Update: Congrats to Marcia Rhinehart for winning this giveaway!

Whether you plan to root for the Seattle Seahawks or the Denver Broncos this weekend, you’re gonna need some party food to fuel all that aggressive cheering. Make this dip to go with your football buffet. You can even assemble it ahead of time and pop it in the oven just before hungry guests arrive.

Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip

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Ingredients

1 box frozen chopped spinach, thawed

1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped

1 cup sour cream

½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella, divided

8 ounces cream cheese, softened and cut into cubes

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon (or more) Louisiana hot sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  1. Squeeze all excess liquid from spinach.

  1. Toss spinach, artichoke hearts, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, ½ cup mozzarella, cream cheese, garlic, pepper, and hot sauce into a food processor. Pulse until you reach desired consistency.

  1. Pour into a 1-quart baking dish and top with remaining ½ cup shredded mozzarella.

  1. Bake, uncovered, until warm and bubbly (about 30 minutes).

  1. Serve with pita chips, celery, carrots, or just spoons.

How about a chip and dip serving dish to go with all that cheesy goodness? Leave us a comment with your favorite party food, and you’ll be entered to win this:

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By day, Larissa Arnault is a Marketing Specialist for LifeWay Women. After hours, however, you can find her trying new recipes in her prized Le Creuset Dutch oven while listening to French music. Follow her cooking blog at KillingTimeBetweenMeals.com.

Comments

  1. Elizabeth Rasper says:

    My favorite party snack are homemade soft pretzels with a honey mustard sauce and a cinnamon and sugar cream cheese spread. Yummy!

  2. Carol Graham says:

    My favorite party snack is a nacho bar. Plenty of goodies that you can make your own nachos.

  3. Chips & Guacamole are my fave to eat and my recipe is very well known now by friends lol

  4. Marcia Rhinehart says:

    My favorite party food has to be chips, pico de gallo, salsa, sour cream, and guacamole.
    It just screams try me, try me.
    Nachos would be great with all of the this as well….that way everyone can make it the way they like it.
    If you eat your snack food standing up it doesn’t have any calories…right?

  5. Carol Boney says:

    Gouda cheese crescent dip with Wheat Thins

  6. lori stinnett says:

    My favorite party food is spinach dip inside a bread bowl. Delish!

  7. Guacamole!!!

  8. I like soft pretzels with cheese dip.

  9. Cindy Cannon says:

    My favorite party food, is a Mexican dip and chips. Great family and great food!

  10. Homemade cream cheese and chive dip and chips. Ooh, but the others mentioned so far sound good, too.

  11. Cool veggie pizza made with crescent rolls, your favorite veggies, cream cheese w/ranch dressing. Yum!

  12. Anything chocolate but favorite is peanut butter and Ritz crackers dipped in chocolate.

  13. Cheesy Buffalo Chicken dip with Scoops (but light on the Franks Hot Sauce unless you like it flaming!)

  14. I love many snacks, especially dips made in the slow cooker! Thanks for the chance!!

  15. My favorite is pigs in a blanket!

  16. dill pickle rollups

  17. Karen Todd says:

    One of my favs is curried chicken ball. Yummy.

  18. Norma Cissell says:

    Spinach and artichoke dip with pita chips..delicious!

  19. Andrea Runyon says:

    I love Texas Cavier!!! The blackeyed peas, shoepeg corn, Rotel, Italian dressing…such a yummy dip. I am so glad u put this spinach and artichoke recipe out. I’ve been looking for a good one. Thx!

  20. June Chapko says:

    I enjoy healthy snacks like baked chips and salsa, or stuffed celery. Fruit and cheese is another of my go to snacks.

  21. Darla Jesser says:

    Spicy Queso dip with corn tortilla chips… can’t go wrong with this!!!

  22. I love velveeta queso dip

  23. Angie Miller says:

    Rotel dip and tortilla chips. Yummy!

  24. HeavenlySweets says:

    Empanadas! From savory fillings, beef or chicken, to sweet fillings, guava paste or cheese, t)ese things are versatile and can make any crowd happy!

  25. Lisa Rettig says:

    My favorite party food is my Mom’s salsa and cream cheese roll-ups!

  26. I love a good queso dip with warm chips.

  27. I prefer finger foods like chicken nuggets and mozerella sticks because they enable you to be mobile while eating rather than stuck at a table.

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