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If you want to get the best taste out of your tea then it's important to follow a few basic tips. For general purpose every day tea drinking it's not really necessary to worry too much about the exact preparation but it sure helps you to make a more...
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Classic Spinach Dip

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1 pkg (300 g) frozen chopped spinach, thawed

1 can (10 oz/284 g) water chestnuts, drained and chopped

3 green onions, chopped

1 pkg Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix or Knorr Leek Soup Mix

2 cups (500 mL) sour cream

1 cup (250 mL) mayonnaise

1 round pumpernickel loaf

Squeeze excess moisture from spinach. Combine all ingredients excluding bread in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours to blend flavours. Spoon mixture into hollowed pumpernickel round loaf. Reserve remaining bread and cut into squares for dipping. Can also be served with fresh vegetables.

Recipe alternative: Broccoli Cheddar Dip.

Substitute, 1 pkg (300 g) frozen chopped broccoli for spinach, omit water chestnuts and green onions and add 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese. In sieve, rinse frozen broccoli under warm water to thaw, squeeze to drain well.

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