CHEESY SPINACH DIP & ROLLS
PREP + COOK TIME 1 hour 30 mins SERVES 12
2¼ cups plain flour 1 teaspoon instant yeast 1 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon oil 1 cup warm water, approx
CHEESY SPINACH DIP
1 tablespoon oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed ½ an onion, chopped 100–120g spinach, washed, finely chopped ¼ cup milk 250g cream cheese, cubed ¼ cup grated tasty cheese or cheddar cheese ¾ cup grated mozzarella cheese 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce salt
1 Grease a 26cm skillet or ovenproof frying pan. Combine flour, yeast, sugar, salt and oil in a bowl or processor. Pulse or stir in just enough water to form a soft dough.
2 Knead or process for 2-3 minutes until smooth and springy. Place in a clean greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap and microwave on LOW for 1 minute. Rest and repeat or set aside in a warm place until doubled in size.
3 Preheat oven to 190°C. While dough is rising make the Cheesy spinach dip (see below).
4 Place the ramekin containing the Cheesy spinach dip in the centre of the skillet or ovenproof frying pan. Divide the dough into 12 portions, roll into balls and space evenly around the dip. Leave for 15 minutes or until the dough balls have risen to almost double their original size.
5 Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the dip is golden and bubbling and the rolls are cooked. Serve warm.
Cheesy spinach dip
1 In a small pan, heat the oil and gently cook the garlic and onion until soft; add the spinach and cook until tender. Pour off any excess liquid.
2 In a saucepan, combine the milk, cream cheese, tasty cheese and ½ cup of the mozzarella cheese and heat, stirring continuously until melted. Add the cooked spinach mixture, Worcestershire sauce and salt. Pour into a heatproof 300ml ramekin and top with remaining mozzarella.
PER SERVE (12) Energy 223kcal, 935kj • Protein 7.4g • Total Fat 12.3g • Saturated Fat 6.5g • Carbohydrate 19.8g • Fibre 1.5g • Sodium 249mg