Saturday, January 15, 2011
Slow Cooker Hot Artichoke and Spinach Dip
Want an EASY finger food that will leave EVERYONE impressed! This is similar to the $8.00 12oz container you can buy at Costco...but so MUCH more bang for the buck..and it is YUUUMMM-YYY! It makes quite a bit so if you are making it for a smaller group do half-sies on this recipe!
2 boxes (9-10 oz)frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
2 cans (14 oz) quartered artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
1 cup refrigerated Alfredo pasta sauce (from 10-oz container)
1 cup mayonnaise
1 2/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3-6 (depending on heat preference) chopped Jalapeno's and some of the reserved juices to spice preference
3 cup of FRESH shredded Parmesan cheese (4 oz)
1 loaf (20-inch length) baguette French bread, cut into 40 slices
1. In 1- to 1 1/2-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except 2 cups Parmesean cheese & bread.
2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 to 4 hours. Before serving yurn down heat and add remaining Cheese, Serve dip with sliced bread.