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Parmesan Artichoke Dip

Serve with lower fat, higher-fiber dippers, such as vegetables, baguettes, and low-fat wheat crackers.

Ingredients:

  • 4 ounces light cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons mild, chopped, canned green chilies

Preparation:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Add cream cheese, mayonnaise, and garlic to a small mixing bowl and beat on medium low until blended. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
3. Spoon mixture into a 1 1/2 quart casserole or baking dish and bake until bubbly (about 30 minutes).

Yield:
6 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving (not including the bread): 164 calories, 6 g protein, 11 g carbohydrate, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 352 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 55%.

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Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2006