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Cheesy Spinach Dip


Jan. 18, 2017 2:05 pm

The NESCO 1.5 Quart Slow Cooker is perfect for making Cheesy Spinach Dip and keeping it warm on your party buffet table. To kick your Spinach Dip up a bit simply add the optional chopped Jalapeno peppers. 

8 oz cup Monterey Jack Cheese, cut into pieces
4 oz cream cheese, softened
5 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed & thoroughly drained
1 large tomato, skinned, seeded, chopped
1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup half-and-half
1 whole Jalapeno Peppers, chopped (optional) 
crackers, cocktail rye bread or fresh cut vegetables to serve.

Set NESCO Slow Cooker to HIGH. Lightly wipe cook pot with cooking oil.

In mixing bowl, combine all ingredients; stir until well blended. 
Spoon into preheated cook pot. Cover; bake 30 to 40 minutes or until center is set and edges are puffed. 

When heated, set control to AUTO. 

Serve warm with crackers, cocktail rye bread or your choice of cut fresh vegetables. 

Serves 8 to 10


Let us know some of your favorite slow cooker dip recipes.

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Cheese Sauce Toppings


Jan. 12, 2017 4:43 pm

Nothing says "Party" more than a NESCO 1.5 Quart Slow Cooker filled with a warm creamy cheese sauce. Great for spooning over nacho chips, fresh steamed vegetables or potatoes; tasty cheese sauces are always a hit on any party buffet. 

To kick things up try some of the these suggested toppings:

Roasted pumpkin seeds
Cooked bacon bits
Chopped black or green olives
Chopped fresh tomatoes
Diced jalapeno peppers
Chopped marinated artichoke hearts
Roasted tomato salsa
Shredded romaine lettuce
Diced apples tossed in lime juice
Steamed broccoli tips
Chopped green onions
Fresh guacamole
Diced marinated cooked shrimp
Beef or chicken chili
Chilled marinated cooked black beans
Crumbled feta cheese
Marinated chopped celery and onions
Diced radishes 
Chopped cilantro 


Let us know some of your favorite cheese sauce toppings!

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