Now that summertime parties are getting into full swing, we’ve been on the lookout for new (and yummy!) appetizer recipes fit for any soiree. And we couldn’t help but notice this Baked Spinach & Artichoke Dip recipe on Nestie Joelen’s blog. It looks delicious! Read on to find the full recipe.Baked Spinach & Artichoke Dip
from Joelen's Culinary Adventures
(adapted from AllRecipes
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese,softened
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste
1 (14 ounce) can artichoke hearts,drained and chopped
1/2 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a small baking dish. In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise, Italian cheese blend, garlic, basil, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Gently stir in artichoke hearts and spinach. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish. Top with mozzarella cheese. Bake in the preheated oven 25 minutes, until bubbly and lightly browned.
Joelen’s tip: Feel free to include crabmeat for an extra kick!
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