Mascarpone, Spinach, and Artichoke Dip

You can make this dip extra decadent by adding some low-fat shredded cheese on top prior to baking.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 box (9 oz.) frozen artichokes, thawed, drained, and chopped
  • 8 oz. frozen spinach, thawed, drained, and chopped
  • 1½ cups mascarpone cheese
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add the olive oil and garlic. Sauté for 1 minute then add the artichokes and spinach. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Add cheese, thyme, lemon zest, and cayenne pepper to the bowl of a food processor and pulse until creamy. Add artichoke and spinach mixture, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Pulse again just to combine; keeping the mixture chunky.
  • Transfer artichoke mixture into baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for 20 minutes or until warmed through.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 box (9 oz.) frozen artichokes, thawed, drained, and chopped
  • 8 oz. frozen spinach, thawed, drained, and chopped
  • 1½ cups mascarpone cheese
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add the olive oil and garlic. Sauté for 1 minute then add the artichokes and spinach. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • Add cheese, thyme, lemon zest, and cayenne pepper to the bowl of a food processor and pulse until creamy. Add artichoke and spinach mixture, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Pulse again just to combine; keeping the mixture chunky.
  • Transfer artichoke mixture into baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for 20 minutes or until warmed through.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat15g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium490mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars2g
Protein7g