Florentine Artichoke Dip

Oxmoor House
Serve this delightful dip to guests at your annual Christmas party. The spinach, artichoke hearts, and cheeses create the perfect blend of flavors that are best enjoyed with assorted crackers, bagel chips, or breadsticks.

Yield:

4 cups

Recipe from


Ingredients

1 (10-oz.) pkg. frozen chopped spinach
1 (12-oz.) jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 1/2 (8-oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
3 large garlic cloves, pressed
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 cup French bread crumbs (homemade)
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Preparation

Drain spinach, press between layers of paper towel to remove excess moisture.

Combine spinach, artichoke hearts, and next 5 ingredients in a bowl, stirring well.

Spoon into a lightly greased 11"x7" baking dish. Combine bread crumbs and butter; sprinkle over spinach mixture.

Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 25 minutes. Serve with assorted crackers, bagel chips or breadsticks.

Note:

Gooseberry Patch Very Merry Christmas Cookbook

December 2007