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1 lb Neese’s Hot Sausage 1 can Ro-Tel 1 8 oz. package Philadelphia cream cheese 1 box frozen chopped spinach 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese Brown and crumble sausage in

Madison County Championship Rodeo

1 lb Neese’s Hot Sausage 1 can Ro-Tel 1 8 oz. package Philadelphia cream cheese 1 box frozen chopped spinach 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese Brown and crumble sausage in

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

1 lb Neese’s Hot Sausage 1 can Ro-Tel 1 8 oz. package Philadelphia cream cheese 1 box frozen chopped spinach 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese Brown and crumble sausage in

Neese’s Sausage and Spinach Dip

1 lb Neese’s Hot Sausage
1 can Ro-Tel
1 8 oz. package Philadelphia cream cheese
1 box frozen chopped spinach
2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese

Brown and crumble sausage in frying pan and drain.

In same frying pan, follow directions for preparing box of spinach then add cream cheese and melt.

Add Ro-Tel and sausage and heat until bubbly.

Serve as appetizer with tortilla chips or crackers.

— The Roost at Bentley Knob, Blowing Rock, NC

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This story was published on Dec 24, 2012

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