Spinach Mascarpone Dip

Spinach Mascarpone Dip


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Creative Culinary discovered Mascarpone Cheese in the past couple of years but loves the creamy element that adds something special to so many recipes when used in place of cream cheese, sour cream or even mayonnaise.

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Time needed

5 min preparation + 35 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

2 servings


  • 16 oz. frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and excess water removed
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher or sea salt (1/4 teaspoon table salt)
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg (freshly grated if you have)
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper powder
  • 8 oz. mascarpone cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 1/2 C. grated Parmesan cheese

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1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
2. Heat a saute pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil and coat the bottom of the pan.
3. Add onions and saute until translucent, about 4-5 minutes over medium heat
4. Add spinach and saute until it’s warm, but still bright green; approximately 30 seconds.
5. Season and toss with spices. Turn off the heat and stir in the mascarpone cheese and the grated Parmesan.
6. Pour into 2 (1 cup ea) bowls or ramekins (oven-safe) and bake for 30 minutes until the cheese is bubbling around the edges.
7. Serve warm with french or pita bread, celery sticks, carrots or whatever you desire.

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