathering of 25. One question, will you clarify the smoked paprika amount to be used? Is it 14 teaspoons, 1 teaspoon or 1/4 teaspoon? Can’t wait to try it!

    • Hi Kristy! Sorry about that, and we’ve updated the recipe to correct that typo! It is 1/4 teaspoon. Thanks for letting us know, and let us know what you think of the dip. We love it!

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