This is an all-season favorite recipe that combines wholesome greens, three types of cheese (four if you count the cream cheese), and a touch of spice. This comforting dish combines spinach, tangy artichokes, and a creamy blend of cheeses. The result? A baked masterpiece perfect for a cozy dinner at home. Grab your favorite pasta, fresh (or frozen) spinach, and artichokes, and voila! You'll have a fabulous pasta bake to satisfy the whole family.
Ingredients – 10 ounces pasta – 1 tablespoon olive oil – 1 onion, diced – 4 garlic cloves – red pepper flake, salt, pepper – 10 ounces spinach leaves, fresh or frozen – 8 ounces cream cheese – 1 can (14 ounces) artichoke hearts – 1 cup heavy cream Parmesan cheese,Gouda cheese, mozzarella cheese
Don't worry, the list might look long, but it's all straightforward stuff. We've got pasta, some fresh or frozen spinach, a trio of cheeses, and artichokes to add that special touch. Remember, undercook the pasta by 2 minutes; it will finish up nicely in the oven.
Sauté the onion, garlic, and spices, adding in spinach until wilted. Then, blend it with cream cheese and heavy cream for that indulgent texture. The artichokes add a delicious flavor to the pasta skillet. Combine the pasta and let's not forget the cheese.
Finally, a sprinkle of Mozzarella on top sets us up for that perfect, cheesy finish. Bake until it's all bubbly and golden on top. And there you have it—a dish that's perfect for weeknight dinners, potlucks, and game days. Trust me, this is one pasta bake you'll be coming back to.
Imagine taking all the creamy, cheesy goodness of your favorite artichoke dip and transforming it into a satisfying main course. That's exactly what we're doing with this Artichoke Dip Pasta Bake! We're melding familiar comfort-food vibes with a dash of culinary creativity to create a dish that's both indulgent and nourishing
Seafood Lovers: Add cooked shrimp or crab meat. Veggie Boost:Add sautéed mushrooms or roasted red peppers. Spicy Kick: Stir in a can of diced green chilies or a teaspoon of cayenne pepper. Meat lovers: Add cooked ground beef, sausage or chicken.
And there you have it! With this Artichoke Dip Pasta Bake, you have a versatile recipe that can easily be tweaked according to your taste or even just what you have in the fridge. This dish is not only a crowd-pleaser but also a way to bring variety and creativity into your everyday meals.
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