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Spinach-artichoke dip in salsa ring

Published On: Dec 08 2011 02:41:27 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 26 2015 02:21:32 PM CST
Potato chips and dip

This recipe comes courtesy of Annie Dubois, chef and owner of

2 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened

¾ cup heavy cream

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

¼ tsp. garlic powder

1 bunch fresh spinach, chopped OR 1-16oz. pkg. frozen cut leaf spinach, thawed and drained

1 13 oz. can/jar quartered marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped

2/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

1 cup Tejano Mexican Salsa

Plenty of tortilla chips or crackers

Using a hand mixer, blend together cream cheese, cream, garlic, Parmesan and Jack cheeses until smooth and creamy.

Fold in chopped spinach and artichokes.

Place mixture in ovenproof casserole dish. Bake at 300° Fahrenheit for 1 hour. Remove from oven, spoon 1 cup of salsa around the outer edge (on top of the dip).

Return to oven for another 15 minutes. Serve warm with crackers, tortilla chips or toast points.

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