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Lemony Artichoke-Spinach Spread

Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Elizabeth Blake
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 40 mins
Yield Serves: 8
Get a head start on entertaining with Lemony Artichoke-Spinach Spread. This savory dip can be made up to two days in advance, but don’t bake it that early (cover and chill). Add about 10 minutes to the cooking time if you bake it right out of the refrigerator.

Ingredients

  • 1 10-oz. box frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed dry
  • 1 9-oz. box frozen artichoke hearts, thawed
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 8-oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 235
  • fat 20 g
  • satfat 12 g
  • protein 9 g
  • carbohydrate 7 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • sodium 424 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a food processor, pulse spinach, artichoke hearts, sour cream, cream cheese and Cheddar to a coarse puree. Add lemon zest, salt and pepper and pulse to combine.

  2. Transfer to a 1-quart ovenproof serving dish. Cover with foil and bake until heated through, about 35 minutes. Preheat broiler. Remove foil and broil spread until top is browned and bubbling, about 4 minutes. Serve hot or warm with crackers or crudités.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving of spread only.