Prep Time:15 minutes
Bake Time:25 to 30 minutes
Makes:8 servings

This warm, baked dip has a spicy pepper bite. Serve with a light ale beer.

Artichoke Melange

INGREDIENTS

1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 can (14 ounces) chopped artichokes, drained
1/2 cup pineapple tidbits, drained (optional)
1/4 cup finely chopped pepperoncini peppers
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon Durkee® Italian Seasoning
1/4 teaspoon Durkee® Garlic Salt
1/4 teaspoon Durkee® Crushed Red Pepper
1/4 cup shredded asiago cheese

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Whisk cream cheese and mayonnaise in a medium bowl until smooth. Stir in artichokes, pineapple, pepperoncini, walnuts, Italian herb seasoning, garlic salt and crushed red pepper.

Pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until set.

Serve warm, with crackers or toasted mini-pitas.

Variation:  Replace the Italian herb seasoning with 1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands Fine Herbs plus 1 teaspoon Spice Islands Leaf Thyme; increase garlic salt to 1/2 teaspoon and decrease crushed red pepper to 1/8 teaspoon.
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Prep Time:15 minutes
Bake Time:25 to 30 minutes
Makes:8 servings

This warm, baked dip has a spicy pepper bite. Serve with a light ale beer.

Artichoke Melange

INGREDIENTS

1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 can (14 ounces) chopped artichokes, drained
1/2 cup pineapple tidbits, drained (optional)
1/4 cup finely chopped pepperoncini peppers
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon Durkee® Italian Seasoning
1/4 teaspoon Durkee® Garlic Salt
1/4 teaspoon Durkee® Crushed Red Pepper
1/4 cup shredded asiago cheese

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Whisk cream cheese and mayonnaise in a medium bowl until smooth. Stir in artichokes, pineapple, pepperoncini, walnuts, Italian herb seasoning, garlic salt and crushed red pepper.

Pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until set.

Serve warm, with crackers or toasted mini-pitas.

Variation:  Replace the Italian herb seasoning with 1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands Fine Herbs plus 1 teaspoon Spice Islands Leaf Thyme; increase garlic salt to 1/2 teaspoon and decrease crushed red pepper to 1/8 teaspoon.