Frozen Spinach Dip – A Cold Spinach Dip Recipe

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Frozen Spinach Dip uses mayonnaise, green onion, salt, pepper and parsley to create a delicious dip. Serve this with your favorite vegetables, bread or crackers and everyone will be digging in.

This Creamy Spinach Dip has been around for a hot minute. It comes from a 1979 Teachers’ Culinary Treasures Cook Book. My Mom’s good friend Susan gave me the cookbook, and it’s full of oldies yet goodies.

Appetizers like this frozen spinach dip are just as relevant and delicious now as they were in the ‘70s.

How do you make spinach dip from scratch?

Our recipe is a spinach dip without sour cream. Instead, use mayonnaise for a creamy, spinach dip.

Blend a box of frozen spinach (9 – 10 ounces) with 2 cups mayonnaise. Add minced green onion, dried parsley, salt and pepper to taste.  To make it easy, use a blender to mix all the ingredients and pulverize the frozen spinach.

Favorite Cold Dips

We love serving cold dips at family dinners as appetizers or as part of a picnic or cookout. Here are some of our favorites:

Cold Spinach Dip Ingredients

Frozen, Chopped Spinach

Mayonnaise

Parsley, flakes or fresh

Salt

Ground Black Pepper

Green Onion

How to Make Spinach Dip using Frozen Spinach:

For the full ingredient amounts and instructions for spinach dip using frozen spinach, scroll to the recipe card at the bottom of this post. 

  1. Using a blender, pulverize frozen spinach until broken up.
  2. Add mayonnaise, parsley (optional), salt, pepper and minced green onion, and blend until completely mixed.
  3. Pour into serving dish or container, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. Serve with cut up vegetables, pretzels, chips or crackers. Or, serve in a Hawaiian Bread Bowl!

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Notes About Frozen Spinach Dip – A Cold Spinach Dip Recipe:

  • Do not thaw the spinach before preparing the dip.
  • Use a blender, Vitamix or Ninja to make this dip. Check out our Amazon Store for our favorites.
  • If you do not have a blender, chop frozen spinach (do not thaw), and mix all ingredients together by hand until spinach is evenly distributed through the dip.
  • Cold Spinach Dip can be prepared a couple days ahead of time and stored in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Parsley is completely optional in this Frozen Spinach Dip.
  • Regular, full-fat mayonnaise works best; however, low fat or fat free mayonnaise could be used, if needed.
  • For a fancy appetizer, hollow out a Hawaiian Bread Bowl, and serve the frozen spinach dip from the bowl.

Old Fashioned Spinach Recipes

Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach with Fresh Spinach is an easy, old-fashioned side dish that pairs with endless entrees. This creamed spinach with Parmesan cheese and heavy cream is reminiscent of a steakhouse creamed spinach recipe. 

Classic Spinach Salad

This classic spinach salad pairs perfectly with a simple homemade vinaigrette dressing of red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, olive oil, salt and pepper.  This is a salad that will have your whole family going back for seconds.

Bavarian Spinach Beer Cheese Soup

This Bavarian Spinach Beer Cheese Soup is a rich, cheesy soup full of spinach and crab. With Velveeta and Alfredo sauce, this soup is smooth and perfect served with a stack of your favorite crackers.

Frozen Spinach Dip - A Cold Spinach Dip Recipe

Frozen Spinach Dip is a Cold Spinach Dip Recipe without sour cream. Instead, it uses mayonnaise, green onion, salt, pepper and parsley. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: 4 ingredient steak marinade
Keyword: cold spinach dip, frozen spinach dip, spinach dip using frozen spinach
Servings: 16 servings
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 10 ounces frozen, chopped spinach (box)
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup minced green onion
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley), optional

Instructions

  • Add frozen spinach to a blender, and pulverize to break it up.
  • To the blender, add the remaining ingredients; blend into smooth.
    Mix together frozen spinach and the rest of the ingredients for this delicious cold frozen spinach dip.
  • Pour into serving dish or bowl, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
    Dip your favorite vegetables, like celery, in this delicious frozen spinach dip.
  • Serve as a dip with vegetables, crackers, pretzels or chips.
    Dip your favorite vegetables, like celery, in this delicious frozen spinach dip.

Notes

  • Do not thaw the spinach before preparing the dip.
  • Use a blender, Vitamix or Ninja to make this dip. 
  • If you do not have a blender, chop frozen spinach (do not thaw), and mix all ingredients together by hand until spinach is evenly distributed through the dip.
  • Cold Spinach Dip can be prepared a couple days ahead of time and stored in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Parsley is completely optional in this Frozen Spinach Dip. 
  • Regular, full-fat mayonnaise works best; however, low fat or fat free mayonnaise could be used, if needed. 
  • For a fancy appetizer, hollow out a Hawaiian Bread Bowl, and serve the frozen spinach dip from the bowl. 
  • Love vegetable dip? Try our BLT dip

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