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This Parmesan Spinach Dip Crostini is such a classy and unique appetizer to serve at your next party. Spinach Dip is loved by all, and now you don't need the chips to enjoy! Warm Parmesan Spinach Dip piled onto toasty French Bread is the ultimate in bruschetta recipes. This is one of our favorite game day or holiday recipes to make in a pinch.

Creamy Spinach Dip Crostini Appetizer

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 279kcal
Creamy Spinach Dip Crostini is such a classy and unique appetizer to serve at your next party. Cheesy Spinach Dip is loved by all, and now you don't need the chips to enjoy! Warm Spinach Parmesan Dip piled onto toasty French Bread makes the ultimate crostini appetizers.
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Ingredients

  • 1 Loaf La Brea Bakery Reserve French Demi-Baguette sliced into 1/2 inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese divided
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 1 box frozen chopped spinach 8 ounces
  • 4 ounces light cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons basil pesto
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

Optional Toppings

  • pepitas and shaved parmesan for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Spray a large baking sheet with nonstick spray. Lay the bread slices in a single layer on the baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the melted butter, garlic, and parsley.
  • Brush each top side of bread liberally with the butter mixture. Take 1/2 cup grated parmesan and sprinkle over the top of each bread slice.
  • Bake in the oven for 5-6 minutes or until toasty and starting to brown on the edges. Remove from the oven and set aside.
  • In a blender or food processor, blend together the spinach, cream cheese, lemon juice, pesto, salt/pepper, vinegar, and remaining 1/2 cup parmesan cheese. Blend until as smooth as you like.
  • Spoon 1 tablespoon of the spinach dip onto each piece of bread and sprinkle with a bit more grated parmesan.
  • If not ready to serve, cover with plastic wrap and keep in fridge up to 6 hours or until ready to serve.
  • When ready to serve, remove from the fridge and place under a broiler for 3-4 minutes or until spinach mixture is hot and bubbly and bread is toasted to your liking.
  • Garnish with pepitas or shaved parmesan (optional)
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 673mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4555IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 235mg | Iron: 2.6mg