Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

This creamy appetizer dip is made with three types of cheese. Bake it in a casserole dish, then tote the dish to a party along with a bag of pita chips.

Recipe from Midwest Living
SERVINGS
60
SERVING SIZE
2  tablespoons
YIELD
About 8 cups
PREP TIME
40 mins

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

This creamy appetizer dip is made with three types of cheese. Bake it in a casserole dish, then tote the dish to a party along with a bag of pita chips.

Recipe from Midwest Living
Recipe from Midwest Living
Ingredients
  • 1  8  ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1  8  ounce carton sour cream
  • 1/4  teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4  cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  • 3/4  cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 3/4  cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1  10  ounce package fresh baby spinach leaves, finely chopped*
  • 2  14  ounce can artichoke hearts, well-drained and chopped
  • 1/2  cup chopped red sweet pepper
  • 1/4  cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
  •  Toasted Pita Chips (recipe follows) or thinly sliced French bread and/or assorted crackers
Toasted Pita Chips
  • 4 - 5   large pita bread rounds

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Directions
1. 
In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream, garlic powder and pepper with an electric mixer until combined. Add 3/4 cup of the Parmesan, the pepper jack and Swiss cheeses. Beat until combined. Stir in chopped spinach, artichoke hearts and sweet pepper. Transfer mixture to a 2-quart oval or an 11x7x1-1/2-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
2. 
Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degrees oven about 35 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm with Toasted Pita Chips.
Toasted Pita Chips
1. 
In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sour cream, garlic powder and pepper with an electric mixer until combined. Add 3/4 cup of the Parmesan, the pepper jack and Swiss cheeses. Beat until combined. Stir in chopped spinach, artichoke hearts and sweet pepper. Transfer mixture to a 2-quart oval or an 11x7x1-1/2-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
2. 
Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degrees oven about 35 minutes or until heated through. Serve warm with Toasted Pita Chips.

Tip

  • *

    If you like, chop the spinach in a food processor in small batches.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 56, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 10, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 4, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (IU) 583.08, vit. C (mg) 4.13, sodium (mg) 116, calcium (mg) 60.58, iron (mg) 0.54, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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