Spinach & Artichoke Dip

spinach artichoke dip
Recipe uses artichoke hearts, spinach, cream cheese, Parmesan and red pepper flakes (for an extra kick).
Recipe By: The Food Channel
  • Prep10 min |
  • Total25 min |
  • Serves 8

Ingredients

    • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 2 6 ounce jars marinated artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
    • 2 10 ounce packages frozen spinach, chopped, thawed, squeezed out
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese
    • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded, divided

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Melt butter in sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add the garlic and sauté until golden brown. Add the artichoke hearts and sauté about 5 minutes.

Add the spinach to the pan and season with salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes. Blend well and sauté for about 3 minutes.

Add the cream cheese and blend completely.

Add 1/4 cup of the shredded Parmesan cheese to the pan and combine until melted.

Transfer the dip to an oven-proof dish and top with the remaining 1/4 cup of Parmesan cheese. Heat in the oven until the cheese has melted and golden brown.

Serve hot with chips or sticks of vegetables.

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