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Can I freeze uncooked Spinach and Artichoke Dip?

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PrairiePie Jun 26, 2011 01:25 PM

I would like to freeze the pre-baked version of spinach artichoke dip. Has anyone tried this? And how does it turn out when you bake it after defrosting?

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    Isolda Jun 26, 2011 01:58 PM

    If your dip is commercially prepared, it might work because those dips have stabliizers in them to prevent this. I've seen frozen artichoke-spinach dip at Trader Joe's.

    But if your dip is homemade, don't freeze it. Frozen mayo separates.

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      modthyrth Jul 9, 2011 12:14 AM

      We do spinach artichoke dip as an appetizer whenever we make pizza in our wood-fired oven. But my recipe makes just enough so 2/3 gets cooked in the WFO-tolerant le creuset pan, and 1/3 doesn't. I always freeze my leftover dip, and make the leftovers when we're feeling too lazy to cook, to no ill effect. Maybe the texture isn't compromised because I use fat free mayo? It's an old weight watchers recipe I use (which I find much more flavorful and delicious than the standard restaurant fare, as well as more healthy).

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