Cheesy Appetizer Spread

This easy, cheesy, Spinach & Quinoa Dip will take less than 20 minutes and makes the perfect fast snack. Try it out today!

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Servings SERVES 8


  • 1 bag Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 2 pkgs (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 pkg (10 oz.) frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • ½ cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • pita chips or crackers


  • Make yourself a hassle-free snack with this Cheesy Spinach & Quinoa Dip. Paired best with homemade or store-bought pita chips, this dip is just as delicious as it looks.

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a medium mixing bowl combine cream cheese, garlic, and nutmeg. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy. Sir in spinach and quinoa.

    Step 3

  • Coat a shallow microwave-safe dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread mixture evenly into dish. Top with cheese.

    Step 4

  • Microwave on 50% power 4 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly. Serve hot with chips or crackers.

Easy, Fast & Cheesy

No time for baking your favorite artichoke dip? Then this is the recipe for you! It’s easy, it’s fast, and–more importantly–it’s super cheesy. But that’s not all it has. It’s also filled with our favorite Boil-in-Bag superfood.

The ultimate no-stress dip, this dip is made with our Success® Tri-Color Quinoa. Ready in just 10 minutes, this elaborate mix includes tasty nutrients, nine essential amino acids, and is packed with protein. With that incorporated in a warm cheesy, spinach combo, it’s no wonder this is the ultimate dip for satisfying your hunger.

Plus, the ingredients are easy to prep. If you have some time to mince up garlic and pick up a bag of frozen spinach, then you’re halfway there. The rest of the ingredients are also a breeze. You’ll need two packages of cream cheese, some ground nutmeg, and shredded sharp Cheddar cheese. The addition of spinach, makes this mouthwatering dip, a mouthful of tastiness.

Mixing the cheesiness, with veggies and nutty Tri-Color Quinoa, this dip is almost a meal on its own.

Tips, Tricks & Trades

Want to pack on the veggies? Trade out half of the spinach in this recipe for some drained, artichoke hearts and enjoy an added boost of veggies to your cheesy dip.