Venango County Recipe of the Day: Hot Artichoke Spinach Dip

| December 21, 2018

Serve this flavorful appetizer at your holiday parties! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Hot Artichoke Spinach Dip


1 small onion, finely chopped
2 – 10 oz. packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
1 – 8 oz. package fat-free cream cheese, cubed
1 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1 – 14 oz. can water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and chopped
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
Pita chips


~In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook and stir onion until tender. Add spinach; cook and stir over medium heat until heated through.

~Reduce heat to low; stir in cream cheese and sour cream. Add artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes; cook for one to two minutes or until heated through.

~Transfer to an ungreased 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish; sprinkle with cheddar cheese. Cover and microwave on high for two to three minutes.

~Serve warm with pita chips.

~Makes 18 servings.

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