Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Dip

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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!

Other great appetizers to try are our: Amazing Shrimp Balls, Texas Caviar, Black Pepper and Maple Popcorn, Popcorn with Garlic and Thyme!

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

Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Dip

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!
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Appetizer
Keyword: Dip, Sausage, White Beans
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 314kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb hot Italian sausage links casings removed
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp 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
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Chips crackers or toasted baguette slices, for serving with dip

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 F.
  • 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.
  • Stir in wine, oregano, salt and paprika. Bring to a boil and cook until liquid is almost evaporated.
  • Add cream cheese and stir until melted.
  • Stir in spinach, beans and tomatoes and cook, stirring often, until spinach is wilted.
  • Transfer to a greased 8-inch square (or 1 1/2 quart) baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with the two cheeses.
  • Bake until bubbly, and lightly golden on top, 25 minutes.
  • Serve with cracker or toasts.

Nutrition

Calories: 314kcal
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8 Comments

  • Guys — I made this dip for my hubby’s bday party last nite and it was a HIT! Everyone left w the recipe.

    I also made the southern crab beignets & they were also good but I made them an hour ahead a time & kept them warm but they lost their crunchiness. Still with the remoulade sauce they were delish. Going to do them again w better grade crab and becuz it takes minutes to make them I am going to make them when ppl arrive!

    • Hi Colleen!

      So glad to hear that the dip was a hit! That makes us very happy!!

      Yeah, the crab beignets are best served soon after fried. But you are absolutely correct, they only take moments to fry, so timing it right as guests arrive makes it easier. We’re glad to hear you liked them, though. They are definitely one of our favorite appetizers to serve!

      Thanks again for reaching out to us…and keep us posted on future yummy dishes!

      Best,
      Kris & Wesley

  • 5 stars
    Hi guys! The dip was off the charts crazy good!!! Everyone 1st asked what it was, then tasted it and then ummm’s and yumm’s followed and then asked for the recipe! Huge success! Thanks again for sharing these amazing recipes!

  • You know I will!! Thank y’all for the amazing recipes! How to feed a loon is my new go to website first when I am looking for new ideas!! Have made several to date and all have been off the charts! Big Hugs from Texas! I appreciate y’all sharing the passion!

  • 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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