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Hot Broccoli-Artichoke Dip

This crowd-pleasing dip is an inspired way to use up leftover cooked broccoli. The recipe can be tripled to fit a 13- x 9-inch baking dish, which is perfect for potlucks and cocktail parties. It also works well as a tasty sandwich spread.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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4 oz. Neufchatel-style cream cheese, softened
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½ cup marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
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2 Tbs. chopped green olives, optional
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3 Tbs. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
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2 Tbs. light mayonnaise
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½ tsp. grated lemon zest
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1 cup cooked broccoli, finely chopped (3 oz.)

Instructions: 

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat 8-inch ovenproof baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Beat cream cheese in medium bowl with electric mixer until creamy. Stir in artichoke hearts, olives (if using), 2 Tbs. Parmesan, mayonnaise, lemon zest, and cayenne. Fold in broccoli.
3. Spread mixture in prepared baking dish, and sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbs. Parmesan and paprika, if using. Bake 20 minutes, or until bubbly, hot in center, and slightly browned at edges.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
37
Protein: 
1 g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
1 g
Carbohydrates: 
2 g
Cholesterol: 
7 mg
Sodium: 
78 mg
Fiber: 
1 g
Sugar: 
0 g
Yield: 
Makes 2 cups

Comments on this Recipe

Use nutritional yeast in place of the parmesan! :)

I wasn't crazy about this dip the first time that I made it for a party. It wasn't bad, it just didn't have enough "oomph" for me. Then, I exchanged half of the mayo with light sour cream (which I like better) and added a few splashes of sriracha sauce(or as commonly called "rooster sauce"). I'm sure any hot sauce would work too. The result was great for the next party -- for the Super Bowl.

I modified this recipe to be vegan. My husband LOVED it! I also made it for a party and it was a smashing hit! Everyone was asking for the recipe. I made 4x the recipe and it was all gone in a couple hours.

What type of cheese did you use in place of the parmesan to make it vegan? i have issues with vegan cheese(except the cream cheese).

This was delicious. The smoked paprika is a great touch. If you like more spice, increase the amount of cayenne.