Warm Parmesan Spinach Dip in a Mug

You can't be wrong with serving this classic crowd-pleasing spinach dip. It's classic for a reason!

Prep time:  Less than 5 minutes
Cook time: 3 minutes


12-16 oz (375 to 500 ml) mug

  • 3/4 cup of Frozen chopped spinach
  • 3 tbsp brick styled cream cheese ( 1 1/2 oz / 45 g)
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise 
  • ground black pepper

Suggested Accompaniments

         Pita wedges or crunchy French bread sticks; raw or microwavable-coked vegetables (carrots ,broccoli florets , bell pepper strips)


  1. In the mug, microwave the spinach on high for 1 to 2 minutes or until thawed and warm . Using the tines of a fork , press down firmly on the spinach and drain off excess liquid. 
  1. Add cream cheese to the mug. Microwave on high for 15 to 20 seconds or until softened. Stir until blended .Stir in mayonnaise and the parmesan cheese . Microwave on high for 30 to 45 seconds or until warmed through. Season with pepper to taste and serve with suggested accompaniments , as desired.


  • Artichoke and Spinach Dip: Add 3 tbsp (45 ml) drained with chopped marinated artichoke hearts (from a jar) with the mayonnaise. 

 And it's done!