Spicy Spinach Dip
8hr (includes inactive time)
1 (12 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach or 1 pound fresh spinach, chopped
1 ½ cup small curd cottage cheese
1 cup plain yogurt
½ cup fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped
¼ cup scallions, finely chopped
3 tbsp gochujang (Korean chili paste) or according to taste (substitute with any chili paste of your choice)
Salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Boil or steam the spinach leaves. Drain and squeeze out all liquid by using hands or wrapping in paper towels and squeezing.
In a medium bowl, combine the spinach, cottage cheese, yogurt, parsley, scallions, salt, pepper and gochujang paste. Stir until well mixed.
Cover and chill dip in the refrigerator for at least 6-8 hours for the flavors develop. Serve with crackers or vegetable crudités.