Bacon, Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Savory and creamy, this cheesy dip is perfect for the game or dinner.

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly coat an 11 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large sauté pan over medium high heat, cook bacon until crisp, approximately 8 minutes. Transfer to a plate and drain fat, reserve 1 tablespoon of bacon fat in pan.
  3. Reheat the sauté pan to medium heat. Sauté the spinach in batches until wilted, about 2 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  4. In a large bowl, combine bacon, spinach, artichokes, eggs, cream cheese, 1 ½ cups of colby jack cheese, cottage cheese, pepper, salt, garlic powder and onion powder. Stir until well blended.
  5. Place mixture into baking dish, top with 1 ½ cups colby jack cheese and bake for 40 minutes. Serve with your favorite chips, toasted bread or vegetables.  

Recipe courtesy of Chef Jonathan,
ALDI Test Kitchen

Ingredients:

Carlini Cooking Spray

8 slices Specially Selected Thick Sliced Hickory Bacon, diced

2 9-ounce packages Little Salad Bar Flat Leaf Spinach, chopped

12 ounces Tuscan Garden Artichokes, drained and chopped

2 Goldhen Large Eggs, beaten

8 ounces Happy Farms Cream Cheese, room temperature

3 cups Happy Farms Shredded Colby Jack Cheese, divided

1 cup Friendly Farms Cottage Cheese

1 ½ teaspoons Stonemill Essentials Ground Black Pepper

¾ teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Iodized Salt

1 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Garlic Powder

1 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Onion Powder


Prep Time:
15 minutes

Cook Time:
50 minutes

Total Time:
1 hour, 5 minutes


Servings:
8