Roasted Artichoke Dip
December 13, 2016
Artichokes are full of antioxidants and disease-fighting polyphenols. One bite of this amazing, creamy dip, and all you’ll care about is how great they taste!
Virgin Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
Sugar Impact Diet compliant: Cycles 1, 2, and 3
- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 1 hr
- Yields: 6 to 8 servings
1Preheat the oven to 450F. Lightly oil a large baking sheet
2Combine the artichoke hearts, garlic, and 1 tablespoon of the oil in a medium bowl.
3Spread the artichokes and garlic out in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Roast, stirring occasionally, until the artichokes are lightly browned and the garlic is tender, 20-22 minutes.
4Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
5Meanwhile, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden, 12 to 15 minutes; let cool for 5 minutes.
6Combine the artichoke hearts, garlic, onion, avocado, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Process until smooth, and transfer to a bowl.
7Top with the parsley or basil, if using. Then ENJOY!
This recipe is part of the Holiday Party menu, with the Champagne Twist Cocktail; Smoked Paprika and Cayenne Roasted Almonds; Virgin Stuffed Mushrooms; Roasted Artichoke Dip; and Herbed Salmon Cakes with Tartar Sauce. Check out the Holiday Party Menu and Guide for links to all the recipes, plus more handy tips and tricks for a fun, festive party.
Originally published in The Virgin Diet Cookbook, Grand Central Life & Style, 2014
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