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Cheesy Italian Sausage Dip

Submitted by: Kristina_Vanni

Cheesy Italian Sausage Dip
2012-01-23 Other
3.2 20

Invite your friends over to watch a game on television, serve this fabulous hot dip made with Italian sausage, Parmesan, cream cheese, and fresh spinach, and watch them cheer you instead of the game!

  • Servings: 8-10


8 oz Bulk Sweet or Hot Italian Sausage
½ cup Chopped Onion
½ cup Chopped Red Bell Pepper
2 cloves Garlic, minced
2 pkgs (8 Ounces Each) Reduced Fat Block-style Cream Cheese, softened
1½ cups Finely Shredded Parmesan or Romano Cheese
¼ cup Milk
¼ cup Mayonnaise
¼ cup Light Sour Cream
2 cups Chopped Fresh Spinach Leaves
⅓ cup Mild Banana Pepper Rings, drained and chopped
For Serving:
Blue Corn Tortilla Chips, bagel chips, or sliced baguette


Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet, cook sausage, onion, red pepper, and garlic until sausage is browned, stirring often; drain off fat and set aside to cool.

In a large bowl, stir together cream cheese, Parmesan, milk, mayonnaise, and sour cream. Add sausage mixture, spinach, and banana peppers; gently stir to combine. Spread the mixture into a 9-inch fluted quiche dish or deep dish pie plate. Bake about 30 minutes or until bubbly. Serve hot with bagel chips, tortilla chips, or baguette slices. Serves 8-10.

Helpful Tips:

This dip is everything I love in one dish. Great for game day get-togethers!