Spinach and Ricotta Dip
1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
½ cup ricotta cheese
1/3 cup mayonnaise
¼ cup chopped green onions
¼ cup sour cream
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons grated onion, including juice
Dash of Worcestershire sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Chopped parsley for garnish
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1. Combine all ingredients but parsley in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Adjust seasoning to taste.
2. Transfer to a bowl and chill thoroughly. Top with chopped parsley.
Set the dip bowl in the middle of a platter and place a spoon in the dip. Garnish the platter with all or some of the following: fresh carrots, celery, cucumber, red peppers, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, green onions, pita triangles, toasted bread rounds, crackers, and breadsticks.