Cheesy Spinach Seasoning or Cheesy Spinach Dip Mix
Cheesy Spinach Seasoning or Cheesy Spinach Dip Mix is a perfect blend of spinach, onion, garlic and Parmesan Cheese. Just add artichokes for an easy hot or cold Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Dip.
Makes a wonderful quiche, hot artichoke and spinach dip, salad dressing, cream cheese bagel spread, dip, pasta or potato salad, meat rub, chicken, fish, chex mix, and potato topping.
Sampling of Recipes that are on the back of Cheesy Spinach Seasoning packages:
DIP: Combine 1 package Cheesy Spinach Seasoning, 1 1/3 cup sour cream (or Buttermilk), 2/3 cup Mayonnaise (NOT Salad Dressing) Mix and Chill 2-4 hours or overnight. Optional add 1/4 cup artichokes hearts drained and chopped.
CHEESEY WARM CRAB/CHICKEN DIP: Blend 8 oz softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 -1 package of Cheesy Spinach Seasoning, 1 cup shredded cheese until well mixed. Place mixture into an oven safe 16 oz baking dish and bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 20 minutes or Microwave until bubbly and hot. Optional– Add 1 cup cooked ground meat, shredded chicken, pheasant, crumbled bacon, or crabmeat.
WARM CHEESY SPINACH ARTICOKE DIP/FONDUE: Blend 1 package of Cheesy Spinach Seasoning with 1(8 ounce) package of softened cream cheese, 1/4 cup artichoke hearts chopped and drained, and 1 cup sour cream. Microwave for 45 seconds, stir, heat an additional 30-60 seconds, stir and repeat until hot. Place into oven proof dish, sprinkle with cheese and put under broiler until cheese melts.
WINE DIP: Combine Cheesy Spinach Mix with 2 cups sour cream and 2+ Tbsp. of your favorite wine. Mix well and refrigerate for 2-4 hours to allow the flavors to blend. Enjoy with crackers, chips, bread, or vegetables and along with a glass of wine.
CREAMY AVOCADO DIP/DRESSING; 1 large avocado, peeled and pitted, 2 Tbsp. lemon juice, 1 cup mayonnaise, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce, 1/3 cup chopped onion, 2-4 tsp. Cheesy Spinach Seasoning, Salt to taste. Milk to thin to desired consistency. Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Chill and serve.
SEASONING: Sprinkle on Chicken, Roasts, Steaks, Hamburgers, Popcorn, Pork Chops, Fish, Fries, Eggs, Veggies, Potatoes, Soup, Rice and Pasta.
Cheesy Spinach Dip: Combine 1 package Cheesy Spinach Seasoning, 1 1/3 cup sour cream (or Buttermilk), 2/3 cup Mayonnaise (NOT Salad Dressing)
Mix and Chill 2-4 hours or overnight. Optional add 1/4 cup artichokes hearts drained and chopped.
Grandma’s Mashed Potato Casserole
1/2 packet Starla’s Seasoning Mix
8 cups prepared mashed potatoes
3 Tblsp. butter, softened
1 cup sour cream
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
3 Tblsp. of Diced Onion (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°.
Grease bottom of 9×9-inch glass casserole dish.
Use 8 cups of real mashed potatoes.
Add Glorious Garlic Mix, butter, sour cream and 1-1/2 cups cheese, and onion.
Spread mixture into greased casserole dish.
Sprinkle remaining cheese over top and bake until bubbly and brown for approximately 20 minutes.
Smoked Salmon Dip
Smoked Salmon Dip or Spread
Cream the cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the sour cream, lemon juice, Seasoning Mix, salt and pepper to taste. Add the smoked salmon and mix well. Chill and serve with crackers or as a sandwich spread
Refrigerate until hardened. Form into a ball and coat with crushed crackers, cheese or nuts.
In a medium bowl, combine 2 (8 ounce) packages softened cream cheese, and 1/2 package of Starla’s Seasoning Mix.
Stir in 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, and then 1/3 cup beer.
Cover bowl, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or overnight if possible.
BACON WRAPPED & STUFFED MUSHROOMS
Recipe: 1/2 package of Starla’s Seasoning – Glorious Garlic, Peppercorn Ranch, Grandma’s Garden or spice it up with Habanero, Mango Chipotle or Buffalo Wing Ranch
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
20 fresh mushrooms, stems removed
1 pound sliced bacon, cut in half
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
In a medium bowl, mix together Starla’s Seasoning Mix and cream cheese. Stuff mushroom caps with the cheese mixture. Wrap each mushroom with a half-slice of bacon, and secure with toothpicks. Place on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until the bacon is cooked through. Makes 20 delicious appetizers
Twice Baked Potatoes
TWICE BAKED POTATOES
6 large baking potatoes
½ cup real bacon crumbles
1 cup sour cream
½ cup milk
⅓ cup butter
½ package Cheesy Spinach, Cheesy Bacon Ranch, Peppercorn Ranch, BLT, or Glorious Garlic Seasoning
Salt & pepper to taste
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
8 green onions, sliced
Preheat grill to 350 degrees F. Place potatoes on grill and close lid. Grill for 1 hour or until a fork can easily slid into the potato. Remove from heat and let cool just until you can touch them comfortably. Cut them open lengthwise and remove the cooked potato flesh. Leave a ¼ inch of potato meat connected to the potato skin. In a mixing bowl, mix the potato flesh, sour cream, milk, Seasoning, butter, cheese, bacon crumbles and chopped green onions. Replace stuffing mixture into the potato skins. Grill with the lid closed for 15 – 30 minutes.
2 cups mayo
2 dozen eggs
1 Tablespoon mustard
Combine Starla’s Seasoning Mix and mayo. Chill mixture for at least 4 hours. Boil 2 dozen eggs and let cool. Peel the eggs and cut in 1/2. Remove yolk and blend the yolk in with the Glorious Garlic Mixture. Refill the eggs with the completed mixture. Sprinkle with parsley flakes or paprika powder.
Homemade Scalloped Potatoes & Ham
potato slices and a nice hint of garlic!
•6 tablespoons butter, divided
•1/4 cup all-purpose flour
•1 teaspoon salt
•2 Tablespoons Starla’s Seasoning Mix
•1/4 teaspoon pepper
•3 cups 2% milk
•6 cups thinly sliced peeled potatoes
•1-1/2 cups chopped fully cooked ham
•1 small onion, grated
Optional: 1/2 cup shredded cheese
• In a large saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour, Glorious Garlic, salt, and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk; bring to a boil, add cheese. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
• Combine potatoes, ham and onion; place half in a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Top with half of the sauce; repeat layers.
• Cover and bake at 375° for 65-75 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender. Dot with remaining butter. Bake, uncovered, 15-20 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.
Star Wars Cheese Ball
Directions: I mixed two 8 oz. bricks of cream cheese with one package of Glorious Starla’s Seasoning Mix placed it in cling wrap so I could shape it without touching it. I finely grated some mozzarella, and covered the outside of the Trooper in the cheese. I sliced a few olives to accent the head, and I was done.
Chicken Cheese Ball
Super easy and cute chicky cheese ball.
Place one 8 ounce brick of cream cheese with 1/2 package of Starla’s Seasoning into a plastic bag. Mix in bag until well blended. Roll cheese ball into shredded cheese until evenly coated. Add an almond for a beak, raisins for eyes and red peppers for the comb.
Chicken cheese ball makes a cute addition to any Springy party.
See video below for how I made mine:
Loaded Hasselback Baked Potatoes
Cooked bacon slices
Starla’s Seasoning Mix– Glorious Garlic, Peppercorn Ranch, Citrus Dill, Parmesan Pesto, Cheesy Bacon Ranch, Greek Onion, Habanero, Nacho Mama
Slice baked potatoes without cutting all the way through the bottom. Between the cuts, stuff a slice of cheese, bacon and ham. Add small dabs of seasoned butter on top of each of the slices. -Salt & pepper to taste. Wrap potato in double layer of tin foil lightly sprayed with cooking spray. Place on a hot BBQ for 20+ minutes or until potato is hot and cheese, ham & bacon have melted together. Top with sour cream, green onions, more bacon.
Jody’s Tortilla Roll Ups
1/2 packet of your choice Starla’s Seasoning (Cheesy Bacon Ranch, Greek Onion, Grandma’s Garden, Citrus Dill, BLT, Glorious Garlic, Parmesan Pesto)
1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup real mayonnaise
1 package tortilla shells
Meat (ham, turkey, corned beef, pastrami, etc.)
Black olives, diced (optional)
Onion, diced (optional)
Mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise and Dip Mix.
Spread mixture onto tortilla shells. Cover with your choice of meat topping, shredded cheese, onions and black olives and roll. Refrigerate until firmly set, overnight is best. Slice into pinwheels. Serve.
1 cup sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise (Do not use salad dressing such as Miracle Whip®, use real mayonnaise.)
Combine 1 packet of dip mix with 1 cup mayonnaise and 1 cup sour cream. Thin with milk to desired consistency. Mix well and chill overnight. Shake or stir before serving. You may use low fat or nonfat products with this mix, but your results may vary.
16 oz Cottage cheese.
Mix Seasoning Mix into cottage cheese until well blended. You can add more mix if you want a stronger