Hot Spinach Spread with Pita Chips Recipe

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  5. This warm, cheesy spread is absolutely scrumptious served on the toasted pita wedges. And its colorful appearance makes it perfect for the upcoming holidays. —Teresa Emanuel, Smithville, Missouri

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  12. Hot Spinach Spread with Pita Chips RecipePrep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
  13. Yield: 16 Servings
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  15. Ingredients
  16. •2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  17. •1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  18. •1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  19. •2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  20. •3/4 cup chopped onion
  21. •1/3 cup half-and-half cream
  22. •1 tablespoon finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  23. •6 pita breads (6 inches)
  24. •1/2 cup butter, melted
  25. •2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  26. •2 teaspoons ground cumin
  27. •1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

  28. Directions
  29. •In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.
  30. • Meanwhile, cut each pita bread into eight wedges. Place in two 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Combine the butter, lemon-pepper, cumin and garlic salt; brush over pita wedges.
  31. • Bake for 7-9 minutes or until crisp. Serve with spinach spread. Yield: 16 servings (4 cups spread).

  32. Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

  33. Nutritional Facts 1/4 cup spread with 3 pita wedges equals 231 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 381 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein
December 2012

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