SPINACH/ARTICHOKE DIP

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/2 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup half and half or cream
  • 1 can (15 oz) artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 2 boxes (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and water dried out
  • 1 & 1/2 cups shredded Italian 4 cheese blend
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan heat oil and add butter. When butter melts add garlic and onions.
  • Sprinkle in thyme leaves, saute 2 minutes and add red pepper. Saute one more minute, then sprinkle in flour, stir and cook 1 minute.
  • Whisk in wine and reduce by half.
  • Whisk in stock and thicken sauce, 1 minute.
  • Stir in half and half. When sauce bubbles add artichokes, spinach and cheese.
  • Keep stirring until cheese melts and sauce is well combined.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste

Notes

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