Spinach Artichoke Dip

Makes 20 (1/4-cup) servings


1 onion, chopped

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

2 cups skim milk

1 teaspoon minced garlic

2 (10-ounce) boxes frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

4 ounces Brie cheese, rind removed and cubed

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered

Dash cayenne

Salt and pepper to taste


1. In nonstick pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté onion until tender. Stir in flour. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly, heating until bubbly and thickened.

2. Add garlic, spinach, Brie, and Parmesan cheese, stirring until cheese is melted. Stir in artichokes, cayenne and season to taste.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories 54 Calories from fat 34% Fat 2g Saturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 7mg Sodium 125mg Carbohydrate 5g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 2g Protein 4g Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 lean meat

Spicy Advice: Serve in an easy and impressive bread bowl. Cut thin slice off top of a round bread and scoop out soft inside bread, leaving a shell. Fill with spinach dip. Wrap tightly in foil and bake until hot, about 20-25 minutes. No clean up.