November 7, 2013
2 teaspoon(s) olive oil, plus more for baking dish
1 medium onion, diced
2 clove(s) garlic , minced
2 pound(s) spinach, cleaned, trimmed, and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup(s) milk
6 ounce(s) reduced-fat bar cream cheese
3 dash(es) Worcestershire sauce
3 dash(es) hot sauce, such as Tabasco
3/4 cup(s) shredded mozzarella
Coarse salt and ground pepper
Baguette slices, breadsticks, or crackers, for serving
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a Dutch oven or large pot, heat oil over medium. Add onion and garlic; cook until lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes.
Add spinach in two additions, letting the first batch wilt before adding the next; cook until completely wilted, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a colander; drain, pressing to release all excess liquid.
In the same pot, warm milk over high heat. Whisk in cream cheese until melted, about 3 minutes. Add spinach, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and 1/4 cup mozzarella; stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Pour into a lightly oiled 1 1/2-quart shallow baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup mozzarella.
Bake until bubbly and golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes. Serve hot with accompaniments, as desired.