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3 cups baby spinach
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled, plus more for garnish
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated, divided
3/4 cup mozzarella cheese, grated
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400º F and lightly grease an 8 or 9-inch baking dish with butter or nonstick spray.
Step 2: Season with salt and pepper and lemon juice, then drain off cooking liquid and set aside.
Step 3: Combine cream cheese, sour cream, 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, mozzarella, parmesan and mayonnaise in a large bowl and mix together until fully incorporated.
Step 4: Mix in spinach and 3/4 crumbled bacon bits, then season with salt and pepper. Stir until combined.
Step 5: Transfer mixture to greased baking dish and top with remaining cheddar cheese and bacon crumbles.
Step 6: Bake for 20-22 minutes, or until golden brown and bubbly.
Step 7: Serve with toasted and sliced baguette, or fresh veggies.