Artichoke and Spinach Dip

Everyone loves a good Artichoke and Spinach Dip, and this one is as cheesy and tasty as they come!

Ingredients

Cooking spray
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups baby spinach (5-6 ounces), washed and dried
1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, rinsed and squeezed dry
¾ cup Cabot No Fat Cottage Cheese or lowfat (1%) cottage cheese
2 tablespoons reduced fat mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
4 ounces Cabot Sharp Light Cheddar, grated (about 1 cup)
Whole-Wheat Pita Crisps

Instructions

Set EGG for indirect cooking at 400°F/204°C.

Heat oil in Dutch oven on EGG. Add onion; cook, stirring often, for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened and starting to turn golden. Add spinach and garlic; cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes or until spinach has wilted.

Place artichokes, cottage cheese, mayonnaise, mustard, salt and ground red pepper in food processor; process until smooth. Add spinach mixture and cheese; pulse just until blended.

Coat 3 or 4-cup baking dish with cooking spray.

Scrape artichoke mixture into prepared baking dish(es). Dip will keep, covered, in refrigerator for up to 2 days until ready to bake. Cook 25 to 35 minutes or until heated though. Serve hot.

Makes 12 (¼ cup) servings.

Recipe and photo from Big Green Egg and adapted from Cabot Cheese. For more information, visit cabotcheese.coop.