TGIFridays spinach dip clone

tonight i got a hankerin' for TGIFriday's tuscan spinach dip. love, love, love the stuff. the frozen from the store stuff is OK, but it's a bit on the greasy side and tooooooo many bad preservatives, so i finally decided to make my own. couldn't get TGIFriday's to give me their recipe...lol, so i searched around the net and found a couple of recipes, did a bit of juggling and came up with a hit!

this stuff was fabulous!!!!!

  • 10 oz frozen spinach thawed, squeezed, drained
  • 9 oz artichoke hearts chopped, squeezed, drained (i used canned)
  • 1/2 cup Romano cheese (i used the Kraft brand 3 cheese Parmesan sprinkle stuff)
  • 4 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 oz (1/2 brick) cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic minced
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (for skillet)
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  1. preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. in skillet, saute onions and garlic until nearly brown and transparent.
  3. in a bowl, mix together egg & oil until well emulsified.
  4. add cream cheese and sour cream and mix well.
  5. fold in remaining ingredients, including sauteed veggies.
  6. spread in 2-3 quart casserole dish and bake for 25 minutes.
  7. serve with pita, tortilla chips or crackers.

2 remarks: on "TGIFridays spinach dip clone"

Anonymous said...

Thank you, you are now the best sister in the world!!! I love their dip and now thanks to you I can make it at home!! Love you sis!

~healthybratt said...

love you too! you're gonna love it!

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