2013 Christmas Cookbook: Spicy Spinach & Artichoke Dip
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
1 (8-ounce) carton sour cream
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
2 tablespoons Tabasco Original Red Sauce
Salt, to taste
Toasted pita bread wedges
1 cup medium tomato, chopped, for garnish
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Melt butter in large saucepan or skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in spinach, artichokes, cream cheese, sour cream, 3/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese, 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, Tabasco Original Red Sauce and salt. Stir until well blended and heated through.
Pour mixture into 1 1/2-quart casserole dish and top with remaining 1/4 cup Monterey Jack and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Bake in oven until cheese starts to brown, about 10 minutes.
Serve with pita bread and garnish with tomatoes.
Makes: 4 cups