Asiago Cheese and Artichoke make a “Super” Appetizer
8 oz. cream cheese
1/2 cup sour cream
2 Tbsp. LDF half and half
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup shredded Longmont Dairy Select Asiago Cheese
1 can (14 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
4 medium green onions, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
2 Tbls. chopped fresh parsley
Heat oven to 350°. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Blend in sour cream, half and half, and salt. Stir in Longmont Dairy Select Asiago Cheese, artichoke hearts, and onions. Spoon into 1 quart casserole or a small oven-proof serving dish. Bake uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes or until hot and cheese is melted. Remove from oven; stir. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with crisp breadsticks, crackers, tortilla chips, or crostini.
Microwave Instructions: Place all ingredients into a microwavable casserole or dish. Microwave uncovered on high for 1-2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until bubbly. Serve as above.
Adapted by Longmont Dairy
Inspired by a recipe on Tablespoon.com
MOOO News, January 2012