Friday Night Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Friday Night Spinach and Artichoke Dip

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Yield
10 servings
Preparation time
10 minutes
Cooking time
35 minutes
Total time
45 minutes
Ingredients
8 ounces 1/3 less fat cream cheese (softened)
1 10-ounce jar Alfredo-style pasta sauce
4 garlic cloves (minced)
1⁄4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
10 ounces frozen chopped spinach (thawed and drained)
1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts (drained and chopped)
1 cup shredded mozzarella cehese
1⁄3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 F.

In a large bowl, thoroughly mix together cream cheese, Alfredo sauce, garlic, red pepper flakes, spinach, and artichoke hearts, then mix in mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses.

Cover with foil and bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until melted and bubbly.

Remove foil and continue baking another 5 to 10 minutes to brown the cheese on top.

Serve warm with tortilla chips, baguette, crackers, or cut-up raw vegetables.

Notes

Per serving: 236 calories, 12 grams fat (7.5 grams saturated fat), 34 milligrams cholesterol, 1,779 milligrams sodium, 18.5 grams total carbohydrates, 2 grams fiber, 11 grams protein.